How to Manage Pop-ups With Internet Explorer

How to Manage Pop-ups With Internet Explorer. Let's face it. Pop-up ads are annoying. How many times have you been browsing the Internet and suddenly been swamped in a deluge of pop-ups? Probably more times than you would like to recall. So, how do you deal with these irritating ads? If you are using Internet Explorer as your Web browser, you are in luck. Internet Explorer knows the agony of pop-ups and has a built-in solution to manage them.

Get Rid of Unwanted Pop-ups

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Open Internet Explorer, then select 'Tools' from the menu.

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Click on 'Pop-Up Blocker.'

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Select 'Pop-Up Blocker Settings.'

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Enter the URLs of Web sites from which you wish to receive pop-ups.

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Choose a filter level from the drop-down menu. You will be able to select a low, medium or high pop-up filter. The low filter will allow pop-ups from secure sites. The medium filter will block pop-ups from most sites. The high filter will block all pop-ups from every site.

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Be informed. If you want to know each time Internet Explorer blocks a pop-up, you can choose to receive notification by being shown an information bar or by hearing a tone. You can use your mouse to place a check in the box beside the notification option you prefer.

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Click 'Close' when you are done making your selections to manage pop-ups.