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It hangs chrome by showing that it's blocking 5000+ ads in a page.

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26 Oct, 2013 12:34 PM

while browsing it often hangs my browser and eats cpu then i can notice that it's counting ads in it's toolbar icon and the number is above thousands. while this happens, every time i have to close my browser. why this happens? any solution please?

  1. 1 Posted by Kieran on 26 Oct, 2013 01:58 PM

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    This is a bug in the webpage which constantly loads ads from the server if
    it can't load it. This can work around some adblockers, but can also happen
    if the ad server is down. This is a problem with the webpage, not AdBlock.

  2. 2 Posted by SameThing on 31 Oct, 2013 10:48 AM

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    It seems to be happening primarily on YouTube right now.

  3. 3 Posted by Bizzle on 05 Nov, 2013 04:06 AM

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    This comment was split into a new discussion: YouTube videos stalling

    I'm having this problem as well.

    1st day AdBlock seemed to be doin ok with my old computer as it's slow as it is.
    Then yesterday and especially today it's making Youtube slow to the point that I can't even watch videos anymore. It will just sit there and not load the video, just sit like it's paused.
    I use Chrome and when I click on the right AdBlock symbol up top it tells me right now -
    Blocked ads:
    5 on this page
    5818 in total

    what do i do? Help please.
    I'm losin my mind!

  4. 4 Posted by Kieran on 11 Nov, 2013 09:44 PM

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    SameThing: YouTube shouldn't have this bug, as they are owned by Google, who have brilliant coders, who wouldn't do this.

    Adeeb: I'm closing this discussion now.

  5. Kieran closed this discussion on 11 Nov, 2013 09:44 PM.

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