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    Pop Up Blockers (Windows XP)

    I receive so many, many ad pop-ups on the internet. Are there any recommended programs to block these pop-ups?

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    Re: Pop Up Blockers (Windows XP)

    I use Cookie Cop version 2.

    As it's name implies, it also lets you block cookies, images, and entire sites if you want.

    It was a free utility published in PC Magazine, however, I think that Ziff-Davis now charges for downloads.

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    Re: Pop Up Blockers (Windows XP)

    Thanks for the info. I'll check it out.

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    Re: Pop Up Blockers (Windows XP)

    I use AdSubtract Pro. Besides pop ups, it will also block ads, referrers, cookies, animations and a lot of other annoying things. It has worked very well for me. I recommend it highly.

    Either buy it or a 30 trial at ADSUBTRACT

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    Re: Pop Up Blockers (Windows XP)

    Thanks. Looks like that might be a pretty good program. I'll give it a try for 30 days.

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    Re: Pop Up Blockers (Windows XP)

    HI Race,

    One I have been using for a while now that works very well is Pop-Up Stopper. It can be purchased in a variety of configurations or you can download a very basic free version that effectively stops all those pop-ups.

    Cheers,

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    Re: Pop Up Blockers (Windows XP)

    The Google ToolBar 2.0 includes one of these, which works fairly well!
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    Re: Pop Up Blockers (Windows XP)

    What a neat idea. I always use Google, so I'll try it.

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    Re: Pop Up Blockers (Windows XP)

    This one cured ALL my Pop up Ads: Go to Control Panel- Administrative Tools- dbl click Services-scroll down to Messenger- click to Hilight it-then Right Click and select Properties - Click the STOP button. Select Manual in the Start-up Scroll bar.

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    Re: Pop Up Blockers (Windows XP)

    I presume that would deal only with the ads in Windows Messenger...?
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    Re: Pop Up Blockers (Windows XP)

    These were the Grey coloured boxes with black lettering that I started getting as soon as I upgraded to XP Home. Don't see them anymore.

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