AdGuard for Windows version 7.5

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OK you guys don't see this specific ad? It's at the end of the article I linked above, below the author's name. The heading is "Compare Bank Accounts"--you don't see this? Look at the first snip to get an idea. Now, I'm really bewildered. Reinstated uBO just now and enabled/updated most of the default lists and it's still there. The Element Picker clears it but when I went to expand it to capture it completely, this happens:


I've been tinkering with this thing off and on most of the day. :mad: I'll try again tomorrow, I guess. Maybe I am missing a blocklist that needs to be imported, I don't know.

Edit: I turned off another extension, Trace, and was able to get the ad fully expanded. Then, I used AG's Element Blocker again to remove the ad completely. It did, but if the page is refreshed, it's back again. Hmm, definitely a puzzle here. :unsure:

No ads,
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I'm only using Adguard Filters as well,
  • Adguard Base filter
  • Adguard Tracking Protection filter
  • Adguard Annoyances filter
 

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OK you guys don't see this specific ad? It's at the end of the article I linked above, below the author's name. The heading is "Compare Bank Accounts"--you don't see this? Look at the first snip to get an idea. Now, I'm really bewildered. Reinstated uBO just now and enabled/updated most of the default lists and it's still there. The Element Picker clears it but when I went to expand it to capture it completely, this happens:
I'm using Adguard Desktop on default settings, NO ads visible to me as well on your posted website below...

 

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Well, sincere apologies for getting a little shrill here, that wasn't the intention for sure.

Scaled back the filter lists to AdGuard-only and it disappears, at least when I'm on the page. If I leave and come back, voila, there it is. Cleared my browsing history and everything.

Since it seems to be an issue limited to this machine, I'm not going to pester anyone at AdGuard about it. Wasn't there a warning via the UI prev. about having too many lists enabled? It does seem that too many cooks spoil things so good lesson learned. Thanks! (y)
 

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Still playing with DNS filtering on Adguard for windows as I noticed a slowdown of websites loading after I enabling the feature.

Decided to run some ping tests (ping www.google.com) using each of the main options to see if any were noticeable quicker or slower. Each 'score' was the average of three ping tests (each ping itself takes an average of 4 requests so 'score' is actually an average of 12 requests to server).

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Edit: Second Google DNS entry should have read DoT Protocol.

Interesting set of results from my location. Adguard didn't fare well. Cloudflare has very good reputation particularly on privacy. Google did well as did Quad9. For me it was down to a choice between Cloudflare & Quad9. I opted for Quad9 with DNSCrypt for now.
 
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Still playing with DNS filtering on Adguard for windows as I noticed a slowdown of websites loading after I enabling the feature.

Decided to run some ping tests (ping www.google.com) using each of the main options to see if any were noticeable quicker or slower. Each 'score' was the average of three ping tests (each ping itself takes an average of 4 requests so 'score' is actually an average of 12 requests to server).

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Edit: Second Google DNS entry should have read DoT Protocol.

Interesting set of results from my location. Adguard didn't fare well. Cloudflare has very good reputation particularly on privacy. Google did well as did Quad9. For me it was down to a choice between Cloudflare & Quad9. I opted for Quad9 with DNSCrypt for now.
It all depends upon the dns service provider, the closest the server the faster it is. I think anything below 50 ms is good enough for casual browsing ( online gaming- i don't know)
 

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