Results 1 to 10 of 10

Thread: ublock origin not as effective?

  1. #1
    Ryzen Master race outwar6010's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Londinium
    Posts
    1,942
    Thanks
    398
    Thanked
    228 times in 150 posts
    • outwar6010's system
      • Motherboard:
      • asus Crosshair x370
      • CPU:
      • 1800x @ 4ghz
      • Memory:
      • Team Group Dark Pro Edition 16GB (2X8GB) DDR4 PC4-25600C14 3200MHZ
      • Storage:
      • More than most
      • Graphics card(s):
      • evga 1080ti
      • PSU:
      • corsair ax 760
      • Case:
      • Corsair 900d
      • Operating System:
      • windows 10 pro 64 bit
      • Monitor(s):
      • hp omen 32
      • Internet:
      • Bt infinite

    ublock origin not as effective?

    I've noticed add behaviour from the plugin in the last week or two. For example adverts on gumtree are always visible and sometimes on youtube I see adverts. I've tried updating the plugin but am wondering if anyone else is experiencing this?
    "A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in."


  2. #2
    Senior Member Jonj1611's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    3,426
    Thanks
    832
    Thanked
    359 times in 299 posts
    • Jonj1611's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte Gaming 5 X370
      • CPU:
      • Ryzen 7 1700X
      • Memory:
      • 16GB DDR4 3000Mhz
      • Storage:
      • 500GB Samsung 970 EVO, 1 x 1TB, 1 x 2TB
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 8GB EVGA GTX1080 FTW2
      • PSU:
      • EVGA 750W SuperNova G2
      • Case:
      • Coolermaster H500
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
      • Monitor(s):
      • Acer 31.5" QHD IPS LED
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Fibre

    Re: ublock origin not as effective?

    Works fine for me. Not much help I know. The only ads I get on youtube are those annoying ones that come up over whatever your watching about 30 seconds before the end. I have now manually blocked them, they aren't really ads just promoting related videos
    Jon

  3. Received thanks from:

    outwar6010 (14-02-2019)

  4. #3
    Ryzen Master race outwar6010's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Londinium
    Posts
    1,942
    Thanks
    398
    Thanked
    228 times in 150 posts
    • outwar6010's system
      • Motherboard:
      • asus Crosshair x370
      • CPU:
      • 1800x @ 4ghz
      • Memory:
      • Team Group Dark Pro Edition 16GB (2X8GB) DDR4 PC4-25600C14 3200MHZ
      • Storage:
      • More than most
      • Graphics card(s):
      • evga 1080ti
      • PSU:
      • corsair ax 760
      • Case:
      • Corsair 900d
      • Operating System:
      • windows 10 pro 64 bit
      • Monitor(s):
      • hp omen 32
      • Internet:
      • Bt infinite

    Re: ublock origin not as effective?

    Ok thanks. Is there any chance you could pop on gumtree and see if you se that add that covers the borders of the screen?
    "A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in."


  5. #4
    Senior Member Jonj1611's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    3,426
    Thanks
    832
    Thanked
    359 times in 299 posts
    • Jonj1611's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte Gaming 5 X370
      • CPU:
      • Ryzen 7 1700X
      • Memory:
      • 16GB DDR4 3000Mhz
      • Storage:
      • 500GB Samsung 970 EVO, 1 x 1TB, 1 x 2TB
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 8GB EVGA GTX1080 FTW2
      • PSU:
      • EVGA 750W SuperNova G2
      • Case:
      • Coolermaster H500
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
      • Monitor(s):
      • Acer 31.5" QHD IPS LED
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Fibre

    Re: ublock origin not as effective?

    No problem, I don't have any ads on gumtree anywhere
    Jon

  6. #5
    Ryzen Master race outwar6010's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Londinium
    Posts
    1,942
    Thanks
    398
    Thanked
    228 times in 150 posts
    • outwar6010's system
      • Motherboard:
      • asus Crosshair x370
      • CPU:
      • 1800x @ 4ghz
      • Memory:
      • Team Group Dark Pro Edition 16GB (2X8GB) DDR4 PC4-25600C14 3200MHZ
      • Storage:
      • More than most
      • Graphics card(s):
      • evga 1080ti
      • PSU:
      • corsair ax 760
      • Case:
      • Corsair 900d
      • Operating System:
      • windows 10 pro 64 bit
      • Monitor(s):
      • hp omen 32
      • Internet:
      • Bt infinite

    Re: ublock origin not as effective?

    They seem to have gone for me. This is soo weird.
    "A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in."


