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Getting rid of Google Chrome Popup Blocker for good?


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#1 achzone

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Posted 28 April 2017 - 04:39 PM

Hi Gang,
 
Have run into an annoying problem with the Google Chrome browser that I can't seem to defeat.
 
Google Chrome Version 58.0.3029.81 [Up to date at time of writing]
 
I use a third party Pop-Up blocker (Popup Blocker Pro) which is my preferred solution to blocking Pop Ups but no matter how often I've tried, I can't seem to get Chrome's built in Popup Blocker to stop loading.
 
I've gone into chrome://settings/content several times and set Pop-ups to 
 
"Allow all sites to show pop-ups" which results in the built in pop-up blocker to behave as I want, but that only seems to work for the current browsing session. 
 
If I close the Chrome Browser and re-open it, Chrome settings revert back to "Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended)"
 
Can't seem to make it stick to "Allow all sites to show pop-ups" no matter what I try.
 
Steps tried to date:
  • Tried Resetting Chrome to defaults by going to Settings > Show advanced settings... > Reset Settings
  • Uninstalled Chrome, Rebooted, Reinstalled Chrome
Neither of the above attempts resolved the problem.
 
Anyone here come across this and have a solution to it?
 
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#2 achzone

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Posted 28 April 2017 - 06:16 PM

Solved.
 
The problem was a corrupt Google Chrome Profile at C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data
 
Renaming the Default folder and allowing Chrome to create a new profile fixed the problem and now the "Allow all sites to show pop-ups" setting sticks.
 
Answer found with the help of the folks at experts-exchange.com
 
Cheers..


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Posted 29 April 2017 - 07:07 AM

Glad you resolved your issues...happy computing :).

 

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