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Old 09-12-2003, 12:54 AM   #1
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They are killing me, a buddy showed me how to make them stop in the control panel i think. Does anyone know how to do this. Its really drivin me nuts
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Depending on how the popups are initiated this link may help...

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...er=asc&start=0
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Install the new google toolbar, it blocks popups, lets you use any function of google on any page already, and it'* free, and spyware free etc.
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Stay off them porno sites
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I use Pop-Up Stopper Pro. It works great, it knows when to block and when to allow spawning of new windows. You can "borrow" or "evaluate" it from kazaa.
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Red Baron, When your buddy said control panel I am assuming you are using Win XP. Are you getting a Windows Messenger pop-up like the one shown? I disabled mine in XP. Here'* how you do it.
1. Click Start->Control Panel
2.Click-Administrative Tools
3. Dbl Click-Services
4.Scroll down&Highlight "messenger"
5.Right click the highlighted line and choose Properites
6.Select Disabled on the drop-down menu
7.Click the STOP button
8.Click-OK

I also use pop-up stopper but the free version and it does work. I never get unwanted pop-ups. Heres the link.
http://www.panicware.com
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Old 09-13-2003, 11:06 AM   #7
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Its ironic how most of those pop up ads give you the option to go to their website in order for you to pay $29 bux for software to disable the messanger ads when Windows itself has the option to shut it off.

Thats the price of ignorance for ya
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Thats how you make money..Pop up a window saying the only way you can stop windows like this is to buy the program. It'* a free thing for them to do if they already have computers afterall.
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The version of XP in my office/room is fine, but the one in the sunroom was always a PITA, so I took up Aviators instructions and fixed it..

No more Messenger style pop ups
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I don't get them cause i'm behind my wireless/wired router.
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