On 06/03/2018 14:09, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
> In message <email@example.com>, carolet
> <***@btinternet.com> writes:
>> On 05/03/2018 17:02, Jenny M Benson wrote:
>>> Has anyrat ever managed to get Rapport to work with Chrome?
>>> Santander keep popping up to tell me to download it. I have
>>> downloaded it. Many times. Many, many times. It is enabled in
>>> Chrome and shows as a grey icon. When I click on that I get a
>>> little White box appear with 2 grey tabs top left which say "protect
>>> site!" and "console". Clicking either of them does nothing.
>> It is not just Santander that tries to get us to download Rapport. I
>> have been resisting two or three different banks' suggestions to do
>> this for some years now. When they started doing this I heard that
>> having it slowed things down dramatically, hence my resistance.
>> This doesn't help you in the least if you really want to try it, but
>> if you can get rid of it and carry on without, I don't think that it
>> will do any harm, other than still having to dismiss these pop-ups.
> I have a little utility called "ClickOff"; the original
> site http://www.johanneshuebner.com/en/clickoff.shtml seems to have
> gone, but I'm sure you can find it on other repositories. (Please look
> first, but if anyone really can't find it and wants it, I'll send the
> installer.) It just sits there, and when any window you've programmed it
> about pops up, it presses the button you've told it about (such as "OK"
> or "not now"), or closes the window, or whatever is necessary. It worked
> on XP and seems to be working on 7. ("Telling it about" a new popup
> window is simple, too.)
> If your popups are within a browser, rather than actual windows,
> ClickOff I think won't dismiss them - but AdBlockPlus's element
> filtering facility may well be able to block them; that is also easy to
> use: from ABP's menu select "Select element to hide", then just click on
> the offending bit, and on Add filter rule.
I don't think I'll bother, thank you, it's only a mild irritation.