How can I get the pop up ads to stop showing up in my screen?

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I keep getting a whole bunch of pop-up ads. I downloaded the Google Tool Bar to stop them, but there is one that still keeps getting through - when I hit Ctr-Alt-Delete, and then go to processes, it is called IEXPLORE.EXE. It keeps coming back. I went to My Computer and tried to delete it off the C drive but it says it belongs to Microsoft Corp and won't let me delete it. I just recently upgraded my Messenger because it insisted, and I wonder if it was from there or where........

If I keep x'ing it out, it either brings down my home page or I have to keep deleting it.

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This question was answered on September 14, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

If you said you try all of those things you said you tried, then I can personally recommend you to use bull guard, its great for that job, and I can talk because I personally happen to have it.

Irving Espinal

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on September 14, 2003