15 Ways to Block Annoying Ads and Pop-Ups
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The ratings match the article: most software reviews cover either paid programs or freebies. Story has a balanced mix; balanced reviews.
Posted 08 December 2007 - 05:37 AM
As for that ad on the page about blocking ads..hehe well that's just hilarious!
(I had to disable my ad blocking to see it though!)
An article about blocking Ads that has NO MENTION of a HOSTS file?
I agree with [~84172]. A bit deceitful.
One word on what someone said about using the HOSTS file earlier:
If your PC cannot connect to the server sending the Pop up window then it cannot pop up?
Well that would be fine if most pop ups were sent directly from the server that hosted the Ads that are shown inside the pop up but that isn't the case mostly. the site you are on...like pcworld.com is not blocked in your HOSTS file but the pc world site could easily have a script that spawns a pop up window when you do something like close the tab, click a link, etc. This pop up would not be blocked but if the ad server providing the ads inside it was blocked in your hosts file then the pop up would just be an empty window.
I see a few empty windows here and there. I just close them.
As for the 'Using No Script' to only allow sites that are safe.....
One word: Overkill!"
Too much time is wasted on that method in my opinion!!!
Try using defensewall or something and then simply block banners and ads that irritate you.
If you are so paranoid about scripting then you need to re assess your feelings about browsing the net I think!
Defensewall protects your PC whilst doing anything online. Period. fully protected.
why have all that script messing when you can freely go where you like and have no fear of troubles?
Also a recent HDD image is always recommended...just in case ;)
Posted 15 February 2008 - 09:54 AM
Adblock element hiding helper
Controle de Scripts
with easylist.adblockplus.org antiporn list
And its prefiltered by proxomitron
Ad Muncher is weak on CSS, lacks an in browser element selection, suffers from next to zero documentation, adds LOADS of junk to pages, its whitelists cannot be overridden, page specific filtering is downright lame, and on and on..
Posted 12 April 2009 - 08:05 PM
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