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 Post subject: Ad Blocker
 Post Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:59 pm 
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I recently started using the Mozilla Browser and have run into quite a few problems with web sites that don't like the "ad blocker" and I would like to remove it. Anyone know where this is and how to get rid of it?


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 Post subject: Re: Ad Blocker
 Post Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:17 am 
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Is this the ad blocker you want to remove Allyson? I've stopped using Firefox for now, I assume you've done a search in the settings for the browser?

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 Post subject: Re: Ad Blocker
 Post Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:04 am 
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JoanA wrote:
Is this the ad blocker you want to remove Allyson? I've stopped using Firefox for now, I assume you've done a search in the settings for the browser?


Hi Joan...you said "is this the ad blocker you want to remove" but I don't see anything that you are referencing to.


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Sorry I wasn't clear about that, I asked if you wanted to remove the ad blocker or the browser, I probably should have said Is it the ad blocker etc. rather than Is this, sorry for the confusion.

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 Post Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:24 am 
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Does this help
https://www.google.com/search?source=hp ... 6TV_3PZb48

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 Post subject: Re: Ad Blocker
 Post Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:27 am 
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Thanks chas I bet that will be exactly what Allyson needs to help her out. ;-)

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 Post subject: Re: Ad Blocker
 Post Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:06 pm 
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chasbox wrote:


I read through all that but could not find anything that refers to ads being blocked. This same thing also happens when I use IE11.

I am getting the messages about my ad blocker when I go to Outlook mail.....its always says "we notice you are using an ad blocker to gain space" and they go on from there to try and sell me a better version of Outlook Mail.

I also ran into this problem when I tried to use a free web site to convert and image to a portrait. The message I got there was we cannot allow you to use our site because I am using and ad blocker to block ads that they want me to see.

Anyway, I cannot find any sign of an add blocker on either Browser.


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 Post subject: Re: Ad Blocker
 Post Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:31 pm 
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Did you check Add Ons in Firefox

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 Post subject: Re: Ad Blocker
 Post Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:40 am 
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Allyson wrote:
I am getting the messages about my ad blocker when I go to Outlook mail.....its always says "we notice you are using an ad blocker to gain space" and they go on from there to try and sell me a better version of Outlook Mail.

That notice in Outlook.com isn't to turn off your ad blocker. I don't recall how long it has been there but a very long time. I tested disabling uBlock Origin on Outlook.com and instead of that message, it showed a Comcast advertisement with the message below the ad, "Upgrade to ad-free". Whether uBlock Origin is on or off, the "Upgrade to Premium" box remains in the left folders column.

Yes, I fully understand that there are sites that depend on advertising revenue in order to operate. There is one particular site I frequent regularly and have retained the uBlock Origin setting to be off for that site. However, because it is so easy to inadvertently click malicious ads, unless I trust the site, the ad-blocker stays on.

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