pop ups driveing me mad

  candey 12:17 16 Mar 2004
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How can i stop pop-ups as they seem to poping up every couple of seconds some times 6 all in a row i am only new to computers and it is putting me off can any one help me

  anon1 12:28 16 Mar 2004

Stop looking at porn pages (joke) go to click here and download the google toolbar you can configure it to your requirments at any time but miost importantly it has a very effective pop up stopper which you can enable.

  herc182 12:29 16 Mar 2004

use the google toolbar. i use it and its brilliant.
click here

  The Spires 12:32 16 Mar 2004

I use click here You also might one to download click here SpywareBlaster To prevent spyware being installed in the first place & click here Adaware to remove any you have on., all free

  SANTOS7 12:34 16 Mar 2004

Hey Candey i had the same problem untill i found
a programme called MERESURFER its a superb piece of kit and its free get from DOWNLOADS.COM or type it into google for a link

  stlucia 12:48 16 Mar 2004

If you're on broadband the majority of users would recommend that you install a firewall: I use Kerio, which includes ad-filtering and pop-up filtering as well as having other privacy settings.

  candey 12:52 16 Mar 2004

thank you for your help: my grandchildren use my computer and a lot of the pop-ups are not very nice for chilren to see and are sexually explicit as are some of the e-mails i am sent

  stlucia 13:02 16 Mar 2004

Your isp internet software might include a facility for blocking access to adult content sites -- that probably won't stop the nasty ads and emails, but it could be useful when there's children using the PC.

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