How to get rid of pop-up adds?

Question

Hi,

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

Thanks for your service to the community, and your radio show.

-Ron-

Answer

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): http://www.southbaypc.com/NoAds/

Surf in Peace by Icon Labs (free): http://www.iconlabs.net/sip.html

Pop-Up Stopper by PanicWare (free): http://www.panicware.com/product_dpps.html

Pow! by Analog (free): http://www.analogx.com/contents/download/network/pow.htm

SafeWeb (free; can be set to handle pop-ups too): https://www.safeweb.com/

Paid software:

http://www.hdsoft.com/popnot

http://www.meaya.com

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