problem with popups

By o0 o 0 o o0 ยท 9 replies
Jun 10, 2005
  1. well ive had 2 popup blockers installed (yahoo and google toolbar). i turned em off but for some reason i cant get things to open in a new window. also i have a msn toolbar but when i click on view and try get the tooblar to appear it wont. so please help
  2. o0 o 0 o o0

    o0 o 0 o o0 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    also i need help installing/unistalling things when i try to do so it says : The windows installer service cannot be acessed. this can occur when you are running windows in safe mode or if the windows installer is not correctly installed. contact your support personell for asisstance.
  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    Ditch IE, use mozilla or firefox instead.
  4. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,276   +461

    At least attempt to answer the question - comments like this help no one.
  5. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    I've seen something strange happen before. When I tried to close a toolbar in IE, it actually closed a different one. Meaning if I tried to close Google, it actually shut off my links toolbar. So I had to choose Links, to close Google.

    I'm not sure what causes this, but it could be similar. Just remember what each one represents for the future.

    :wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave:
  6. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    sounds like a toolbar/adware issue...... run adaware. Even though you have a pop-up blocker, some toolbars like yahoo let their own adwares through.
  7. o0 o 0 o o0

    o0 o 0 o o0 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks, im gonna try using firefox.

    ALSO my links button says i have msn toolbar, but i dont.... i cliked on it and tried clicking on everything else but still it didnt work =(.
  8. osullivan

    osullivan TS Rookie

    windows firewall problem!

    :knock: this has been hitting me on the head for days. my windows frewall will not turn off. i run N.I.S and i think it may of reacted badly. when i go to turn it off it says that it is already turned off in the windows firewall screen.
    but it ent, because when i ext tht (onto the main menu) it says that it is still on.

  9. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    normally only have 1 firewall on. I do not recommend norton firewall at all. I've tried it. Zonealarm is far superior and has better compatibility.
  10. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

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