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Disabling Web Browser Pop-up Blockers

iSIS requires that your web browser is configured to allow pop-ups in order to function correctly.  Often web browsers will default or be configured to block pop-ups from automatically appearing on your screen.  Instructions for the most popular web browsers are provided below.

Chrome


Google Chrome prevents pop-ups from automatically appearing and cluttering your screen. Whenever the browser blocks pop-ups for a site, the Chrome pop-up blocker icon icon appears in the address bar. Click the icon to see the pop-ups that have been blocked or to manage pop-up settings for the site.

To See pop-ups for a specific site

  1. If pop-ups have been blocked, you'll see the Chrome pop-up blocker icon icon in the address bar. Click the icon to see a list of the blocked pop-ups.
     
  2. Click the link for the pop-up window that you'd like to see.
     
  3. To always see pop-ups for the site, select Always show pop-ups from [site]. The site will be added to the exceptions list, which you can manage in the Content Settings dialog.

To Manually Allow pop-ups from a site

  1. Click the wrench icon Chrome Wrench Icon on the browser toolbar.
     
  2. Select Settings.
     
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
     
  4. In the Privacy section, click the Content settings button.
     
  5. In the Pop-ups section, click Manage exceptions.

To Allow all pop-ups

  1. Click the wrench icon Chrome Wrench Icon on the browser toolbar.
     
  2. Select Settings.
     
  3. Click Show advanced settings... at the bottom of the page.
     
  4. In the Privacy section, click the Content settings button.
     
  5. In the Pop-ups section, select Allow all sites to show pop-ups. Customize permissions for specific websites by clicking Manage exceptions.

Internet Explorer 8 and 9


The Pop-up Blocker is turned on in Internet Explorer by default. To change its current state, follow these steps:

  1. Open Internet Explorer by clicking the Start button Windows 7 Start Menu icon, and then clicking Internet Explorer.
     
  2. Click Tools, and then click Pop-up Blocker.
     
  3. Do one of the following:
    • To turn off Pop-up Blocker, click Turn Off Pop-up Blocker.
       
    • To turn on Pop-up Blocker, click Turn On Pop-up Blocker.

      Internet Explorer Pop-up Blocker settings

Internet Explorer 10


The Pop-up blocker is turned on in Internet Explorer by default.  To change its current state, follow these steps:

  1. At the start screen (Metro or Modern interface) type control panel and press Enter.
  2. The start page will disappear and you will be taken to the Desktop with the Control Panel application active.
  3. Select Internet Options
  4. Select the Privacy tab
  5. Either
  6. Close the Internet Properties dialog box
  7. Close the  Control Panel
  8. Press the Windows key to return to the Start page.

FireFox 8


To access the pop-up blocker settings:

  1. On a Mac, click the Firefox button on the top left bar and then click Options.  In Windows, on the Menu bar, select Tools > Options.
  2. Select the Content panel. 

    FireFox pop-up blocker settings

    In the content panel:

    • Block pop-up windows: Uncheck this to disable the pop-up blocker altogether.
       
    • Exceptions: This is a list of sites that you want to allow to display pop-ups.

      FireFox content options

    The dialog has the following choices:

    • Allow: Click this to add a website to the exceptions list.
       
    • Remove Site: Click this to remove a website from the exceptions list.
       
    • Remove All Sites: Click this to remove all of the websites in the exceptions list. 

Safari


You can disable Safari’s popup blocker in two steps:

  1. While your browser is open, just click on the Safari menu at the top left of your screen.
     
  2. In the drop-down menu, uncheck Block Pop-Up Windows

    Safari pop-up blocker settings