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Old 03-05-2007, 12:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Anyone else have any of the advertisements here freeze up your PC for 30 seconds to a minute ?

A lot of times I will go from one section like BB 8100 to another section and the bottom of the screen will be a long URL and end with something like "ad.php" and my entire PC will freeze for about a minute then it will take me where I wanted. Its totally unusable. It also says something like "external_marketing" in the URL.

It seems to be getting worse every week and its only when I use this forum. All my other boards work fine.
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Not sure what to tell you. Thousands of other users dont seem to be having the same problem.

The ads placement and types havent changed since 2005.
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I am using Zone Alarm Security Suite 7 and I think it tries to block ads.
I might turn that off or lower the settings and see what happens.
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Theres your issue. Our ads are heavily incorportated into the site, and are not invasive.
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Just an FYI. The website that causes my issues is:

h t t p ://bberry.com/external_marketing/blackberryforum/ad.php...
The rest of what it says I cant see and I added the spaces to the http to stop if from converting into a link.

I turned my Zone Alarm to medium blocking and still have the problem. I will try turning the ad/pop's off next.
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Update, turning off the Zone Alarm Security Suite 7's pop up/ad/animation blocker did fix the problem.
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