Loading Many Pop-ups When Launching

Issue/Question

When I open Safari, several other pop-up windows open.

Environment

  • Safari

Cause

A plug-in in Safari is creating pop-ups.

Resolution

  1. Click Finder.
  2. Select Go.
  3. Choose Go To Folder.
  4. For the folder path type, /Library/Internet Plug-ins/ without quotes, and click Go.
  5. Move all the files out of this folder to a folder on the desktop.
  6. Move 1 file back to the Internet Plug-ins folder.
  7. Launch Safari.
  8. If the problem occurs, delete the file that you just put in the Internet Plug-ins folder.
  9. If Safari launches without any pop-ups, repeat steps 6 through 8.

Details

Article ID: 1782
Created
Tue 9/22/15 4:30 PM
Modified
Wed 7/22/20 2:46 PM