Setting up a popup blocker

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Popup or pop up is a name for an additional Internet browser window that usually is used for advertisements, but can also be a source of malicious software.

To ensure blocking is enabled, check your Internet browser settings, as follows:

Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. Start Internet Explorer.
  2. On the top-right corner of the window, click the Settings icon, and select Internet options.
  3. On the Privacy tab, under Pop-up Blocker, select Turn on Pop-up Blocker.
  4. Click Settings, to configure the blocker settings.
  5. In the Pop-up Blocker Settings window, under Blocking level, select the required setting from the drop-down list and click Close.
  6. Click Apply, and OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Start Firefox.
  2. On the top-right corner, click the Open menu icon, and click Options.
  3. In the Options window, under Content tab, select Block pop-up windows.

Google Chrome

  1. Start Google Chrome.
  2. On the top-right corner, click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon, and click Settings.
  3. In the Settings window, click Show advanced settings.
  4. Under Privacy, click Content settings.
  5. In the Content settings window, scroll down to Pop-ups, and select Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended).
  6. Click Done.

Safari on Mac

  1. Start Safari on your Mac.
  2. On the menu bar, click Safari, and then select Preferences.
  3. On the Security tab, next to Web content, ensure that Block pop-up windows is checked.

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