Advice Request do i have too many web filters on my opera?

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Brie

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i have ublock origin with default and ransomeware filters. also minerblock, netcraft, avira browser safety, google safe browsing and avast web filters on opera.

i have bitdefender total security.

i have an i5, 2.7ghz. 8gb ddr4 ramm.

my opera is taking 317mb of ramm right now.
 

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I don't think it's killing your hardware but it's probably affecting your internet connection speed. If they have different duties I see no problem on having some extensions for extra security, but for example, I think that having Avira Browser Safety and Avast Web Filters is a bit over killing (plus Google Safe Browsing). I'd let BitDefender's Web Module handle web security or even if you're a bit paranoid install an extra extension.

As for the rest of the extensions I see them useful.

Suggestions:

  • Enable privacy and malware/spyware filters on uBlock
  • Uninstall Avira Browser Safety/Avast Web Filters
  • Install HTTPS Everywhere
  • Install NoScript Suite
 

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i have ublock origin with default and ransomeware filters. also minerblock, netcraft, avira browser safety, google safe browsing and avast web filters on opera.
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Have you tried uBlock in Advanced User Mode? If you globally block 3rd party scripts and frames you may be amazed how many websites function fine. The Hated One's youtube vid is the best tutorial and FUNNY! I'm not really familiar with Opera but if Nano Adblocker is an available extension, it would be even better than uBO - plus it also blocks miners. I can't speak to the rest of your post since I haven't used those. I do know the new Malwarebytes extension is well regarded here in MT and I use it in FF, but don't know if it supports Opera. Opera users might be the best to tackle your concerns.

+ 1 @RoboMan's advice. Use only what you need with no overlap.
 

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Have you tried uBlock in Advanced User Mode? If you globally block 3rd party scripts and frames you may be amazed how many websites function fine. The Hated One's youtube vid is the best tutorial and FUNNY! I'm not really familiar with Opera but if Nano Adblocker is an available extension, it would be even better than uBO - plus it also blocks miners. I can't speak to the rest of your post since I haven't used those. I do know the new Malwarebytes extension is well regarded here in MT and I use it in FF, but don't know if it supports Opera. Opera users might be the best to tackle your concerns.

+ 1 @RoboMan's advice. Use only what you need with no overlap.

Here's the link download Install Chrome Extensions can install any apps(chrome extensions) on Opera :)
 

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i have ublock origin with default and ransomeware filters. also minerblock, netcraft, avira browser safety, google safe browsing and avast web filters on opera.

i have bitdefender total security.

i have an i5, 2.7ghz. 8gb ddr4 ramm.

my opera is taking 317mb of ramm right now.

Ignore memory usage, that's normal. Browser using 300 MB of 8192 MB is nothing.

Google Safe Browsing works in the background of supported browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera). It's not an Add-on/Extension, but rather a Browser Feature.

If you have Avira Browser Safety, then Avast Online Security is redundant.
 
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