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By kevryan89 ·
How do i stop pop-up ads even with pop-up blocker turned on they still keep coming

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by cmiller5400 In reply to windows xp

You may have a virus or malware infection. Run Spybot S&D http://www.safer-networking.org and download a free virus scanner http://free.grisoft.com to scan your machine. Update fully, then run the scans in safe mode (F8 on startup right after BIOS splash screen, choose safe mode)

Just a side note, you may end up having to rebuild if the infection is too bad.

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Consider installing TweakUI from Microsoft

by nepenthe0 In reply to windows xp

This may not be a cure, but is worth attempting - download and install TweakUI for XP from Microsoft:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspx

Once installed, open the Group Policy Editor, and navigate as follows:

User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Internet Explorer.

There are two items you can edit/modify:

1) Turn off pop-up management
2) Pop-up allow list

If this works for you, it would be the simplest fix.

Rick/Portland, OR

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