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Even though Popup Blocker is on, I"m suddenly receiving a ton of popups. Help!

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I am receiving an abundance of popups. I understand that "Sometimes ads are designed to look like windows, but really aren't. Firefox's pop-up blocker can't stop these ads." However, I have never received them prior to the last week.

== It started a week ago.

I am receiving an abundance of popups. I understand that "Sometimes ads are designed to look like windows, but really aren't. Firefox's pop-up blocker can't stop these ads." However, I have never received them prior to the last week. == It started a week ago.

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • -DjVu Plug-In(external version 6.1.1.1574)
  • Coupons, Inc. Coupon Printer DLL
  • My Web Search Plugin Stub for 32-bit Windows
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Default Plug-in
  • Shockwave Flash 10.0 r45
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • Yahoo! activeX Plug-in Bridge

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.2.3) Gecko/20100401 Firefox/3.6.3 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)

More Information

Sometimes ads are designed to look like windows, but really aren't. Firefox's pop-up blocker can't stop these ads.

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See this: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Popups_not_blocked