Video:How to Temporarily Allow Pop-Ups in Internet Explorerwith Omar Saad
Learn how to disable the pop-up blocker in Internet Explorer so that you and your family can browse sites and play games properly. Follow this step-by-step guide to temporarily allow pop-ups in Internet Explorer.See Transcript
Transcript:How to Temporarily Allow Pop-Ups in Internet Explorer
Hi I'm Omar Saad here for About.com and today we're going to take a look at how to temporarily allow pop-ups in Internet Explorer, using an article from About.com's Family Computing site.
Pop-ups can be an annoying distraction when you're surfing the web and thankfully most browsers do a good job of blocking them. However, sometimes temporarily allowing pop-ups is a necessity. Here's a quick step-by-step guide on how to do that in Internet Explorer.
Allow Pop-Ups in Internet Explorer
Begin by going into the tools menu and click on "Internet Options." Then click on "Privacy." To disable all pop-ups, uncheck the the "Turn On Pop-Up Blocker" box. If you want to just disable pop-ups for one site, click on "Settings." Then enter the URL of the site which you would like to allow. Then click "Add." And finally close the window by clicking "Ok."
Remove the Pop-Ups in Internet Explorer
If you allow pop-ups for a site and then want to remove them later, simply go back to the setting screen and click on the URLs that you want to enable the pop-up blocker for and click "remove." Then click "OK" to close the window and your pop-up blocker will be enable once again.
Tips for Allowing and Removing Pop-Ups in Internet Explorer
Allowing pop-ups is sometimes necessary and if you use Internet Explorer, following the simple steps just detailed will allow you to disable its built-in pop-up blocker.
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