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Post Posted November 4th, 2017, 8:37 am

wingspar wrote:So, if I install Ublock Origin, would it be as simple as just going into the Add-ons-Manager and disabling AdBlock?


Theoretically but I would remove ABP; you can always reinstall.

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Post Posted November 5th, 2017, 7:56 am

I do not have a check mark next to disabled and I still see ads on that page.

Check your filters / exceptions...

In my case, I did nothing but install ABP, then used whatever filters it uses by default.
Then I globally enabled / disabled ABP, noting the differences.
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Post Posted November 5th, 2017, 8:07 am

wingspar wrote:No idea where to post this, but very recently, ads are appearing everywhere in places I Never used to see ads.

Hmm, have you unchecked this in ABP Options ?

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Post Posted November 8th, 2017, 12:18 pm

AdBlock Plus finally updated and migrated to Webextensions - not everybody gets updated at the same time, though.

This AdBlock Plus Webextension (so far) works just fine.

I have to agree that uBlock Origin has some advantages, but it's not so easy to work with (but that's just my personal opinion)

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