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20 Sep, 2014 06:23 PM

Hello. Using Chrome, good old regular Chrome. And Adblock! And I've started getting ads on Youtube again. All French ads. That's not the issue is it? I added the french language list to see if it'd help, but it didn't....

What can I do? :(

  1. 1 Posted by Sined on 20 Sep, 2014 08:25 PM

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    Same problem for me :/

  2. 2 Posted by ES44C4 on 20 Sep, 2014 08:33 PM

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    I have a similar problem. I'm using Chrome with Adblock Plus, and every time I try to watch a video on Youtube, these blank advertisement place holders that say "ads by CouponDropDown" appear all over the screen. There also is occasionally a blank video ad which stops the video for 10 seconds. All of these have the option to be closed, but they're extremely annoying. I wonder how to get rid of this problem?

  3. 3 Posted by Roland H on 20 Sep, 2014 09:33 PM

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    HEY . Your feature worked for about a week or two then stopped . that was a year or so ago . Then would work then not , throughout the year Do you need money because I want gurantees Youtube
    adds keep coming through . Pop ups too . This is about youtube . Does not matter what language . I 'm really sick of the ads . SometimesI keep loading the extentions [ 30 now ]
    works for a really short while then the ads pop up . Can you explain ? Please . Then after I load up adblock and go to youtube , no connection to the video no nothing
    ,just the heading at the top . Nothing happens until I click pause adblock the a
    fukin ad........

  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Neelfyn on 20 Sep, 2014 10:23 PM

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    Hi all,

    Could you please create separate discussions for your issues, unless you are experiencing the same issue as Jason (French ads on YouTube)?

    Jason — could you please provide a screenshot of the ads you're seeing?

    ES44C4 — your issue is definitely caused by malware on your computer. You can find more details here.

  5. 5 Posted by Jason on 21 Sep, 2014 12:09 AM

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    I'll be back when the next one hits.

    I can't seem to replicate it now. It's not every time. I don't know how often Youtube ads are supposed to hit but it's probably one or two a day that these are creeping through!

    I'll post a reply when I have a screenshot. :) Last one was for rogers cell phone service, I think.

  6. 6 Posted by Jason on 21 Sep, 2014 07:50 PM

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    And here I am!!

    Here's the ad I just got!

  7. 7 Posted by Jason on 22 Sep, 2014 04:33 AM

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    Got another just now!

  8. Support Staff 8 Posted by Neelfyn on 22 Sep, 2014 05:34 PM

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    Hi Jason,

    Could you please go to AdBlock button -> Options -> SUPPORT -> "Have our team requested some debug info?" and paste it into this discussion?

  9. 9 Posted by Jason on 24 Sep, 2014 11:47 PM

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    Sure thing! I just got another. This ad wasn't in french, and it seems to be an ad for Google Partner. :P

    ==== Filter Lists ====

    ==== Custom Filters ====

    ==== Settings ====
    debug_logging: false
    youtube_channel_whitelist: false
    show_google_search_text_ads: false
    whitelist_hulu_ads: false
    show_context_menu_items: true
    show_advanced_options: true
    display_stats: true
    show_block_counts_help_link: false

    ==== Other info: ====
    AdBlock version number: 2.7.13
    Total pings: 35
    UserAgent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.3 WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/37.0.2062.120 Safari/537.36

  10. 10 Posted by haxy on 12 Dec, 2014 11:09 PM

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    Just started getting french ads on youtube this morning
    sent report

  11. Support Staff 11 Posted by Neelfyn on 17 Dec, 2014 09:37 PM

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    haxy — This is AdBlock, an unrelated project to Adblock Plus (ABP). For more info see this page. If you'd like to contact ABP, take a look at

  12. Neelfyn closed this discussion on 17 Dec, 2014 09:37 PM.

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