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  Topic: Blocking images with SEX in the name file
kstahl

Replies: 5
Views: 2282

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2005   Subject: Blocking images with SEX in the name file
Keep in mind that this will also block images like:

cosmeticsexample.jpg
sportsextreme.gif
everyfirefoxuserlovesextensions.png

etc.
  Topic: ** UNINSTALL "Autoupdater" IMMEDIATELY **
kstahl

Replies: 42
Views: 18515

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2005   Subject: ** UNINSTALL "Autoupdater" IMMEDIATELY **
I was wondering why your Geocities account was bombed out for so long.

Now we know.
  Topic: Feature Request: Change blocking element indication colour
kstahl

Replies: 6
Views: 3110

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2005   Subject: Feature Request: Change blocking element indication colour
Ah, now I understand what you mean. Yes, sometimes that dark red color is a bit hard to spot, I agree.
  Topic: Feature Request: Change blocking element indication colour
kstahl

Replies: 6
Views: 3110

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2005   Subject: Feature Request: Change blocking element indication colour
What does the site background have to do with the Adblock-able Items list?

Maybe the color of blocked items can be changed using userChrome.css, I don't know. Making it a user-configurable option i ...
  Topic: i cant remove that pop up! help pls!
kstahl

Replies: 12
Views: 3687

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Jun 09, 2005   Subject: i cant remove that pop up! help pls!
Adblock can't block it as it is created via an inline script, it is not remotely loaded content.
  Topic: i cant remove that pop up! help pls!
kstahl

Replies: 12
Views: 3687

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Jun 09, 2005   Subject: i cant remove that pop up! help pls!
That page launches a DHTML popup.
  Topic: Link Blocking: How To
kstahl

Replies: 7
Views: 2594

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Jun 03, 2005   Subject: Link Blocking: How To
It doesn't work for text links, of course. Adblock can only block remotely loaded content.
  Topic: ActiveX Problem
kstahl

Replies: 11
Views: 4391

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2005   Subject: ActiveX Problem
Just leave Obj-Tabs disabled and use Flash Overlay (ctrl+shift+f) when you need to block Flash ads.
  Topic: What is the LAST version?
kstahl

Replies: 1
Views: 1321

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat May 28, 2005   Subject: What is the LAST version?
The last official version is 0.5.2.039 aka v0.5 dev2 nightly 39 pass 6.

It can be downloaded from the [url=http://adblock.mozdev.org]Adblock homepage or from [url=https://addons.mozilla.org/extensi ...
  Topic: adblock
kstahl

Replies: 7
Views: 2298

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon May 23, 2005   Subject: adblock
Could you give some more details? What did you delete, where did you delete it, and what stopped working?
  Topic: any plans for Netscape 8?
kstahl

Replies: 15
Views: 5202

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri May 20, 2005   Subject: any plans for Netscape 8?
Does Netscape 8 support Firefox's extension system?
  Topic: Obj-Tabs
kstahl

Replies: 5
Views: 2285

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu May 19, 2005   Subject: Obj-Tabs
Ah, I see. That's not a bad idea, could be very useful.
  Topic: Adblock and Search engine icons
kstahl

Replies: 2
Views: 1304

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu May 19, 2005   Subject: Adblock and Search engine icons
Which search engine icons? If you are talking about the search bar in Firefox, there is no way Adblock should affect it.

If you mean the "favicons" on some sites, they can indeed be blocked by your ...
  Topic: Why Ctrl-Shift-F?
kstahl

Replies: 5
Views: 1854

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu May 19, 2005   Subject: Why Ctrl-Shift-F?
Which update? The official Adblock 0.5.2.039 was released over a year ago.
  Topic: Page load times very slow in Firefox on Mac, due to AdBlock
kstahl

Replies: 7
Views: 2527

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed May 18, 2005   Subject: Page load times very slow in Firefox on Mac, due to AdBlock
Sounds strange. How long is your filter list?
  Topic: Feature Request: Subscribe to Filter
kstahl

