How to block pop-ups in Windows® XP®
What are the tips to block pop-ups in Windows XP operated computer?
Pop-ups are a form of advertising through online. The pop-up advertisements might appear in the Internet explorer. You need to install the pop-up blocker or enable the pop-up blocker to block the pop-ups appearing in the Internet Explorer. The browser may facilitate a lot of pop-ups. The pops are created by various companies for the sake of displaying the product. There are also fake pop-ups that are annoying and sometimes cause the browser to crashe. The pop-up might use some of the available bandwidth of the Internet and sometimes malware might creep into the computer through the pop-ups. So there is a need of the pops to be blocked.
The following might help you in blocking the pop-ups in the Windows XP computer:
- Disable pop-ups from the browser
- Third party pop-up blocker
- Turn on pop-up blocker
Disable pop-ups from the browser
You need to disable pop-up blocker in certain situations. The pop-ups might be notified in the web browser. When there is a pop-up in the web browser, then you might see that the browser might notify that there is a pop. The browser might ask for confirmation whether to continue with the pop-up. You might need to trust only the pop-ups that are beneficial to you.
Third party pop -up blocker
There are different types of third parry software available in the Internet. You might install the appropriate pop-up blocker in the computer. You need to configure the set-up of pop-up blocker right after installation. Make sure that the pop-up blocker is compatible with the browser and the Operating system. Bases on the settings the pops in the web browser might be blocked.
If you are using Internet Explorer, then the Internet Explorer itself has a pop-up blocker. You need to turn on pop-up blocker in this case. This can be done from the 'Internet options'. You might easily access the Internet options from the ‘Control panel’ or Internet Explorer. After turning on pop-up blocker, you might need to restart the Internet Explorer.