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02-02-2021, 17:40   #1
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Advise on addblocker please .

Thinking about downloading an add block app for my laptop ( Lenovo ideapad ).
I am using google chrome and opp system is windows ten .
I have no idea about what would be good / bad / dangerous etc so any advice is really appreciated.
Thanks.
( Mod please move if in wrong forum ) Tks
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02-02-2021, 17:43   #2
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uBlock Origin is always a good choice. Been my pick for years.
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25-02-2021, 23:34   #3
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If you're interested in a home-wide adblocker and you are a bit technical then Pihole is a good solution
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25-02-2021, 23:39   #4
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https://www.standsapp.org is my choice. very effective at ads and blocking off annoying elements on a page - gifs and suchlike.
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26-02-2021, 04:40   #5
 
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You can use an ad blocker or use the Brave Browser. The browser blocks all ads by default.
For example - you can watch all YouTube videos without any ads.
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You can use an ad blocker or use the Brave Browser. The browser blocks all ads by default.
For example - you can watch all YouTube videos without any ads.
Second the Brave Browser, I watch RTÉ, Channel 4 and ITV and never get ads. I said this in another thread and someone replied that it didn’t work for RTÉ, but for me it does but I use their Nightly build so that may make a difference.

I also make a few euro a month from opting into their own ads and receiving their BAT tokens which I pass onto content creators who no longer make money due to adblockers.
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26-02-2021, 06:58   #7
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Try this first

https://someonewhocares.org/hosts/

Nothing to install and will block most stuff. Just remember to get updates every now and then.
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Only getting back to this now so thanks everyone for your suggestions
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