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Adblock vs Adblock Plus Chrome

Discussion in 'War Room' started by Malakke, Feb 8, 2013.

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Which is the best adblocker for Chrome?

  1. Adblock

    64 vote(s)
    28.1%
  2. Adblock Plus

    113 vote(s)
    49.6%
  3. Other (Specify in thread)

    17 vote(s)
    7.5%
  4. I'm not a Google Chrome user

    50 vote(s)
    21.9%
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  1. Malakke

    Malakke New Member

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    Hi again guys. A new war :p. I can't decide between these two adblockers for Chrome.

    - Adblock:

    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/adblock/gighmmpiobklfepjocnamgkkbiglidom?hl=es

    - Adblock Plus:

    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/adblock-plus/cfhdojbkjhnklbpkdaibdccddilifddb?hl=es


    It seems that Adblock is developed originally for Chrome, and Adblock Plus had more problems for adapt it (it comes from Firefox version and it was beta until few months)
  2. Umbra Polaris

    Umbra Polaris Testing And Review Expert MalwareTips Staff

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    used ADB+ , on my uses, it blocks more than ADB
  3. exterminator20

    exterminator20 Giveaway and Hot Deals Expert MalwareTips Staff

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    ABD + Like Umbra noted even though I get that annoying ABD+ startup page on Chrome every once in a while.No matter what I do seems to always come back
  4. Spirit

    Spirit Regular Member

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    Agree with above replies ;)
  5. 3link9

    3link9 Active Member

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    ADP+ all the way!
    I even like how it corrects my URL's when I type it wrong.
  6. Malakke

    Malakke New Member

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    Same here! It's a bit annoying. Trying Adblock now
  7. avastalicious

    avastalicious Regular Member

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    I noticed a small page loading speed improvement in favor of AdBlock and since then switched from ABP.
    It might as well be placebo, I would like to hear anyone else's opinion on this matter.

    Anyways, they're both great extensions. You should try them and see which one do you like more.
  8. Huracan

    Huracan Administrator MalwareTips Staff

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    I support the development of AdBlock.
  9. D Bone

    D Bone Regular Member

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    On my machine, AB is faster than AB+. Not by much, but it is.
  10. Nige_40

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    maybe it's machine and connection that makes it faster :)
  11. D Bone

    D Bone Regular Member

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    Could be many factors, for sure.
  12. MrXidus

    MrXidus Super Moderator MalwareTips Staff

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    Apart from the stable release of AdBlock Plus for Chrome, There is the Development build which provides better blocking of elements, Instead of just letting them load secretly under a hidden white square element (meaning ads still load and waste your bandwidth, page loading times effected) and behaves like Firefox's AdBlock Plus which prevents them from loading at all providing real blocking, saved bandwidth, cleaner and faster loading times.

    If you're interested in trying out the Development build version direct yourself to this page.

    You will have to make sure to enable Experimental Extension APIs in chrome://flags within your Chrome, Screenshot related.

    [​IMG]

    In my testing this beats AdBlock and the stable version of AdBlock Plus.

    Thanks. :)
  13. McLovin

    McLovin Well-Known Member

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    Don't really use Chrome, but if I did Adblock Plus would have to be the product that I would use. Great product and reliable, not saying Adblock isn't just I haven't tried that to say anything about it. :)
  14. Plexx

    Plexx Guest

    How stable is the Development version for you MrXidus?
  15. Malakke

    Malakke New Member

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    I'm trying the Development version and it works very well! Faster than Adblock (especially refreshing pages), less RAM usage and no problems...

    Thanks MrXidus :)
  16. MrXidus

    MrXidus Super Moderator MalwareTips Staff

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    I've been using the Development build since mid 2012 with no issues or problems related to it.

    Seems quite stable in my opinion. How ever as usual every PC is different and you or someone else might very well experience issues.

    Glad I could help.
  17. Overkill

    Overkill Active Member

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    The main reason I like adblock more is it blocks facebook ads which adblock + doesn't cause I just tried it again yesterday
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    MrXidus Super Moderator MalwareTips Staff

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    Huracan Administrator MalwareTips Staff

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    Does this require the Experimental Extension APIs to be enabled? And will 'blocking more than Ads', remain an optional feature?
  20. tapoo

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    does they making their own new URL filter, or using other companies database???
    anyone have any idea, can a video review possible??

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