Posts Tagged ‘Ads’

Turn Off MWindows 10 Ads with a Double-Click, or Manually

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

I haven’t had any problems with ads or suggestions on Windows 10 (yet,) but for those who do, there are several fairly simple tricks to get rid of the ads.

The following guide offers instructions on turning of all ads on Windows 10, and most of them with a simple double-click. Not all Windows 10 users have seen advertisement yet on devices that run the operating system, but the number is certainly growing. The main reason why it is growing is that Microsoft is pushing what it calls suggestions or tips to more and more places on the operating system.

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Windows 10 – Turn Off Ads in File Explorer

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

If you’re getting tired of seeing advertisements in File Explorer, here’s how to put an end to them.

Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system differs in several regards from previous versions. It is the last version of Windows according to Microsoft, was offered as a free upgrade to existing license holders, and its core powers not only desktop PCs but also the company’s Xbox, mobiles, and other devices. Advertisement in Windows is not an entirely new concept, but it is being pushed in Windows 10 like never before.

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Adblock Plus Blocks Some Facebook Annoyances Now (If You Want)

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Here’s one way to eliminate some of the annoying stuff that ends up on your Facebook homepage … another way to avoid annoying stuff on Facebook, is to make sure you don’t have any annoying friends.

Facebook has been the dominating social networking site on the Internet for the past years. Even Google with all its might did not manage to push its Google+ service past Facebook. While that does not mean that Facebook will still be number one in five years or so, it is fair to say that things won’t change anytime soon in regards to being the top dog in the social networking world.

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Eliminate Facebook Ads in Chrome and Firefox

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

It might be more correct to say, “Eliminate Most Facebook Ads,” rather than all of them, but this is still a neat trick …

Facebook is what many of us would consider a “necessary evil.” We do not necessarily like it, but we are there because everyone we know is there as well. The service is free, supported by ads, which is fine — after all many free sites, including this one, would likely not be able to continue without those ads.

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