Ad and commercial relief

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  1. Peterr

    Peterr Honorable Member

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    I hope this helps everyone. It is a small free program that stops those annoying commercials you see when you are watching videos and all other ads. It is small and effective. I was talking with Mike about it and did not realize I was in the pm area so he suggested I share with the forum.
    Peter

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=4&cad=rja&sqi=2&ved=0CEIQFjAD&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdownload.cnet.com%2FAdFender%2F3000-7786_4-75183968.html&ei=IBTkUrPuJszksASYqIGgDA&usg=AFQjCNFwFRBU8_QJcaV_Go8lZdW_LgLxQA&sig2=WKOQORp2UK8gSEfyQrTeqg&bvm=bv.59930103,d.cWc
     
  2. Peterr

    Peterr Honorable Member

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    Mike
    I ditched all the programs and found a way to watch videos on your homepage for example.
    Just click on the video then when the ad starts, click on the video a second time and the ad does not play but the video does.
    Peter
     
  3. MikeHawthorne

    MikeHawthorne Essential Member
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    Hi

    I've been using Ad Blocker Pro for a while and it works very well at removing he ads before videos as well.

    Mike
     
  4. Peterr

    Peterr Honorable Member

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    Glad you are having good luck, Mike.
    Peter
     
  5. bassfisher6522

    bassfisher6522 Essential Member

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    I, like Mike, prefer to use an extension instead of a full blown app/software. My choice is Adblock for Chrome and Firefox but I've had some issues with it using IE 11.
     
  6. Peterr

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    That sounds solid. have you ever tried double clicking the videos to see if they skip the ads? It probably does not work for all sires, though.
     
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    What videos and what site(s)? I'll check it out.
     
  8. Peterr

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    The reason I stopped both Ad Blocker and the other one in this thread is because I have trouble with them with Win 8., MSIE 11.
    I find that MSIE 11 has compatibility issues with a lot of things. One of my good forums cannot be pasted to, with it.
    That is why I resorted to the double click. Either that or perhaps another browser.
     
  9. Peterr

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    I cannot remember the sites I had trouble with as it was a while ago. I had googled ad blockers and tried two and both did not work well with MSIE 11.
    My homepage is Comcast and I think I had trouble there besides other sites. My wife kept calling out that there was an issue so I got rid of them. I probably should have used Chrome or FF.
     
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    Like I said...I had issues with IE 11 and adblock.....I don't think it's with adblock as much it's with IE, no matter what version of IE.

    I use FF as my browser of choice.....no issues at with it and adblock.
     
  11. MikeHawthorne

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    I have had issues with IE for so long that I don't even think of it any more.
    Ever since I started using Windows 8 it won't open my Comcast home page and that's on 2 different computers that I've had with W8.
     
  12. Peterr

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    Agreed, the bowser is causing issues. I use Chrome with no trouble with anything.
     

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