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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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How to remove Offers4U Ads from Chrome on Mac [duplicate]

My browser will fill up with offers4u ads whenever I open any shopping website. I have AdBlocker Plus, I've uninstalled all extensions, but still the ads are coming. Can anyone solve my problem? ...
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Any possibility targeted ads still work in Safari private mode [closed]

I have a friend that claims that she gets targeted ads in Safari in private mode. I've told her it's not possible, but she seem to be very sure about it. So I wonder, is this possible, at all? ...
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What are these strange embedded link advertisements on web pages that shouldn’t have such content?

My question might seem similar to “How to Block Static Ads”, however I am asking for the server-side prevention, rather than the client-side prevention. This is something I have been seeing over a ...
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87 views

War on ads: Stop IE11 from even requesting Javascript files

There is a point when enough is enough. And it is now. Ads, vids, pop up, hover, cover, whizz-bang doodle bling and autoplay … I can't stand it any more. With HTML5, this ad crap has become a plight ...
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Show welcome website before using wifi

My idea is simple but i dont know how to do the result. I made a free wifi hotspot in our "company" via tplink WR940N. All id like to do now, is to user, that uses our wifi, will be after he ...
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What is the difference between 4K, UHD and QHD? Do we agree on one official resolution?

Nowadays it seems that Full HD isn’t enough anymore and the terms “4K,” “QHD” and “UHD” are thrown around interchangeably. At the same time, there is not just one “4K” resolution in the catalogs. I ...
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Website keeps “complaining” about my using an ad-blocker. What to do?

I'm using Ghostery and AdBlock Edge on my browser (Firefox). Some sites ask you once to maybe white-list them; and I just ignore that. But some sites (specific example: directwonen.nl when you're a ...
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Internet Explorer playing ads in background, possible malware [duplicate]

I think I may have a virus. The audio of ads keep blasting in the background and I found the source to be internet explorer. Task Manager shows Internet Explorer open in the applications tab but there ...
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How do I stop ads in my browsers?

My web browsers all keep getting completely infested with ads any time I run them. I primarily use Chrome, although I have IE installed as well, and that program also has the problem. I ran Norton ...
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62 views

Save YouTube ad

I'm doing some research and would like to save some YouTube ads to a local video file. No, I'm not interested in the videos themselves but the ads that show before or during the video plays. None of ...
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Strong Signal is ruining my Chrome

Few days ago I noticed a new phenomena in chrome Whenever I visit a new website, the first click on the site results in a new tab with ads in it. When searching in Google, some weird results ...
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How do you stop ads on firefox

I have no idea how my Firefox catches ads. They read CloudScout ads. It's a good time browsing the web which runs smoothly and fast. But these days are really boring. Some posts like this one list ...
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Advertising banner in Firefox - where does it come from and how to remove

I get an advertising banner at the top of all webpages I view in Firefox. I would like to know where this comes from and how to remove it. UPDATE I just realized, that when going with the mouse ...
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How to stop the Browser from automatically opening a new window of ad.adsmatte?

when i load the SO and when I click login it opens a new window for ad.admatte.com,when i click questions/Tags or any option available on any site like this it is automatically opening a new window ...
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ISP is inserting ads into web pages

My ISP is inserting ads into web pages randomly (it is like a popup in the bottom right side). I have tried different browsers but same thing happens. I know it is not caused by any virus because ads ...
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87 views

What is injecting commercials in my Google Chrome? [duplicate]

When I browse Stack Exchange websites using Chrome, I see words highlighted in blue and double underlining, which popup a commercial page if I pass over the mouse (see picture). This happens only ...
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Malicious ads show on every site [duplicate]

Yesterday my brother's computer was showing ads on almost every site, the same ads in the bottom right corner with a black close button. Today, my computer started showing them. I use the same network ...
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1k views

Block contextual ads based on browser activity from Google

I have entered AliExpress site to buy something. Now I always get ads in YouTube and other sites; some ads advertising some underwear and so on. This is annoying. How can I block them?
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Can I set Adblock Plus to only hide ads from one site?

I honestly don't feel comfortable blocking every single ads there is on the Internet, but I think that on Youtube it's really annoying and abusive. How can I set Adblock Plus to only block ads when ...
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Does AdBlock download the ad but just not display it, or does it stop the downloading of the ad completely?

Just curious: does AdBlock download the ad but just not display it? Or does it stop the downloading of the ad entirely, which means that the display of the ad never happens at all?
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272 views

How to reduce annoyances on websites visited? Already using Ghostery and Adblock

I'm using Firefox 33.1.1 with Ghostery and Adblock Edge. I tried using Adblock Plus, but after finding many ads weren't being blocked switched to Edge. It seems like more ads are getting through than ...
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Advertisment in Chrome and Firefox for google-search - Malware? [duplicate]

Since roughly one month I see an insane increase of google's advertisments at web-search. Nearly the whole monitore is full of ads, I have to scoll down to see some search-results (see the example). ...
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How can I block ad.doubleclick.net javascript (which seems to be slowing my browser down)

My browser is quite slow accessing a number of sites today and they are all slowing "waiting for ad.doubleckick.net" My goal is to stop the javascript call to prevent the slowdown. (I assume most ad ...
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How can I remove unwanted ads on top of sites? [duplicate]

