How to block pop-ups in Internet explorer and google Chrome?

You can prevent most of the pop-up windows from appearing by turning on pop-up blocker.

Steps to turn on pop-up blocker in Internet Explorer.

  1. Open browser and click on Tools located on the menu bar on top left corner.
  2. Select Internet Options from Tools menu.
  3. Internet Options dialog will open. Click on Privacy tab.
  4. Inside the Privacy tab you can see Pop-up Blocker section. Select Turn on Pop-up Blocker option to enable pop-up blocker.
  5. similarly, you can deselect Turn on Pop-up Blocker option to disable it which will allow pop-up window to appear without giving you an alert.

Steps to turn on pop-up blocker in Google Chrome.

  1. click on a Customize and Control google chrome button which can be seen on top right hand side of the browser.
  2. from the menu click on Options and it will display the options page.
  3. Inside the options page click on Under the Bonnet. Here, you will find Privacy section which will allow you to select different options to customize your privacy settings.
  4. click on Content Settings button which will open Content Settings page.
  5. There will be Pop-ups section inside the Content Settings page. Select Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended) option. While blocking pop-ups you can still allow some pop-ups by clicking on Manage Exceptions button and add exception patterns you want to allow.