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How to stop wordads

  1. Suddenly my site has started displaying some words in orange with double underline and when I mouse over them adds come up. Also when I go back I get a full-page add, not the page I wanted to go back to. I assume these are wordadds, how do I stop them?

    Ken Harbit

    The blog I need help with is pogiken0712.wordpress.com.

  2. Those are not WordAds. They are the result of a browser add-on "text enhance". It's not easy to disable. You can try to delete the program as they do offer a way to stop the Ads by using a check box, but the next time you clear your cookies, they send a new cookie and the text-enhance is back on your computer. This post contains a video and text instructions for removal http://onecoolsitebloggingtips.com/2012/09/14/bloggers-beware-of-adware/

  3. OK, than you. it sounds like this is not a wordpress thing but a browser thing. I'm using a Linux browser now and it doesn't show up. Thank you much, I'll share your answer with my friends.

    Ken Harbit

  4. WordPress.com does not use text enhance or text link ads or pop-up ads or links in comments. We have discovered various kinds of adware and malware is embedded in shareware and most but not all is found in browser extensions.

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