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how to turn on pop up blockers

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how to turn on pop up blockers

I cannot find any icons to turn on or off pop up blockers. I also have no tool tab to click on to turn it on or off.

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Re: how to turn on pop up blockers

Tools > Options > Content > "[ ] Block pop up windows
(click to place a check mark)

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The information submitted with your question indicates that you have out of date plugins with known security and stability issues that should be updated. To see the plugins submitted with your question, click "More system details..." to the right of your original question post. You can also see your plugins from the Firefox menu, Tools > Add-ons > Plugins.

  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r85
    • Several updates behind
    • Security update version released 2011-02-08
  1. Check your plugin versions:
    • Note: plugin check page does not have information on all plugin versions
  2. Update the Flash plugin to the latest version.
    • Download and SAVE to your Desktop so you can find the installer later
    • If you do not have the current version, click on the "Player Download Center" link on the "Download and information" or "Download Manual installers" below
    • After download is complete, exit Firefox
    • Click on the installer you just downloaded and install
      • Windows 7 and Vista: may need to right-click the installer and choose "Run as Administrator"
    • Start Firefox and check your version again or test the installation by going back to the download link below
    • Download and information:
      • Use Firefox to go to the above site to update the Firefox plugin (will also install plugin for most other browsers; except IE)
      • Use IE to go to the above site to update the IE ActiveX
    • Download Manual installers.