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    Is it really that big of a deal? Most people know that adware comes from naughty things. If he is teasing you, so be it. Tease him back. Not the most mature approach though. Chances are that they both are doing it anyway. I caught my deeply catholic roommate last month.
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    (Original post by serious_bits25)
    If I were you, I'd go and discuss it privately with the woman your uncle's married to (i,e ur aunt). Tell her what you know. Even if you dont tell her now, sooner or later she'll know that ur uncle cheating on her or something along the line. Married men who wacth porn aren't committed to their wife--that's my opinion. And if that's urs too, go ahead and talk to her!
    That's quite a stupid way to approach the situation tbh. How does a husband innocently and naturally watching porn turn into having an affair and cheating on his wife? It has absolutely nothing to do with it... watching porn is what 95% of men do - it's natural, its normal and theres nothing bad about it.

    One of the dumbest posts i've seen this week, tbh.
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    Just say it's something someones downloaded but you don't know what it was and tell them to be careful what they download in the future.
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    Just say that 'certain websites can install viruses and popups on the computer'.

    Empathise 'certain websites'
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    It's right because it will stop the risk of viruses. I don't know the full extent of the threat, and i won't if he keeps downloading porn. Like i mentioned before, previously, there laptops broke down because of viruses.
    Then find some video streaming sites that don't have all the ads and popups and suggest them to him :yes:
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    Back everything up, reformat the laptop, then install Firefox and the "NoScript" extension. Tell both your uncles only to use that browser to prevent adware getting in, and demonstrate how to use said extension to unblock trustworthy websites. Also, advise them to be careful what they download, without explicitly mentioning to either of them that the adware came from porn sites.
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    (Original post by serious_bits25)
    If I were you, I'd go and discuss it privately with the woman your uncle's married to (i,e ur aunt). Tell her what you know. Even if you dont tell her now, sooner or later she'll know that ur uncle cheating on her or something along the line. Married men who wacth porn aren't committed to their wife--that's my opinion. And if that's urs too, go ahead and talk to her!
    what hes not cheating on her

    its just porn nothing physical maybe she was tired and he was active doesnt mean he going to cheat on her.

    Although I do find religious people to always have these skeletons in the clausit .
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    (Original post by RightSaidJames)
    Back everything up, reformat the laptop, then install Firefox and the "NoScript" extension. Tell both your uncles only to use that browser to prevent adware getting in, and demonstrate how to use said extension to unblock trustworthy websites. Also, advise them to be careful what they download, without explicitly mentioning to either of them that the adware came from porn sites.
    I had already recommended backing everything up. Only that hit a snag. Theres tonnes of data, i don't have a removable hard drive to back it up to.
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    (Original post by rscully)
    You want to 'grass' on your uncle for watching porn? He's an adult and can watch porn if he wants, it's none of your business. Just say you tried to fix the problem but can't, end of.
    :ditto:

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    (Original post by Electric Eel)
    Just leave it be. Your uncle has the right to watch porn and not be bugged about it.

