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Adblock is Blocking a Non-Ad on Tom's Hardware

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Joe Pishgar

27 Aug, 2013 06:17 PM

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AdBlock version number: 2.6.6
Operating system: Windows 7
Browser version number: Version 29.0.1547.57 m
Paste the URL from your address bar where you see the problem:
What steps will reproduce the problem? Please be very specific.
1. Go to
2. Log in as a registered user.
3. Browse to any forum category.

What do you expect to see? What do you see instead?
I expect to see the yellow forum community announcements banner. Instead, it is blocked.

Click the AdBlock toolbar button -> Options -> Customize.
Paste the contents of that page's big textbox:

Click the AdBlock toolbar button -> Options -> Filter Lists.
Which filter lists are checked?
AdBlock custom filters (recommended)
EasyList (recommended)

Uncheck all filter lists and restart your browser.
Does the problem disappear?
Please add screenshots or any other information that you have:

  1. 1 Posted by Kieran on 27 Aug, 2013 06:30 PM

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    1. Does updating your filters using the update now button at the Filter Lists page at AdBlock Button > Options > Filter Lists?
    2. If unchecking all filter lists fixes the problem, which one filter list must you check to cause the problem again after another restart?

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