Yesterday, when I opened a website with Firefox, I saw 3 ads on the top of the site. Then, when I checked other websites with different browsers, I saw these ads: In the page source, I can't see ...
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What's the difference between AdBlock and AdBlock Plus

I think this is the correct place to post this. I'm trying to determine what the difference is between Adblock and AdBlock Plus? Either of them don't seem to work with the latest version of Safari.
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How can I block ads on Windows 8.1 Book Reader? [closed]

When I read epub books using Windows 8.1 Book Reader, I see ads at the bottom of the screen. I have tried to change settings in the default firewall included with Windows to no avail. I downloaded ...
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297 views

How to avoid when I click on a link and it opens an ads page? [closed]

When I navigate on several web-sites it happened that I click on links and the browser open an ads page. If I try to click a second time on the same link it opens the right page. 1 - Why it happened? ...
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How do I permanently remove the MSR Privoxy?

So recently I got this "virus" from downloading something. This virus keeps on spamming ads and underlining text on a web page to cause you to click a link that will pop-up a new tab. It usually links ...
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HID usb advertisement keyboard

I got a advertisement "usb pen-drive" when plugged in autostart windows run (win + r) and writes the company website and press enter, In device manager it is shown as a keyboard. Does anyone know how ...
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How do I disable Amazon 'similar products'?

After years of ad-free browsing, I am suddenly confronted with Amazon pop-ups on other websites. This is self-inflicted, because earlier today I clicked on "Yes" on an Amazon banner on Amazon.com and ...
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Issue with chrome http://www.games-misc.com/?f

I have a very annoying problem or possibly a computer virus. The Chrome browser keeps opening a new tab with the following URL: http://www.games-misc.com/?f Automatically written in the address ...
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Firefox: Launch Applicaton recommends web app (not Open Source)

Howto disable that "Launch Application" shows ads for web apps?
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How to block ads/pop-ups that gray out screen and show advertisment? [duplicate]

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 ...
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How to know which firefox addon is adding advertisement to all pages?

Recently I am noticing advertisement on every page I visit in Firefox. ( In chrome everything works fine ). Even in Stackoverflow/stackexchange I see advertisement ( Hover over text to see the advt) ...
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in Firefox, how can I prevent new tabs from being opened automatically?

I've had webpages that would repeatedly spawn new tabs with various ads, each using a lot of memory due to the flash player plugin. once in a while Skype would do it too, when it opens the browser to ...
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Is it possible to access browsing history without permission?

It's kind of weird that whenever I search for something on Web or any other online retail store, etc for something, I soon see the very same as an advertisement on Facebook (The right side base). If ...
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How to close pages like this without killing firefox?

Whenever I'm browsing porn, there are eventually advertisements that show this (safe for work) page (WARNING: you might not be able to close it). The page claims you did something illegal, and ...
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How do I disable ads on skype? [duplicate]

I've already disabled the ads in the contact list, but in the chat window, there are still ads popping up overhead. these are from Google Ad Choices and there is no way to close them. I can't get ...
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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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How to disable popups in Firefox without add-ons?

For the past 5-10 years or so, I've been using Firefox, and I've never found out how to properly disable popups. I am now using Firefox 24.2.0 on Linux without Flash or Java. I used to just disable ...
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How do I remove Ads in *new* Utorrent 3.3.2? [duplicate]

How do I remove this pesky ad bar in Utorrent? I already removed most of these idiotic messages, with the help of How do I remove the ADs in uTorrent?, but one remains:
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Obnoxious ad autoplaying with sound on Economist.com

I have a tab open to a page on the Economist website and twice a day it's suddenly playing this obnoxious ad which autoplays with sound. The only words I remember from it are "$15,000" and "life ...
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Disable advertisements on Skype?

An ad titled "Two friends who've never met" recently appeared on my girlfriend's Skype. The ad appears above the name of the contact she is currently speaking to and can't be disabled via the ad ...
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What is adf.ly and how does it somehow usurp my clicks?

Originally I thought it was the website doing it. But I was using my Encrypted bank account and I got redirected to an adf.ly advertisement. I'm guessing its a Chrome extension that might be causing ...
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How can I disable the advertisements shown before YouTube videos in Safari

Before creating this post I read this similar post, but there is no solution for blocking ads in Safari. I use AdBlock version 2.6.4 for Safari 6.0.5, but it simply doesn't block YouTube ads. How can ...
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Block ONLY Google Ads

There is an easy way to disable ONLY ads by Google (like this: https://p1.picsto.re/2013-10-06_111448.png )? Using hosts file (I hate Adblock or other bloatware tools) is quite easy but what are the ...
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Adblock Plus doesn't block Google ads. How to enable?

Recently I've noticed that Adblock Plus doesn't block Google ads anymore. The page is just full of ads. Here's a query for "SSL" with Adblock Plus turned on. I would like to not see Google ads in my ...
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Does Linux Mint have same advertisement “features” like Ubuntu?

Does Linux Mint have same advertisement "features" like Ubuntu? I'm an absolute beginner using a Desktop Linux (used Debian for years on a server) and want to know whether I'm "safe for ads" ...
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How to stop programs from opening my browser?

How do you prevent programs from obnoxiously opening the browser on their own accord? It's unbelievable that programs/developers feel so entitled as to A.) open another program on one's computer, and ...