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How do I stop pop ups from "Uncover the Net", even though my pop up blocker is on?


I occasionally get other pop ups but it's usually "Uncover the Net" trying to sell me stuff I don't want. This happens several times each day.

Additional System Details

This happened

A few times a week

This started when...

About 2 months ago.

Installed Plug-ins

  • Google Talk Plugin Video Accelerator version:
  • Version
  • Shockwave Flash 11.3 r300
  • NDS Player Plugin
  • Google Update
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 10.5.1 for Mozilla browsers
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • MindSpark Toolbar Platform Plugin Stub for 32-bit Windows
  • 5.1.10411.0
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • RealNetworks(tm) RealPlayer Chrome Background Extension Plug-In
  • RealPlayer(tm) HTML5VideoShim Plug-In
  • CANON iMAGE GATEWAY Album Plugin Utility Module for IJ
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape
  • np-mswmp
  • Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:15.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/15.0

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I'm using Windows 7

  • Top 25 Contributor
617 solutions 4263 answers

Hi ribster2222

try Adblock Plus add-on and then install Adblock Plus Pop-up Addon

(Adblock Plus is required to work the Adblock Plus Pop-up Addon. If you get a message saying additional items required it means that you don't have Adblock Plus installed)

thank you

Question owner

Thanks so much Ideato. I will mark it Solved in a couple days after test driving.