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Disabling Pop-up Blockers

Solution Windows XP Popup Blocker Using Internet Explorer

To disable
Open Internet Explorer.
On the Tools menu, point to Pop-up Blocker, and then click Pop-up Blocker Settings.
Choose the Turn Off Pop-up Blocker option.

To allow pop-ups for the Brescia University Helpdesk Website
From the Internet Explorer tool-bar, Select Tools menu, from the drop down menu, Select Internet Options then Select the Privacy tab (at the bottom of the Pirvacy window should be a Pop-up Blocker section), Select the Settings button.
Add this address to the "Address of Website to allow." http://helpdesk.brescia.edu
Select the Add button, then Select the Close button, then Select the OK button.
For more informations you can visit:http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/web/sp2_popupblocker.mspx





Firefox
To disable
Open the Options window in Firefox.
Click on the Web Features icon.
Uncheck the Block Popup Windows option.
Click Apply and OK to close the options window.

To allow pop-ups from the Brescia University Helpdesk Website
Click Allowed Sites.
Enter this address( http://helpdesk.brescia.edu)
Click OK.
For more information you can visit:
http://www.mozilla.org/support/firefox/options#webfeatures





Google Toolbar

Google toolbar has two ways that you can turn off the popup blocker.

To disable
Open the Google Toolbar Options window by clicking on the options button.
In the Accessories section click off checkbox next to the pop-up blocker option

To allow pop-ups from the Brescia University Helpdesk Website
Click Add to whitelist. OR
Click on the following button on the toolbar.
For more information you can visit:
http://toolbar.google.com/popup_help.html





Mozilla
Open the Edit toolbar menu and choose the Preferences option.

On the right-hand column, under the Privacy & Security Preferences category, click on the Popup Windows topic. (If no sub-categories are visible, double-click on the title Privacy & Security to expand the list.)

You can either de-select the box next to Block unrequested popup windows to completely disable the pop-up blocking software, or add the Brescia University Helpdesk to a list of allowed sites.

To do this, click the Allowed Sites... button, type http://helpdesk.brescia.edu into the text field, and then click the Add. Click OK.

An alternative method of doing this is to browse to the Brescia University Helpdesk website (http://helpdesk.brescia.edu), and then click on the Tools toolbar menu. Choose Popup Manager and then select the Allow Popus From This Site option.






Safari Web Browser (Macintosh Computers)

Open Safari
Click on the Safari Menu
Uncheck "Block Pop-Up Windows"
 
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