Replies: 69
Views: 34029

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue May 17, 2005   Subject: Feature Request: Subscribe to Filter
I fail to see how bullying G into posting a restrictive licence for his filterset can be considered "good" in any way...
  Topic: Whitelist filter for solve problem with yahoo mail being no.
kstahl

Replies: 12
Views: 4017

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue May 17, 2005   Subject: Whitelist filter for solve problem with yahoo mail being no.
Could we keep discussion of that unofficial version to this thread please:
http://aasted.org/adblock/viewtopic.php?t=1966
  Topic: Adblock Plus with *whitelisting* is finally HERE!
kstahl

Replies: 54
Views: 28579

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue May 17, 2005   Subject: Adblock Plus with *whitelisting* is finally HERE!
No, they aren't, and no, it isn't.
Really! And you have proof of this? So you can show us what has been done so far in the official version? Like a beta of somekind, because the unofficial devs go ...
  Topic: Adblock Plus with *whitelisting* is finally HERE!
kstahl

Replies: 54
Views: 28579

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon May 16, 2005   Subject: Adblock Plus with *whitelisting* is finally HERE!
(Beware though, this version is totally unofficial.)
Well, since these are the only people still developing it, it actually is the official version.

No, they aren't, and no, it isn't.
  Topic: Obj-Tabs
kstahl

Replies: 5
Views: 2285

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat May 14, 2005   Subject: Obj-Tabs
No, it's either on or off for all sites. If they bother you, turn them off from Adblock's options menu and use Flash Overlay (ctrl+shift+f) when you need to block Flash objects.
  Topic: Is this possible?
kstahl

Replies: 1
Views: 1236

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat May 14, 2005   Subject: Is this possible?
Indeed it is.
http://aasted.org/adblock/viewtopic.php?t=1124
  Topic: Firefox1.0.4
kstahl

Replies: 15
Views: 5209

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri May 13, 2005   Subject: Firefox1.0.4
Adblock is compatible with 1.0.4. Try this:

1. Tools > Extensions
2. Right-click Adblock and choose Disable
3. Restart Firefox
4. Tools > Extensions
5. Right-click Adblock and choose Enab ...
  Topic: Cannot use my firefox extension button because of Adblock
kstahl

Replies: 3
Views: 1300

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri May 13, 2005   Subject: Cannot use my firefox extension button because of Adblock
http://aasted.org/adblock/viewtopic.php?t=1775
  Topic: "Malformed File" error installing adblock
kstahl

Replies: 2
Views: 1220

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri May 13, 2005   Subject: "Malformed File" error installing adblock
Which version of Firefox? And where are you downloading Adblock from?
  Topic: adblock 0.5.2.039 doesn't work in 1.04
kstahl

Replies: 4
Views: 1879

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu May 12, 2005   Subject: adblock 0.5.2.039 doesn't work in 1.04
Adblock didn't work for me after update, but after disabling it in Extensions Manager and then restarting and enabling it again it worked fine.
  Topic: Feature request needed by everyone
kstahl

Replies: 8
Views: 2779

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu May 12, 2005   Subject: Feature request needed by everyone
Could you give an example of where Adblock fails to block iFrames or embedded content? It works fine for me.
  Topic: Which filter is more efficient?
kstahl

Replies: 10
Views: 4201

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu May 12, 2005   Subject: Which filter is more efficient?
Yes, in theory. Unless you have a very long list I doubt you will see any real difference in practice though.
  Topic: quick regexp question
kstahl

Replies: 2
Views: 1532

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu May 12, 2005   Subject: quick regexp question
In RegExs the wildcard character is a period. The asterisk means "one or more of the preceding character".

