How to get rid of pop-up adds?



How do I get rid of the annoying pop up "messenger service" on my screen. There are several very distasteful ads there.

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This question was answered on April 11, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

The only way not to allow those pop-ups is to install blocking software

There are free and paid software available on the web to eliminate them

Free to download:

No Ads by South Bay Software (free):

Surf in Peace by Icon Labs (free):

Pop-Up Stopper by PanicWare (free):

Pow! by Analog (free):

SafeWeb (free; can be set to handle pop-ups too):

Paid software:

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Posted by olivia of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on April 11, 2003