Website developers create pop-ups to display ads to users when they visit certain pages. These ad pop-ups are an annoyance for many users, so the makers of Web browsers have introduced pop-up blockers to stop them from appearing. The popular browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox implement pop-up blockers. You can turn on these pop-up blockers to stop ads and other new windows from suddenly opening when you access websites.
Open Internet Explorer, click the "Tools" menu and select "Internet Options." This opens a window where you set several configurations for the browser, including the pop-up blocker.
Click "Pop-up Blocker."
Select "Turn on Pop-up Blocker.
Open Mozilla Firefox, click the "Firefox" menu, select "Options" and choose "Options" from the menu that slides out.
Click the "Content" tab at the top of the configuration window. Select the "Block pop-up windows" check box.
Click the "Wrench" icon at the top-right corner of the Chrome browser window and select "Settings.
Click the "Show Advanced Settings" link at the bottom of the page.
Under the Privacy section, click the "Content settings" button.
Check the "Do no allow any site to show pop-ups (Recommended)" option.
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