This should work:
/imdb\.com/.*/(48|38|88|98|09|19|58)\.(swf|gif|jpg)/
  Topic: Removing Adblock label from good Flash and Java Applets
kstahl

Replies: 4
Views: 2505

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri May 06, 2005   Subject: Removing Adblock label from good Flash and Java Applets
Does it work if you disable Adblock (ctrl+shift+b) and reload the page?
  Topic: unloaded (with G filterlist)
kstahl

Replies: 6
Views: 3291

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun May 01, 2005   Subject: unloaded (with G filterlist)
Are you using the latest Firefox (1.0.3) and the latest Adblock (0.5.2.39 aka 0.5 d2 nightly 39)?
  Topic: ARGGGGG! Install dang it
kstahl

Replies: 8
Views: 2806

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Apr 30, 2005   Subject: ARGGGGG! Install dang it
Fitorion, you are using a very old version of Firefox (1.0PR?). I recommend that you upgrade to the latest version, 1.0.3.
  Topic: ARGGGGG! Install dang it
kstahl

Replies: 8
Views: 2806

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Apr 30, 2005   Subject: ARGGGGG! Install dang it
Try downloading Adblock again from the homepage, and do a local install.

http://adblock.mozdev.org/dev.html

Right-Click the link named "Adblock 0.5 d2 nightly 39", choose Save Link As... and sav ...
  Topic: I cannot open my extensions because of adblock
kstahl

Replies: 7
Views: 2824

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Apr 29, 2005   Subject: I cannot open my extensions because of adblock
Try creating a new profile:
http://www.mozilla.org/support/firefox/profile

Don't forget to export/import your bookmarks from your current profile. You can do this in the Bookmarks Manager.
  Topic: Adblock doesn't work with 1.0.3???
kstahl

Replies: 10
Views: 4166

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2005   Subject: Adblock doesn't work with 1.0.3???
There is no difference. The "patch" is the full installer wrapped in an XPI file.

Anyway, there has been several reports of User Agent Switcher conflicting with Adblock lately. Try disabling it and ...
  Topic: Suggestion: multiple adblock profiles
kstahl

Replies: 1
Views: 1283

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2005   Subject: Suggestion: multiple adblock profiles
Hmm. Why?
  Topic: What do "Check Parent Links" and "Site Blocki
kstahl

Replies: 1
Views: 1567

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2005   Subject: What do "Check Parent Links" and "Site Blocki
But the answer could easily be found using the Search function. Wink

Anyway, here you go:
http://aasted.org/adblock/viewtopic.php?t=624
  Topic: Adblock doesn't work with 1.0.3???
kstahl

Replies: 10
Views: 4166

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2005   Subject: Adblock doesn't work with 1.0.3???
Does Adblock seem to be installed properly? Do you see Adblock in the Extensions Manager? Do you have an Adblock entry in the Tools menu? Is there an Adblock link on your status bar?
  Topic: need block background image
kstahl

Replies: 4
Views: 2563

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2005   Subject: need block background image
Adblock can block any image. Just add that URL to your filterlist in Tools > Adblock > Preferences.
http://data.playxp.com/banner/800x120.gif
  Topic: Adblock challenged?
kstahl

Replies: 6
Views: 2847

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2005   Subject: Adblock challenged?
You can still easily block background images. Just right-click and choose "View Background Image" (or whatever the option is). Take note of the URL loaded, and later create a filter to block it.
  Topic: thank you, kstahl
kstahl

Replies: 1
Views: 1174

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2005   Subject: thank you, kstahl
You're welcome. Glad I could help.
  Topic: cannot block ??
kstahl

Replies: 4
Views: 1594

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2005   Subject: cannot block ??
I wonder if you installed a modified build from the the Extensionsmirror site, and then it was automatically updated to the latest official version. I guess that could happen if those creating the mod ...
  Topic: it donīt blocks........
kstahl

Replies: 2
Views: 1333

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2005   Subject: it donīt blocks........
Which version of Firefox are you using? That popup was blocked automatically for me, by Firefox's internal popup blocker. Try updating to the latest version, 1.0.3.

You could also try adding this t ...
  Topic: Adblock challenged?
kstahl

Replies: 6
Views: 2847

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2005   Subject: Adblock challenged?
Not much to do about it with Adblock, that blinking background is not an image - it is simple HTML.

You can probably hide it by adding something like this to your userContent.css file:
div[id= ...
  Topic: Adblock Extension makes Firefox very slow!
kstahl

Replies: 7
Views: 4432

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2005   Subject: Re: Good Friend Adblock - performance is NOT!
Firefox 1.0.x should not be slower in any way than 1.0 as far as I know. Have you tried a really clean reinstall of Firefox? With a fresh profile and everything.

