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How can I stop Google survey from popping up?

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Aloha All,

Does anyone know how I can prevent this google survey from popping up? It seems every time I open the Star-Advertiser web page on my iPhone I keep getting this google survey pop up which is annoying. I tried deleting my browser history but that didn’t work.

Thanks for your help.

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you could try looking at an ad blocker. the star-advertiser is pretty bad the way they inundate users (even ones with subscriptions) with ads.

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Actually as of earlier this month I noticed that whenever I open my Google Chrome on one of my laptops, there are a ton of ads popping up. I just ran through the steps on this page for PCs but there is a section for Androids if your telephone is an Android.
https://support.google.com/chrome/answe ... ktop&hl=en
If, I open any Microsoft Edge or Firefox, I don't have the same problems.

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shrek2 wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:38 pm
Actually as of earlier this month I noticed that whenever I open my Google Chrome on one of my laptops, there are a ton of ads popping up. I just ran through the steps on this page for PCs but there is a section for Androids if your telephone is an Android.
https://support.google.com/chrome/answe ... ktop&hl=en
If, I open any Microsoft Edge or Firefox, I don't have the same problems.
remove/disable any extensions that look weird:
type this in your chrome address bar: chrome://extensions/
also check here to run the cleanup tool to look if your chrome got hacked
also in address bar: chrome://settings/cleanup

also for both issues, check your computers with a free malware scanner like malwarebytes https://www.malwarebytes.com/mwb-download/

I should start billing for tech support :lol:

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Re: How can I stop Google survey from popping up?

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ubercow wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:25 pm
shrek2 wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:38 pm
Actually as of earlier this month I noticed that whenever I open my Google Chrome on one of my laptops, there are a ton of ads popping up. I just ran through the steps on this page for PCs but there is a section for Androids if your telephone is an Android.
https://support.google.com/chrome/answe ... ktop&hl=en
If, I open any Microsoft Edge or Firefox, I don't have the same problems.
remove/disable any extensions that look weird:
type this in your chrome address bar: chrome://extensions/
also check here to run the cleanup tool to look if your chrome got hacked
also in address bar: chrome://settings/cleanup

also for both issues, check your computers with a free malware scanner like malwarebytes https://www.malwarebytes.com/mwb-download/

I should start billing for tech support :lol:
Thanks. I'll be scanning some Jacksons and sending them over to you. :D Seems like when I did the reset, it worked but will give your solution a try if the pop-ups come up. Thanks again. For the person who might still be having a problem with his phone, Google Helpdesk doesn't seem to have a problem with you calling them if it's a Google problem.

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ubercow wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:17 pm
you could try looking at an ad blocker. the star-advertiser is pretty bad the way they inundate users (even ones with subscriptions) with ads.
Mahalo ubercow for the info. I downloaded the Norton’s ad blocker and so far so good, I actually got to read an entire report without that irritating google add lol 😂 thanks again. :hello1:

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ulua wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:31 pm
ubercow wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:17 pm
you could try looking at an ad blocker. the star-advertiser is pretty bad the way they inundate users (even ones with subscriptions) with ads.
Mahalo ubercow for the info. I downloaded the Norton’s ad blocker and so far so good, I actually got to read an entire report without that irritating google add lol 😂 thanks again. :hello1:
cool. if your ad blocker has site settings, leave ads on for sportshawaii if you can. those minimal ads we use at just the top and bottom here pay for the site's server/domain costs.

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ubercow wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:58 pm
ulua wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:31 pm
ubercow wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:17 pm
you could try looking at an ad blocker. the star-advertiser is pretty bad the way they inundate users (even ones with subscriptions) with ads.
Mahalo ubercow for the info. I downloaded the Norton’s ad blocker and so far so good, I actually got to read an entire report without that irritating google add lol 😂 thanks again. :hello1:
cool. if your ad blocker has site settings, leave ads on for sportshawaii if you can. those minimal ads we use at just the top and bottom here pay for the site's server/domain costs.
Ok, I just added sports Hawai’i to the exception list.

Thanks again

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