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SurfHelper: A popup window killer and history cleaner

, 15 Nov 2001
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A free tool to remove popup windows, clear history, control window properties of IE, and more.

Introduction

This free tool was written to make surfing more comfortable and efficient.

Features

  • Remove popup windows by URL, title or window size.
  • Clear internet URL history, typed URL, temporary internet files, internet cookies, autocomplete forms history, autocomplete passwords history, Internet Explorer favorites, temp files, run history, document history, last logon user, find files history, find computer history, network connection history and telnet history.
  • Let IE window always show tool bar, menu bar, address bar, status bar and always resizable.
  • Hide IE windows by hotkey.
  • Remove status bar modifiers, context menu disablers, "onunload" command, Flash, and timer. (not 100% worked)

Requirements

  • The main program uses WTL 3.1. It was compiled and tested using Visual Studio 6.0, on Windows 2000.

Thanks to:

  • Peter Sun - Delete Temporary Internet Files
  • Ralph Walden - Case-Insensitive String Search
  • Magnus Egelberg - Dlg item resizer

License

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About the Author

Xiaolin Zhang
Web Developer
China China
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Comments and Discussions

 
GeneralUnable to download the file PinsussAnonymous4-May-05 6:23 
GeneralProblems PinmemberGianfranco Savino31-Aug-04 12:35 
QuestionHow to query a specific url from IE History? Pinmembermusicway1-Mar-04 19:36 
GeneralRun history problems in XP... Pinmembermarcosvelasco14-Oct-03 6:32 
GeneralRe: Run history problems in XP... PinmemberArchit93732844484-Jan-09 3:15 
GeneralRun history problems in XP... Pinmembermarcosvelasco14-Oct-03 6:32 
GeneralRe: Run history problems in XP... PinsussAnonymous2-Apr-04 3:41 
QuestionHow to find specific file in Temporary Internet Files? PinmemberStuard20-Sep-02 7:52 
AnswerRe: How to find specific file in Temporary Internet Files? Pinmemberhir11-Mar-03 21:33 
GeneralForms Autocomplete Pinmemberwey9723-May-02 2:27 
GeneralRe: Forms Autocomplete PinmemberSnake25-May-02 23:43 
GeneralRe: Forms Autocomplete Pinmemberwey9726-May-02 5:13 
GeneralPossibly better way to kill popup windows PinmemberChris3011683-Mar-02 11:10 
GeneralRe: Possibly better way to kill popup windows PinmemberMartijn10-Feb-03 23:06 
GeneralSame to me I want to write Popup add killer Like "Popup Ad filter" which auto kill popads but none of usefull links PinmemberIbrar Ahmad11-Jan-02 6:10 
GeneralPopup window PinmemberZ.M Chen16-Dec-01 22:14 
GeneralRe: Popup window PinmemberIbrar Ahmad11-Jan-02 6:09 
GeneralRe: Popup window PinmemberZ.M Chen9-Feb-03 2:49 
GeneralSerious Design & Coding Problems PinmemberBill SerGio24-Nov-01 0:36 
GeneralRe: Serious Design & Coding Problems PinmemberXiaolin Zhang24-Nov-01 4:27 
GeneralRe: Serious Design & Coding Problems PinmemberBill SerGio24-Nov-01 6:17 
GeneralRe: Serious Design & Coding Problems PinmemberXiaolin Zhang24-Nov-01 15:59 
GeneralTo Zhang Pinmemberashisht5-Jan-05 23:44 
GeneralRe: Serious Design & Coding Problems PinmemberAqiruse4-Jun-02 5:05 
GeneralRe: Serious Design & Coding Problems PinmemberDirk Clemens16-Jan-02 4:50 
GeneralRe: Serious Design & Coding Problems PinmemberMichael P Butler16-Jan-02 5:11 
GeneralRe: Serious Design & Coding Problems PinmemberDana Holt23-May-02 7:12 
GeneralRe: Serious Design & Coding Problems PinsussAnonymous11-Oct-02 16:48 
QuestionHow about a flt file PinmemberDarren Schroeder17-Nov-01 7:16 
AnswerRe: How about a flt file PinmemberXiaolin Zhang19-Nov-01 2:04 
Generalerror C2668: 'InlineIsEqualGUID' : PinmemberDarren Schroeder17-Nov-01 6:34 
GeneralRe: error C2668: 'InlineIsEqualGUID' : PinmemberJonathan Gilligan18-Nov-01 7:43 

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