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    Default Firefox - Pop ups still POP UP!!!

    Anyone else having trouble with this?

    Seems tha more an more webte pop ups auall pop up, even though firefox warns that theres a pop up andit's blocked it. What gives? Have people figured out a way around it or is it just me??

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    I get them too.

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    I think you may have turned the blocker off. For me I cannot remember the last time I got a popup.
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    No I checked. The only allowed site is web.messenger. Thats it. Other than that it's on and everything. I think people have figured out a way around. I have no clue.

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    yeah I noticed that too.. not sure how to fix it.

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    Guess it's been around long enough now that people have been working on a way to get around it. Personally, I haven't experienced more than a few, however its likely that in the near future I will be get more an more.

    I guess when it was initially released, the pop-up blocker worked, because previously sites with pop-ups didn't have anything to defeat, as IE didn't have any sort of pop-up blocker (other than toolbars downloaded from other sources, but those worked for the same reason) so they weren't programmed to get past any pop-up blocker, and therefore Firefox was able to block them. As Firefox became more popular, more and more pop-ups failed to get through, the sites programmed the pop-ups to get past the pop-up blocker and now Firefox will have to improve its pop-up blocking system.

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    Happens to everyone... the sites are just getting smarter with their popups, using plugins (like flash) to launch them.

    They're working to close those loopholes though.
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    1.0.3 - It should improve, I just downloaded it, I'll see how it holds up.

    http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.o....installer.exe

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