How to Turn Off Popup Ads on Internet Explorer

by Brendan O'Brien

At times, you may find your web surfing experience becoming bogged down by pop-up ads that continuously appear. In addition to getting in the way on your screen, they can also sap your system of resources. It takes about a minute to block pop-up ads on your Internet Explorer browser.

Start Internet Explorer.

Hit "Tools" in the main menu bar.

Scroll down and select "Pop-up Blocker."

Scroll over and select "Turn On Pop-up Blocker."

Restart Internet Explorer.

About the Author

Brendan O'Brien is a professional journalist in Milwaukee, Wis. He has worked for several news organizations, newspapers such as the "Milwaukee Journal Sentinel" and trade magazines during his career of more than 15 years. He is currently a freelance writer who works for several publications.

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