Programs to Stop Pop-Ups
For those who
surf the Internet, pop-ups have become a way of life. Most people did
not mind a single pop-up on a web site. But some sites employ advertising
services as well as their own eternal advertising, it can't easily have
six or eight pop-ups just for a single page on the site.While some people
believe that the pop-up problem will die as pop-up blockers become more
popular, the problem still exists for the immediate future. And those
pop-ups can become quite annoying as you do your daily internet surfing.
there are options for you to employ to deal with the pop-up problem.
You can purchase programs that will block most, if not all, pop-ups. The
most popular products are Pop-Up Stopper, Ad-Aware Plus, and PopUpCop.
And as an added bonus many of these programs offer additional security
features such as clearing your browser history and cookies or a racing
at your web browsing history.
You can download the free Google and Yahoo toolbars which include a pop-up
blocking feature. You can turn them on and off, and you can also allow
pop-ups on certain sites while disallowing them on the rest. They also
include other features such as search bars so you can easily do a web
search without having to go to the search engine itself.
AOL and earth link are two of the better-known Internet service providers
(ISPs) that have pop-up blocking capabilities in their software. Some
will also include added protection against viruses and include firewalls.
Do remember to
find out how to allow pop-ups. Because sure enough the site you visit
will use something that will bring up the new window in a pop-up size
frame. However, most use the default action of holding down the shift
key while you click the link to allow the pop up to display properly.