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Posted 15 Nov 2001
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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

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Xiaolin Zhang
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GeneralUnable to download the file Pin
saravananvv4-May-05 6:23
membersaravananvv4-May-05 6:23 
GeneralProblems Pin
Gianfranco Savino31-Aug-04 12:35
memberGianfranco Savino31-Aug-04 12:35 
QuestionHow to query a specific url from IE History? Pin
musicway1-Mar-04 19:36
membermusicway1-Mar-04 19:36 
GeneralRun history problems in XP... Pin
marcosvelasco14-Oct-03 6:32
membermarcosvelasco14-Oct-03 6:32 
GeneralRe: Run history problems in XP... Pin
Archit93732844484-Jan-09 3:15
memberArchit93732844484-Jan-09 3:15 
GeneralRun history problems in XP... Pin
marcosvelasco14-Oct-03 6:32
membermarcosvelasco14-Oct-03 6:32 
GeneralRe: Run history problems in XP... Pin
Anonymous2-Apr-04 3:41
memberAnonymous2-Apr-04 3:41 
QuestionHow to find specific file in Temporary Internet Files? Pin
Stuard20-Sep-02 7:52
memberStuard20-Sep-02 7:52 
AnswerRe: How to find specific file in Temporary Internet Files? Pin
Hirosh Joseph11-Mar-03 21:33
memberHirosh Joseph11-Mar-03 21:33 
GeneralForms Autocomplete Pin
Wayland Young23-May-02 2:27
memberWayland Young23-May-02 2:27 
GeneralRe: Forms Autocomplete Pin
25-May-02 23:43
member25-May-02 23:43 
GeneralRe: Forms Autocomplete Pin
Wayland Young26-May-02 5:13
memberWayland Young26-May-02 5:13 
GeneralPossibly better way to kill popup windows Pin
Christian Andritzky3-Mar-02 11:10
memberChristian Andritzky3-Mar-02 11:10 
GeneralRe: Possibly better way to kill popup windows Pin
Martijn10-Feb-03 23:06
memberMartijn10-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 Pin
Ibrar Ahmad11-Jan-02 6:10
memberIbrar Ahmad11-Jan-02 6:10 
GeneralPopup window Pin
Ralfy16-Dec-01 22:14
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GeneralRe: Popup window Pin
Ibrar Ahmad11-Jan-02 6:09
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GeneralRe: Popup window Pin
Ralfy9-Feb-03 2:49
memberRalfy9-Feb-03 2:49 
GeneralSerious Design & Coding Problems Pin
Bill SerGio24-Nov-01 0:36
memberBill SerGio24-Nov-01 0:36 
GeneralRe: Serious Design & Coding Problems Pin
Xiaolin Zhang24-Nov-01 4:27
memberXiaolin Zhang24-Nov-01 4:27 
GeneralRe: Serious Design & Coding Problems Pin
Bill SerGio24-Nov-01 6:17
memberBill SerGio24-Nov-01 6:17 
GeneralRe: Serious Design & Coding Problems Pin
Xiaolin Zhang24-Nov-01 15:59
memberXiaolin Zhang24-Nov-01 15:59 
GeneralTo Zhang Pin
ashisht5-Jan-05 23:44
memberashisht5-Jan-05 23:44 
GeneralRe: Serious Design & Coding Problems Pin
Fred Ackers4-Jun-02 5:05
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GeneralRe: Serious Design & Coding Problems Pin
Dirk Clemens16-Jan-02 4:50
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