Applications :: AdBlock For Chrome Not Working?

Sep 17, 2010

Over the past day or two I've realized something new in my browser, ADS! Is AdBlock not working for others using Chrome too? I never realized how many darn Ads there are on webpages these days.

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Applications :: Safari Adblock Not Working

Jan 14, 2010

I am having issues with Safari Adblock. Running Safari 4.04, Adblock 0.4.0 RC3 in Snow Leopard. Also, running Safari in 32 bit mode. I have been using Safari with Adblock in Snow Leopard since it was released without issue. All of a sudden it just stopped working. Preferences say it is enabled. Restarted Safari, restarted Adblock, restarted the entire PC, checked for updates, and reinstalled Adblock. None of these things worked.

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Applications :: Google Chrome Sync Not Working On Mac

Dec 8, 2010

I am using Google Chrome 8.0.552.215 on my Mac (running OSX 10.6.5). I can't get Chrome sync working properly. I had everything setup and working properly this morning between my iMac and my Mac Pro, but then I noticed that my bookmarks didn't import properly from Firefox (I'd imported my bookmarks from Firefox into Chrome on my Mac Pro just prior to initially setting up Chrome Sync).

I decided to delete all of the bookmarks from Chrome on my Mac Pro, then immediately reimport them a second time (making sure to fix the issue that caused my initial problem this second time around). For some strange reason, this has somehow completely screwed up Chrome sync, which doesn't sync anything anymore (bookmarks, extensions, etc...) I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling Chrome, but still no luck!

I've logged into my Google Dashboard and deleted all of the Chrome Sync Data, waited a good half hour, then tried setting up Chrome sync again... Google Dashboard does show that data is being synced from this first machine, but then when I set it up on the second computer (with a completely clean install of Chrome), the data never makes it there! I am at a complete loss here. I've even tried using an alternate Google Account, but that didn't work either!

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Applications :: YouTube Stopped Working In Chrome?

Dec 24, 2010

For some unknown reason no YouTube videos will play in Chrome anymore. I have not installed any new extensions or anything since it was last working. YouTube is working fine in every other browser... Also tried uninstalling and reinstalling and restarting my iMac of course, a no go.

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OS X :: New Version Of Safari AdBlock Not Working

Aug 19, 2009

I recently updated to the newest version of Safari AdBlock, and while it does block some ads, it misses many of them. Am I the only one with this issue? If so, is there a fix?

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Applications :: YouTube Player No Longer Working With Chrome?

Apr 23, 2010

about 3 or 4 days ago while surfing on YouTube I suddenly noticed that I can no longer press anything on the player anymore, no matter where on the flash application I press, it always just pauses the video. Even when I go over the volume control or the play button, they don't highlight in red anymore.

This is very annoying since I can't control the volume, fast forward, rewind, set higher resolution, click the google ads away... nothing works It just pauses the video when I click.

I emptied the cash of Chrome and restarted my Mac but nothing works.

I tried Safari and YouTube still works properly there.

I am using the latest version of Chrome (Beta 5.0.342.9).

Does anyone have a similar problem?

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Applications :: Can't Get AdBlock On Firefox

May 14, 2009

I have downloaded Adblock. I want to put it on Firefox. When I open the download it says "There is no default application specified to open the document "adblock_plus-1.0.2-fx+sm+tb.xpi". I can either cancel of "choose application". When I choose application, nothing comes up I can do this with. Basically I don't know what to do or how to do it. I could not find the info on Adblock.org.

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Applications :: Safari Adblock By CSS

Aug 11, 2009

I hate ads in webpages. adblock plus is a wonderful gift, but it is only for Firefox. I really like Safari on my mac and use it 95% of the time, thus I need something to block the ads on Safari. Luckily I found CSS.
CSS adblock has certain advantages, it is nonaggressive and can be customized to specific websites. There are quite a few CSS adblock on the internet and they generally do a good job. However, they are more of general instead of specific. So for the small number of websites I frequently visited none of the CSS I found could block ads 100%. So I made a CSS specific for the several websites I often visit. Here is the CSS ads removal Version 1.0. To install, in Safari/Preference/Advanced/Style sheet, select the file and it is done! In the current Version 1.0, it blocks ads from...........

