How do I get rid of annoying popups?

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  1. technomannt

    technomannt New Member

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    I have a Droid Turbo which sometimes gets these annoying popups whenever I try to follow a link. A couple of the ones that I have received are below. How do I get rid of them? My antivirus didn't find any spyware. Thanks.

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  2. Sajo

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    That is a result of an app.

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    Not always..I've gotten the "You have a Virus" blah blah while following to links to "news" articles from Google Now.
     
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    delete the browsers cache in settings - apps, or try a different browser and see if you still get them.