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1answer
197 views

How to block ads/pop-ups that gray out screen and show advertisment?

I've seen quite a few webpages that use obtrusive advertising techniques such as this: How can the signup form be blocked? I found using Adblock plus the form can be blocked, then the grayed out ...
0
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2answers
29 views

Disabling browsing ads using Flash only

I do not want to block all advertisement. However, I do want to get rid of just the ones using Flash. They drain my device’s battery so fast I cannot allow them. Any browser extensions that take care ...
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vote
1answer
285 views

Configure AdBlock Plus to only block video ads

Ive recently installed AdBlock Plus in my browser, I've noticed now that the ads are gone, I kind of miss them, particularly the remarketing ones, which I find quite useful. I was searching to see ...
0
votes
1answer
330 views

How do I sync ADBlock Plus filters

I use ADBlock Plus at work and in 2 home PCs. Many times I'll block an AD on a page, or create a custom filter, on one machine and then have to block again at the other machines. Is there a way to ...
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votes
4answers
3k views

How to prevent my ISP from putting every website in a frame?

My ISP has a bad habit of putting every page I visit into an iframe so they can overlay it with their commercials etc.. (I'm guessing they are using a transparent proxy to do it) Is there an add-on ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Does AdBlock Plus use internet bandwidth?

Lately I noticed that after installing the Chrome extension AdBlock Plus, my internet bandwidth was used more than ever before. Does AdBlock Plus use your internet, anonymously? I'm a little ...
3
votes
1answer
624 views

Firefox: Addon- Buttons don't appear in Browser

There are 2 user accounts on my computer. User Account #1 is Administrator, User Account #2 is an normal account. Both Accounts use Firefox as Browser and almost the same add-ons. Lately I wanted ...
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3answers
3k views

Adblock-like plugin for hiding social sites' widgets, buttons, etc

I love Adblock plugins, and install them on a variety of browsers. They hide or remove ads, which take out a lot of clutter from sites. However, I was thinking, is there any Adblock-like plugin (the ...
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2answers
2k views

Is there any way to prevent just popunder windows?

One of the greatest annoyances I experience almost daily while browsing the intertubes are popunder advertisment windows. Usually, they are triggered by clicking on the window somewhere, thus ...
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votes
4answers
212 views

are there any ad blockers for IE8?

Firefox and Chrome have Adblock. Does anything similar exist for IE8? By similar I mean: Easy to install Trusted (that is, reviewed by somebody credible) updates easily
3
votes
1answer
412 views

How do I filter certain javascripts from running and not block them all on Drudge Report?

How do I block this particular "auto refresh" script on Drudge Report from running in my Firefox browser on Windows XP? var timer = setInterval("autoRefresh()", 1000 * 60 * 3); function ...
3
votes
2answers
175 views

how to block static ads

Is it possible to block ads that are not flash based. The ads that show up whenever you have flash block or ad blocker installed on your browser.
2
votes
3answers
904 views

Complete Adblock in Google Chrome

I use a Mac and I want to completely block ads on my Google Chrome browser. What I mean by completely is that I don't want the ads to be just hidden. I understand that Google Chrome adblock addons ...
35
votes
3answers
11k views

Can a site detect if I use AdBlock in Firefox?

I recently visited (an official) website in search for an episode of a TV-show. The site popped an information dialog stating that I had to disable AdBlock to see the content. Is this at all possible ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Use Adblock to allow most ads on a site

I leave Adblock turned on for all sites by default. I allow ads on some sites. You can do this by adding an exception for a site that is allowed to show ads. This puts a site in the white list. ...
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votes
4answers
9k views

Does Adblock slow down Firefox?

You might have heard of the Adblock extension that has a massive list of URL filters to block out adverts from most websites. Does this slow down Firefox, considering that for every little image and ...
5
votes
7answers
2k views

What is the best solution for ad blocking with FireFox and Explorer 8? [closed]

What is the best way to block annoying ads but allow useful ads on Firefox and Explorer (8), basically I would like to: block animated flash ads block animated silverlight ads block animated gif ads ...