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Allowing Websites to Open Popup Windows (Mac and Windows)

Last modified on 04/03/2020

How to allow specific websites, like Synergy, to load popup windows so they can run properly.

 

Some websites need to be able to open popup windows to function properly. Synergy, for example, needs to be able to open popup windows in order to run reports and load some screens. This article will show you how to allow popups on specific websites using Synergy as the example.

 

Unblocking Popups

FireFox

  1. Open FireFox "Preferences" (FireFox menu on the Mac) or "Options" (Tools menu on a PC)
  2. Click on the "Content" icon in the window that opens.
  3. To turn off popup blocking completely, simply uncheck the "Block pop-up windows" box and select OK (PC) or close the window (Mac)
  4. To add a pop-up exception for the Synergy web site, click the "Exceptions..." button.
  5. In the window that opens, type in sis-tigardtualatin.cascadetech.org and then click the "Allow" button.
  6. Click the "Close" button on a PC or close the window on a Mac by clicking on the red close button in the top left corner of your window.
  7. Log out and back in to Synergy.

Internet Explorer

  1. Click on the gear icon in the top right corner of your window and select "internet options"
  2. Click on the "Privacy" tab
  3. To turn off the popup blocker completely, uncheck the box next to "Turn on pop-up Blocker" and click the "OK" button.
  4. To add an exception for the Synergy web site, click on the "Settings" button.
  5. In the window that opens, type in sis-tigardtualatin.cascadetech.org and then click the "Add" button. Click the "Close" button then the "OK" button.
  6. Log out and back in to Synergy.

Chrome

  1. Go to the Synergy login screen.
  2. If you are blocking popups, you will see a chroms bloked popup icon in the browser address bar. Click on this icon.
  3. Select the "Always allow pop-ups from sis-tigardtualatin.cascadetech.org" button and then click the "done" button.

 

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