Getting ADs from BEST BUY.

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Just began getting ads from Best Buy, popping up on screen.. I guess it is that time of year?? What's up? very annoying...
 

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What type of ads were they? Videos, pop ups that were taking over the screen, etc? Were they along the right side of the screen?
 
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Sorry for the delay in replying. It was an ad, starting from the bottom of the page, creeping up about 1/3 of of the screen, with blue borders, and the top was also blue with Best Buy. I refreshed a couple of times, and removed that page. It disappeared.
 

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It was an ad, starting from the bottom of the page, creeping up about 1/3 of of the screen, with blue borders, and the top was also blue with Best Buy.
:yeah: Ditto, I kept getting them last night just like you described.
 

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Ugh, I keep getting them and they take up 1/3 of my laptop screen - can't read all the TCS posts.:angrywoman:
 

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I use the browser duck duck go. That got rid of most. Also change the settings in your browser. The holidays are making it worse.
 
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No, it only happened that one time for me..
 

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So sorry about the bad experience, folks. Not sure why this is happening. Logged-in members should not be getting these. I'll reach out to our ad network to see if anything slipped through the cracks. Another option would be adware on your computer taking over, in which case it will happen on other sites too.

If you've been surfing around and it's only happening on TCS then it must be a rogue ad. In order to track it down, a screenshot or the link to which they take to might be required, but I'll try and report this without one and see what they say.
 
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Getting smaller ads, in the corner, when I am PMing someone....
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The above one was new, and changing, periodically..
The really annoying ones I am getting from this site are the ones I had described earlier. They are all from Best Buy. I do not have ads on any other sites.
I had to stop viewing TCS because they were so annoying.
 

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The above one was new, and changing, periodically..
The really annoying ones I am getting from this site are the ones I had described earlier. They are all from Best Buy. I do not have ads on any other sites.
I had to stop viewing TCS because they were so annoying.
We are in the process of phasing out some of the ad slots, but it's a slow one. We must figure out alternative revenue sources before losing the existing ads. Sorry about the inconvenience.
 
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