Recently, the Adblock extension for various browsers is enjoying increasing popularity. In principle, this is not surprising, given that this plug-in allows you to get rid of one of the most important Internet problems - the abundance of annoying advertising. Before talking about installing and configuring this extension, consider it in more detail.

Why the need for Adblock

The main purpose of this application is the removal of advertisements of various types. Adblock allows you to remove banners, pop-up windows, a variety of flash animations and so on. In general, installing this extension for any of the browsers significantly reduces the traffic consumption and, as a result, speeds up the download of sites.

In this case, it should be noted that Adblock removes not only the majority of the pop-ups on the sides or at the bottom of the page, but also ads that appear on YouTube before the movie is uploaded. Thus, you will protect yourself and your children from unnecessary and obtrusive information, just a couple of mouse clicks.

How to download and install Adblock

Previously, the extension Adblock was only available for the two major browsers, FireFox and Chrome, but with the growth of its popularity, was released on versions for Opera and Yandex.Browser. Thus, to date, this plug-in is available on all popular browsers except Internet Explorer, but also for mobile devices. In order to install it you need to go to the tab "Settings/Tools/Extensions" and find the name Adblock, then download and install.

All this requires very little time and knowledge, it is natural that in different browsers the path may be slightly different, but the main thing that you need to find is the item "Extensions". It should be noted that this program is distributed completely free of charge on the official website, so do not download it on third-party resources, and even more so send sms for a "free" version.

How to configure Adblock

One of the main reasons for the popularity of this program is that it is finely adjustable. That is, you can lock individual frame, banner or image, or set the filter that will get all ads with similar parameters. Thus, even if initially in the program's database did not have any code you can to add it and the ads will disappear.

In fact, it sounds and reads more difficult than it actually is. In order to customize the program's filters, you will initially need to click on the unwanted adware to right-click on it and select one of the two "Lock Image" or "Block Frame" items in the context menu at the very bottom.

After that the Adblock window will appear with different parameters, because most of them are accurate enough, then nothing is worthwhile to touch, but simply select "Add filter", and all - advertising disappears. Now even when visiting other sites with similar advertising, it will not be displayed. After a couple of days of active surfing on the Internet and clicking the "Add filter" button on most sites, you will not see ads.

Thus, Adblock installation takes less than a minute, its setting does not cause any special difficulties even for beginners, but it brings a lot of benefits. After all, in addition to the usual advertising, there is also a malicious Internet, which throws you to sites with unnecessary content or viruses.