You had a lot of duplicates in your ...
  Topic: Is Firefox adblock's history saved?
kstahl

Replies: 1
Views: 1274

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2005   Subject: Is Firefox adblock's history saved?
No, Adblock does not keep any history of blocked objects.
  Topic: PNG Support
kstahl

Replies: 6
Views: 2257

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Apr 24, 2005   Subject: PNG Support
I see nothing special at that page. Exactly which images do you want to block?
  Topic: Feature Request: Ways to make animated stuff less annoying.
kstahl

Replies: 4
Views: 1896

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Apr 24, 2005   Subject: Feature Request: Ways to make animated stuff less annoying.
You can disable animated GIFs in Firefox itself. Go to about:config and set image.animation_mode to once or none.

As for blocking animated Flash.. I thought all Flash was animated? You can easiliy ...
  Topic: PNG Support
kstahl

Replies: 6
Views: 2257

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Apr 24, 2005   Subject: PNG Support
Could you post a link to the page?
  Topic: PNG Support
kstahl

Replies: 6
Views: 2257

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Apr 24, 2005   Subject: PNG Support
Adblock does not care what it is you are blocking. All remote content can be blocked, no matter what kind it is.
  Topic: Blocking links
kstahl

Replies: 1
Views: 1129

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2005   Subject: Blocking links
1. Tools > Adblock > Preferences
2. Click "Options".
3. Enable "Check Parent Links."
4. Smile
  Topic: Whitelisting certain ads
kstahl

Replies: 6
Views: 2591

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2005   Subject: Whitelisting certain ads
Hmm, have you tried the sticky post [url=http://aasted.org/adblock/viewtopic.php?t=1302]Unable to unblock images? Read this first! at the top of this forum?
  Topic: Feature Idea: Turn Statusbar textcolor Red when adblocked.
kstahl

Replies: 2
Views: 1299

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2005   Subject: Feature Idea: Turn Statusbar textcolor Red when adblocked.
You should not need such a visual indicator. The absence of ads should be proof enough. Smile

You can always see if something is blocked by clicking on the Adblock link on the statusbar and looking f ...
  Topic: Whitelisting certain ads
kstahl

Replies: 6
Views: 2591

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2005   Subject: Whitelisting certain ads
Adblock doesn't block anything on it's own, it's all in the filterlist. The things that are blocked should turn up red in the Adblock-able Items list.

To be sure, you could try turning off Adblock ...
  Topic: adblock crashes mozilla at usps site
kstahl

Replies: 11
Views: 3280

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2005   Subject: adblock crashes mozilla at usps site
Good question. You volunteering for emailing them? Smile
  Topic: Header image conundrum
kstahl

Replies: 6
Views: 2305

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2005   Subject: Header image conundrum
Interesting. So it was probably an obscure rendering bug in Firefox that Adblock just happened to expose.
  Topic: Quicktime Plugin Disabled After Adblock Install
kstahl

Replies: 2
Views: 1370

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2005   Subject: Quicktime Plugin Disabled After Adblock Install
I tried Mozilla's Quicktime test page mentioned above, and test 2 and 4 does not work, no matter if I have Adblock installed or not.

Can you give an example of a page with a Quicktime movie that wo ...
  Topic: Adblock breakes Shift+Click in Fx 1.0.3
kstahl

Replies: 7
Views: 2357

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2005   Subject: Adblock breakes Shift+Click in Fx 1.0.3
The default for Quickblock is partial mode, and partial mode does not (or should not, at least) break shift-click. I can open links in new windows just fine.
  Topic: How adblock works
kstahl

Replies: 1
Views: 1343

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2005   Subject: How adblock works
That's up to you actually. If you go to Tools > Options > Adblock you can switch between Remove Ads and Hide Ads. The former blocks the download, the latter downloads and hides.
  Topic: Adblock breakes Shift+Click in Fx 1.0.3
kstahl

