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new windows keep opening when online

new windows keep opening automatically what can i do to prevent this ?? please use easy to understand language ta

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They're called pop-ups. . .

In reply to: new windows keep opening when online

Download and install the Google toolbar. It blocks most of them.

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Even better

In reply to: They're called pop-ups. . .

Download and install Mozilla Firefox. Blocks popups like no other, AND as an added bonus, you get protection from all spyware that uses IE as the infestation route, which is to say probably better than 99% of all spyware, that you haven't already been infested with.

You can search these forums for tips on cleaning up spyware if you're interested.

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