User Help for Mozilla Firefox
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Sorry if this is the wrong forum but does anyone know how to stop the pop surveys that seem to afflict almost every site I visit?
The pop up stopper is on
Can you give an example site?
Maybe you have some spyware on board, I have no 'pop surveys'
I get these from newspaper sites and even the BBC
Gets a survey from
Have AVG spyware installed and run regularly
Just been to the first link http://www.timesonline.co.uk/section/0,,2086,00.html
and I get no popups.
Maybe you have a load of third party cookies set.
My cookie set up is :
I usually delete the cookies when I quit Firefox
Just been back to the site and this time I get another of these surveys that float in from the left.
This one took about 20 seconds to appear
Any more thoughts, - I'll run spybot shortly
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I've just installed No Script which detects the script they are running and allows me to selectively block scripts
I went to that site and don't see any surveys. I went to the comment page where there was a survey on dog/cat fur. I clicked on it and the survey window popped up. These are my pop up settings in about:config
Last edited by RobertJ on November 20th, 2006, 2:12 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Hi Robert and Adrian
My set up is similar (network.hosts.pop_server) is an email thing not a popup thing
My settings are all default i.e the two 'false' values are set to 'true'
Still I get no popups
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