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Re: this program keeps popping up! i need help!!

I installed the fix last night. Been on the computer 2 hours and no popups so far.

Re: this program keeps popping up! i need help!!

Okay I had this problem after a typical update from McAfee. It was annoying and interrupted any fullscreen applications/programs I was running.

Solution :

Go to Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel.

Select McAfee

Select Change/Remove button.

In a McAfee window that appears, check the box next to Site Advisor and click remove.

That solved it for me.

You can opt to re-install it if you wish, but I am not an avid fan of Site Advisor.
I only use a very select number of websites (5 or 6), so I have no use for this feature.

For those that are avid surfers, I suggest re-installing.

Happy Computing,

Re: this program keeps popping up! i need help!!

Hi Everyone,

Some good news to report - our fix for this issue was promoted forward to production this morning, and deployment commenced earlier today.  Over the next 48 hours, users will receive a version update - version 

This is a silent update and requires a system reboot to finalize the installation.  For users that don't reboot their systems often, I've asked our deployment folks to confirm when users should think about rebooting in order to pick up this fix.  I am hoping to respond to this thread tomorrow with more insight on this.

In the meantime, if you would like the problem solved immediately, please feel free to download and install directly from  This installation package has version and is binary identical to the fix being rolled out right now silently.  There is no danger or adverse side effects in downloading and installing the version prior to the silent version being installed.

I hope this helps clarify things, and I sincerely thank each of you for lending your voices and experiences throughout this investigation process. Your assistance helped us track down and resolve this issue in ways we would have otherwise missed.

Thanks again for trusting SiteAdvisor.



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