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[INFO] Tips n Tricks areaMysteryFCM
Backing up your Avant Browser settingsMysteryFCM
Restore Internet Explorer as the default web browserMysteryFCM
Restore Avant Browser as the default web browserMysteryFCM
Fixing a corrupted conf.ini file (Avant Tip)Sergei
The perfect installationMysteryFCM
Things going slow?MysteryFCM
Enable/Disable Auto-completeMysteryFCM
To click or not to clickMysteryFCM
So, you want to make a skin?MysteryFCM
Getting "live" supportMysteryFCM
Temporary bypass for the avantfind.com error pageMysteryFCM
Fix For Upper to Lower-Case ConversionDrDrrae
Adding a new Quick Search itemMysteryFCM
Editing Internet Shortcut (.url) file'sMysteryFCM
Posting an image or screenshot to the forumsbigC
Adding the sURL serviceMysteryFCM
Can't reach the forum?hornakapopolis
Pop-unders in IE?MysteryFCM
Using the HOSTS file: A beginners pointerMysteryFCM



Pop-unders in IE? - MysteryFCM

There was discussion recently on the Avant Browser forum concerning pop-unders that opened in IE, even though the popup blocker in Avant was enabled.

Whilst at present, the only sure fire way to prevent these is to disable scripts, doing so (atleast in my case) is out of the question as I work with scripts myself.

The following tip will not prevent the pop-unders from occuring. However, it will prevent the pop-unders contents from displaying (good enough for me).

If you are not running a firewall, I suggest you
get one.

If you have a firewall, all you need to do is open up the rules editor (assuming your firewall has one), and create a rule that permenantely prevents Internet Explorer from accessing the web.

Avant Browser will still work when this rule is active. All you will see when a pop-under occurs, is a small window with the "Page not found" error page in it.

Tip URL: http://avant.it-mate.co.uk/?c=Tips&s=19#tip

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