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DESCRIPTION

According the Wikipedia website, a popup ads is "a form of online advertising intended to increase web traffic or capture email addresses". It usually appears on top of the website you're viewing. Good news: a pop-up blocker or stopper is a tiny program that lets you limit or block most pop-ups. Most of them enable to erase files generated by Web surfing.

Review Date: 2014/06/11

#1. Super Ad Blocker

EDITOR RATING: good
$29.95

Pros

The program prevents the advertisements from coming up onto the screen. Works fine with I.E. 8

Cons

Seems to be abandoned by its developper. Does not work well under the Safari 5 web browser.

The Verdict

The current version adds spyware definitions and notification options. However, no upgraded product for years.

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Features

Blocks images and flash ads

Cookies cleaning

Disables script errors

Developped by Nick Skrepetos, this advanced popup blocker allows you to clear your Web-surfing and Windows histories.

  • Works just as well for the pro Internet users.
  • Effective application to stop advertisements.
  • Stops a lot of the newer types of ads.
  • Compatible with both Windows Vista as well as Windows 7.
  • Free technical support.
  • Trial version of the program available.

Conclusion

No matter which advertisements you need blocked, this internet filtering solution does the job. Ability to clear your Web cache, as well as cookies from websites you have visited. It does all the work for you. Well organized on-line documentation. No free version available, yet.

Specs Data

System Requirement

All Windows platform.

Refund Policy

The company offers a 30-day 100% money back guarantee.

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Popup Blocker Pro



$16.99

Offers four types of pop-ups blocking. Ability to disable auto suggest.

CleanMyPC



Free

New toolbar. No Configuration required.

Pop-up Stopper



$19.95

Utility for Internet Explorer and Netscape. A free edition is available.

Newpoup-up Blocker



$29.95

Allows to tegrate with Internet Explorer automatically. Free update.

Review Date: 2014/06/11

#2. Popup Ad Smasher

EDITOR RATING: good
$19.95

Pros

Allows to close those annoying pop-up windows. Provides a detailed list that displays the sites that have been blocked.

Cons

Average interface.

The Verdict

Enables to remove annoying ads of website without intervention.

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Features

Cookie Manager

Optional offending material filter

Remove Web Bugs

Cookie Manager: the program does it on the fly as you visit each web page and does not use the resources of several programs.

New Interface

Tips: You can temporarily suspend the utility at any time by holding down the control (CTRL) key and clicking on the link.

Conclusion

As compared to other pop blocker programs, Popup Ad Smasher also protects your homepage from being hijacked.

Specs Data

Requirements

Internet Explorer 5.0 or newer.

Note

Version AOL: unavailable.

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The Popup Blocker Wizard



$29.95

Stops all the popups from the internet and even AOL.

PopupDummy!



$29.95

Plays sound when popup is killed. Can be added to Internet Explorer toolbar

Webroot Pop Up Washer



$29.95

Shows splash screens at program launch. Runs on Windows starttup.

PopOops



Free

Runs in the system tray. License: freeware

Review Date: 2014/06/10

#3. Popup Stopper Wizard

EDITOR RATING: good
$29.95

Pros

Works as an add-on of the IE browser.The program does not interfere with your computer.

Cons

So-so user interface. No update available.

The Verdict

This product is a little bit outdated. Besides, it appears that the developer is no longer supporting this product.

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Features

History cleaning

Auto and manual overrides

Remove online ads

The latest version 3.1 has fixed bug and improved stability. You may select sites from which you would like to allow pop-up Windows.

Current Version

Almost everyone who browses the Internet is aware of pop-up ads. The program enables you to set the number of open browsers. Best of all, you can disable popup blocker when you want.

Conclusion

This is not the most advanced or customizable program but you can download a free trial to make your own decision.

Specs Data

Requirements

Works with Windows 98, 98SE, ME, 2000 and XP.

Notes

None.

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PopupAgent



$29.95

Ability to load it on Windows startup. Offers privacy protection tools

Shoot The Messenger



Free

You can use it from the command line. File size: 21KB.

Advanced DHTML Popup



$39.95

Author: Digital Flow Software. Version 2.53.

IdentaPop



$19.95

Caller ID screen pops from MS Outlook contacts. Free trial

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