Sgt. Ender 31 Sty, 2013 - 11:58
Pop ups in Steam
Hi, is anyone else getting pop ups in their Steam exe program!! The PC Speed Test pop up! This is a first for me, is this something new for Steam......or perhaps my system is compromised.
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Sgt. Ender:
Hi, is anyone else getting pop ups in their Steam exe program!! The PC Speed Test pop up! This is a first for me, is this something new for Steam......or perhaps my system is compromised.

Your system is compromised would be my guess, perhaps post a screenshot of this popup.
Satoru 31 Sty, 2013 - 12:33 
I'd say your system is compromised. The pop ups will probably appaer in other browsers as well.
Sgt. Ender 31 Sty, 2013 - 12:35 
OK, at risk of being called what I am - a noob on this forum - how do you post screenshots on the forum?
OK, at risk of being called what I am - a noob on this forum - how do you post screenshots on the forum?

Take a screenshot with printscreen on your keyboard, upload to imgur or something similar, post link.
Sgt. Ender 31 Sty, 2013 - 12:50 
Thannks - here is the link with the snip - http://imgur.com/fljGYF5

There are a few different pop ups and there are no other popups in other browsers - I use AVG full program.

Very strange!
Thannks - here is the link with the snip - http://imgur.com/fljGYF5

There are a few different pop ups and there are no other popups in other browsers - I use AVG full program.

Very strange!

You have malware http://emperorcrusher.hubpages.com/hub/PC-Speed-Test-malware
Sgt. Ender 31 Sty, 2013 - 13:26 
Thanks for your assistance, will take care of it now.
Satoru 31 Sty, 2013 - 13:49 
Basically the malware is hijacking teh javascript in the Steam browser to pop the ad. So yes your computer is infected with something and AVG missed it.

You can try downloading malwarebytes and see if that cleans it up. But realistically you should probably format since you really don't knwo what 'other' stuff is on there.
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