Replies: 7
Views: 2357

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2005   Subject: Adblock breakes Shift+Click in Fx 1.0.3
You are probably triggering the [url=http://aasted.org/adblock/viewtopic.php?t=212]Quickblock feature.
  Topic: adblock crashes mozilla at usps site
kstahl

Replies: 11
Views: 3280

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2005   Subject: adblock crashes mozilla at usps site
Adblock does indeed cause problems with certain Java applets. This is a very old and well known bug. Unfortunately no one knows what is causing it, or if it is indeed a bug in Adblock, Firefox, or Sun ...
  Topic: BUG REPORT: adblock changes layout while blocking nothing
kstahl

Replies: 10
Views: 3731

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2005   Subject: BUG REPORT: adblock changes layout while blocking nothing
Sorry, I only tested the iRiver site. Yes, your test case appears to be fixed in Firefox 1.0.3. Obviously, Adblock exposed a bug in the Gecko rendering engine.
  Topic: BUG REPORT: adblock changes layout while blocking nothing
kstahl

Replies: 10
Views: 3731

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2005   Subject: BUG REPORT: adblock changes layout while blocking nothing
Still broken in Firefox 1.0.3, searching does not produce any results.

From the JS Console:

Error: obj.SetVariable is not a function
Source File: http://www.iriver.com/common/js/flashlink.js
L ...
  Topic: importing Adblock filters
kstahl

Replies: 2
Views: 1472

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2005   Subject: importing Adblock filters
Remove everything above the [Adblock] line. There is also a curly brace "}" at the end that should not be there.
  Topic: download fails
kstahl

Replies: 1
Views: 1114

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2005   Subject: download fails
Try installing from the Adblock homepage:
http://adblock.mozdev.org/dev.html

Or from Mozilla Update:
https://addons.update.mozilla.org/extensions/moreinfo.php?id=10

You should also go to Tools ...
  Topic: Adblock Passwort available?
kstahl

Replies: 3
Views: 1416

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2005   Subject: Adblock Passwort available?
Yes, they will overwrite the values in prefs.js everytime you restart the browser. However, someone could still modify the Adblock filters when the browser is running, as long as they don't restart it ...
  Topic: adblock crashes mozilla at usps site
kstahl

Replies: 11
Views: 3280

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2005   Subject: adblock crashes mozilla at usps site
If you have Java 1.4.x please upgrade it to 1.5 which works much better.

The site has been mentioned earlier:
http://aasted.org/adblock/viewtopic.php?t=740

Get the latest Java here:
http://www ...
  Topic: Is Adblock still being developed?
kstahl

Replies: 14
Views: 7365

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2005   Subject: Is Adblock still being developed?
Yes, your first filter there is the culprit.

ad*.*

If you look at the URLs to the forum posts you had trouble opening:

(Example. I have bolded the matching part.)
http://www.misticriver.net/ ...
  Topic: How do you block these ads?
kstahl

Replies: 6
Views: 2350

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2005   Subject: How do you block these ads?
A simple filter like this will clean up much of that site:
*/ads/*
  Topic: Make it in Opera
kstahl

Replies: 1
Views: 1180

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2005   Subject: Make it in Opera
Here is some earlier discussion about that:
http://aasted.org/adblock/viewtopic.php?t=1683
  Topic: how to make a wild filter for the "icon" ?
kstahl

Replies: 8
Views: 2845

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2005   Subject: how to make a wild filter for the "icon" ?
kstahl, you've misread my regex. It will indeed match "_icon_", because it's really just the "_icon" and "icon_" filters with "OR" between them. Exactly the same behavior, squished into one line.
...
  Topic: how to make a wild filter for the "icon" ?
kstahl

Replies: 8
Views: 2845

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2005   Subject: how to make a wild filter for the "icon" ?
That will not block _icon_.

Follow the advice of Zachariah and NJH:
_icon
icon_

Be careful with false positives though. Those filters will also block "_iconsarecoolandsoisschool" etc.
  Topic: Mozilla latest-branch 1.0.4 breaks Adblock 0.5.2-039
kstahl

Replies: 2
Views: 1289

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2005   Subject: Mozilla latest-branch 1.0.4 breaks Adblock 0.5.2-039
Has anything been checked into the 1.0.4 nightly build? That is, exactly what is the difference between 1.0.3 and 1.0.4?
  Topic: Is Adblock still being developed?
kstahl

Replies: 14
Views: 7365

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2005   Subject: Is Adblock still being developed?
I'm curious, what do you think rue and wonko could possibly gain by telling people 0.6 was on the way if it wasn't?

