Internet Explorer - Using the Popup Blocker

This document explains how to enable and disable Internet Explorer's popup blocker. For general information on popup blockers, see Popup Blocker - FAQ

Internet Explorer 7 and 8

  1. Open Internet Explorer.

  2. Click on Tools > Pop-up Blocker as shown below.

    Click on Tools > Pop-up Blocker to display pop-up blocker options

  3. You can then toggle the popup blocker off by clicking Turn Off Pop-up Blocker or Turn On Pop-up Blocker.

  4. Additional settings, as shown below, are available at Pop-up Blocker Settings.

    Advanced pop-up blocker settings

Internet Explorer 9, 10 and 11

  1. Open Internet Explorer.

  2. Click on Tools (gear icon) > Internet Options as shown below.

    Click on Tools (gear icon) > Internet Options
  3. Go to the Privacy tab, then toggle the popup blocker on and off by using the checkbox.

    Go to the Privacy tab, then toggle the popup blocker on and off by using the checkbox

  4. Additional settings, as shown below, are available by clicking the Settings button.

    IE10_popups_settings.png




Keywords:pop-up blocking blocked new windows ie7 ie8 ie9 ie10 ie11 ie explorer   Doc ID:8554
Owner:Leah S.Group:DoIT Help Desk
Created:2008-11-19 19:00 CDTUpdated:2015-06-01 09:36 CDT
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