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the pop-up blocker is ineffective

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I have your pop-up blocker enabled and no exceptions, however it is totally ineffective. It does not block ads from showing up in websites I visit. Suffice to say this is much annoying as many of these ads if you happen to hover over them it takes you elsewhere and I don't want to go there. It is a waste of time and frustrating. Can you please create a true pop-up ad blocker and make it available to users of Firefox.

My OS is Windows XP3 Home and Firefox 6. Thanks

I have your pop-up blocker enabled and no exceptions, however it is totally ineffective. It does not block ads from showing up in websites I visit. Suffice to say this is much annoying as many of these ads if you happen to hover over them it takes you elsewhere and I don't want to go there. It is a waste of time and frustrating. Can you please create a true pop-up ad blocker and make it available to users of Firefox. My OS is Windows XP3 Home and Firefox 6. Thanks

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Pop-up Blocker blocks pop-up windows. Sometimes pop-up windows are ads, but not always. Some sites use pop-up windows for legitimate, functional purposes (displaying information about something on the page, for example; you can allow those sites to use pop-up windows and block all other sites). Ads on web pages are still displayed and not affected by Pop-up Blocker.

About Pop-up Blocker and Pop-up Blocker settings/exceptions: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Pop-up+blocker
Pop-up tests (to verify it is working; this is a reliable source): http://www.auditmypc.com/popup-test.asp

To block some advertising on web pages install this: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/adblock-plus/


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