Remove Popup Blocking - Third Party Applications

Google Toolbar for Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. If you have the Google Toolbar installed, you will need to allow connections.webster.edu to use popups.
  2. Browse to http://connections.webster.edu
  3. You should see something similar to this window:

    Allow Popups in Google Toolbar

  4. Click on the “blocked” button at the upper right next to "PageRank".
  5. Your browser should now allow the Connections Portal to load.
  6. Click on the Continue button at the bottom of the page to access the portal.

Yahoo! Toolbar for Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. Browse to http://connections.webster.edu.
  2. Go to the Yahoo toolbar menu and click on the Popup Blocking icon.
  3. Click on “Always Allow Pop-Ups From…”
  4. Under “Sources of Recently Blocked Pop-Ups” you will see connections.webster.edu
  5. Click on connections.webster.edu and click the Allow button.
  6. Click Close.
  7. You should now be able to browse the Connections Portal.

MSN Toolbar for Internet Explorer

  1. You will need to turn off the popup blocking ability while using the Portal
  2. Click the arrow to the right of “Blocked (#)”.
  3. Click on “Allow Pop-ups." This will turn off the popup blocker.


Note: Adding “connections.webster.edu” to the allowed sites does not work with the Connections Portal in the MSN toolbar.

Popup Stopper

This program is installed and monitors your web browser for popups. Some things to think about when you use Popup Stopper:

  1. The Connections Portal will allow you to log in.
  2. You will not be able to use links that open in new windows, such as the e-mail, calendar, and group tools applications unless you control+click the links.