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User currently offlineSleekjet From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 2045 posts, RR: 22
Posted (9 years 5 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 1014 times:

Anyone tried "stopZilla"? Or, better yet, is there a free one that works well? I have a Yahoo blocker that seems to ignore about half of the pop-ups.


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User currently offlinePPGMD From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 2453 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (9 years 5 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 1008 times:

The SP2 one works pretty well. But I mainly use the google toolbar which stops most of the pop ups. Probably the best is to switch to MyIE2 (IE based tabbed browser, so there is hardly any switch over issues), which not only has a pop-up blocker, but an ad blocker.


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User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 5 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 993 times:

One comes standard through my ISP's toolbar, plus Mozilla Firefox does a bang up job in blocking them as well.

User currently offlineQ330 From Australia, joined Dec 2003, 1460 posts, RR: 22
Reply 3, posted (9 years 5 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 989 times:

I use the Google toolbar which works well and has the added feature of providing a convenient way to do Google searches.

-Q



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User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8414 posts, RR: 11
Reply 4, posted (9 years 5 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 988 times:
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I use the Google toolbar one too and it blocks them all, you can allow pop ups on selected sites (like here for the check-in).


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User currently offlineORDflyer From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 511 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (9 years 5 months 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 982 times:

I currently use the free version of Panicware PopUpStopper which works well, but I'm now considering getting the google toolbar after the positive reviews above.

User currently offlineLBA From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 494 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (9 years 5 months 3 weeks ago) and read 973 times:

Google does the job 99.9% of the time. Since installing it my machine has blocked 13624 pop ups!

User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29690 posts, RR: 59
Reply 7, posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 969 times:

I took care of most of my popup isses by running Adaware. It isn't a pop blocker but it does remove the spyware that often generates them.

And since I put a firewall in I haven't had any problems.



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User currently offlineA380 From Canada, joined Dec 2000, 658 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 944 times:

The odometer on my Google toolbar reads 7455 blocked for now.
Some web sites generate an annoying number of popups.


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