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Pop ups on a search engine

How do I stop the irritating "pop-ups" using a search engine? I have MSN on my system and when I do a search ANOTHER window appears on top of what I have with an IE type search results. Also it pops up ads sometimes. I use the full setting blocker from MSN and I also have Zone Alarm's full retail version, but they keep coming. What am I missing to turn them OFF?

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