How to block unwanted pop ups from Internet Explorer

Are you tired of closing irrelevant messages coming as pop ups in Internet Explorer while browsing? It’s not really a simple question to discuss as long as you are unaware of the consequences of these annoying pop ups in your browser. Internet Explorer being an important and probably the most used browser in your Windows based computers have to be kept clean and safe from such threats as long as you are bothered about the security of the data fed in your computer.

The below steps will help you in removing the pop ups and block them from getting in to your computer through Internet Explorer.

Step-1 Removing unwanted Popups from Internet Explorer

Activating Pop up Blocker

  1. Type “intercpl.cpl” in run command and press enter.

    How to block unwanted pop ups from Internet Explorer

    internet option

  2. Click to choose “Privacy Tab” in the settings and under the” Pop up blocker” option, click “settings”.

    How to block unwanted pop ups from Internet Explorer

    Pop up blocker

  3. In the settings dialog box, set the blocking level to “High”.

    How to block unwanted pop ups from Internet Explorer

    High level

  4. Click the close button and Ok to apply the settings.

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Step-2 Blocking pup ups from your Internet Explorer

Enabling “Ad block” extension

  1. Open Internet Explorer.

    How to block unwanted pop ups from Internet Explorer

    Manage extension

  2. Click “Alt+x” to open the “tools” menu.
  3. Click on “manage add-ons” option.
  4. In the opened Windows click on “Find more tool bars and extensions” option.

    How to block unwanted pop ups from Internet Explorer

    Ad block

  5. You will be redirected to Internet Explorer gallery.
  6. Search for “Adblock” extension.
  7. Once when you get the “Adblock”, click on “Add” button available.
  8. This will download the “Adblock” extension which you can add to your extensions.

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Step-3

Resetting IE

  1. Type “intercpl.cpl” in run command and press enter.

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    Internet Properties

  2. Click on “advanced” tab and look for the “Reset” button below.

    How to block unwanted pop ups from Internet Explorer

    ie reset

  3. Click “ok” to save the changes.

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