Safari - annoying popups

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jonb108
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Safari - annoying popups

Post by jonb108 » June 17th, 2020, 10:05 pm

I'm using Safari 13.1.1 on my MacBookPro running OSX Mohave 10.14.6.

I have blocked popup windows on all sites in the Safari Preferences dialog: Websites > Popup Windows.

But still when I go to various sites a kind 'preview' of the site appears.
I need to choose Escape to have it go away. This is quite annoying.
It just happened on this site: [link removed]

Any clues for me?
Thank you very much!
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Turboladdade
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Re: Safari - annoying popups

Post by Turboladdade » June 18th, 2020, 5:38 am

If you're experiencing unusual popups I would suggest first scanning your Mac for any malware or adware using Malwarebytes
I am now telling the computer exactly what it can do.
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chasm
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Re: Safari - annoying popups

Post by chasm » June 30th, 2020, 8:41 pm

What Turboladdade said, but also report it to the webmaster if that’s the only site that gives you that pop-up.
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