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Adblock Plus for Mozilla Firefox

CNET Editors' review

One of the best known and simplest Firefox add-ons, AdBlock Plus effectively blocks online ads from a predefined list of ad providers. You can quickly personalize that list by clicking on the AdBlock Plus "stop sign" button it installs on either your navigation toolbar or your status bar. Adblock Plus runs unobtrusively in the background, and right-clicking an ad brings up message box, through which you can easily add to the list of blocked ads. Removing an ad from the blocked list also is as simple as clicking and choosing the appropriate option. Via the same list, you can customize certain sites and pages to show their ads, but keep all others blocked. This is especially useful for when AdBlock Plus interferes with streaming videos that air short ads when you play them.

While similar extensions exist for Firefox, none has the reputation of this one, which will also work in Thunderbird and SeaMonkey.

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All User Reviews
  • All versions:

    3.8 stars

    out of 120 votes

    • 5 star: 64
    • 4 star: 20
    • 3 star: 10
    • 2 star: 4
    • 1 star: 22
  • Current version:

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    • 5 star: 2
    • 4 star: 0
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 0
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  • 5.0 stars

    "Miracle Workers"

    June 16, 2011  |   By bigggerdaddyljk

    Version: Adblock Plus for Mozilla Firefox 1.3.8

    Pros

    My computer is so much faster now that The Ads are gone. A true Blessing! Thank You

    Cons

    None that I know about

    Summary

    It's a Must Have

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great for Firefox."

    May 24, 2011  |   By simp2005

    Version: Adblock Plus for Mozilla Firefox 1.3.8

    Pros

    Great add-on for Firefox does great with updating and gets rid of ads on every page.

    Cons

    The only con I have is that they have to fix their chrome ad-block plus. The chrome ad-block plus does not update when it needs to be updated sure they updated it to version 1.3.7 on may 6th but they need to step up with chrome.

    Summary

    Bottom line great add-on. Highly recommend it cause it stops all ads and is fast.

    Updated on May 24, 2011

    Cnet needs to update their whats new in this version as well forgot to put that in there but over all great add-on like I said before

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