how do i get rid of pop-ups on my computer?

i want to know how i can get rid of pop-ups on my computer without having to pay anything for a package does anybody know what i can do. they pop up everytime i go on the internet and they slow my computer down.

thanks :)

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Everyone has already mentioned the pop up blocker option however it sounds like you actually have spyware causing your pop ups.

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  • 1 decade ago

    XP and Vista both have a pop up blocker in internet options.

    Use the help facility if you cannot find it

  • 1 decade ago

    Click on Tools,then Pop-up blocker and turn on Pop-up blocker.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Block them in Internet Options> click sercurity tab and then privacy tab and raise the bar to a higher level.

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  • 1 decade ago

    First do an update on windows defender,then do a scan with it.Then go to tools in right upper corner on Explorer and click pop up blocker.Then go to howtogeek.com for tips on your windows.

  • 1 decade ago

    if you have internet explorer 7 you can go to tools,pop-up blocker and press turn off pop-up blocker.

  • 4 years ago

    depends if its a virus popups or just popups . all u have to do with the normal ones are put on the popup blocker and tht will sort it out if not then u have to scan ur computer for a virus

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    you can go to this website http://www.geekssupport.net for pop ups and ads removal technical support online

    you can join live chat with technician

  • NoBozo
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    well,what kind of browser is it and what are these pop-ups saying?

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    you can block them , its in your options

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