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Old 08-21-2018, 12:27 PM
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Why does Internet Explorer hide Adblock Plus?

I want to read an article in The Seattle Times, but Adblock Plus is turned on. To turn it off for The Seattle Times in Chrome, all I have to do is click on the ABP icon and say it's OK. In IE, I still haven't found it. Do how do I find ABP in IE? (Also, why does Microsoft make everything so difficult? I virtually never have problems finding things on my Mac! )
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Old 08-21-2018, 12:37 PM
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Instructions for turning off and pausing in multiple browsers including Microsoft Edge:

https://help.getadblock.com/support/...sable-adblock-

In IE 9:
https://itstillworks.com/disable-adb...r-9-21174.html

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Old 08-21-2018, 12:51 PM
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Don't use IE.
Besides, IE isn't even the Microsoft browser of choice any more. They want you to use Edge.

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Old 08-21-2018, 01:59 PM
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Instructions for turning off and pausing in multiple browsers including Microsoft Edge:

https://help.getadblock.com/support/...sable-adblock-
That site says they don't support IE.

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I disabled it following the instructions here. Actually, I saw the 'disable' option before I posted the OP; but I was hoping there was a way to disable only for specified sites.

Oh, well. It's the company's computer. If it gets a malicious ad, it's their problem.
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Old 08-21-2018, 02:16 PM
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That site says they don't support IE.
Yeah, I shouldn't have posted that link. It's for AdBlock, not Adblock Plus, a separate extension.

There's a workaround for doing what you want to do here:

https://adblockplus.org/forum/viewto...p?f=16&t=40736

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