Skype activex error?

Discussion in 'Computer Software and Operating Systems' started by 3bbb7, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. 3bbb7
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    I have no idea why it says web browser, it was skype because I was trying to drag the main skype window but it did the thing that doesnt let you move the window until you close the message
    So what is this?
     
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    Might be an ad.
     
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    Same thing happened to me. I changed some settings in IE, but that didn't seem to do anything, so I just use compact mode.
     
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    Beware: Last malware I got was from an ad running some plugin exploit in Mozilla Firefox. Flash, Java, and ActiveX are all a potential source of headaches. AV is useless with this kind of thing because it's like closing the barn doors after the horse has gone.

    Funny thing was, I only had the plugins allowed because my mom needed to use the PC and she isn't a geek like most of us on this forum. She only needed it for business sites (banks/employer site/etc.) and Hotmail. I then forgot to reenable NoScript! :facepalm: She has a tablet now so that's not an issue anymore.