PopupPopper NFAQ - Not so frequently-asked questions
How can I make PopupPopper look boring, like most Windows programs?
If you'd prefer a more subdued UI like this:
you can run this file: LameUI.reg.
Note: This only works with Version 2.1 or later. (Click to find
out your current version).
To undo this change later, run this file:
How do I control PopupPopper with the keyboard?
When the block dialog comes up, the following hotkeys are
SPACEBAR Allow this popup
Block this popup
Allow this popup this time
Allow ALL popups from site
Block this popup this time
Block ALL popups from site
Can I back up the Allowed/Blocked site list?
Yes, but it's a wee bit complicated.
- On the START menu, click Run... Type regedit.
- In the window that appears, find My Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Bayden Systems.
- Right-click on the PopupPopper key. Choose Export
from the menu.
- Make sure the Selected Branch radio button is chosen
at the bottom of the dialog.
- Save the file to your desktop as
- At any point in the future, you can run the
PopperSavedSettings.reg file (by double-clicking on it) to restore the
- WARNING: Running this file will
overwrite any existing settings.
Why doesn't this program minimize to the system tray?
need to have the PopupPopper Control Panel running in order to block
popups. You only need to run the PPCP if you want to edit your
Is there a way to block popups from an entire domain tree? For
instance: mail.yahoo.com, news.yahoo.com, www.yahoo.com, quote.yahoo.com, etc?
Sure. Simply boot the PopupPopper Control Panel.
Under Block Rules click Add Site. In the dialog box, enter
yahoo.com. This will block *.yahoo.com
Can PopupPopper block Macromedia Flash-based ads?
Not yet. This file will block
ALL Flash, but some people like Flash. Flash is used for ads only 90% of
the time or so. WARNING: Running this file
will permanently prevent Flash.
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