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A small window that is displayed on top of the existing windows on screen. A popup window can be used in any application to display new information; however, the term often refers to an advertisement (see popup ad). The window that "pops up" when you select a function from a menu is officially known as a "dialog box." The first popups were DOS terminate and stay resident programs in the 1980s (see TSR). See popup menu.
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a trusted Internet content control solutions provider, today announced PopupProtect, a new software application that allows computer users to manage and eliminate popup ads.
In response to the controversy surrounding the increasing use of advertisements that pop-up during Web usage, the PopUp Network has developed a service that returns control back to the user.