We Know: All About Pop Up Blockers
What's a pop up blocker?
Pop up blockers are programs designed to prevent pop up ads from appearing while browsing the Internet. Pop up ads are advertisements that appear as windows in a computer user's browser. They most often occur when an unsuspecting user visits a website that uses them. Some pop up windows are vicious in nature and will hijack or take over your computer by creating new pop up windows for each one that you close. Pop up blockers are a user's best defense against any type of pop up window.
What should I know about pop up blockers?
When downloading any software or files, including pop up blockers, be aware that you may be downloading a virus program embedded in or disguised as a legitimate program. To minimize that risk, keep in mind the following:
Pop Up Blocker Applications
There are many available for free or for purchase, including: