Skip to content

Wow. There IS ad blocking in MSIE. And it works good.

I sometimes have to use MSIE for badly programmed sites that refuse to work with any other browser. And then 2 things bother me:
1) it’s not quite as fast as the other browsers, particularly when I try to quickly browse through the history (like clicking backwards several times, it seems that MSIE wants the page to finish loading before accepting a request to move on to another page)
2) there are ads everywhere

Well, on that second point, I eventually decided to try and find a solution… and I did find it. Microsoft themselves provide us with a page to subscribe to some blocking lists: one by Abine, EasyList (one of the main lists behind AdBlock Plus), and one by PrivacyChoice. You can get them there:
Once installed, you can manage them in Settings → Safety → Tracking protection.

Posted in Internet, Microsoft.

0 Responses

Stay in touch with the conversation, subscribe to the RSS feed for comments on this post.

Some HTML is OK

or, reply to this post via trackback.

Sorry about the CAPTCHA that requires JS. If you really don't want to enable JS and still want to comment, you can send me your comment via e-mail and I'll post it for you.

Please solve the CAPTCHA below in order to fight spamWordPress CAPTCHA