Questions about blocking advertisements in browsers.

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How to block loading https server resource on http pages in Firefox?

I wish to block loading of https resources in Firefox on pages that are served via http protocol. Think of these elements to be blocked/filtered: img src="https://*" script src="https://*" iframe ...
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Kaspersky keeps messaging about URL goldenticket.disconnect.me every time I open Chrome. What is it and how to get rid of it?

This is the Kaspersky message that appears every time I start a session in Chrome I press the green button "Disconnect" (don't mistake this with the problematic URL, disconnect.me) and the message ...
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Youtube Comments on Firefox with Noscript and ABP

All videos display a "Comments currently unavailable" message with the comments frame collapsed. Temporarily allowing Noscript on the entire page doesn't fix it. Disabling ABP on the entire page ...
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Use simple xpath with AdBlock Plus for hiding elements

Is there a way to block elements with their absolute /html/body/table/td[3]tr[2] or relative //div[@id="blah"]/table/tr[2] xpath or to use it as additional condition to prevent false positives? ABP ...
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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 ...
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View created rule for AdBlock+ Element Hiding Helper in Chrome

How can I view the list rules that I have created for the AdBlock+ Element Hiding Helper extension in Chrome?
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Element Hiding Helper stopped working today in Firefox

Ever since it came out, I've used Element Hiding Helper with AdBlock Plus in Firefox. I have not installed anything, updated anything, changed any settings, or done anything differently with my ...
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Enable adblock on newtab

I have an iFrame on a newtab, which contains an ad. If possible, how can I block it? Here is the rule I'm using: https://m.yahoo.com/w/ygo-mail/##DIV#ad-container I'm using Chrome and Adblock on ...
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How to block google logo image in Firefox

I am using Firefox 21.0 in Linux Slackware. I have Adblock Plus addon. Wanted to block this Google logo near the search panel: I found, that this element in located in <a class="gb_ob gb_la". ...
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Can I block social share buttons with Privoxy?

A great many pages have these "Like", "Tweet", "G+1", "share" row of buttons all over the place and in each post in threads. Can I block these unwanted context with Privoxy? I am already using ...
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Adblock Plus not working after update to Firefox 4.0b6 on Ubuntu

Firefox recently updated itself on my Ubuntu 10.04 from 4.0b5 to 4.0b6. After a browser restart, Adblock Plus 1.2.2 which was installed no longer blocks any ads. The extensions appears as if it is ...
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Firefox adblock plus. How to remove element instead hiding it?

So I have this rule www.foobar.com##div.annotation It hides the div great. But how do I remove <div>? The element is an annoying annotation cookie/whatever on top with CSS attribute ...
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AdblockPlus rule to allow everything within a specific IFrame

I'm playing a browsergame where you can earn ingame-premium-currency by watching various ads/movies/special offers/etc. My Firefox Addon Adblock Plus is doing a pretty good job in blocking all those ...
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Advertisements blocked on most websites in IE9

On most websites the advertisements are blocked with the message "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage". How do I fix this so the advertisements are shown?
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How to configure Chrome AdBlock to update every day?

I need to update AdBlock lists every day. Is there a way to configure this to be done automatically instead of going to the AdBlock Options page and pressing "update now" by hand every time?
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Is there a way to export my adblock settings from Chrome to Safari?

I am using AdBlock in chrome: https://getadblock.com/gplus/v2.6-released/ and I have several custom div's I have hid in many web pages I use. I want to switch to Safari from Chrome. Is there any ...
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Adblock Plus filter to block youtube 'Popular feed videos ' on homepage?

I don't like the Youtube's popular feed videos on front page, few of them have adult stuff or NSFW thumbnails which i don't like. its a distraction. I added a custom filter i.e. main-feed-content' ...
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Can I get personalized web content if I use AdBlock?

I use AdBlock in Chrome and I'm subscribed to the following lists: Fanboy tracking list, Fanboy annoyance list, Easylist privacy, the main Fanboy list, the main Easylist. Am I still able to receive ...
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Why doesn't `*.syscarewarning.info` work on adblockplus?

I've added a custom filter (*.syscarewarning.info), for example, to adblockplus. It appears to match the syntax guide: https://adblockplus.org/en/filters. Unfortunately, it doesn't work (WARNING ...
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how to block all pop-up DOM elements?

my question is not about pop-up windows. my questions is about those pop-ups that cover the entire page and are just regular DOM elements such as <div> but i don't know the name for that. they ...
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Hiding console errors from ad blockers

Using Chrome, I notice this message in devtools using any adblocker (ABP, uBlock, etc): net::ERR_BLOCKED_BY_CLIENT It makes sense why it shows up (the content is blocked by my client), but it ...
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Block all frames for a specific URL

I want to block all iframes for a particular URL(pattern). I tried *^$subdocument,domain=foo.com filter with Adblock, but this blocks all iframes for that domain but I want to block only for specific ...
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How to fail fast with iptables?

Inspired by the Pi-hole I set up my own one. What it does: The Pi-hole is configured as a dedicated IP in my local net on a virtual adapter of Raspberry Pi. Get list of known spam / phishing / ad ...
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Is it possible to apply parts of AdBlock+'s EasyList Adblocking list to the hosts file in any way?

I use AdBlock+ for Firefox, but I was wondering if it would be possible to apply AdBlock+'s EasyList filter to the Windows Host file. I doubt that that is possible because of the rules in the EasyList ...
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AdBlock Plus exception filter not working

I have an AdBlock Plus exception filter (shown below) I am using in Firefox 39.0 and it still seems to be blocking the script: As you can see by the green-colored text it should be whitelisting ...
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Is there an AdBlock filter list for Facebook only?

This is not a duplicate of AdBlock rule for blocking facebook.com outside the facebook.com domain. That answer is close, yes, but it's not nearly as thorough as Fanboy's; that one also blocks icons ...
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How to unblock Pinterest's follow button?

I use adblock on Pinterest and it blocks the follow button. I like to unblock the specific element without allowing other ads. Here are the regex I tried: pinterest.com#@#div.boardButtons ...
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AD Block Plus does not block ads

I was using Forefox 32 and at a time I dont know sth happened and my mozilla crashed. after reopening it again I noticed that it had updated itself to 32.0.2 and all my addons are gone. So I saw no ...
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Block only specified ads on a website, ignoring the patterns in the list

On http://www.marktplaats.nl using the AdBlock extension in Firefox breaks some functionality. Therefore I disabled the extension on that website. Now everything works as it should but obviously ads ...
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How can I block this script manually?

I use wireshark to check network traffic made by firefox and discover some lines keep coming up every minutes, some of them are made by facebook, which is totally non-sense to me. I would like to ...