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Holidayboy
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎04-24-2008

POP UPS

I have norton security but still have pop ups each time i log onto a website , i press close and it goes away only to reappear . I then get a norton message suggesting i have attention needed which i do , it says i have tracking cookies which then says have been resolved after scanning , then they reappear next time i go onto a website . Any ideas how to make this go away .

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MelodicWynd
Posts: 291
Registered: ‎04-09-2008

Re: POP UPS

hi Holidayboy - NIS 2008 doesn't have a pop-up blocker, so it makes sense that you are receiving them if you are not using a browser equiped with some other means of blocking them. the cookie issue sounds like a notication problem. if you do not want to be alerted, you can set the program to automatically remove low-risk threats without alerting you. that option is found in the Internet Security Options page (under the Exclusion / Low Risk Action setting).

 

mel 

Stu Rootkit Eradicator
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Stu
Posts: 5,210
Registered: ‎04-08-2008

Re: POP UPS

Correct.

The pop up blocker might be back in the near future but not at the moment

"All that we are is the result of what we have thought"
Regular Contributor
Zana
Posts: 202
Registered: ‎04-25-2008

Re: POP UPS

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Hi Stu :smileyhappy:

 

I'm glad to hear the Pop Up Blocker might be coming back :smileyvery-happy:

 

When I upgraded from Norton 360 v 1 to Norton 360 v 2 ....

Not only do I have the problem - Norton 360 v 2 wont work properly :smileysad:

But to add insult to injury ...

I discovered Symantec have taken the Pop Up Blocker and Ad Blocker out of the Add On Pack :smileymad:

 

I haven't bothered installing the Add On Pack this last 3 Re-Installs of Norton 360 v 2

Not much point in having the Add On Pack ....

Now that it's two most useful tools have been taken out :smileymad:

 

Anyway...

A Pop Up Blocker and Ad Blocker should be built into the main 360 v 2 software.

 

Symantec should keep their Add On Packs just for Parental Controls and Spam Controls.

Because they are the two things ... Not everybody can use or wants to use.

I don't think many people would choose not to use - What was an excellent ... Pop Up Blocker and Ad Blocker

 

Pull your socks up Symantec  :smileymad:

 

 

Zana :smileyhappy:

Message Edited by Zana on 05-03-2008 06:41 PM
Zana
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MelodicWynd
Posts: 291
Registered: ‎04-09-2008

Re: POP UPS

hi zana - i'm intrigued by your response. i haven't had a pop-up or ad issue since switching to Firefox and using the add block plus add-on. i use a my.yahoo homepage that is obnoxious with ads in IE and non-existant in FF. i have another plug-in for running the IE engine within FF, so for pages that require IE, it's covered. i was never really satisfied with any pop-up / ad blockers until i had this combination.

 

mel