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  • Date Added:
    Apr. 19, 2002
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial); $19.95 to buy

Editors' Review

Many ad blockers stop pop-up windows better than Ad Killer does, but this program does a good job of blanking out Flash advertisements. On first launch, the program presents all its options, including what to block and at what level. The interface offers right-click access to most settings, including the blocking levels. In our testing, Low was the only setting that let us open links to Web search strings. Most types of pop-ups will make it through unless you set the level to High, which also blocks links to Web pages. You can hold the Ctrl key to allow a window to open. Ad Killer installs in the background a file called namespace.dll, which is slightly suspicious. Worse, if you just click on the Purchase tab in its settings, the program opens a Web page with a registration form. While most users could hold out for better pop-up blocking, at least Ad Killer doesn't seem to do any harm.
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Full Specifications

Publisher Softcows
Publisher web site
Release Date April 19, 2002
Date Added April 19, 2002
Version 1.2
Category Security Software
Subcategory Popup Blocker Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 767.12KB
File Name adkiller.exe
Total Downloads 40,643
Downloads Last Week 1
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $19.95
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