It's not like they are taking preorders...
  Topic: How do I block these ...a...akamai.net... correctly?
kstahl

Replies: 6
Views: 3250

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Apr 18, 2005   Subject: How do I block these ...a...akamai.net... correctly?
Yes, that will be enough.
  Topic: Is Adblock still being developed?
kstahl

Replies: 14
Views: 7365

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Apr 18, 2005   Subject: Is Adblock still being developed?
Adblock does not block anything on its own. Either you have hit upon a bug, or one of your filters is responsible. Since I haven't heard of such a bug, I'm betting on the latter.

Do you have a filt ...
  Topic: feature request: show blocked things
kstahl

Replies: 2
Views: 1424

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Apr 16, 2005   Subject: feature request: show blocked things
A few threads down:
[url=http://aasted.org/adblock/viewtopic.php?t=1823]Which rule blocked a given image?
  Topic: BUG REPORT: adblock changes layout while blocking nothing
kstahl

Replies: 10
Views: 3731

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2005   Subject: BUG REPORT: adblock changes layout while blocking nothing
Hmm. Both the pages fail to render properly in 0.6 too. Interesting.
  Topic: Ctrl+Shift+B does not work witn FF1.0.1 + Linux?
kstahl

Replies: 2
Views: 1287

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2005   Subject: Ctrl+Shift+B does not work witn FF1.0.1 + Linux?
http://aasted.org/adblock/viewtopic.php?t=994
  Topic: Adblock Gmail
kstahl

Replies: 2
Views: 1536

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Apr 10, 2005   Subject: Adblock Gmail
If you select the blocked (red) items in that list the offending filter will be shown in the box below the list. You'll then have to go to Tools > Adblock > Preferences, locate the filter in you ...
  Topic: Cant install ADblock!
kstahl

Replies: 3
Views: 1444

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Apr 09, 2005   Subject: Cant install ADblock!
Tools > Options > Web Features

Make sure "Allow websites to install software" is enabled.

Then drag the downloaded XPI file onto an open Firefox window.
  Topic: FF 1.0.3 - bug 289231
kstahl

Replies: 3
Views: 2506

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Apr 07, 2005   Subject: FF 1.0.3 - bug 289231
Update: [url=http://weblogs.mozillazine.org/asa/archives/007905.html]Looks like 1.0.3 will not break Adblock after all.
  Topic: Re-instating Files
kstahl

Replies: 2
Views: 1131

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Apr 07, 2005   Subject: Re-instating Files
You can view all your filters by going to:
Tools > Adblock > Preferences

Also, when you visit a page you can press the Adblock link in the status bar to open the Adblock-able Items list. Blo ...
  Topic: FF 1.0.3 - bug 289231
kstahl

Replies: 3
Views: 2506

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Apr 07, 2005   Subject: FF 1.0.3 - bug 289231
The devs are on it. Stay tuned for more information.
  Topic: What are these "google-ads" everybody is talking a
kstahl

Replies: 1
Views: 1331

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Apr 05, 2005   Subject: What are these "google-ads" everybody is talking a
The "sponsored links" you get when searching for certain things on Google, for instance.

Try searching for "registry cleaner" for an example.
  Topic: suggestion
kstahl

Replies: 2
Views: 1052

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Apr 04, 2005   Subject: suggestion
[url=http://aasted.org/adblock/viewtopic.php?t=1124]Any way to hide Adblock in the status bar and Tools menu?
  Topic: I accidently deintalled Adblock
kstahl

Replies: 6
Views: 2412

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2005   Subject: I accidently deintalled Adblock
Unfortunately...
http://aasted.org/adblock/viewtopic.php?t=1199
  Topic: AdBlock by link
kstahl

Replies: 1
Views: 1083

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2005   Subject: AdBlock by link
Tools > Adblock > Preferences

Click Options and enable Check Parent Links.

