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How can I remove the new download popup?

Since a recent Chrome Canary update, you lose focus after downloading a file, because a new download popup appears. How can I make block this popup from annoying me?
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Adobe Acrobat Reader DC: close the app, not the tabs

After I click the usual "close app" icon (X) there is a (unexpected) pop-up window: Why this window? How to close Adobe Acrobat Reader DC w/o any pop-up windows? Actually I don't want to ...
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Windows 10 PC periodically pops-up a command prompt window but it closes before I can see it

I've been struggling with this for some time now. Essentially, every 20-30 seconds a cmd window opens and immediately closes. I'm afraid my computer might be infected with something. I've tried using ...
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Windows 10 console pop up

Windows 10. Every time I restart PC, open a browser, word document, picture or any thing I get this pop up for a short time. In picture you could see it says chromedriver32.exe. Maybe someone had this ...
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Changing Windows Keyboard Layout Popup Position

I am using Windows 11 and when I press Alt + Shift or Windows Key and Space to get a Keyboard Layout Popup. I hate that it is docked to the taskbar and I have to tilt my head to the bottom left to see ...
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Norton Antivirus protection has expired popup windows keep on showing up over and over again even though I have uninstalled it

Every few days, this popup keeps returning even though I had already uninstalled Norton from my computer a few months ago (the pop-ups were a nuisance). Clicking on the "Uninstall" button ...
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Clicking on Chrome-generated pop-ups doesn't work most of the time. Why?

Clicking on Chrome-generated pop-ups such as the one shown in the screenshot below doesn't work most of the time: the mouse click is ignored. Why? If I hit ENTER it works fine. I use Chrome on ...
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Annoying "select Action" pop up?

I have recently installed VS Code in my new laptop however I keep getting this annoying pop up every minute. What does it mean and how do I get rid of it ??
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How to disable browser's "sign in as" popup

When I'm using Google Chrome and many other Chromium-based browsers including Vivaldi and even the new Edge, certain websites will show a pop up with "sign in as" if I have password stored ...
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netsh.exe keeps popping on Windows 10

I am using Windows 10. The netsh.exe popup saying "The object already exists" shown in this image: It keeps popping up from time to time. It pops up and goes away. While I am working or ...
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How to stop popup box in bottom right corner of screen (Windows 10)? [duplicate]

Recently every time I move my cursor anywhere near the bottom-right of my screen an irritating popup with news stories etc. appears above my taskbar. It is very distracting and it obscures my screen ...
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Stop malware(?) in Google Chrome popping up black boxes advertising, ironically "Chrome Users? get rid of Popups Instantly"

I remotely admin an Ubuntu Linux 18.04 system for an elderly family member. They use the system only for viewing webpages and reading webmail. The browser is Google Chrome. Somehow they've picked up a ...
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How to block specyfiy script on website?

Anybody here know how to bypass or block that script on the website: www.oglaszamy24.pl This script, regardless of where we click on the page, opens the ad at any time, and closes the current tab (as ...
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How to allow Chrome popups from certain IP network ranges?

As per default Chrome is blocking popups. This is of course the best approach but I would really like to allow popups from our trusted internal IP ranges (we use IPs for some stuff - not DNS). This ...
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How to allow Firefox popups without toolbar/statusbar

I would like to let firefox opens popups windows without toolbars/statusbar/addressbar as defined in the window.open method. I know Firefox is blocking all these options as default, is there any way ...
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Block "website induced" tab changes in Firefox

With popular topics a lot of "free" site will give you a link to click on before getting to the actual content you want to view. They use the click to open a pop-up. I don't mind ads but ...
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Bing is popping. How shall I fix it?

Whenever I google something. Bing automatically searches the same thing. Please help me how shall I fix it. It appears like this:
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Turn off Windows 10 "Activate Windows" fullscreen popup

My copy of Windows 10 is not activated, due to errors involving multiple Windows resets (from an already activated copy of Windows). As a result, every so often (every 2 hours or so) I get a big, blue ...
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In Win10 is there a fool proof way of discovering which App is displaying a given pop-up?

I'm working on re-purposing a Win10 laptop that has some security feature whereby all USB disks have to be approved and registered. I cannot remove that feature because I cannot see which app, service ...
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Asus Realtek Audio HD keeps popping up [duplicate]

so i know why this happens it's because the sockets on the front of the Case are not placed properly and it feels like there is some electricity is going on within it. i will send it to repair it but ...
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Firefox opens popup video with AdBlocker and Block Popups on [closed]

I use Firefox with Ad Blocker and some sites still popup a video box in one of the lower corners of the page. The video player is from Connatix and I don't see any settings menu that would allow me ...
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Dismiss “almost time to restart"

Win 10 seems to love interrupting my movies with update messages I can’t dismiss. Since I’m watching a movie neither restarting now nor waiting an hour is acceptable. I want to dismiss this thing. I ...
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Ubuntu - Mic. Mute notification pop up random

laptop dell with ubuntu 18.04 upgraded to 20.04 but the issue is still appearing. I changed a few headsets but this mute pop up notification is not disappearing, and continue showing randomly on my ...
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Name of the element that pops up when you mouse over a folder in Windows 10?

What is the name of the element that pops up when you hold your mouse/pointer over a folder in Windows 10? I've included a snippet below of the informational pop-up I'm referring to. I tried searching ...
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Get rid of Outlook search popup?

Every time I open Outlook, I get the popup in the screenshot below. I've clicked a mixture of Not now and Next - both of which close the popup until next time I open outlook. (Should clicking Next ...
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How can I set Firefox to block every pop-ups, using only native browser options, without installing any add-on?

