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Right-clicking on a popup window and selecting "reject popup windows from this site" doesn't work; popup windows still load anyway

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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Core
Security
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major
RESOLVED EXPIRED
13 years ago
12 years ago

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(Reporter: R.T. Dowling, Assigned: dveditz)

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x86
Windows XP
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Description

13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040616
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040616

I've been getting a lot of popups from WeatherBug and WeatherCast. I always get
them at the URL I mentioned above, but they also happen at a number of other web
sites as well.  When they pop up, I right-click on them and select "reject popup
windows from this site."  However, that doesn't seem to work.  The same popups
continue to load anyway, even though I told Mozilla to reject them.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Visit a web site that produces popups, such as
http://www.pressherald.com/news/index.shtml

2.  Right-click on the popup and select "reject popup windows from this site"
from the menu.

3.  The next time I visit the site, the popup windows continue to come up even
though I told Mozilla to reject them.

Actual Results:  
Still getting popups from sites I told Mozilla to reject.

Expected Results:  
Mozilla should have rejected the popups I told it to reject.

about:buildconfig

Build platform
target
i586-pc-msvc

Build tools
Compiler 	Version 	Compiler flags
$(CYGWIN_WRAPPER) cl 	12.00.8804 	-TC -nologo -W3 -nologo -Gy -Fd$(PDBFILE)
$(CYGWIN_WRAPPER) cl 	12.00.8804 	-TP -nologo -W3 -nologo -Gy -Fd$(PDBFILE)

Configure arguments
--without-system-jpg --without-system-zlib --enable-extensions=default,irc,tasks
--enable-crypto --disable-auto-deps --disable-debug --enable-optimize=-O1

Comment 1

13 years ago
WFM:1.8a2 Gecko/20040618 Linux
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
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