AdMuncher vs Adblock (fanboy)

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by woomera, Apr 8, 2012.

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  1. woomera

    woomera Registered Member

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    which one is more effective in blocking ads?
    which one has less impact on the system and the browser performance?
     
  2. guest

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    I would say AdMuncher
    although I have not used Adblock long enough to give a fair comparison
     
  3. clubhouse

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    I prefer Ad Block of the two....I have Ad Muncher but I've uninstalled it....Ad Block does all that Ad Muncher does and if you add Element helper it does more.
     
  4. arran

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    Nah Admuncher is better, it blocks a larger variety of things like web bugs there is no slow down in browsing. The last time I tried Adblock it didn't filter out all the ad's, where as Admuncher filters out 99.9 percent of ad's
     
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    With Adblock and Element helper you have to keep manually adding new block rules to the sites you visit, but with Admuncher they are already blocked.
     
  6. kupo

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    Unfiltered ads should be reported to the creator of the list. *puppy* Adblock Plus is also free compared to AdMuncher :D
     
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    Ad Muncher slowed my XP SP3 systems down (despite turning off Logs and reducing the Routing buffer size from 16KB to 4KB... advice I received from a longtime user). I tried AM on both home computers to be sure. The slowdown was noticeable, and it went away when the software was removed.

    I didn't like that AM is not integrated into Chrome's right-click menu. When I purchased, I was under the impression that it was.

    The fact that the license is not good for both home computers was a strike against AM, for me.

    AdBlock, on the other hand, is free, I can use it on every computer, and it takes care of blocking ads without any sign of slowdowns.
     
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    I allow non-intrusive ads, but I've yet to see ads displayed on a site :(
     
  11. EncryptedBytes

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    Yep its very easy to opt out. Just many a folk never do dig through those options, they perfer install and forget.:)
     
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    What, why and how to do it is mentioned on the install page too. Nothing to dig, just read ;)
    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/adblock-plus/
     
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