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Editors' Review

by   / February 16, 2010

Oh, sweet, sweet Adblock. We loved you in Firefox, and Adblock for Chrome is just as wonderful. Who knew that one little browser add-on could make surfing the Internet so much more enjoyable?

Adblock does exactly what its name implies: it blocks ads. Pretty much all of them. Banner ads? Yes. Those crazy annoying Flash ads that seem to be popping up everywhere? You bet. Facebook ads, Google ads, pop-up ads? Check, check, and check. Using the Internet with Adblock is oddly peaceful; all you see is the content you're looking for, and not all the distracting clutter that we've grown accustomed to. A small notification in the bottom right corner of the screen lets you know when a pop-up has been blocked, and you can choose to have Adblock stop blocking pop-ups from individual sites if desired. Using Adblock also results in the practical advantage of faster page loads, which is always a plus. This extension offers plenty of options for customization, allowing users to specify domains for which they don't want ads blocked, select specific filters, and submit ads that Adblock missed. Like most browser add-ons, Adblock doesn't have a Help file, but it's pretty straightforward. We found Adblock to be very effective and easy to use, and we highly recommend it to anyone seeking a smoother, less cluttered Web-browsing experience.

Adblock for Chrome is free. It installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this add-on to all users.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 3.42.0

Version 3.42.0 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.

General

Publisher getadblock.com
Publisher web site https://getadblock.com/
Release Date March 22, 2019
Date Added March 25, 2019
Version 3.42.0

Category

Category Browsers
Subcategory Chrome Extensions

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements Google Chrome web browser

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File Name External File

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Total Downloads 769,257
Downloads Last Week 373

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License Model Free
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Price Free
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