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Ok all,

Just a quick question. Is there anyway of stopping pop-up's from appearing when using Safari? I don't get many just the odd one or two but they are really annoying.

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there is a 'Block Pop-Up Windows' option in the Safari menu
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there is a 'Block Pop-Up Windows' option in the Safari menu
Even with that option selected there are a few pop-ups that get through.
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maybe they are pop-unders?
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I use Camino. I NEVER get pop-ups. You might try another browser. Although the type of sites you visit is probably the predominant reason you are getting pop-ups.
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Firefox gets those Pop Unders also.
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popunders are just as anoying, but they dont annoy you until you are done browsing at least....and there, at this point, is no way to avoid them

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Oh ok. Thanks. I had missed that Popup blocker thing. Have now checked it and will see what happens.
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