How to block pop-ups in Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 8.1?
Pop-ups are easy means for companies to advertise their new products, services, discounts and others. It also helps you to learn about these offers and launches in a simple way. However, pop-ups can be pretty annoying, especially if you are in the midst of an urgent task. Also, the risk of getting a malware into your PC through pop-ups is always there. On your Windows 8.1 PC, if you are using the Internet Explorer 11 browser, you can easily block the pop-ups from appearing on your screen and save yourself the hassles of manually closing each one, while you are in the middle of an urgent task. The following steps can help you to block pop-ups in just a jiffy.
The easy step solution to the above issue is as:
- On the Start screen, click on the ‘Internet Explorer’ tile to open it.
- Click on the ‘Wrench’ icon at the bottom menu, and then click ‘View on the desktop’ on the menu that appears.
- Click on the ‘Tools’ menu and go to ‘Pop-up Blocker’.
- Click ‘Turn on Pop-up Blocker’, and then on the confirmation window, click ‘Yes’ to confirm.Â
Now that you have blocked all pop-ups from annoying you, you can increase your productivity and thereby complete your task soon.
For a quick recap of the above mentioned steps, here is a short solution video that you can check out. To watch it now, click on the video window below: