Why Am I Getting Popups?

Episode 1677 (1:05:42)

Dale from Los Angeles, CA
Chrome

Dale is getting notifications from Google on his laptop. Leo says that those are ads triggered by some software that Dale is using. Leo says it could be a browser hijack that's causing it. He can go into browser settings and turn off notifications from sites he visits. In Chrome, it's turn off browser notifications. He may have to do a little digging in the menu settings. He should also check Browser Extensions. Here's how - https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/3220216?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en

Lastly, Leo recommends using Firefox. They are very aggressive towards protecting privacy.