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Applications :: AdBlock For Safari 5 POS

Aug 12, 2010

As a warning to others, I was experiencing severe performance issues when I had AdBlock installed/enabled. Safari would hang from 5-30 seconds, sometimes crashing entirely. It took me a painstakingly long time to identify the culprit (AdBlock). Not only did I experience performance issues, but it did not block all advertisements - at least not the ones that AdBlock for Firefox does. For instance, when I viewed certain embedded videos, I would have to watch a one minute ad first. This did not occur when I viewed the same page/video in Firefox (with AdBlock installed).

I'm curious to know why Apple approved this extension even though it doesn't appear to work all that well. Aside from failing to block all advertisements, it undermines the stability of Safari. If that's not a reason to reject an extension, I'm not sure what is. If you're interested, here is a website that causes Safari to hang, without fail, when AdBlock is installed/enabled [URL]. If I'm the only one experiencing this issue, then my sincere apologies to the AdBlock developers!

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Applications :: Glimmerblocker - AdBlock For Safari?

Sep 6, 2010

I had a SBBOD Flash crash earlier (had ClicktoFlash disabled for some reason) on a flash heavy site that caused by to have to Force Quit Safari. I had AdBlock running at the time and pondered whether it was that causing the issue, on top of the flash? Switched back to Glimmerblocker and I can't seem to get it to do what it did earlier, so am I right in thinking AdBlock is causing Safari to act a little weird (read: slower) or was it just coincidence?

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Applications :: Alternative To AdBlock For Safari 5?

Sep 11, 2010

Does anyone know of a reasonable alternative to AdBlock for Safari? I would like an unobtrusive ad-blocking extension that is equally effective. I understand that it will not be officially supported, but that's fine so long as it doesn't compromise performance/security. AdBlock uses way too much memory and it cripples Safari, causing it to hang/crash repeatedly. You can find the bug report here: [URL]

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Applications :: Safari Without Glims And Adblock?

Apr 12, 2009

I just reinstalled Leopard on my Mac after Finder kept acting weird and during the re installation of my apps I started using Safari 4 without any input managers or plugins. I was going to install them but I'm now not so sure. Safari feels quite better. Even a page full of ads feels like it actually appears faster after I click it's link. Do these things actually bog Safari down a little or am I probably imagining it due to having a fresh install? It would seem silly that blocking ads would take as long or even longer than just showing them.

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Applications :: 64 Bit Safari Adblock Software?

Oct 7, 2009

I was using Safariblock and/or Safari adblock. Neither seems to work with 64 bit Safari yet. Any solutions I'm not aware of?

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Applications :: Safari Adblock Plus Firefox Addon

Feb 7, 2009

Ads are driving me nuts and i know that i can install Firefox and then add Adblock extension but i really want to use Safari and i am looking for something like "Adblock Plus Firefox addon" but for Safari..

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Applications :: Edit Safari Adblock Filter?

Jun 15, 2010

I'm using the Adblock for Safari extension on Safari 5.0. I blocked an ad on some website manually, and now Adblock removes all the content from the page. I can view the page when I disable the extension. For the life of me, I can't find any options in the app to edit my filters. How can I do this?

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Applications :: Does AdBlock Extension Slow Safari Down?

Jul 14, 2010

Is it just me or does anyone else feel that AdBlock does affect the loading (opening) speed of a website slightly?

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OS X :: Flash No Longer Working On Chrome/Firefox?

Aug 13, 2010

Last few days my flash no longer works.

YouTube videos play (can hear sound) but just a black box, unless I full screen I can see it. All other flash (e.g. Dailymotion, Vimeo) don't play at all.

Works fine on Safari, but not on Firefox and Chrome.

I have uninstalled Flash, no luck.

Is this something to do with the hardware acceleration?

I have a silver unibody MacBook.

EDIT: I'm on 10.6.3 Snow Leopard

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Mar 23, 2012

Whenever i click on an email on the web (like Craigslist), instead of opening mail (yes its running) it opens a new tab in chrome (i haven't messed w/ the chrome settings) and brings me to my email sign in. I have tried quitting and also restarting my computer.

Info:
iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8), imac 17" 1.83GHz, 2GB RAM

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MacBook Pro :: Software Update / FF And Chrome Downloads Not Working

May 10, 2012

I have a mac book pro with leopard on it. Since quite a few days my software update is not working anymore, the progressbar just gets stuck without any progress. Same for downloads via FireFox and Chrome, but the odd thing is, Safari is still working fine. Already checked the system for flashback and checked the hosts file and a new com.apple.softwareupdate.plist got created... without success.

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MacBook Pro :: Ethernet Port Broken - Safari / Chrome Not Working?

