Ad Arrest IE Popup Killer

Ad Arrest IE Popup Killer

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 144 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.1
  • Total Downloads:
    574,734
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 06, 2003
  • Price:
    Free to try (15-day trial); $29.95 to buy
  • File Size:
    328.25KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    58
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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This program blocks the pop-up windows that mar your Web surfing. When you start Ad Arrest IE Popup Killer, it opens the configuration window. Among its advanced options are basics such as selecting whether to play a sound when the program blocks a pop-up and setting the software to launch on start-up. The Usage Info button leads to a quick demo of such features as the standard use of the Ctrl key to accept a pop-up once and the less common ability to add a site to the whitelist by pressing the Shift key. Frequent nag screens ask you to register the software. Otherwise, Ad Arrest IE Popup Killer worked perfectly in our testing, blocking all pop-ups. It had no difficulty blocking non-English pop-up windows, killing them right away. In general, the program is small, efficient, and helpful.
 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.2

    out of 144 votes

    • 5 star 114
    • 4 star 0
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 30
  • All Versions

    4.2

    out of 144 votes

    • 5 star 114
    • 4 star 0
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 30
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1 stars

"disappointed"

March 04, 2014  |  By rayjaysmomma

 |  Version: Ad Arrest IE Popup Killer 2.1

Pros

the program was ok, but not the best.

Cons

cant get the darn thing off the computer! I uninstalled it from my computer, but it still pops up everytime i start my computer and it freeze the whole startup!

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1 stars

"Dislikeed it"

February 10, 2014  |  By JoaquinitoUno

 |  Version: Ad Arrest IE Popup Killer 2.1

Pros

NONE FOUND

Cons

Disliked it's use, tried many times to fully remove. Horrible! Recommend it not be installed since it continues to pop up two stupid windows requiring response everytime I go on-line. Shame on CNET for sponsoring Ad Arrest and for not requiring this needed FIX for the ability to fully remove this self-propetuating POP-UP!

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1 stars

"A Nightmare to uninstall- Total Hijack"

January 11, 2014  |  By bgrayesq

 |  Version: Ad Arrest IE Popup Killer 2.1

Pros

Worked ok if you can put up with the inconvenience..

Cons

Saw it was a nuisance to use and immediately uninstalled - or so I thought. Can't find a way to remove its intrusive blocking,
CNET and software co. have been no help. Other blockers can't remove it. CNET provided the following warning with Advanced System Care: Tedious Uninstallation: Advanced SystemCare's setup is like a collection of shortcuts to other downloads. SystemCare's toolbox behaves more like a glorified stub installer for IOBit's other products than a true all-in-one program.

Read more: Advanced SystemCare - Free download and software reviews - CNET Download.com http://download.cnet.com/Advanced-SystemCare/3000-2086_4-10407614.html#ixzz2q8Nivcvk

And I easily removed that one. A solution must be provided for ad arrest.

Summary

Didn't like software. Impossible uninstall has negativelty affected use of computer. I have never been this unhappy with a CNET download beforer and have never left a negative review here or at any other site for a download.

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1 stars

"Once installed it won't uninstall, evenwith uninstaller"

July 22, 2012  |  By Oakrainbowshimmer

 |  Version: Ad Arrest IE Popup Killer 2.1

Pros

There are no pros, this product is malware as far as I'm concerned. I can't get it off my computer even after an uninstaller program is used.

Cons

It's a pest leach program. It's free advertising here and on my computer forever means I can't get this pest out of the registry even with an uninstaller. This is malware as far as I'm concerned. What's up with having to choose a star. You need some negative stars for poor products.

Summary

This program leaves itself in your computer and the uninstall doesn't work. Once installed it pops up just like a pop up I wanted to get rid of so it is a unremoveable pop up.

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1 stars

"Would not recommend this product"

December 30, 2009  |  By dlcro2

 |  Version: Ad Arrest IE Popup Killer 2.1

Pros

Can't think of any

Cons

Does not effectively block out ads at all. Can't remember one website that was ad-free.

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1 stars

"WASTE OF SPACE"

May 20, 2009  |  By itsinsidethewell

 |  Version: Ad Arrest IE Popup Killer 2.1

Pros

No pros at all this programme sucks!

Cons

It hardly blocked a pop up, not worth the download.

Summary

Not worth the download, much better ones out there.Dont waste your time!

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5 stars

"No more pop-up ads! But how do I uninstall?"

April 20, 2009  |  By wanderingbear

 |  Version: Ad Arrest IE Popup Killer 2.1

Pros

Works as advcertised!

Cons

Some sites I visit regularly cannot be accessed through highlighted click-on phrases because Ad Arrest doesn't recognize them as acceptable. When I try to uninstall the program it doesn't allow the uninstall; continuously activating itself.

Summary

Not recommended. Resisting uninstallation is too much power for a program to have.

Updated on Apr 20, 2009

Don't use it unless you know how to uninstall it. I don't!

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1 stars

"Sucks, waste of time."

August 11, 2008  |  By Silveztria

 |  Version: Ad Arrest IE Popup Killer 2.1

Cons

This program blocked not one of the pop-ups in IE. It only blocks them after they've come up, and even then they just come back! Also, when I uninstalled it, twice, it didn't go away. This program is a huge waste of time and just makes the computer slower.

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1 stars

"Not reccomended"

November 12, 2005  |  By mopar_1974

 |  Version: Ad Arrest IE Popup Killer 2.1

Pros

it is a small file.

Cons

Blocked intentional popups (even blocked internet explorer from starting when i clicked it on the desktop), doesnt stop floating advertisments, I uninstalled it however its not gone. It still starts up when i start my computer and operates like normal. It also looks unimpressive.

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1 stars

"Too bad"

July 23, 2005  |  By Laura

 |  Version: Ad Arrest IE Popup Killer 2.1

Pros

It blocks some popups

Cons

I cannot recommen it to anyone because: 1) Popups keep flashing before my face before they are blocked which makes my computer very slow and wastes my time for nothing 2) It cannot separate good popups (when I explicitly click a link, for example) from bad popups that open themselves without my permission 3) If I enable temporarily the good popup that is blocked (see above), Ad Arrest never memorizes my choice and next time I click this link, it is blocked again. Besides, "recently arrested popups" list is always empty so I cannot enable it from there either

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher GameFools
Publisher web site http://www.gamefools.com
Release Date August 06, 2003
Date Added August 06, 2003
Version 2.1
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Popup Blocker Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows, Windows Me
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 328.25KB
File Name aasetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 574,734
Downloads Last Week 58
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 15-day trial
Price $29.95

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