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Windows 7: I am having a problem again with a popup in Firefox v52.0

18 Mar 2017   #11
reble

windows 7 home 32 bit, I just changed back from 64 to 32bit
 
 
i I am having a problem again with a popup in Firefox v52.0

You need to be more specific about forum rules #13 "No ad blocking discussions". In my opinion ad blocking discussions should be allowed. As long as the discussion doesn't involve ad's that support this forum or the forum it self. That's just my opinion.

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Just a note to say that the popup seen is not official (look at the URL in the image)

It's nothing do do with FF being out of date (even if the OP is using an outdated version) - see here:

[Link Removed] see forum rules #13



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18 Mar 2017   #12
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Sorry - Site owner's rules and we have to respect them.

Anyway to stop malicious flash content running automatically when you visit an infected page see this:

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Callender View Post

Check plugins here: Keep your Firefox healthy with a quick checkup
— Mozilla


Get this addon:

Click to Play per-element :: Add-ons for Firefox

In about:configpreferences - Firefox - type about:config in Firefox address bar then press Enter and accept the warning.

In the search box find:
plugins.click_to_play and set to "true"
plugin.sessionPermissionNow.intervalInMinutes set it to 0 (zero)

On about:addons (plugins page) flash plugin must be "Ask to activate"
That will not affect any content on this site except flash videos and you can click to activate playback.

RE: Your specific problem. Those scripts are hosted on sites with rapidly changing URL's so it's not possible to use hosts file blocking. When visiting sites that attempts to run scripts or prompt you to download or run a script it's best to set file associations for .js files as suggested.

If you get the other suggested noscript addon just allow scripts only on trusted sites.
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