  7. #6
    Old and VERY grumpy. g8ina's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    In a world of pain. Fibromyalgia UK.
    Posts
    6,131
    Thanks
    1,958
    Thanked
    1,291 times in 893 posts
    • g8ina's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ASRock Z75 Pro3
      • CPU:
      • QuadCore Intel Core i5-3570K, 3600 MHz
      • Memory:
      • 16GB Corsair 1600MHz DDR3.
      • Storage:
      • 250GB SSD system + 1TB data, + 6.5TB NAS
      • Graphics card(s):
      • AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series (1 GB)
      • Case:
      • Coolermaster Elite 430
      • Operating System:
      • Win7
      • Monitor(s):
      • Iiyama 22"
      • Internet:
      • Virgin 100MB unlimited

    Re: ublock origin not as effective?

    There was a time using uOrigin that ebay images wouldn't show as zoomed, but that too has passed, all is well with my installation

  8. #7
    Ryzen Master race outwar6010's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Londinium
    Posts
    1,942
    Thanks
    398
    Thanked
    228 times in 150 posts
    • outwar6010's system
      • Motherboard:
      • asus Crosshair x370
      • CPU:
      • 1800x @ 4ghz
      • Memory:
      • Team Group Dark Pro Edition 16GB (2X8GB) DDR4 PC4-25600C14 3200MHZ
      • Storage:
      • More than most
      • Graphics card(s):
      • evga 1080ti
      • PSU:
      • corsair ax 760
      • Case:
      • Corsair 900d
      • Operating System:
      • windows 10 pro 64 bit
      • Monitor(s):
      • hp omen 32
      • Internet:
      • Bt infinite

    Re: ublock origin not as effective?

    Quote Originally Posted by g8ina View Post
    There was a time using uOrigin that ebay images wouldn't show as zoomed, but that too has passed, all is well with my installation
    I think I get tat sometimes but I have enabled more lists than most.
    "A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in."


  9. #8
    Registered+
    Join Date
    Feb 2019
    Posts
    24
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    0 times in 0 posts

    Re: ublock origin not as effective?

    Quote Originally Posted by outwar6010 View Post
    I've noticed add behaviour from the plugin in the last week or two. For example adverts on gumtree are always visible and sometimes on youtube I see adverts. I've tried updating the plugin but am wondering if anyone else is experiencing this?

    I never see ads on Youtube. Have you tried reinstalling/updating, and updating the browser too?

  10. #9
    Senior Member Jonj1611's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    3,426
    Thanks
    832
    Thanked
    359 times in 299 posts
    • Jonj1611's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte Gaming 5 X370
      • CPU:
      • Ryzen 7 1700X
      • Memory:
      • 16GB DDR4 3000Mhz
      • Storage:
      • 500GB Samsung 970 EVO, 1 x 1TB, 1 x 2TB
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 8GB EVGA GTX1080 FTW2
      • PSU:
      • EVGA 750W SuperNova G2
      • Case:
      • Coolermaster H500
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
      • Monitor(s):
      • Acer 31.5" QHD IPS LED
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Fibre

    Re: ublock origin not as effective?

    However....................While I am not seeing ads on Gumtree I can no longer manually pick things to block either.
    Jon

  11. #10
    Senior Member AGTDenton's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Bracknell
    Posts
    1,489
    Thanks
    322
    Thanked
    215 times in 157 posts
    • AGTDenton's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ASUS P6T7 WS Supercomputer
      • CPU:
      • Intel Core i7 980
      • Memory:
      • 24GB Corsair Dominator GT
      • Storage:
      • OCZ Vector + HDDs
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Inno3D GTX 980 iChill Herculez X4 Air Boss Ultra
      • PSU:
      • Seasonic X-850W
      • Case:
      • Fractal Design Define XL
      • Operating System:
      • 10 Pro x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • BenQ
      • Internet:
      • 70MB using BT line

    Re: ublock origin not as effective?

    With Adblock Plus there is an option called 'Allow Acceptable Ads', perhaps there is a similar option in Ublock? Recently I noticed ads appearing all over the place, once I disabled that feature all ads were gone.


    Rigs:
    Main: ASUS P6T7 WS Supercomputer, i7 980, 24GB Corsair Dominator GT, OCZ Vectors + HDDs, Inno3D GTX 980 iChill Herculez X4 Air Boss Ultra, Seasonic X-850W, Fractal Design Define XL, 10 x64 Pro, Noctua DH14 + stock chassis fans

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •