questionsis there a good, free, unlimited, ad blocking…

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Well, Windows 7 is not a web browser, so you might have to be more specific. Ads in things other than web browsers? What are you trying to block?

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On the chance that you are talking about web browsers, I use Adblock Plus and Flashblock on Firefox. Both are extensions. There are also versions for Chrome. Opera has an Adblock Plus, but I don't think Flashblock is available.

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I use AdBlock. It blocks a lot of Facebook ads, where Adblock Plus does not. Yes I know the name is about the same but they are made by different people.
I will say Adblock Plus has more integrated features that I liked. I use them in Chrome and Firefox. I onlyt use IE except for application testing.

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I use NoScript with Firefox. I'm always shocked when I use someone else's computer at how long everything takes to load due to all the ads.

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Internet Explorer is what I use, sorry for the confusion/ mistake.

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@dadphelps: Well, there's your problem! :)

I use AdBlock for Chrome. Works great. It even helps skip ads on Youtube (althought recently it started instructing I disable Adblock or it wouldn't show me any videos).

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While you CAN get AdBlock for free, it sure would be nice to pay a bit for it if you can afford anything. Even a couple bucks to the developer is kind. I grabbed it and sent a minimal $10 to them.

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AdBlock looks great. What I see is free to try,,,,then you must pay to keep. Am I missing the free part? I see simple adblocy free but blocks only 200 ads each day, then bombards you with a popup about buying a better version.

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Try Google Chrome. Adblock is free there as an extension.

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@jsimsace: It is free (on Chrome), but the developer should get something if you can afford it. When you install it, a note from the developer (with a picture of himself with his wife) comes up asking that you pay if you can afford something, with a bar to choose the amount. It can be anything from 0 on up. I felt that I could be fair and send them a couple bucks. They will give it to you if you cannot afford payment of any kind. Awfully nice if you ask me.

They seem to understand if you have no money to send them.

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I agree 100% on supporting the developer when you can. I'm possibly bias because I AM a software developer, but I don't make money per sale either. I just know the time and effort that goes into software development, and a few dollars per user goes a long way to improving a product and keeping it up to date.

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How about Abine DO NOT TRACK ME. It reduces online tracking and it is free.

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I received this email today:

Hi Michael!

I wanted to thank you for paying for AdBlock. I wrote AdBlock hoping to make
people's lives better, and you just told me that I managed to do it :) Thank
you very, very much! You are so great!

It's been over a year since I quit my job, asking my users to pay what they can
afford for AdBlock to fund my work on it. The vast majority of users choose
NOT to pay, so you should know that I appreciate your support that much more!

Katie and I feel that this is important work, and I'm able to put so much time
into AdBlock thanks to the support of kind users like you. You're helping us
continue on our path... did I say thank you yet? Thank you! :D

Happy ad blocking! Please spread the word to your friends -- it would help
Katie and me IMMENSELY -- and if you have questions/problems/whatever, check
out the links in my signature below.

- Michael

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I use K9 to filter teh interwebs for the kiddos and enable the ad block feature. Seems to work fine.