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automatic download - xvideos.com
« on: October 12, 2012, 09:12:35 AM »
My tablet is open use for some family and friends. I am getting an automatic download in my notification bar for xvideos.com followed by a bunch of alphanumeric characters.  In my initial research I found out this is a porn site. I cannot find these files on my tablet nor can I stop them from being downloaded.  How do I get rid of this (outside of not letting friends use the tablet, the obvious).

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Re: automatic download - xvideos.com
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2012, 02:17:08 PM »
I would be very uncomfortable with anything having that much access to my tablet, so suggest a factory reset, to make sure that it is removed.
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Re: automatic download - xvideos.com
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2012, 07:17:31 AM »
That troubles me as well.  There is only a couple of apps that have that kind of access to my tablet, and since they are security apps, they are supposed to, and I have tight control on them as well.
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Re: automatic download - xvideos.com
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2012, 08:18:51 AM »
It's sounds to me like a malicious application is the cause of this, either perform a factory data reset as Prime suggested or check the applications installed and their permissions to find the culprit and uninstall it.
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Re: automatic download - xvideos.com
« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2012, 08:48:59 AM »
JJ is probably right.  Another technique is to start your tab in safe mode, and install the apps one by one until you find the culprit.  It's time consuming but thorough.

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Re: automatic download - xvideos.com
« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2012, 08:55:42 AM »
JJ is probably right.  Another technique is to start your tab in safe mode, and install the apps one by one until you find the culprit.  It's time consuming but thorough.

http://www.gottabemobile.com/2012/08/02/how-to-boot-the-google-nexus-7-tablet-in-safe-mode/


Hmm, very interesting arborij, thanks!  I didn't know about 'safe mode'. 

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