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Community Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎06-13-2013
Why am I getting so many pop-ups on my e-bay?

I keep getting a lot of pop-ups on my e-bay.  They are very dis-tracting.  How can I stop them?

Other Answers: 3
Community Member
Posts: 4,336
Registered: ‎12-04-2008
in reply to bmit4922
  1. Firefox browser
  2. AdBlock Plus addon for Firefox
  3. NoScript addon for Firefox
  4. Request Policy addon for Firefox
  5. a HOSTS file, such as from mvps.org
Community Member
Posts: 18,695
Registered: ‎02-25-2003
in reply to bmit4922

1.  Use a browser with a popup blocker.

even better ...

2.  Run FULL malware scans on your computer!  It is probably infected.


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Community Member
Posts: 8,117
Registered: ‎05-24-2009
in reply to bmit4922

Are you talking about pop-ups or advertisements?


The window that appears, such as the Browse feature for uploading images or the Enlarge feature on listings, those are pop-ups.


You can't stop eBay from advertising on their own web site, but if you receive intrusions from third parties, you can stop that practice.


Install and run Malwarebytes:




And, there are several web browsers that won't allow advertising. Firefox with the Ad Block Plus add-on works well.





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