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How to get rid of spyware on Youtube?

129 17 November 17, 2017 at 04:48 PM
HI All

I was car shopping using my LG telephone a couple months back. Now whenever I start up you tube I get a commercial from one of the dealers I shopped at. Can anyone tell me how I can get rid of it? I downloaded malware anti spyware program but this commercial still starts up when I click on you tube.

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HI All

I was car shopping using my LG telephone a couple months back. Now whenever I start up you tube I get a commercial from one of the dealers I shopped at. Can anyone tell me how I can get rid of it? I downloaded malware anti spyware program but this commercial still starts up when I click on you tube.

thanks

z
That's Google. You get to use their free software, they watch what you do and serve ads. The only way to prevent it is to use a different browser and don't log into google services when you are searching/shopping so they can't track you (well.. they can but it's not quite as easy..)
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Thanks for the info
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Delete all of the YouTube and Google cookies.
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call your internet service, tell them to change ip address.
you should delete your YouTube, Gmail account.
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Google has some plugins that supposedly turn off ad targeting. https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996
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Install a Raspberry Pi on your home network running Pi-hole ad blocking, VPN to your home network from your phone using OpenVPN. No more ads. (may require some work on the block lists)
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