Pop Up "Stoppers"

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by JerryM, Jun 1, 2005.

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  1. JerryM

    JerryM Registered Member

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    I have not had a problem with pop ups, as I use FF and NS.
    A friend at the gym complained of them and I wonder what are the best programs? I think he is using IE, and I told him to go to Firefox.

    Do most of the pop up stoppers work with all browsers or just IE?
    I used one sometime ago on my old computer. I think it was either Pop Up Stopper or Pop Up Killer. I also think it only worked with IE.

    Thanks,
    Jerry
     
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    Hi Jerry. :)

    I moved your thread to Privacy Software for better attention. ;)



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  3. rdsu

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    I use the excellent Ad Muncher that works with all the programs, and I can't live without it... :D
     
  4. JerryM

    JerryM Registered Member

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    Thanks. I'm in the slow group. :D
    Jerry
     
  5. JerryM

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    What is your default browser?

    Jerry
     
  6. Ailric

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    Admuncher works with all browsers. It truly is the best popup/ad remover. It's kind of redundant for me since I use Firefox with adblock but I used it for years with great satisfaction.

    Some comparisons:
    http://www.popup-killer-review.com/index.htm

    There are two kinds of popups:
    1. Normal annoying advertising
    2. Spyware

    Make sure there is no spyware first. Advertising can be eliminated by a good popup blocker.
     
  7. rdsu

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    My main browser is Maxthon, but I'm testing the Firefox right now, and also have the Opera installed...
     
  8. JerryM

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    Thanks for the replies and the link. The machine is new, and his wife's. He is using AOL as a freebie. He is really frustrated at the pop ups. I do not know if AOL is the source of most, and if a blocker will then prevent them.

    Jerry
     
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