Block all pop-ups by default

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ArchieLukas
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Re: Block all pop-ups by default

Postby ArchieLukas » Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:52 pm

I use Firefox for the normal work
and Palemoon mostly for play and exploring,
I don't get the pop-ups in FF, only PM

so this popup trick should come in very handy.

Thanks

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Moonraker
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Re: Block all pop-ups by default

Postby Moonraker » Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:33 pm

users of ublock origin may have noticed that it has a built in pop up blocker.
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Re: Block all pop-ups by default

Postby mgagnonlv » Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:23 pm

Press ALT to see menus. Then under Tools –> Options, look for Content and make sure that the first line "Block pop-up windows" is checked. It it is, check for exceptions (i.e. sites that you allow pop ups)
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