Free Ad Blocker

  tardis100 07:08 AM 16 Aug 11
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I'm getting tired of seeing all the pop-ups - does anyone know of a totally free programme that will block them? I keep searching but only seem to find (once I've downloaded and installed) ones that offer a "free trial." Any help appreciated before my eyes suffer any more from the constant flashing!

  rawprawn 07:56 AM 16 Aug 11

Use Firefox and Ad blocker plus

  rawprawn 07:57 AM 16 Aug 11

You can a;so use it on IE and Chrome

  birdface 09:14 AM 16 Aug 11

rawprawn

Can you remind me how you do it for Internet Explorer.

I did copy the easy list to I/E a while back and have forgotten how to do it. I would like to check for updates for it.

  sunnystaines 09:34 AM 16 Aug 11

buteman

i have been thinking of replacing iepro with this option

http://simple-adblock.com/

for ie8 ie9

  birdface 09:42 AM 16 Aug 11

sunnystaines

You have to pay for that now.

It used to be free.

  birdface 09:43 AM 16 Aug 11

yes not cheap.29$

  sunnystaines 10:05 AM 16 Aug 11

buteman thanks thought it was free, i will keep iepro for now then

  birdface 12:50 PM 16 Aug 11

tardis100

If you are using IE8 or below you can get the free IE7pro add on.

This is what I mean but scroll back for an earlier download as the latest download is poor.

If using it.Make sure ad blocker is ticked and mini download manager is unticked.

It is free and quite good but not great on IE9.

  birdface 13:03 PM 16 Aug 11

Oops http://www.ie7pro.com/ that is the one to forget I will try and get an older version for you.

This is an earlier version and works Ok. Just make sure it does not try and download the latest version .

http://download.cnet.com/IE7Pro/3000-12512_4-10649334.html

Once you tick ad blocker you have to close I/E and then on again for it to start working.

  rawprawn 13:10 PM 16 Aug 11

buteman, sorry I think I am wrong regarding IE. I saw a notice but I now think it must have been for Ad Block

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