Voila!
  Topic: Adblock Suggestion
kstahl

Replies: 3
Views: 1208

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Apr 01, 2005   Subject: Adblock Suggestion
You can temporarily disable Adblock by pressing Ctrl+Shift+B. You'll have to reload the page for it to work.

You can also turn off the Obj-Tabs from Adblock's options menu and use Overlay Flash (ct ...
  Topic: How to get rid of google ads?
kstahl

Replies: 8
Views: 4280

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Apr 01, 2005   Subject: How to get rid of google ads?
Some Google ads can be removed and some can not. Add this filter and see if it helps:
*.googlesyndication.com
  Topic: Hide / Remove ads ?
kstahl

Replies: 2
Views: 1324

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Mar 30, 2005   Subject: Hide / Remove ads ?
Hide - downloaded but hidden
Remove - not downloaded at all
  Topic: preventing the adblock translucent tab from showing up
kstahl

Replies: 5
Views: 1736

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Mar 30, 2005   Subject: preventing the adblock translucent tab from showing up
Just turn the Obj-Tabs off from Adblock's options menu and use Flash Overlay (ctrl+shift+f) when you need to block Flash.
  Topic: yahoo mail display problem at login when delete ads is selec
kstahl

Replies: 2
Views: 1182

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Mar 30, 2005   Subject: yahoo mail display problem at login when delete ads is selec
When that happens you should click the Adblock link on the status bar, which will open the Adblock-able Items list. Blocked items appear in red, and when selected the offending filter will be shown in ...
  Topic: Why isn't everyone here compiling the ultimate filter list?
kstahl

Replies: 402
Views: 1112545

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2005   Subject: Why isn't everyone here compiling the ultimate filter list?
It happens because none of those words are blocked by your filters.

Those filters are from the advanced filters thread. It hasn't been updated in ages and should not be taken as a "complete" soluti ...
  Topic: Adblock Extension Website is Difficult to Read
kstahl

Replies: 6
Views: 3378

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2005   Subject: Adblock Extension Website is Difficult to Read
Yeah, the website really needs to be updated. It will probably happen together with the release of Adblock 0.6.
  Topic: Macromedia ads from Mail.com blocked but kept recurring
kstahl

Replies: 1
Views: 1191

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Mar 28, 2005   Subject: Macromedia ads from Mail.com blocked but kept recurring
If you try to block them by filtering on the full URL it's understandable that they return - the URL changes regularely.

Try adding these two to your filter list:
*/ads/*
?clickTAG=
  Topic: Adblock 0.5 d2 nightly 39 and Firefox 1.02
kstahl

Replies: 12
Views: 4620

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Mar 28, 2005   Subject: Adblock 0.5 d2 nightly 39 and Firefox 1.02
One of the Mozdev mirrors might not be working properly, which could be why only some users experience problems.
  Topic: Adblock causes this site to not render properly.
kstahl

Replies: 9
Views: 2994

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2005   Subject: Adblock causes this site to not render properly.
Adblock 0.6 has not been released yet.
  Topic: AdBlock and Bannerblind
kstahl

Replies: 14
Views: 5123

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2005   Subject: AdBlock and Bannerblind
That is correct. Adblock hooks into the same mechanism used in Firefox's own internal image blocker. Every request for remote content is passed through Adblock which tries to match it against the filt ...
  Topic: Adblock to solve Zone Alarm javascript problem?
kstahl

Replies: 3
Views: 1518

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2005   Subject: Adblock to solve Zone Alarm javascript problem?
ZoneAlarm probably installs itself as a local proxy, just like Proxomitron etc.
  Topic: Adblock to solve Zone Alarm javascript problem?
kstahl

Replies: 3
Views: 1518

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2005   Subject: Adblock to solve Zone Alarm javascript problem?
Hi Carol,

If you add that line to Adblock's filter list you will prevent ZoneAlarm's JS script from loading (that's what Adblock do), but the code itself will not be removed from web pages.

I do ...
 
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