How can i stop getting popups when surfing on the internet?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by christiani, Aug 14, 2002.

  1. christiani

    christiani Guest

    Does anyone know how i can stop popups coming up when i'm surfing on the internet?
     
  2. damnyank

    damnyank I WILL NOT FORGET 911

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    First of all christiani - welcome to Xp-erience.org.

    This subject has been covered many times in the past- so I'd like to teach ya a little something about the "search" function of this forum. Up at the top there is a row of items that ya can select. If ya click on "search" and type popups into the search block it should give ya about 10 pages of forum topics to look at.

    This way you can look through these at your leisure and decide which ones ya would like to try and also recieve some good feedback on the various choices.

    Once again Welcome to XP-erience.org.
    :)
     
  3. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    get a popup stopper!

    many can be found on download.com (or search google)
    also look at the thread called great free programs, that has some

    many people will tell you their fav, mine is panicware.
     
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  6. oerficus

    oerficus OSNN Addict

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    I am using Opera too and can highly recommend it as it has many other great features beside the build in popup stopper like the mouse gestures.

    Also check out this link http://www.smartin-designs.com/ for information on changing and editing your host file!!!

    CHeers, Oerficus


    PS: Welcome on board :)
     
  7. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    less popups, there is a new thing called the fast click and kill. You notice the popup as soon as it appears then click the X in the corner and it goes away.
     
  8. w0lv3rin3

    w0lv3rin3 The Source Political User

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    its how well the pop-up stopper works not on how it looks and options it has
     
  9. dadx2mj

    dadx2mj Guest

    Guys I have tried many and in my opinion the best popup stopper is called FreeSurfer. It is intelligent and does an excellent job at determining whether a window is legit or a popup add. It is free very easy to use and works like a charm. If you want a popup stopper you owe it to yourself to try this one.
     
  10. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    If you're using IE, get one of the above mentioned pop-up stoppers that stay in memory and block pop-up windows and ad banners.

    Mozilla 1.0 has a built-in popup stopper ... just started using it yesterday :)
     
  11. neonwizard

    neonwizard OSNN Addict

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    Free Surfer
     
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