[LMB] AKICOT:L Video keeps playing even after closed
M. Haller Yamada
thefabmadamem at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 14 00:21:49 GMT 2017
So, something weird happened. I opened up the Mental Floss article Howard
mentioned in a new tab, and then clicked on the YouTube video embedded in
there. It froze a little, so I decided I didn't want to watch it, and
closed down the whole tab.
And a few seconds later, the video's audio is playing on my computer!
What's up with that?
There's nothing in my dashboard at the bottom of the screen (the stack of
"e" for Internet Explorer), and I did CTRL-ALT-DEL, then ALT-T for the task
manager, but it said nothing about a video running in the applications
I use Windows 7, and the settings say I've got IE version 11.0.9600.18314,
"update version" (this is in Japanese so I'm guessing about the English)
I guess the panicky question is: do I have a virus? The more measured
question is how do I find this YouTube video again, and turn it off?
I'm going to shut everything down and hope that helps get rid of whatever
the problem is. (BTW, I completely shut down the laptop every night, using
the shutdown button in the start menu.)
P.S.: My computer is showing that some sort of ad.click popup is being
blocked, and it's asking for permission to be seen . . . I got one during
the video play, and I just got one now even though the video is over.
Thanks for any help or commiseration!
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