free popup blockers?

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  1. lodore

    lodore Registered Member

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    Hello,
    my friend asked for a popup blocker for opera,firefox and IE7.
    if one covers all it will be best.
    didnt wanna do a google search incase i found spyware by mistake.
    free if possible.
    thanks in advance
    lodore
     
  2. WSFuser

    WSFuser Registered Member

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    Each of those browsers has its own popup blocker. Why would you need a third-party one?
     
  3. lodore

    lodore Registered Member

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    not blocking enough popups?
    my friend did tweak the one in IE and it does work better now thou.
     
  4. WSFuser

    WSFuser Registered Member

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    For Firefox, check here: Popups not blocked

    I found the Popup Blocker Settings extension to work well.

    And for Opera, you can tweak the settings to block all popups:

    popup-opera8win.png
     
  5. thanatos_theos

    thanatos_theos Registered Member

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    Hi lodore. Pop-up Stopper Free of Panicware supports Internet Explorer, Firefox and Opera.

    thanatos
     
  6. WSFuser

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    Well it says "Pop-Up Stopper free edition supports IE and Netscape only" so...
     
  7. thanatos_theos

    thanatos_theos Registered Member

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    Sorry about that. According here, the free supports Internet Explorer, Netscape and Mozilla only. So no Opera.

    thanatos
     
  8. WSFuser

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    And no Firefox either. Mozilla =! Firefox.
     
  9. thanatos_theos

    thanatos_theos Registered Member

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    Yeah, the write-up on the site is quite confusing.

    Mozilla=Firefox?
    AOL=Netscape?
    MSN=Internet Explorer?

    Pop-up Stopper Free v3.1 was released 3 years ago so I guess it might have some problems with the latest versions of IE and Fx.

    thanatos

    EDIT: Pop-up Stopper Free v3.1 is only compatible with Mozilla Firefox v1.7.3 or older. Info here.

    I think it's about time that Panicware update Pop-up Stopper Free/Pro.
     
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  10. WSFuser

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    Well it says that if you have "AOL, MSN, Firefox, Opera" you should their professional pop-up blocker.

    Also I think by Mozilla, they are referring to the old Mozilla Suite not to Firefox.
     
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