How to Block and Stop Banner Ads? -Tips & Tricks

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How to Block and Stop Banner Ads? -Tips & Tricks

Postby Ivy » 2013-01-08 3:05

It is inevitable that you get banner ads when you browser on the internet or when you check into your Email account. A banner ad is designed to attack traffic by linking to the website of the advertiser. Nowadays, most websites are containing banner as for economic purpose.

Banner ads are informative and good because ads distributed by the ad server most catering to your interest, but you may feel annoyed by the excessive banner ads appearing on almost every website that you visited. If you are annoyed by the banner ads and intend to block the ads from appearing on the website, following tips may help you solve your problem.

Please note that banner ads are not malicious related. Banner ads can help advertiser part to propagandize their products. Banner ads can help notify consumers of the products and service.

How to Block and Stop Banner Ads?

Using the blocking feature to stop banner ads

As most surfers do not like banner ads, some web brewers take the opportunity to offer options to disable pop-ups or block images from selected websites. Followings are specific ways to block banner ads in Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.

Turn on Pop-up Blocker in Inter Explorer

1. Open your Internet Explorer.

2. Navigate to top menu and select Tools. On the drop-down list, please click on Internet Options.

3. Switch to Privacy tab on the Internet Options window.

4. Tick the “Turn on Pop-up Blocker” to prevent a particular unwanted website from appearing on your browser.


If you want to allow banner ads on specific website, please click on the "Settings" button to exclude a website.

Disable banner ads in Mozilla Firefox

1. Please launch your Mozilla Firefox,

2. Go to the top menu and click on Tools. On the drop-down list, select Options to display current settings.

3. Under the Content tab, click on “Block pop-up windows”.


Same as Internet Explorer, you can also allow banner ads on a certain website, click the Exceptions button and enter the website URL.

Stop banner ads in Google Chrome

1. Open Google Chrome.

2. Click on the Wrench icon to top-right corner of the browser and on the drop-down list, please select Settings to display present configuration of Google Chrome.

3. Scroll downloads and locate the Privacy area and click on Content settings button. It will open a new window.

4. Go to the Pop-ups area and tick on “Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended)”.


To allow pop-ups from certain web sites, click on Manage exceptions and add the website address.

Use web browser extensions or add-ons to block banners

Besides offering the blocking feature, web browsers also have add-ons and extension available to block banners ads. The most popular and effective add-on or extension such as Adblock Plus for Mozilla Firefox, or Ad Blocker for Google Chrome can also help block banner ads.

It's quite easy to use the extension or add-on feature offered by web browser. Please just go to Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox and find search the extensions for your browser if you like the feature. If you do not like the feature, you can go to the browser and disable the extension whenever you want.

Use Anvi Ad Blocker to block banner ads in Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox --Most recommended

You may use more than one web browser on your computer and you do not want to add extension on each browser, Anvi Ad Blocker can help you fix your problem. Anvi Ad Blocker can block any kind of advertisement on each web browser.


Anvi AD Blocker is designed to detect and block malicious advertisements pop up in real-time. It's powerful and innovative, which implemented a number of filters that protect users from malicious and fishing sites. It monitors processes which are trying to connect network in real time, which also provides users a proactive security service. You can use Anvi AD blocker for 15 days to protect your PC from Pop up virus. To continue use Anvi AD Blocker, please purchase a license code to upgrade to Pro version.

Anvisoft offer both free and Pro version Ad Blocker, you can choose to download on of following utilities to block banner ads.

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