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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    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.
    Does he have a job or anything? If it is for religious reasons, would you rather he was watching porn or going out and actually sleeping with people?
    What are these forms you are talking about? Do you mean when you are about to search for something, and suggested searches come up in like a drop down box kind of thing?
    I think it is something you need to say to his face. Not to others in the family.
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    (Original post by Jelkin)
    I think people are missing the point somewhat. The porn-watching uncle does have the right to watch porn, yes, but on his religious brother's computer where he's messing it up with ads and (potentially) viruses? That's not nice.

    Assuming you know how to delete the "forms" or whatever you called them, maybe you could write some instructions down and give them to the porn watcher, explicitly mentioning the virus threat?
    By forms he means form data - the stuff you typed into google that the browser remembers (or wikipedia or whatever).
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    As arrogant as I appear, no. It's because I'm worried that the one that watches porn, will get a virus that will destroy the laptop. They've had computers and laptops before, I'm not sure exactly what messed them up, but I have got a suspicion.
    Can you just say to him don't download porn, just stream? Or maybe "hint" somehow
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    Right - I haven't read every single post, but I've read most, and what seems to be the most important.

    Have you tried just going to your uncle that watches the porn and just tell him to be more safe? Then you can show him how to properly cover his tracks and ensure there are no viruses etc.

    Also, saying how porn is for people with no lives and how it worsens depression - that's not true... for people who are depressed about being lonely then yeah it can cos it creates falseness etc. But I know plenty of couples (including my last relationship) that watch porn, either to spice their own lives up, or.. well.... cos its fun to watch lol *shrugs*

    Anyway, hope you find this helpful

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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.
    Maybe you could find sites that are safe to go on for him and recommend them and tell him to stop going on the ones he is thats breaking the laptop...you shouldn't tell everyone, thats not nice, if I walked in on you watching porn I wouldn't go and tell your mum.
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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!!! say that again....go and tell the aunty he is cheating on her!!

    its only porn!!!!

    i feel sorry for any person you are in a relationship with.

    so is looking at and other women mean you are the father to her childen and you have bought the childen you fathered with her 3 rabbits, one called harry, one called phil and one called ned?

    you need to watch more porn
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Anon please or delete.
    I'm really good with computers, and I can easily see know what people get up to. My uncle had problems with pop-ups and viruses on his computer, and I fixed them. Within, a week, the problem came back. I found that the cause of the adware was porn, because the person watching it deleted the history, but not the forms, and it was from the forms that I concluded that someone was watching porn. My other uncle is watching the porn because my uncle that told me to fix the problem isn't as smart as to hide his footsteps and hes very religious. I am someone that gets irritated very easily, so I'm really annoyed with the fact that my uncle teases me about the fact that although I claim to be a computer expert(which i don't), I've made the problem worse. If I grass, the uncle that watches porn will know that I grassed, and that will probably damage our relationship, and will make his mother and my other uncle go mad. What should I do.
    Are you asian by any chance?
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    Have a private discussion with your uncle that watching it without the other one knowing about it.
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    I fix peoples computers and come across porn more often than you would think.

    Personally I would tell your uncle to stay off the porn (maybe advise of porn sites which don't cause pop-ups, stream sites are probably best here.) and maybe block the site he goes on which is causing the problems.

    Install some Anti-virus, some Adware, install Firefox and use the Ad-Block plus add-on. This will help prevent any nasty pop ups.

    Also, are you sure you got rid of what was causing the initial problem?
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    (Original post by serious_bits25)
    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:
    I don't wanna grass, well part of me wants to and part of me doesn't. I'm torn betweeen the two
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    grass away. he is an adult and allowed to watch.
    but it should be fun to watch the reaction when u do say the truth
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    (Original post by Z_Ahmed)
    Are you asian by any chance?
    yes
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    Only read the first post OP, but if the uncle keeps watching porn then just don't bother fix it. Just tell him the damage he is doing to the pc/laptop and say that if he wants your help then he should stop, or at least go to more secure sites than the ones he goes on. I'm suprised though,don't they have some sort of anti-virus on the pc? And yeah as above people have said, streaming sites are probably best than downloading porn.

    But don't grass, its his choice on what he wants to do and watch. Just tell him that you know he goes on it and should maybe go on better websites in the future.
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    I don't wanna grass, well part of me wants to and part of me doesn't. I'm torn betweeen the two
    Why would you want to? Unless you just wanna piss him off. I'm sure if it was the other way round you'd rather he talk to you about it rather than everyone else. Seriously just say to him not to download stuff off the internet, if he wants to watch "things" use streaming sites.
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    (Original post by Terryw)
    I fix peoples computers and come across porn more often than you would think.

    Personally I would tell your uncle to stay off the porn (maybe advise of porn sites which don't cause pop-ups, stream sites are probably best here.) and maybe block the site he goes on which is causing the problems.

    Install some Anti-virus, some Adware, install Firefox and use the Ad-Block plus add-on. This will help prevent any nasty pop ups.

    Also, are you sure you got rid of what was causing the initial problem?
    I've done virus scans and the firewall is on. I'll tell him to use firefox, but, I doubt he'll listen. I think that might make him suspicious
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    (Original post by Terryw)
    I fix peoples computers and come across porn more often than you would think.

    Personally I would tell your uncle to stay off the porn (maybe advise of porn sites which don't cause pop-ups, stream sites are probably best here.) and maybe block the site he goes on which is causing the problems.

    Install some Anti-virus, some Adware, install Firefox and use the Ad-Block plus add-on. This will help prevent any nasty pop ups.

    Also, are you sure you got rid of what was causing the initial problem?
    I've done virus scan and a registry cleaner scan and the firewall is on. But the fact is, unless you scan, you won't find the virus, and my uncle can't be bothered to and just annoys me by saying that he'll forget how to do it. I'll tell him to use firefox, but, I doubt he'll listen. I think that might make him suspicious. If he asks why, what should I say?
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    yes
    Ok, being more specific. Muslim?
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    (Original post by latot)
    Right - I haven't read every single post, but I've read most, and what seems to be the most important.

    Have you tried just going to your uncle that watches the porn and just tell him to be more safe? Then you can show him how to properly cover his tracks and ensure there are no viruses etc.

    Also, saying how porn is for people with no lives and how it worsens depression - that's not true... for people who are depressed about being lonely then yeah it can cos it creates falseness etc. But I know plenty of couples (including my last relationship) that watch porn, either to spice their own lives up, or.. well.... cos its fun to watch lol *shrugs*

    Anyway, hope you find this helpful

    latot
    I seriously doubt that he watches it with anyone. I don't think he has a girlfriend, and if he does i doubt he sleeps with her, my granmother wouldn't allow girlfriends. Plus its viewed on the laptop so its for his own pleasure. But how about I lie to him and disguise this story using 'friend's to fill in the blanks of my uncles?
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    Ok, being more specific. Muslim?
    Yes
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    (Original post by SHABANA)
    Does he have a job or anything? If it is for religious reasons, would you rather he was watching porn or going out and actually sleeping with people?
    What are these forms you are talking about? Do you mean when you are about to search for something, and suggested searches come up in like a drop down box kind of thing?
    I think it is something you need to say to his face. Not to others in the family.
    Yes when you search for something
 
 
 
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