Some questions have been asked before about blocking pop-ups, but they don't fit my needs of using the default browser options. Basically, Firefox has an integrated "block pop-up" option ...
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How to create a text popup in PowerShell?

In Windows conhost there's a setting for popup colors like this Some of the available popups can be accessed from cmd if you press F7, F2, F4 or F9). The same can be done in PowerShell by temporarily ...
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What is a PowerShell popup?

I am manually configuring the colors of my PowerShell and I am curious what a "popup" is and how I can see it? As of now it seems that only "Selected Screen Colors" changes anything. How might I cause ...
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How to force a Firefox window to be read-only/non-edtable URL?

I'm receiving via Moodle links to Google Meets for online classes and they usually open on a popup-like window, their URL can't be edited and most of my toolbars on Firefox aren't there, so i can just ...
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Why are my pop-up windows opening in a new tab on Chrome?

I am working on a feature for a web app on my local server. The feature opens a pop-up window when you click on a button and shows some information. It has been working completely fine up until this ...
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NetworkManager has stopped working

Whenever I load Windows 7, the window "NetworkManager has stopped working" pops up. Here are the problem details... Problem signature: Problem Event Name: CLR20r3 Problem Signature 01: ...
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How to stop Adobe Flashplayer from opening update pop-ups

It's the AFP Install Manager that keeps opening up... Long story short Adobe Flashplayer keeps opening pop-ups telling me I need to update it on my MacBook. However, no matter how many times I ...
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Getting a blank popup in Windows 10 with no close button

I have been getting a blank popup on Windows 10 that doesn't have a close button. After it has been open for a long time, it gives some message that says "Cannot connect to..." but I cannot read the ...
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Opening a pop up window for multiple choices?

I am working on a batch script that runs a playlist of videos, opening them one by one, and asking for an action in between videos. Is there a way to open a pop up window for multiple choices? This ...
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I want Win + Alt + D functionality but as a clickable shortcut

Like the title says, I want to be able to invoke the calendar pop up but rather than using a keyboard shortcut, I want it to be from a click. Reason I'm not just clicking on the clock is because I ...
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Characters appearing at random

I'm using Windows 10 on a Lenovo T460 and have been having an odd issue where "gg" appears at random. It is always the same two characters and there are certain things that sometimes trigger it but ...
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Buttons in excel

In respect of previous questions asked here. MS Excel 2010 Tagalong Buttons I want these pop-up buttons, they should appear when they clicked on the cell and they should do what they are saying. I`m ...
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IE 9 asks two times what I want to do with the file

When I want to open a docx. file from dynamics 365 I get the message "what do you want to do with the file?" Immediately after I press "save as", there opens a second pop-up with the same question "...
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How can I stop/disable McAfee ads/popups in Lenovo (Recommended by LENOVO)

I have recently bought a Lenovo laptop with Windows 10 which has been good so far. However, there is something really annoying with it which is a an ad that appears every time I turn on the laptop. ...
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How to disable "Welcome back!" message upon document open in Microsoft Word (macOS)?

Suddenly today, when I open a Word doc, I'm greeting with an irritating "Welcome back!" message that points strangely to the right edge of the screen. When I hover it, the text content changes to "A ...
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How can i stop my windows 10 mail app that pop-ups continuously forcing me to add account?

I am having an issue with the built-in Mail app service in Windows 10. It continuously pop-ups by asking to add an account. When added an account, it now asks to re-enter the password. Still, each ...
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How to remove extremely annoying Power Bi popup?

Since an update, I regularly get a really anoying popup in the DAX editor in powerBI whenever I press ctrl-enter. Does anyone know how to turn this 'feature' off? This is the popup: It is ...
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How can I prevent Chrome from displaying a volume control box when I change my volume?

In Google Chrome version 75, they've added an annoying popup that appears when I press the volume keys on my headset. How can I get rid of it?
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How to make Outlook Calendar reminders stay on top in Windows

"...I want to know how to make my Outlook reminders pop up and show themselves prominently. They keep opening discreetly, as just another window in the Outlook stack on the taskbar. As a result, I ...
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Strange popup across desktop(s)

CONCLUSION: It was actually a popup from Android Studio that was running in the background, and seemed to have somehow left a 'hotspot' on my screen that triggered the Structure menu. Not a virus, not ...
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How to stop FireFox "Refresh now for the changes to take effect" "Refresh now" "Refresh later" popup?

My system: Win10 Home Version 10.0.17134 Build 17134 Firefox 66.0.2 Dell XPS 13 9370 laptop 16gb RAM This is also happening in my Mac and Win7Pro pc's. I typically have 10-15 tabs open. A tab can ...
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Google Chrome repeatedly asks me to sign in on YouTube with a popup?

When I'm on YouTube and signed into my account, a bare-bones popup repeatedly appears asking me for sign in details. I assume the sign in details are for YouTube, but the popup doesn't have any ...
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My Laptop is slowed down to freezing and taskkiller.exe is doing it by eating up memory [duplicate]

I don't know how I may be got attacked with malware, but my laptop is slowed down to hell. I checked the Task Manager, there I found that a command line "C:/Windows/system32/taskkiller.exe" is taking ...
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Google Chrome blocks links opened in new tab

In Google Chrome, if I ctrl-click on a link to open it in a new tab, it is blocked by the Pop-Up blocker. How can I disable this behavior? EDIT: I am not talking about disabling Pop-Up-Blocking in ...
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How to hide all warning popups in chromium?

In my browser popup occasionally is appearing popup: "Warning: your chromium settings are stored on a network drive..." and i have to click OK. Can I block this? There is some flags, which hide all ...
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