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Old 10-13-2003, 04:39 PM
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Does anyone know of a way to stop annoying pop-up advertisements? Everytime I launch IE I get these ads for AIG Insurance, Screen savers, free software, etc. I've tried everything I know, I need and expert.
 
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Old 10-13-2003, 04:44 PM
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Try panicware
I use it at work and it stops everything, even the popups you want. But it has a quick override for that.
I like it.
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I use "Pop This!"
It's been working flawlessly for me.

http://www.mathies.com/popthis/
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My "alpha geek" installed the Google toolbar on my comp here at the office. It has a popup blocker that I don't even notice. Most are an annoyance to me. This one works great.

Try getting it from www.google.com

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Use this.....

http://www.re-quest.net/internet/webpopup/index.htm
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I have AOL broadband and it has a SPAM and POP-UP killer.. I have not received either since I set it up.
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Old 10-13-2003, 06:21 PM
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Panicware Pop-up stopper rules.

Also run Ad-Aware http://lavasoft.element5.com/software/adaware/

Cleans your hard drive of those hidden programs that generate pop-ups. Sort of like penicillin!
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Old 10-13-2003, 07:02 PM
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Thanks all, so far so good. Sometimes sites like this are "priceless".
 
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Old 10-13-2003, 07:15 PM
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Man, same thing I tried Adaware, Spystopper, this stuff would not go away 8ad, Iadhide,
Etc., etc. ....... It took a couple of clean outs but it is gone( good riddance ) I think it came from a picture (jpg.) ... Oh Well live and earn. Just be sure you get a remover with a good rap or you may expose yourself to a short term fix with built in ' things' that will bother ya' later...... Good luck.
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I downloaded "I hate popups" the other day. It's working well. For ten bucks, I thought it was worth it. One thing though, it kills the oso popup that tells you that you have an instant message.
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