It will be very annoying if you get a small web browser window that appears on top of the website you are viewing or appears in a new small tab when you browser specific websites. Some kind of pop ups are just advertisement created by advertisers to promote their products, but some kind of pop ups are not clean which may contain malicious code.
Ads come as part of economic prosperities especially when it comes to the Internet, it is very important for a free article-based website to survive, and we can certainly tell you that some ads displayed are safe to view and click. But pop up ads are not so welcome because it is not only very annoying but also becomes a way of malware distribution.
Option 1-Using blocking features provided by Internet browser to block pop up ads
In most version of Internet browser, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, you are allowed to use the Pop-up Blocker to limit or block most pop-ups. Below, we mainly introduce the ways on how to using the blocking feature in Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.
To turn on Pop-up Blocker in Internet Explorer:
Please open Internet Explorer->Tools->Switch to Privacy tab, and then select the Turn on Pop-up Blocker check box, and then click OK.
If you want to exclude a website, you can simply click on Settings option to add the address of web site you want to allow.
To disable Pop-ups in Google Chorme
Please open Google Chrome->Click on Customize and control Google Chrome option->Select Settings from the drop-down list to display present configuration of Google Chrome.
On the bottom of the page, please click on Show advanced settings to find Privacy area->click on Content settings to manage pop up ads.
Go to the Pop-ups area and tick on Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended).
Same as Internet Explorer, you can also exclude a certain website by clicking on Manage exceptions to add the address of web site you want to allow.
To use Block Pop-up Windows in Mozilla Firefox
Please open Mozilla Firefox->Click on Tools->Select Options, on the page of Options, please switch to Content page->select the Block pop-up windows check box and then click OK.
To allow pops up from certain websites, please click on Exceptions to add the address of web site you want to allow.
Alternative option-Easily block Pop-up ads with Anvi Ad Blocker
Anvi Ad Blocker designed by Anvisoft team can block pop-ups in an efficient way. It real-timely protect most version of web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox and filter pop-up ads, flash ads, advertising banners, phishing, malicious ads and malicious URLs.
Anvi AD Blocker Download
Anvi AD Blocker provides real-time protection against malicious and phishing sites. When you try to connect to a malicious site, Anvi AD Blocker will pop up a window as below and block it automatically before your browser connect to the URL that including malicious pop ups.
Note: After downloading and installing Anvi Ad Blocker v2.0, you can enjoy a 15-day free trial, after the trial period ended; you can directly buy it if you want to continue keep your web browser safe and clean.