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Old 11-17-2012, 10:13 PM   #1
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Question adnxs ads on my google homepage


I am running FireFox 1.0 for Mint and I am getting ads on my google homepage and the same annoying ads on my internet browsing. Looks like they are coming from adnxs.com. Is this a virus of some kind? Your help is appreciated.
 
Old 11-18-2012, 08:00 AM   #2
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I am running FireFox 1.0...
Are you certain it is 1.0?
 
Old 11-19-2012, 07:51 AM   #3
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If Google owns the home page, then you do not entirely own it.
 
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Old 11-19-2012, 10:29 AM   #4
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It's Firefox 11, but 1.0 for Mint. I know the ADs are not right for the google homepage. What gives?
 
Old 11-19-2012, 11:02 AM   #5
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Is this a virus of some kind?
No it's not.


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It's Firefox 11
Way outdated. Running an obsolete version of Firefox is not advisable. Current is 16.0.2 right now: update first.


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I know the ADs are not right for the google homepage.
I don't know about the others but my ESP is way low today so I have no idea what you mean with "not right". That should be your cue to spill some details people can actually do something with.

*BTW I'll be moving this thread to the Linux General forum as it's more appropriate there.
 
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LinuxMint generates revenue from google-enabled code in their releases.

Have you asked at http://forums.linuxmint.com/ ?
 
  


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