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It seems to me that an ad is running KW that could be causing issues for everyone. The ad is specifically targeting kids by with the Private Messaging picture with a little (1) by it. When you click it, it directs to an off-site link saying you have to download something to see your private messages, which I know is a lie. It feels like it could someone putting a virus inside that program and infecting computers. Tell me if I am wrong mods or jr. mods.

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Posted over 3 years ago

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Sounds legit.  To quote every mod, admin, or jr. mod that will ever post on here, "Comment Jordan."  Annoying, but I don't want this thread to get locked. as it's a good warning.

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"nascarawesome" wrote:

It seems to me that an ad is running KW that could be causing issues for everyone. The ad is specifically targeting kids by with the Private Messaging picture with a little (1) by it. When you click it, it directs to an off-site link saying you have to download something to see your private messages, which I know is a lie. It feels like it could someone putting a virus inside that program and infecting computers. Tell me if I am wrong mods or jr. mods.


This is not a KW ad, it sounds like you have a virus or a bad cookie attached to you browser.

Make sure you clear your browser data and cookies and make sure your anti virus is up to date and running.  


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ads which are shown here are based on countries  or the content u searched in your browser recently and there are some ads like play here they are totally for kids for playing games if u by any chance see strange ads like u have won etc then u might have installed a plugin in your browser check it in your settings and disable the plugin.
i hope it helps


Posted over 3 years ago

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I used to get that ad too. On my phone especially when I first got it (so obviously it wasn't a virus.)
Currently I just see a lego ad, Scotland ad, and an animation and gaming school ad.

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Its not a virus, viruses are on your computer, not internet and cookies store data, you can't get a bad cookie.
Its an advert on the internet.

If your on a computer all you need is AdBlock, an add-on that blocks ads on your browser. 

Unfortunately apple products like iPad, iPhone, etc can't get adblock but they generally filter most ads, not all!

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"Boysrock50" wrote:

Its not a virus, viruses are on your computer, not internet and cookies store data, you can't get a bad cookie.

Its an advert on the internet.



If your on a computer all you need is AdBlock, an add-on that blocks ads on your browser. 



Unfortunately apple products like iPad, iPhone, etc can't get adblock but they generally filter most ads, not all!
its an ad that leads to a virus.  People set up fake ads to download stuff, then it leads to very bad viruses which screw up your whole computer, so don't click them!!  I know this becuz my stepmom works at staples, and deals with this stuff a lot.  she fixed my laptop.

Be the different one in life. Remember, normal is boring! Enjoy being the odd one out!


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"mustachepuppy" wrote:



"Boysrock50" wrote:


Its not a virus, viruses are on your computer, not internet and cookies store data, you can't get a bad cookie.



Its an advert on the internet.







If your on a computer all you need is AdBlock, an add-on that blocks ads on your browser. 







Unfortunately apple products like iPad, iPhone, etc can't get adblock but they generally filter most ads, not all!
its an ad that leads to a virus.  People set up fake ads to download stuff, then it leads to very bad viruses which screw up your whole computer, so don't click them!!  I know this becuz my stepmom works at staples, and deals with this stuff a lot.  she fixed my laptop.
yeah I know, of course it will give you a virus (unless u have anti-virus) I was saying that the actual thing isn't a virus so no need to worry, just get AdBlock to block ads.

You’re not deep. You’re not an intellectual. You’re not an artist. You’re not a critic. You’re not a poet. You just have internet access.

If in doubt, Google.


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I used to get a notification thing that said i had an unread private message.
It never really took me to a different website though Frustrated


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"Boysrock50" wrote:



"mustachepuppy" wrote:








"Boysrock50" wrote:




Its not a virus, viruses are on your computer, not internet and cookies store data, you can't get a bad cookie.







Its an advert on the internet.















If your on a computer all you need is AdBlock, an add-on that blocks ads on your browser. 















Unfortunately apple products like iPad, iPhone, etc can't get adblock but they generally filter most ads, not all!
its an ad that leads to a virus.  People set up fake ads to download stuff, then it leads to very bad viruses which screw up your whole computer, so don't click them!!  I know this becuz my stepmom works at staples, and deals with this stuff a lot.  she fixed my laptop.
yeah I know, of course it will give you a virus (unless u have anti-virus) I was saying that the actual thing isn't a virus so no need to worry, just get AdBlock to block ads.
    I know u were saying that I was saying the download type give the worse, and most r fake, so don't download it, unless you know for sure its real

Be the different one in life. Remember, normal is boring! Enjoy being the odd one out!


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