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Survey's popping up on a website could be the result of programming on that site - or something more sinister.
Unfortunately, your question is a little vague. There are a couple of different directions that I could take with a solution.
So let me first refine this question with another question: does this only happen on some sites?
For example, are there specific sites that you visit and when you're there, a little graphic that says, "Take our survey!" appears? On some pages, does it pop up in the middle of the screen or floats in your line of vision as you try to scroll? Maybe you see it when you browse an article on one site, but you don't see it on another?
If you're only seeing this graphic on specific sites, then I would expect that the surveys that you're seeing are something that the site has actually implemented.
Some websites make money by getting visitors to take surveys before they actually read the content. It doesn't matter whether you're using Firefox, Chrome, or Internet Explorer. When you launch the page, the floating survey pop-up appears over your text.
Ad Blockers can't block everything and they certainly can't necessarily block all of the different kinds of techniques used to make this happen.
But let's say you're seeing the survey on multiple unrelated sites. In that case, it's possible that you may have malware on your machine.
Some forms of spyware do what you've just described. No matter what site you're visiting, they hijack the link that appears on the page that you're looking at and redirects you so you're looking at something else - an ad, a page of information, or a survey.
In your situation, the first thing to do is to run a complete and thorough anti-virus and anti-spyware scan with an anti-malware tool that has recently been updated to the latest database. That way, you can make sure that your machine actually doesn't have some malware on it.
You should also download and run the free version of the tool from Malwarebytes.org. Malwarebytes has a history of catching the malware that some of the other tools don't.
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