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Allowing Popups for myBCIT in Firefox

You’re using Firefox. You login to myBCIT and get a “Browser Error” that says, “Firefox prevented this site from opening a pop-up window.”

Pop-up firefox prevented this site from opening a pop-up window.

Solution

If you are currently looking at the error message, you can quickly enable pop-up windows for myBCIT in two steps:

1.  Click the Options button.
2.  In the menu that appears, click on Allow pop-ups for my.bcit.ca.

If you are not currently looking at the error message, you can follow the steps below to enable pop-up windows for myBCIT:

1.  In Firefox, click the three horizontal lines in the right corner of the browser and select options.

Options for allowing firefox pop-up.

2.  Select the Privacy & Security tab and scroll down to Permissions.

Privacy and security exceptions.

3.  Ensure that the check box next to Block Pop-up Windows has a check mark in it.
4.  Click Exceptions button next to the Block Pop-up Windows check box.
5.  In the field labeled Address of website, type my.bcit.ca and click Save Changes.

You should now be able to go to myBCIT (http://my.bcit.ca) without any problem.