What is turn off pop up?

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I have a pop up blocker on my computer. It is blocking everything. Where can I find it on my computer to turn it off or unistall it?

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This question was answered on November 6, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

How to configure the Pop-up Blocker in Internet Explorer

Article ID : 843016

Last Review : August 25, 2004

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INTRODUCTION

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INTRODUCTION

The Pop-up Blocker is a new feature in Internet Explorer This feature blocks most unwanted pop-up windows from appearing By default, the Pop-up Blocker is turned on When the Pop-up Blocker is turned on, the automatic and background pop-up windows are blocked, but the pop-up windows that are opened by a user will still open in the usual manner

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How to turn on the Pop-up Blocker

Note By default, the Pop-up Blocker is turned on You may only have to turn it on if it is turned off.

The Pop-up Blocker may be turned on in the following ways: • When you are prompted

• On the Tools menu

• From Internet Options

When you are prompted

You can turn on the Pop-up Blocker when you are prompted to do this before the first pop-up window appears.

On the Tools menu

To turn on the Pop-up Blocker on the Tools menu, follow these steps:1 Click Start, point to All Programs, and then click Internet Explorer

2 On the Tools menu, point to Pop-up Blocker, and then click Turn On Pop-up Blocker

From Internet Options

To turn on the Pop-up Blocker from Internet Options, follow these steps:1 Click Start, point to All Programs, and then click Internet Explorer

2 On the Tools menu, click Internet Options

3 Click the Privacy tab, and then select the Block pop-ups check box

4 Click Apply, and then click OK

How to configure Pop-up Blocker settings

The following Pop-up Blocker settings can be configured:• Allow Web sites list

• Block all pop-up windows

• Override key

• Configure sound

Allow Web sites list

You can allow pop-up windows to open in a Web site by adding the Web site to the Allowed sites list To do this, follow these steps:1 Click Start, point to All Programs, and then click Internet Explorer

2 On the Tools menu, point to Pop-up Blocker, and then click Pop-up Blocker Settings

3 In the Address of Web site to allow box, type the address of the Web site, and then click Add

4 Click Close

Block all pop-up windows

To block all pop-up windows, including the pop-up windows that are opened by a user, follow these steps:1 Click Start, point to All Programs, and then click Internet Explorer

2 On the Tools menu, point to Pop-up Blocker, and then click Pop-up Blocker Settings

3 In the Filter Level list, select High: Block all pop-ups [Ctrl to override], and then click Close

Override key

To open a pop-up window yourself, even though you have set the filter level to High: Block all pop-ups [Ctrl to override], keep the CTRL key pressed, and then open the pop-up window

Configure sound

To play a sound when a pop-up window is blocked, follow these steps:1 Click Start, point to All Programs, and then click Internet Explorer

2 On the Tools menu, point to Pop-up Blocker, and then click Pop-up Blocker Settings

3 Select the Play a sound when a pop-up is blocked check box, and then click Close

How to turn on the Pop-up Blocker for zones that are considered safe.

Because the Trusted sites and Local intranet Web content zones are considered safe, they never have their pop-up windows blocked To turn on the Pop-up Blocker for these zones, follow these steps:1 Click Start, point to All Programs, and then click Internet Explorer

2 On the Tools menu, click Internet Options

3 Click the Security tab, and in the Select a Web content zone to specify its security settings box, click Local intranet

4 Click Custom Level, and under Use Pop-up Blocker click Enable

5 Click OK two times

6 Repeat steps 1 through 2

7 Click the Security tab, and in the Select a Web content zone to specify its security settings box, click Trusted sites

8 Click Custom Level, and under Use Pop-up Blocker click Enable

9 Click OK two times

For additional information about the Internet Explorer Information Bar in Windows XP SP2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

843017 Description of the Internet Explorer Information Bar in Windows XP Service Pack 2

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Posted by christopher of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on November 6, 2004