CBlock - Pop Up Blocker

CBlock - Pop Up Blocker


Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
2.8
out of 4 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1.1
File Size:
2.27MB
Date Added:
October 22, 2005
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Total Downloads:
12,491
Downloads Last Week:
2
Additional Requirements:
Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server

Editors' review

CBlock-Pop Up Blocker effectively stops pop-ups -- and some Web pages from loading altogether. After installation, the program automatically detects and lists your browser's home page on its trusted list. The program brings up a tiny, easy-to-use interface from the system tray icon that shows the number of pop-ups the application has blocked. You can add Web pages to the trusted site list there, too.

It was somewhat odd that CBlock-Pop Up Blocker reported that it halted more than 20 pop-ups before we even launched our browser. Once we actually began surfing, the program did successfully stop the pop-ups and gave a little ding sound each time to let us know it was on the job. But this software can get rather annoying. Rather than just blocking pop-ups, the program simply barred entire pages from loading in some instances, and gave an incessantly irritating sound each time. While it does work, we don't think many users will be happy with its overbearing approach.

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  • All Versions:

    2.8

    out of 4 votes

    • 5 star: 1
    • 4 star: 1
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    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 2
  • Current Version:

    3.0

    out of 2 votes

    • 5 star: 1
    • 4 star: 0
    • 3 star: 0
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    • 1 star: 1
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