(Do note, though, if you visit non-English websites frequently, you may want to use a second non-English filter to block ads on non-English websites.)Although Ad Block Plus blocks most ads on its own, if Ad Block Plus ever misses an ad you can right-click on the ad and select “Ad Block Plus: Block image”; this will allow you to create a custom filter blocking that ad and ads similar to it: If Ad Block Plus misses a Flash or Java ad, a little “Block” tab will pop up above it allowing you to block it manually (since you can’t right-click on those types of ads).
(Okay, that was a lame dialog.)There are many dot Techies who are OK with advertisements; but there are also others that are not.
Out of those that dislike ads, there are some that block ads and there are some that would like to block ads but don’t know how. This article will show you how to block ads on the four major browsers used by Windows XP, Vista, 7, and 8, Mac OS X, and Linux users: Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Opera. Before we get into telling you how to block ads on Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, or Opera, I want to point out two methods you can use to block all ads on your computer regardless of which program or browser the ads are shown in.
However, you can use Hosts Man to block ads because you can use it to block connections to ad networks vis-a-vis the HOSTS file.
The process is actually quite a bit easier than it sounds — you only have to click a few buttons — and it is very effective: it blocks ads on every browser or program on your computer.
Yes No Script is a terrific add-on, and yes it will make your browser safer and faster. No Script is something that discourages the use of browsing technologies like Java Script. Do we stop downloading programs just because some programs are malicious? Rather, we are just careful about what programs we download.
Can Java Script be used to exploit people’s computers? Similarly, there is no need to block scripts if you are just careful of where you visit (and if you have security software installed), just like if you are careful of what you download.Click here to learn more about Hosts Man and read our full review.Without a doubt Firefox is the easiest browser to block ads in because of its extensive add-ons support.Of course No Script does allow users to enable scripts on “trusted” websites, but knowing when to enable scripts takes the eye of a tech-savvy person.The average user will be severely deprived of the wonders of the Internet after installing No Script.Advertisements are a critical source of revenue keeping dot Tech afloat (same goes for most other websites).