Adblock for Internet Explorer 9: Block advertisements
If you’ve used browsers like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera etc before, there is an excellent add-on or extension called AdBlock to block advertisements. But in Internet Explorer, there was no such option to block ads, till IE8. Welcome IE9! The developers of Internet Explorer 9 have heard the critics and included an AdBlock kind of functionality built-into the browser itself. The technology is called Tracking Protection. You simply need to subscribe to the appropriate protection list to block advertisements in Internet Explorer 9.
How to block advertisements using Tracking Protection?
Tracking Protection is a feature of IE 9 which allows you to block unwanted content from websites. This nuisance content is blocked in IE9, if the content is included in the so-called Protection List. These lists exist in the Internet Explorer Gallery, including the monumental EasyList maintained by the community which led to the creation of AdBlock extension or add-on.
Block Advertisements by subscribing to EasyList
Click on “Get Tracking Protection Lists”.
On clicking the link, a list of tracking protection lists (TPLs), based on rating, are shown.
When you click on ADD button beside the list, you’re asked to confirm adding the chosen protection list. After you click on the Add List button, your protection list is added. There won’t be any confirmation messages.
From now-onwards when you start browsing the websites on the web, you’ll see a note-worthy difference. To your expectation, most of the ads will not be showing on the websites you visit.
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