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Lea Schorr

11 Sep, 2015 09:33 PM

At, I see a pop-in ad that will NOT go away and stay gone.
I click on "get" and see the following: "Firefox prevented this site from asking you to install software on your computer."
Below that and to the right, a drop-down menu appears: "Allow," and "Not Now."
Sorry, but I do not understand. I am trying to be rid of an annoying pop-in ad which appears when I read the "teaser" opening of a news article. When I try to get adblock installed...and try to lose the annoyance...I get yet another way to not get the AdBlock.
The drop-down menu is not clear in what it states. I DO want to be rid of the ad which covers a part of lakeconews' home page. That is why I tried to get adblock to work as it is supposed to work.
I click on "Allow." "Get appears again with following words: "Caution. This site would like to install an unverified add-on in Firefox. Proceed at your own risk."
Clicking on "Firefox Learn more" does not help. Several steps away from the initial "Get AdBlock," and I am still totally lost.
How can someone who is definitely not a techie get away from these annoyances, please?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Rhana on 14 Sep, 2015 07:02 PM

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    Hi Lea,

    I'm sorry you're running into so much trouble installing AdBlock. Firefox is warning you that AdBlock is an unsigned add-on. That means only that AdBlock is not available in the Firefox Add-Ons Store. (We're working with Mozilla to have this resolved.) When Firefox tells you to "proceed at your own risk," it's safe to go ahead and click the final button that allows AdBlock to be installed.

    Does this help?

    AdBlock Community Manager

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