Pop up block selection is some how repeatedly disabled

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

Status

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Firefox
General
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major
RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
9 years ago
7 years ago

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(Reporter: John, Unassigned)

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(Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2010-11-01])

(Reporter)

Description

9 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.0.8) Gecko/2009032609 Firefox/3.0.8 (.NET CLR 1.1.4322)
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.0.8) Gecko/2009032609 Firefox/3.0.8 (.NET CLR 1.1.4322)

Firefox 3.08 "option not to allow pop-up" is repeatedly turned off. Allowing popups.

Reproducible: Sometimes



Expected Results:  
I believe my installation is somehow infected

Block pop-ups, maintain pop-up blocking
There have been reported cases of other installed software disabling the pop-up blocker.  Please see the following for reference:

http://support.mozilla.com/tiki-view_forum_thread.php?locale=en-US&forumId=1&comments_parentId=77895

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Pop-ups_not_blocked#Other_software_disables_the_popup_blocker
Group: core-security
This is a mass search for bugs which are in the Firefox General component, are
UNCO, have not been changed for 500 days and have an unspecified version. 

Reporter, can you please update to Firefox 3.6.10 or later, create a fresh profile, http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/managing+profiles, and test again. If you still see the issue, please update this bug. If the issue is gone, please set the status to RESOLVED > WORKSFORME.
Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2010-11-01]
No reply from reporter, INCOMPLETE. Please retest with Firefox 3.6.12 or later and a new profile (http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles). If you continue to see this issue with the newest firefox and a new profile, then please comment on this bug.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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