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Why Are Reimage And Norton Taking Over My Computer When I get On This Site?

Discussion in 'GatorNana's Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by tarponbro, Feb 4, 2020.

  1. tarponbro

    tarponbro GC Legend

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    It Just forced me to close gatorcountry when I started typing in the topic. Either Reimage or Norton comes on and won't let me take them off and proceed reading gatorcountry. Is anyone having this same problem?
     
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  2. HallGator

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    I'm not. It may be something on your end.
     
  3. citygator

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    Coronavirus?
     
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  4. G8trGr8t

    G8trGr8t Premium Member

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    That is happening at my office. posted multiple http addresses of pages that are hijacking browser in the premium help session. page pops up with loud ringing sound and a countdown clock until all files are deleted and a button to click to download something that nobody needs. happens on GC only. adblocker seems to block it but cannot add software at work without admin priveleges.
     
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  5. G8trGr8t

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  6. hoyt233

    hoyt233 GC Hall of Fame

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    Happening on mine. I have Webroot and it warned me not to click on anything. It has a very loud sound like a smoke detector. I see Norton on the site and a toll free number.
     
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  7. tarponbro

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    You mean, like when I spilled that beer on my keyboard? :cool:
     
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  8. tarponbro

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    Seriously, it happened as soon as I logged in and went to this thread just a few minutes ago. When I close gatorcountry out and get back on gatorcountry again it doesn't happen. At least I'm not the only one of us with this pain-in-the-azz problem.
     
  9. Gator515151

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    Do not fall for the scam. It is not Norton, If you call the number they will scam you. Had it a couple of year back it locked up my computer and when I shut it down and rebooted it went straight to the fake Norton logo. I called the number and they claimed I had a virus and wanted like $300 to clean it. I told them to get F'ed and called a friend to help me get rid of it.
     
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  10. Distant Gator

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    i'm having the problem as well.
     
  11. gatorpa

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    It's been happening to me on here for weeks.
     
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  12. gatorpa

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    It is a total scam. And is only happening on GC.
     
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  13. Gator515151

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    At first I thought in might be Putin's boys helping Trump but I see a couple of conservative posters having trouble too so enough for my conspiracy theory.
     
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  14. antny1

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    My adblocker seems to stop it as I haven't had any issues described here.
     
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