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  1. iateapietod

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    Okay, so I made the ultimate mistake of forgetting I don`t have Adblock, and clicked the wrong download button for an apk. Classic, usually fixable, mistake. Th problem is that before I realized I had clicked an ad, I installed the app the ad gave me. The even bigger problem is that there isn't a new app on the applications list, so I don't know if there's a massive issue or not. It requested some strange permissions. If any really experienced techs want to know the exact file, it comes from when you click on the green image in the top right **mod removed**
     

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    Okay, I solved it the usual way. For anyone else who has this issue, odds are whatever you downloaded is adware, so wait until it shows its ugly face in a pop-up, go to task manager, and uninstall it then. If it's anything more than adware (which was my concern), then I'd reccomend posting on this awesome forum.
     
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    Hello!
    Glad you seem to have self resolved your issue, but please refrain from posting links to paid-apps-for-free. We do not condone piracy, cool? ;) I've removed the link as you can see.
    Thanks!
     
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    Oops sorry, I thought I was going for a free version that had been discontinued, shows how well I read things and why I messed up in the first place :oops:. Glad I failed to download it at least.
     
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