Author Topic: what has happened to the site blocker in the latest avast free version  (Read 3492 times)

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adrian631330

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i have just upgraded to latest avast free 9.0.2006.144 the front ends had a makeover,but its missing the site blocker in tools :'( .so do i need to revert to an older version to get this back,a i used this to block annoying ads plus popups..please help any advice would be much appreciated..it was on the previous version before i upgraded???

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Re: what has happened to the site blocker in the latest avast free version
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2013, 11:38:38 AM »
The AdBlocker has been dropped in V9.
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Re: what has happened to the site blocker in the latest avast free version
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2013, 11:44:55 AM »
that a pity,and is there a program i can use instead that you could suggest thanks very much

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Re: what has happened to the site blocker in the latest avast free version
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2013, 11:50:23 AM »
that a pity,and is there a program i can use instead that you could suggest thanks very much

Adblock Plus or Adblock would work fine for both Chrome and Firefox. The Avast adblock was based on Adblock (plus) IIRC.
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Re: what has happened to the site blocker in the latest avast free version
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2013, 11:51:50 AM »
that a pity,and is there a program i can use instead that you could suggest thanks very much

Check my sig. ;)
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Re: what has happened to the site blocker in the latest avast free version
« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2013, 12:05:55 PM »
Thanks Asyn.Alikhan..i have heard of adblocker,and will try now it on chrome as avasts blocker was based on this program..Asyn by check your "SIG" do you mean the link on your post reply..sorry i am not very very technically minded with regards to PC lingo..thank you VM! to you both for your help too!! Just Seen abrumptem's post for adblocker links plus thank you for posting these it saves me trying to locate this program  :o

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Re: what has happened to the site blocker in the latest avast free version
« Reply #7 on: October 23, 2013, 12:08:57 PM »
Asyn by check your "SIG" do you mean the link on your post reply...

No, I meant my signature. (I use ABP with FF)
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Re: what has happened to the site blocker in the latest avast free version
« Reply #8 on: October 23, 2013, 12:28:13 PM »
right i understand its on the top what make of PC.operating system.Anti Virus.browser etccetera