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Does AdBlock cause computer problems?

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Warren Jones

25 Jan, 2016 04:40 PM

I have decided to give AdBlock another try. I deleted it because I was having problems with my computer, and I was told that AdBlock was probably causing the problems.I was having no such problems before reinstalling AdBlock, so if they appear again, I'll know what to blame. I should add that I took many other corrective measures besides deleting AdBlok, so I'll probably never know what was causing my problems.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Rhana on 25 Jan, 2016 05:08 PM

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    Hi Warren,

    We're glad you're giving AdBlock another try. Without knowing exactly what problems you were having, it isn't possible to know with 100% certainty that AdBlock was or was not causing them. I can tell you that as a browser extension, not a standalone application, AdBlock can only affect your browser's behavior. It can't break your computer, its operating system, or any of your applications.

    If the problems do occur again after you reinstall AdBlock, please let us know right away. There are steps we can take to isolate the cause and fix it.

    I'll leave this discussion open to make it easy for you to give us an update.

    AdBlock Community Manager

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