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Thread: Need solution to block pop under ads

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    Nov 23, 2009
    Need solution to block pop under ads
    increase, sorry! Hello, I have streaming a lot of videos for several the past 6 months I have been barraged by popunder ads, which may be the single most annoying 'innovation' of the century so far...are there any solutions for this? adblocker plus apparently does not handle popunders...I mean I was watching a video this am and two different popunders starting playing seperate videos, an utter mess! thanks

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    chscag's Avatar
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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    Note: Moved to appropriate forum and changed title to reflect subject.

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    toMACsh's Avatar
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    Jul 30, 2009
    quick Yahoo! search:
    Popup killer for Mac os - The pop-up blocker and ad stopper for Macintosh

    Never tried it, but there are others also. Not hard to find, but will take time to try them out.

    What browser? That might help someone else help you.

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    Member Since
    Nov 23, 2009
    sorry for delay..its the latest Firefox..tried glimmer stp but not much luck..slightly less but still happening

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    hughvane's Avatar
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    May 18, 2008
    Amberley, Canterbury, New Zealand
    Cookies! Clear them out and start again, unchecking Accept cookies from sites in FFox Prefs > Privacy.

    Then - be ultra selective about changing that as required to allow some cookies to be set (some are absolutely necessary for some secure sites such as your online bank, online purchasing, online forums like M-F, etc).

    A network security advisor whose knowledge I respect told me that about 70% of cookies are unnecessary, and are simply portals for things like banners, ads - and what you're experiencing! Video sites are notorious for imposing their crud on viewing pleasure.
    Please post your Mac (or other) specs and MacOS version in your post, your profile or your signature. It helps us to help you better.

    I'm leaving now to go and find myself. If I should return before I get back, please ask me to wait.

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    harryb2448's Avatar
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    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    Go into Firefox Preferences > Content and make sure Block Pop Up Windows is selected.

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