1. SpaceyO's Avatar
    So along with the TP, I'm using IE on a PC for the first time in about 10 years (went to Firefox in 2004, never looked back). Loving the speed so far, but goodness there's a lot of ads everywhere..Who knew there were sponsored trending hashtags on Twitter? :shrug: One really gets spoiled by Adblock...

    Unfortunately, looking in the Add-ons section of IE, the only references to Adblock are regarding anti-tracking.

    I'd love to give IE a full try, because it really has become a great browser from what I can tell so far...but the ads are already driving me loco.

    Is there anything like Adblock for IE?
    01-24-2015 08:50 AM
  2. adrian1338's Avatar
    http://www.iegallery.com/en-gb/trackingprotectionlists
    tracking protection lists is in addons already. just go on this site and click add lists.
    also there is adblock plus as plugin. works not on the Mobile though:(
    xandros9 likes this.
    01-24-2015 08:53 AM
  3. SpaceyO's Avatar
    I'm not looking for tracking protection...I'm looking for eyeball protection. I want to not see the six ads on this page that wouldn't be there if I were using Firefox.
    01-24-2015 08:56 AM
  4. kgraham182's Avatar
    Bruh, bing "ad block plus" there website will show up, download and install.
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    01-24-2015 09:44 AM
  5. Torcher Death's Avatar
    On a related note, are there any ad blockers for IE on phone ??
    01-24-2015 09:53 AM
  6. SpaceyO's Avatar
    Bruh, bing "ad block plus" there website will show up, download and install.
    Wow...How stupid do I feel.

    Thanks :)
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    01-24-2015 10:18 AM
  7. xandros9's Avatar
    Wow...How stupid do I feel.

    Thanks :)
    also, those "tracking protection" can also block adS but AdBlockPlus is definitely superior
    01-24-2015 11:43 PM
  8. adrian1338's Avatar
    I'm not looking for tracking protection...I'm looking for eyeball protection. I want to not see the six ads on this page that wouldn't be there if I were using Firefox.
    That is exactly what the tracking protection lists are doing. they take the same lists ad block plus takes(since you can subscribe to them there) and even doesn't load them - rather than adblock plus blocking them after they have been loaded. THe only thing TPL cant do is right clicking and blocking banners that are not yet listed in for example easylist
    01-26-2015 03:04 AM
  9. peestandingup's Avatar
    Neither are great IMO. If you really wanna knock ads out system wide, modify your system host file. Blocking Unwanted Connections with a Hosts File

    I did this months ago on my 8.1 tablet & its been great.
    01-26-2015 03:13 AM
  10. peestandingup's Avatar
    Also if you wanna go a step further, disable Flash via desktop version of IE. YouTube & most other video sites will revert to H264/mobile playback. The reason I do this is because there are a LOT of flash based ads & animations all over the web that I don't want to see, that also slows down performance.
    01-26-2015 03:22 AM
  11. adrian1338's Avatar
    sure. cant wait so spam my host file full of those. Why don't block them straight on your network router:)
    01-26-2015 11:09 AM
  12. TechAbstract's Avatar
    I use combination of these. Block ads through host file like someone already mentioned above. IE's Tracking Protection List with Easylist Standard or use Adblock Plus program for IE. Spybot Search & Destroy can immune the browser with host file. Spywareblaster has option to disable Adobe Flash.
    Last edited by TechAbstract; 01-26-2015 at 08:40 PM.
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    01-26-2015 11:22 AM
  13. bmetelsky's Avatar
    Ad block plus works ok on IE (in Win 10 dp) but not as good as it does in Firefox.
    01-26-2015 11:38 AM
  14. peestandingup's Avatar
    sure. cant wait so spam my host file full of those. Why don't block them straight on your network router:)
    Because A: Very few routers allow this. And B: You'd have to flash your router with a 3rd party firmware that did. If you want to go through the steps here for people, then be my guest. But I've done it before & it aint easy/could potentially brick your router, so its def not for a novice.

    And I've been "spamming" my host files on my PCs, rooted Android devices, etc for years now & never had a problem.
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    01-26-2015 12:56 PM
  15. SpaceyO's Avatar
    Ad block plus works ok on IE (in Win 10 dp) but not as good as it does in Firefox.
    I've found it almost exactly as good as Firefox...better on a couple sites, worse on a couple others, but for the most part, it works exactly as I wish.
    01-26-2015 02:51 PM
  16. adrian1338's Avatar
    Well playing around in the operation system structure can corrupt your system as well. TPL is the easiest inbuild solution.
    01-27-2015 03:59 AM

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