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Web Browsers - Disabling Pop-up Blockers

This document explains how to turn off pop-up blockers in Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome

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Internet Explorer

  1. Click on the start menu and type inetcpl.cpl
  2. Select the Privacy tab
  3. Under the pop-up blocker section, click to uncheck the option for "Turn on Pop-Up Blocker"
  4. Click OK at the bottom to save the changes

Firefox

  1. Open up Firefox
  2. In the address bar(white bar at the top), type in about:preferences#content and press enter
  3. Under the pop-ups section, deselect the option for "Block pop-up windows"
    • If you only want to allow for certain websites, you can leave the pop-up blocker on and add the website to the exceptions list

Chrome

  1. Open up Chrome
  2. In the address bar(white bar at the top), type in chrome://settings/content and press enter
  3. Under the pop-ups section, select the option for "Allow all sites to show pop-ups"
    • If you only want to allow for certain websites, you can leave the pop-up blocker on and add the website to the exceptions list

If you need further assistance please contact the Information Technology Help Desk at 920-424-3020 or helpdesk@uwosh.edu




Keywords:popups   Doc ID:69803
Owner:Andy K.Group:UW Oshkosh
Created:2017-01-06 10:21 CSTUpdated:2017-01-06 15:36 CST
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