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Windows 7: pop-up blocker running outside of the browser

14 Mar 2013   #11
Gary

Win 10 Pro 64
 
 

You don't have any unknown toolbars do you?


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14 Mar 2013   #12
susan8231

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
 
 

How would I know about any unknown toolbars?
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14 Mar 2013   #13
Gary

Win 10 Pro 64
 
 

Well in firefox if you right clck on the home button a drop down list will appear. But in the attachment is this the pop up you are talking about?


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14 Mar 2013   #14
susan8231

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
 
 

I don't get a message that a pop-up blocker prevented me from posting to the website. I just see a message that there was an error. The firefox toolbars are all acceptable.

Is there such a thing as a pop-up block running outside of a browser?
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14 Mar 2013   #15
Gary

Win 10 Pro 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by susan8231 View Post
I don't get a message that a pop-up blocker prevented me from posting to the website. I just see a message that there was an error. The firefox toolbars are all acceptable.

Is there such a thing as a pop-up block running outside of a browser?
So the question I asked in my previous post is NOT what you are seeing?
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14 Mar 2013   #16
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

can you give us a screenshot of the error message. is it the same error on both browsers?

also, you can download processexplorer to look at your running processes. this will show more in-depth information than the taskmanager in windows: Process Explorer

If it is running outside of the browser then it would be process running on its own.

Like a program that was downloaded maybe bundled with other software (these 'programs' are 'meant' to help people by providing services that you didn't request, don't need and didn't know were being installed) so they are bundled with other downloads so you don't have to request something you didn't know you didn't need... sorry /rant

You can post a screenshot of the processes here and we can look to see if any of them are know programs
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14 Mar 2013   #17
susan8231

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
 
 

Sorry, no it's not what I'm seeing.
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14 Mar 2013   #18
susan8231

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
 
 

I think I just figured out the problem and it wasn't a technical issue at all, just something quirky at the website. Thanks to all of you very much for your time - sorry to have taken your attention with a non issue
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14 Mar 2013   #19
Gary

Win 10 Pro 64
 
 

Not a problem , stop back and visit.
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14 Mar 2013   #20
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

lol no problem glad you got it sorted out
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