Pop-up Blocker

Pop-up Blocker


Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
1.9
out of 8 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1
File Size:
2.92MB
Date Added:
October 14, 2004
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows 3.x/95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Total Downloads:
111,554
Downloads Last Week:
594
Product ranking:
Additional Requirements:
Windows (all)

Editors' review

This straight-ahead pop-up blocker lacks a few features we like to see, but since it's free and boasts fairly decent performance, we can still recommend it to users with simple needs. Just like its name, Pop-up Blocker has a main window that isn't very inspired, but it is easy to use and places the whitelists and blacklists in easily accessible locations. You also can temporarily allow pop-ups for certain sites via a hot-key combination. Though the application tallies the number of ads it kills, it doesn't keep detailed log files as many of its competitors do. The utility capably quashes most garden-variety pop-ups but can't deal with Flash, banner, or floating ads. It's nice that Pop-up Blocker notifies you with a sound effect, but we would prefer if the system tray icon also flashed when an ad was killed. This program is likely too simple for hard-core Web surfers, but casual and novice users might give it a try.

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    1.9

    out of 8 votes

    • 5 star: 1
    • 4 star: 1
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 6
  • Current Version:

    1.9

    out of 8 votes

    • 5 star: 1
    • 4 star: 1
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 6
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