How to block pop-ups in Mozilla Firefox 3 in Windows XP?
It can be a frustrating experience to close down each pop-up that may appear on your PC screen, while you are in the middle of some important task. In addition to the annoying experience, some pop-ups may be dangerous too, and even by accidentally clicking on them, you could give a potential threat an easy entry to your PC and network. Mozilla Firefox 3 allows you to easily block these pop-ups so that you can concentrate on your work and have no distractions taking off your focus.
If you are using Windows XP, follow the below mentioned steps to bock pop-ups in Mozilla Firefox 3:
1. Open Mozilla Firefox 3.
2. At the top of the Firefox window, click on the ‘Tools’ menu and select ‘Options’.
3. Select the ‘Content’ panel.
4. Make sure the ‘Block pop-up windows’ checkbox is checked.
5. Click on ‘OK’ to close the options window.
There can be certain websites that may notify you of enhanced features, important updates, etc. that may be beneficial to you. However, by blocking pop-up windows, you will prevent even the updates from notifying you. You could allow particular websites to continue displaying pop-ups by adding them to your list in the Content panel in Mozilla Firefox 3. If you do not require the facility, you can get rid of all pop-ups, once and for all, by following the steps given above.
For better comprehension, you can also watch the solution video given below: