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Old 11-05-2005, 12:29 AM   #1
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Firefox doesn't block pop-ups

I am running Firefox from Mandriva 2006. The box for block pop-ups is checked, however, I keep getting pop-ups frequently from web sites, such as I even get that yellow bar on the top of the screen that says Firefox just blocked a pop-up for you, except that it didn't! Why are these getting through the pop-up block?
Old 11-05-2005, 12:38 AM   #2
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Some sites have and or advertisers that create block up ads have worked to get around these unrequested popups, it seems this site is one of those that has tricked the browsers allowing the pop ups.

PS. I use Firefox and I got a block up so there is nothing wrong with your browser.
Old 11-05-2005, 02:00 AM   #3
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It's a Flash pop-up, which is a little harder to block. Try this:-
Old 11-05-2005, 02:15 AM   #4
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I'd highly recommend the Firefox extension called NoScript. It blocks Javascript on almost all sites until you create your own "whitelist" of sites that can use Javascript. You can also choose, through the NoScript options, to disable Flash on unapproved sites.

It may seem like a lot of work at first to approve sites one by one, but you won't get any unexpected pop-ups (Flash or Javascript), and you can export and import your settings in case you ever have to migrate to another computer.
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if some pop up contain virus

if some pop up contain virus you can use software to kill it
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if some pop up contain virus

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