    If they ask you to fix the problem again, just tell them that it's probably the websites they visit. Keep it vague. It's funner that way.
    Listen to this ^^
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    You are incredibly perceptive. Your right, they are brothers, and the one that watches porn is financially dependent on both my other uncle and his mother(they live with their mum lol). My uncle that wants me to fix the laptop, he is a very quiet person that doesn't get close with anyone and has alot of issues with pretty much everyone in the family. Plus there have been quite a few rows recently, not with the one who watches porn, but with the rest of the family. Well part of me wants to tell him, coz its the right thing to do, but the other part is worried about the consequences.
    Talk to the mother. I know have daily rows in the house can be really bad esp to bring up another thing like this but talk to the uncle's mother and ask her opinion. If she says its not fine, she'll know how to better deal with it. She wont go and blurt it out to everyone in the family that'll result in another masssive row. She'll probably cut off his access to internet and computers i.e. maybe take the computer away from your uncle room and put it in the living room or somewhere where he cant practice porn-watching. Tbh, i feel if u talk to the mother she'll understand it better than anyone. And she'll make the right decision too esp cos she's his mother and he lives with her and she's brought him up and all-so she knows him (his reactions etc) very well and can do whatever she believes is the safest way out of the situation. Best of luck! and let us know when u've dealt with it!
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    (Original post by serious_bits25)
    Talk to the mother. I know have daily rows in the house can be really bad esp to bring up another thing like this but talk to the uncle's mother and ask her opinion. If she says its not fine, she'll know how to better deal with it. She wont go and blurt it out to everyone in the family that'll result in another masssive row. She'll probably cut off his access to internet and computers i.e. maybe take the computer away from your uncle room and put it in the living room or somewhere where he cant practice porn-watching. Tbh, i feel if u talk to the mother she'll understand it better than anyone. And she'll make the right decision too esp cos she's his mother and he lives with her and she's brought him up and all-so she knows him (his reactions etc) very well and can do whatever she believes is the safest way out of the situation. Best of luck! and let us know when u've dealt with it!
    She is extremely traditional and very very old school. She has no idea how to use a computer and they don't listen to her anyway. She will chuck him out of the house, almost definitely. My uncle will not be as harsh.But if i grass, my uncle will resent me for the rest of my life.He aint got a clue that I know though, so perhaps I can use that to my advantage.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    She is extremely traditional and very very old school. She has no idea how to use a computer and they don't listen to her anyway. She will chuck him out of the house, almost definitely. My uncle will not be as harsh.But if i grass, my uncle will resent me for the rest of my life.He aint got a clue that I know though, so perhaps I can use that to my advantage.
    Can u be more explanatory about what u mean when u say 'if i grass?'...if u feel ur uncle is the best person to handle the situation, then by all means follow ur instinct!:yes:
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    hmmm, well if he takes it elsewhere i.e. a computer shop or something, he is likely to be told what caused the problems anyway to be honest, your uncle would be in the **** anyway
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    (Original post by Holli2011)
    hmmm, well if he takes it elsewhere i.e. a computer shop or something, he is likely to be told what caused the problems anyway to be honest, your uncle would be in the **** anyway
    I agree!
    OP the above should help u be more convinced to talk about it now!
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    Okay so he lives with his mother and doesn't have a wife. Can you BLAME the guy???
    I don't think you need to tell anybody about it. Maybe just say to him that he should watch what he goes on as that is what's causing the problems. You could try and hint that you know what he goes on, that may stop him.
    WHY exactly is him watching it such a problem? Religious reasons? Or the fact the computers keep getting messed up because of him?
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    that story confused me, im lost!
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    (Original post by SHABANA)
    Okay so he lives with his mother and doesn't have a wife. Can you BLAME the guy???
    I don't think you need to tell anybody about it. Maybe just say to him that he should watch what he goes on as that is what's causing the problems. You could try and hint that you know what he goes on, that may stop him.
    WHY exactly is him watching it such a problem? Religious reasons? Or the fact the computers keep getting messed up because of him?
    Both religiously and the fact that the computer will get messed up. I fear for both reasons. My other uncle hardly downloads anything and only really uses it for email. If he gets found out, he will be in massive trouble. I dunno whats worse, me grassing him up, or someone else finding out. The worrying thing is, he thinks hes safe, but really even a user that is moderately experienced in computers can find him out. He clears the history, but doesn't delete the forms. So if my other uncle searches with the search option, which i think he currently doesn't know about, he will clock on. Good advice. But it is also a problem because porn is known to cause/worsen depression because it is often used as a coping mechanism in the same way alcohol and drugs are. No offense, but usually people who don't have a life watch it which is another reason why I'm worried. I know people will laugh it off, but I'm a very paranoid person.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Sorry if you think I'm attacking you, its just that I'm easily irritated and I have a habit of over-reacting. I argue with my parents everyday, its like WW3 in my house.
    It sounds like you need to grow up.
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    Blackmail was invented for situations like this, don't worry about your uncles feelings, he watches porn afterall, and we all know people who do this are evil and will go to hell.

    Your porn-watching uncle sounds retarded, in fact the whole household seems very strange.
 
 
 
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