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    i need some help with my anti-virus please!

    hey im having a serious problem. i have an error message come up now alot and it says " this window contains popups"and it wont let me open it. it does this on nearly every window i try to right click. this isnt really to bad because i can just open it regular. but, the thing is my anti virus update is a popup window and it wont start unless u can click something in the window but, i cant see the window! help please!

    im running win xp with 384 megs of ram. a P4. Dell. XP is as patched as i can get it.

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    Are you by any chance running a program called Pop-Up Stopper Free Edition ??

    Cause if you are just simply hold the "Ctrl" key down. This will allow the window that you want to be displayed.

    That's my guess ..
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    For an accurate response, you really need to include which browser and pop-up blocker you're using. You may also want to add your ISP, as snome (like AOL) have some pre-enabled pop-up blocker software. There will be an easy way to re-configure whatever it is, but we can't help without more info

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    im not using a pop up blocker

    to my knowledge im not using any pop up blocker... none that i can see anyway... and my ISP is Yahoo SBC dial up ( gag!)

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    i this just started happening bout a week ago... never happend before. but i really need those AV updates soon!
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    Like corndog420 suggest a little more info might help.

    Can you tell us what processes you have running on your computer.
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    is there a way i can copy and paste the processes? because writing it all out would take a long time~!
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    Yahoo toolbar and IE

    If you had installed yahoo toolbar recently in Internet Explorer , it will automatically stop popups (check the icon next to search web, in yahoo toolbar).

    You can allow selective pop-ups by clicking the popup-blocker icon and select "Always allow pop-ups from ..." from the list in the window.

    This is only when you use IE and Yahoo Toolbar.
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    im not positive but, i might have DL something from the tech tv website. do yall know anything that could do something like this that would be hidden?
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    i havent found any programs that are pop up blockers... all it says is " this window contains popups" and i cant up it.... this is really making me mad.
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