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Blackboard and Popup Blockers

Article ID: 201
Last updated: 20 Feb, 2015

Blackboard and Popup Blockers

If you are unable to logon to Blackboard , but see no error messages, check to see if you have a pop-up blocker installed and running. Pop-up blocking software is not compatible with Blackboard and must be disabled.

To turn off popup blockers in Internet Explorer:

  • Go to the tools menu
  • Go to Popup Blocker
  • Turn Off popup Blocker (if the menue says Turn On popup Blocker then it's already off)

To turn off popup blockers in Safari:

  • Go to the Safari menu
  • Go to Preferences
  • Go to the Security Tab
  • Uncheck Block Popups

To turn off popup blockers in Firefox (Mac):

  • Go to the Firefox menu
  • Go to Preferences
  • Go to the Content Tab
  • Uncheck Block Popup Windows

To turn off popup blockers in Firefox (Win):

  •  Go to the Tools menu
  • Go to Options
  • Go to the Content Tab
  • Uncheck Block Popup Windows

 Google and Yahoo Toolbars have buttons on them to allow popups for the site you are on. 

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