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How do you block the ads that came to Skype?
« on: December 25, 2014, 01:34:36 AM »
There is a way to do it in the hosts file:
Hi folks,

Again no recipee to block the Microsoft driven ads inside Skype. Anyone?
Any beyond this:
127.0.0.1     rad.msn.com
127.0.0.1     g.msn.com
127.0.0.1     live.rads.msn.com
127.0.0.1     ads1.msn.com
127.0.0.1     static.2mdn.net
127.0.0.1     ad.doubleclick.net
127.0.0.1     ac3.msn.com
127.0.0.1     ec.atdmt.com
127.0.0.1     msntest.serving-sys.com
127.0.0.1     sO.2mdn.net
127.0.0.1     aka-cdn-ns.adtech.de
127.0.0.1     secure.flashtalking.com
127.0.0.1     cdn.atdmt.com
127.0.0.1     flex.msn.com
127.0.0.1     ad-emea.doubleclick.net
127.0.0.1     *.rad.msn.com
127.0.0.1     *.adnxs.com
127.0.0.1     *.msads.net
127.0.0.1     *.ads2.msads.net
But that list is not complete, and sometimes you won't (some of) these addresses unblocked in the browser.

SkypeAdKiller is not a permanent solution either.
What is the peferred way? Anyone?

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Re: How do you block the ads that came to Skype?
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2014, 01:48:00 AM »
Best way: Not to use skype ;D

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Re: How do you block the ads that came to Skype?
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2014, 03:20:48 AM »
Have you tried the following:








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Re: How do you block the ads that came to Skype?
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2014, 12:23:00 PM »
Hi bob3160,

That worked, thanks a bunch.

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Re: How do you block the ads that came to Skype?
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2014, 04:29:57 PM »
Hi bob3160,

That worked, thanks a bunch.

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Re: How do you block the ads that came to Skype?
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2014, 06:15:02 PM »
Thanks Bob.
Merry Christmas ads free :)
The best things in life are free.

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Re: How do you block the ads that came to Skype?
« Reply #6 on: December 25, 2014, 06:17:43 PM »
Thanks Bob.
Merry Christmas ads free :)
You too. Hope you get everything you wished for. :)
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Re: How do you block the ads that came to Skype?
« Reply #7 on: December 25, 2014, 06:39:04 PM »
It's always nice when one old dog can teach another new tricks. :)
Have a Merry Christmas. :)

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Re: How do you block the ads that came to Skype?
« Reply #8 on: December 26, 2014, 03:36:03 AM »
Nice Christmas present, that.  Merry Christmas everyone.
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