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    Lately I've been getting these annoying prompt boxes that ask if I want to try an online casino, and it doesn't seem to be generated by a specific site. What could be causing this?
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    Banner ads or spyware.
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    get ad-aware and run that.

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    switch to linux, problem solved!
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    <sniff - sniff>

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    *sniff* *sniff* Hmm.... yep.
    Naturally I didn't feel inspired enough to read all the links for you, since I already slaved away for long hours under a blistering sun pressing the search button after typing four whole words! - Quzah

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    Well I got some anti-spyware software and I haven't seen the little bugger in a while, so maybe its gone...
    "Think not but that I know these things; or think
    I know them not: not therefore am I short
    Of knowing what I ought."
    -John Milton, Paradise Regained (1671)

    "Work hard and it might happen."
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