“Block Flash popups in Firefox”

Here’s a great tip from Pete Bevin (via Dvorak) if, like me, you’ve been seeing a rash of popup windows in Firefox recently. It turns out these are being generated via Flash and escape the popup blocking in the browser.

”It turns out that some clever people figured out that you could launch popups from Flash, getting around the Firefox default settings.

Fortunately, you can get around it:

To find out how to turn these annoying Flash popups off, read the post “Block Flash popups in Firefox,” theofficeweblog, October 19, 2005

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