WhatIfSports Frequently Asked Questions

Why won't popup windows open when I click on certain links?

If you have installed Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2, a popup-blocker has been installed into your Internet Explorer.

The first step is to open the popup-blocker preferences.

The pop-up blocker preferences are located under Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy.

  1. Select "Internet Options" from the "Tools" menu of Internet explorer.
  2. On the "Internet Options" configuration screen, select the "Privacy" tab.
  3. At the bottom of the dialog there is the "Pop-up Blocker" section

There are 3 ways to fix the blocking of the pop-ups:

Option 1: Disable all blocking

  1. Uncheck the "Block pop-up" checkbox
  2. Click OK.

Option 2: Reduce blocking filter level for all sites

  1. Click the "Settings..." button in the "Pop-up Blocker" section.
  2. Change the "Filter Level" under "Notifications and Filter Level" to Medium or Low.
  3. Click Close.
  4. Click OK.

Option 3: Add whatifsports.com to you allowed sites

  1. Click the "Settings..." button in the "Pop-up Blocker" section.
  2. In the "Address of Web site to allow" type *.whatifsports.com.
  3. Click Add.
  4. Click Close.
  5. Click OK.

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