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17 March 2013

Can Anyone Help?


Firstly I want to apologise for not visiting your blogs this week, unfortunately I had to take my PC in yesterday as it had a nasty vicious Trojan virus and I lost everything on my PC!  He has restored all my Windows and email back and I spent last night re-installing internet security, printer, etc.

I actually was due to do a backup to the external hard drive, but didn't get round to it, so have lost all my pictures, documents and digis and my emails.  Luckily all my emails have been restored to a point, but I am gutted!

I still have this flippin' annoying Link Bucks Ad though on my blogger which just will not go away.  I have removed all extensions, gadgets and run a malware full system scan as someone advised on the Blogger forum, but no it's still there and is really ruining my blogging experience as it opens up every time I visit a blog and then every time I want to comment and I have to wait 10 seconds before I can commence and skip!

So if anyone out there can shed some light or give me some really useful advice, I would be very grateful.

I hope to resume to normal functionality very soon!

Claire x


  1. sorry I can't help, just wanted to say hope you get it fixed soon

  2. Have you looked at security block pop UPS sorry not a guru but remember soon saying something

  3. This is terrible for you Claire, to loose things that have taken years to build up is tragic - I know cause I almost lost all my digi's at the end of last year, but luckily Craig managed to get them off our drive before it totally crashed. BACK-UP is so important and can't be mentioned enough! Can't help with your virus pop up thing but it too must be a real pain. Do so hope you get it sorted soon so you are a happy blogger once more! Jx

  4. Oops know the loosing everything feeling too, cant help with the pop up though, Sorry, Love Hazelxox

  5. Aww no that is awful Claire... So sorry to hear that you've lost so much!! I hope you get the pop up thing sorted .... have you tried Googling it?

    I hope you can get things sorted soon hun!
    Sending Huge Hugs
    Sue xx

  6. Oh no Claire that is awful, glad your up and running but no idea how to remove the other thing sorry.
    Kim xXx

  7. Oh Claire how awful! Its just your worst nightmare. Sorry I can't help with the pop up but hope you get it sorted soon! Hugs Susan x

  8. Claire, so sorry to hear that you have been having such trouble with your PC.
    I know I would be completely devasted if I lost everything that has taken me so long to amass.
    I'm sorry I don't know how to help you with your specific pop-up problem but I want to thank you for highlighting how important it is to regularly back up files.
    In fact I'm off to do that now.
    Hope you get an answer soon

    Warmest wishes, Julie Ann x

  9. OMGosh Claire hun what a nightmare!!!
    Sorry I can't help with the pop up thing but I hope you get it sorted soon.
    On a brighter note - only 6 more sleeps :o)
    Debs xx

  10. Oh no Claire, poor you.
    I wish I could help you with the pop-up problem, I hope you get it sorted soon.
    Take care
    Hugs Sye

  11. Oh Sweetie I feel so sorry for you... Do you use Internet Explorer ? I used to have a lot of problems on my blog because of it, since I have changed to Mozilla Firefox everything is fine. Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  12. Oh no Claire! I'm so sorry you've lost so much of your stuff, you must be so fed up :o( I can't help with the pop up thing sorry, hope you can get it sorted (if you haven't already). Big hugs, Lisa x

  13. Hi Claire, ooh no! I'm not sure that I could cope if my laptop went kaput!! Glad you got mostly everything back, I try to back up my laptop every few months, but there's always that gap between those months!

    I'm afraid I can't help with the pop-up, but I do find that when I click on a link (normally a challenge blog to look at a DT card) I get some pop-up for something called geo-cities??? Have to close and then re-try and it works! The internets' an amazing thing ain't it!!

    Congrats on the new job as well!


  14. Oh what a kerfuffle! :(

    I havent come across that trojan - but there are videos on youtube on how to remove the links buck malware :)



  15. You getting there? You've been absent for a while now. Jape all is well, Jx

  16. Sorry to hear about all the problems you're having. Hope you get sorted soon hun.

    Donna x


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