Sep 4, 2010

I just got to college and discovered that wifi didnt work (now I've learned that it only works with Firefox for whatever reason) so I just plugged into the ethernet port at my desk and it worked for a week or so and then it wouldn't work and I checked Network settings and it couldn't detect an ethernet cable. So I reset the PRAM and it worked... for a few hours, and now it doesn't. I don't want to have to do that every time I come back to my desk. What should I do about this? (and any suggestions on safari/chrome not working? I posted it in another subforum on here but I got nowhere)

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MacBook Pro :: Silverlight And Google Chrome Not Working After System Update?

Apr 8, 2012

I just did a system update and now google chrome and the silverlight plugin do not work. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling both numerous times, restarted, and checked for updates again but nothing works. What's going on? 

Info:
MacBook Pro (15-inch Mid 2009), Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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Applications :: Google Chrome Now On OS X?

Sep 29, 2008

So we OS X users haven't been able to get our hands on Google Chrome, yet, but apparently there's this new browser set to fill that void called "Stainless."

I've tried it out and it seems pretty good, but I'm interested in seeing its benchmarks in comparison to Chrome. I'm lovin' the GUI of Stainless!

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Applications :: New Chrome Dev Build Out

Nov 6, 2009

New build number: 4.0.237.0

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Applications :: Google Chrome For MAC?

Feb 15, 2010

I was wondering if anyone has run into the problem I'm having with Google Chrome. One day last week it just wouldn't load anymore. i can click it and it will appear in my taskbar like its running, but no go on the UI. I've "googled it".... the problem that is... wow googling a problem with google. What are we coming to? Anyway, I've seen some stuff about it not running on Windows XP, but nothing about MAC.

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OS X :: Can't Use Safari Adblock

Mar 24, 2009

I just bought a macbook, and I'm a newbie. In my windows I had firefox and adblock plus and it worked just fine. Now I did some search and heard about safari adblock so I downloaded it. The problem is that i installed it several times () and I can't seem to use it. I think I did everything right: opened the install dmg file, followed the steps and that's it right? Was there anything else to do? And what about now, since I've installed it around 4 or 5 times, have i got it x5 in my macbook? Sorry for the dumb question, but I'm new to this

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Applications :: Google Chrome Keep Redirecting?

Dec 18, 2010

Why does my google chrome keep redirecting? Firefox is normal, Safari is normal. but Chrome, I can not open a normal page without redirecting

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Applications :: Chrome Versus Safari

Dec 26, 2010

So is the new Chrome better than Safari 5?

Whats your take? Which one should I use, and which one do you use? and why?

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Applications :: Google Chrome Keeps Crashing?

Jan 12, 2011

I've been using Google Chrome for ages and never really had a problem with it until lately, I prefer it to Safari or Firefox etc.

Lately I've found that it's crashing frequently, sometimes webpages just won't load (it will load the title bar and just leave an empty white space on the actual content), and more and more frequently I'm getting the flash plugin crash message come up on it.

I have the latest version of Chrome, and have re-downloaded it and installed it again, repaired permissions etc, but nothing seems to help.

Anyone else come across this or know of a possible resolution?

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Applications :: Google Chrome Alternative For Mac OS X 10.5?

Apr 11, 2009

Presenting Stainless, a multi-process browser for Mac OS X Leopard, very similar to Google Chrome.

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Applications :: Pop Up Tabs Using Firefox And Chrome

Jan 9, 2010

while browsing using firefox or chrome I get 20 to 30 tabs opening for no reason. Even when I mouse over a link on a webpage the link automatically opens in a tab.

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Applications :: Chrome Versus Safari 4 64 Bit

Jan 19, 2010

Which has faster java / flash performance Safari 4 in 64 bit under Snow Leopard or Google Chrome?

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Applications :: Safari Or Google Chrome - Which One Is Better

Mar 25, 2010

Just got my first IMac. Beautiful machine to look at, but there are a few things that I have to get used to. One of them is Safari. Actually, I prefer Google. Any comments?

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Applications :: How To Know About Safari 5 And Google Chrome

Jun 10, 2010

just noticed Safari 5 is out, updates better then google chrome? or is google chrome still overall a better browser?

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Applications :: Can't Save Bookmarks On Chrome?

Jun 25, 2010

Can't save bookmarks on Chrome?

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Applications :: Can't Direct Download With Chrome On Mac

Aug 5, 2010

this issue is driving me crazy for the las few month i love using google chrome on my mac , but every time i need to download a file i click on it but the chrome wont open/download it , i have to switch every time to my safari and copy the link there in order to download the file .

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