Block Ads in Firefox, IE, Chrome and Opera via AdSweep


adsweep Now you can block all those annoying ads on 4 different browsers Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Apple Safari. Here is a simple add-on called as AdSweep.

It hides the advertisements from the web pages you visit. It is basically a java Script which defines CSS rules based on site and blocks all the ads. With this you can enjoy an ad-free web browsing experience. It works as AdBlock and will be effective once you install it. The installation procedure differs for different browsers.

Installation :

To install AdSweep extract AdSweep.zip and place the AdSweep.user.js file in a directory of your choice.

  • If you use Opera, open your web browser, hit Alt-P, click the “Advanced” tab on top, click the “Content” menu item on the left-hand side, click the “Javascript Options…” button on the right-hand side. In the “Javascript Options” dialog, click the “Choose” button, select the directory where you saved the AdSweep.js file. Click “OK” to save.

 

  • If you use Chrome, extract AdSweep.zip, rename the AdSweep.js file to AdSweep.user.js (important!). Then follow the instructions on the Chromium web site to enable user scripts and to place your AdSweep.user.js file into Chrome’s user script directory.

If reading the instructions on the Chromium web site, you wonder how to place the command flag, this means you just have to right-click the shortcut icon of Google Chrome, either on your desktop or in your Start menu, and click “Properties”. Select the second tab named “Shortcut”, and in the “Target” field, append –enable-user-scripts with a space in between. For instance:

Before: C:UsersPCAppDataLocalGoogleChromeApplicationchrome.exe
After: C:UsersPCAppDataLocalGoogleChromeApplicationchrome.exe –enable-user-scripts

Don’t forget the space in between, and the command flag –enable-user-scripts has to be outside the double quotes, if any. Click “OK” to save changes.
 
  • If you use Mozilla Firefox, install the Greasemonkey extension, restart your browser. Then extract AdSweep.zip, rename AdSweep.js to AdSweep.user.js and drag and drop it into Mozilla Firefox. The Greasemonkey dialog will ask you if you want to install AdSweep. Click ok. You’re done.

 

  • If you use Safari, you can use AdSweep, you just have to install Greasekit and install AdSweep as a user script.

 

  • If you use Internet Explorer you need GreasemonkIE or IEPro and just install AdSweep as a user script

This is designed particularly for Opera web browsers but also supports Google Chrome browser. AdSweep is a tiny ads blocking add-on that aims to stop or hide those advertisements from the web pages you browse. This ads blocking program is free to use.

Download AdSweep.

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