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AdBlock breaks YouTube

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I've Ad Enough

17 Jan, 2016 02:29 PM

  1. Visiting YouTube displays a jumbled garb of text and boxes.
  2. Disabling AdBlocker fixes this problem
  3. Issue only seems to affect YouTube so far.

Do you have any other comments? If you can, can you please attach a screenshot of the bug?

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If unchecking all filter lists fixes the problem, which one filterlist must you check to cause the problem again after another restart?

Technical Chrome users: Go to chrome://extensions ->Developer Mode -> Inspect views: background page -> Console. Paste the contents here:

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==== Filter Lists ====  
  last updated: Tue, 12 Jan 2016 21:51:34 GMT  
  last updated: Sat, 16 Jan 2016 12:43:24 GMT  
  last updated: Sat, 16 Jan 2016 21:41:03 GMT  
  last updated: Sat, 16 Jan 2016 01:17:17 GMT  
==== Custom Filters ====  
==== Settings ====  
debug_logging: false
youtube_channel_whitelist: false
whitelist_hulu_ads: false
show_context_menu_items: true
show_advanced_options: false
display_stats: true
display_menu_stats: true
show_block_counts_help_link: true
dropbox_sync: false
show_survey: true
malware-notification: undefined
==== Other info: ====  
AdBlock version number: 2.46 Stable  
Last known error: Date added:Tue Nov 24 2015 01:51:45 GMT+0000 (GMT) Error: _generated_background_page.html:1:1-Unexpected token <-SyntaxError; Unexpected token <    at Object.parse (native)    at XMLHttpRequest.xhr.onload (chrome-extension;//gighmmpiobklfepjocnamgkkbiglidom/filtering/myfilters.js;522;49)  
Total pings: 21  
UserAgent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh Intel Mac OS X 10_11_1) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/47.0.2526.111 Safari/537.36
  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Rhana on 19 Jan, 2016 08:47 PM

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    Hi I've,

    Thanks for your report! An issue with the Malware Protection filter list caused YouTube to flake out.

    The folks who maintain the list quickly corrected the problem and released an update. To get it, just refresh your filter lists:

    1. Click the AdBlock button and select Options.
    2. On the FILTER LISTS tab, click update now.

    If this doesn't help, please let us know! Just reply to this email to reopen the discussion.

    AdBlock Community Manager

  2. Rhana closed this discussion on 19 Jan, 2016 08:47 PM.

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