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    Default Adware.. I THINK PLEASE GIVE INPUT

    For the last week I have been getting an alert in the form green +. When I go to the notification menu, I see a small blue banner. Upon pressing it it takes me to the app store for this launcher. I have never received alerts for any apps... What is causing this Adware.. I THINK PLEASE GIVE INPUT-uploadfromtaptalk1391045271341.jpg

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    Default Re: Adware.. I THINK PLEASE GIVE INPUT

    Quote Originally Posted by bgbagz View Post
    For the last week I have been getting an alert in the form green +. When I go to the notification menu, I see a small blue banner. Upon pressing it it takes me to the app store for this launcher. I have never received alerts for any apps... What is causing this Click image for larger version. 

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    It sounds like push notifications from an app you installed.
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    Default Re: Adware.. I THINK PLEASE GIVE INPUT

    Ok... Now I have to locate it.....

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    Default Re: Adware.. I THINK PLEASE GIVE INPUT

    Quote Originally Posted by bgbagz View Post
    Ok... Now I have to locate it.....

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    You can check using airpush.

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...irpushdetector
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    Default Re: Adware.. I THINK PLEASE GIVE INPUT

    Thanks! How ever it did not find it

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    Default Re: Adware.. I THINK PLEASE GIVE INPUT

    Quote Originally Posted by bgbagz View Post
    Thanks! How ever it did not find it

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    It might be an ad supported app. You can also scan your phone for anything malicious with something like Comodo or Malwarebytes.

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...modo.pimsecure

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...es.antimalware
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    Default Re: Adware.. I THINK PLEASE GIVE INPUT

    When you see the notification click and hold on and select app info. From there it will take you to the offending app so you can uninstall it.

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    Default Re: Adware.. I THINK PLEASE GIVE INPUT

    Ok

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    Fix it... It was an app called shadow icons. Thanks

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    Come on guys! What's wrong with that app/launcher???? It has an Analog Clock Widget

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