How to Disable a Pop-Up Blocker

Pop-ups are web pages that automatically open when clicking on a weblink; they may or may not be related to the site you are attempting to view. Most often pop-ups are unwanted advertisements and other forms of spam, which is the reason pop-up blockers exist: to keep unwanted images and sites from interfering with normal Internet browsing. Sometimes pop-up blockers will block sites and pages that you may want to view, in which case you may want to disable your pop-up blocker.

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How to Disable a Pop-Up Blocker
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Disable Pop-up Blocking in Internet Explorer

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Click the Tools menu.

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Scroll down to "Pop-up blocker."

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Select, "Turn off popup blocker."

Disable Pop-up Blocking in Firefox

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Select the Tools, menu and click "Options."

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Click the Content tab.

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Uncheck the box labeled "Block pop-up windows," then click "OK."

Disable Stand Alone Pop-up Blockers

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Press "Control," "Alt" and "Delete" simultaneously to bring up the Task Manager.

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Find your pop-up blocker program and highlight it, under the Processes tab.

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Select "End process."