Wondering What is Avast Ad Blocker, Should I Install or Uninstall or Turn Off Avast Ad Blocker? Check out this guide to find out more about What are Adblock by Avast.
What is Avast Ad Blocker?
Avast adblocker is an application that is developed by AVAST Software. Currently, it is the part of Avast Secure Browser that completely blocks all the annoying ads on the Internet, by blocking ads on Facebook, YouTube, and other popular online platforms.
What are Ad Blockers?
Technically speaking AdBlockers play a very important role in protecting our privacy from different search engines by blocking their intrusive ads that follow us on different social platforms.
Uninstall or Turn Off Avast Ad Blocker
There are two ways of doing this, either you can turn off the ad blocker via Avast’s User Interface or via Control Panel. However, I’ve listed down the steps to turn off as well as uninstall Avast AdBlocker.
How to Turn Off Avast Ad Blocker?
Anyone can very quickly turn off Avast Ad Blocker and uninstall it from the browser (Firefox/ Chrome) or any other browser. Follow the steps below to Turn Off Avast Ad Blocker from your windows start menu.
Step 1: First of all, close all browsers.
Step 2: Head over to “Start Button” then look for “Avast user interface”.
Step 3: Here Go to Settings > Browser Integration and finally select the “Uninstall” button to start the avast antivirus ad blocker removal tool.
Step 4: Now, select the browser from the list you want to disable avast ad blocker or select all the browsers to completely turn off avast ad blocker on all the installed web browsers.
How to Uninstall Avast Ad Blocker from PC
In order to disable Avast adblockers, you need to uninstall it completely from your computer.
Step 1: Head over the “Start Menu” and search for “Control Panel.”
Step 2: Step 2: Select “Programs and Features” (If you’re running Windows XP or 7, this option is called “Add/ Remove Programs.”) The option will be named as “Uninstall a Program” in Windows 8 and 10.
Step 3: Finally, Select “Avast Ad Blocker” and click on “Uninstall” button and follow the on-screen instruction.
Step 4: You may now restart your desktop to see if the AdBlocker of Avast has been deleted from your computer.
Finally, the application has been deleted from your computer.
Note – Step 4 is completely optional.
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Should I use an Ad blocker?
The quick answer is yes, you should definitely use the website ad blockers to secure yourself from having to see more and more relevant ads.
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How to Enable Avast Ad Blocker?
Installing Avast Ad Blocker is pretty simple, all you need to do is:
Step 1: Launch Avast’s User Interface and Tap on Settings.
Step 2: Head over to the Browser Integration section.
Step 3: You will get the option to select the browsers (depending on the browsers that you have already installed) on which you want to install the Ad Blockers.
Step 4: Either way you can select 1 or more browsers at a time to install and integrate with the browser.
Note: You might have issues installing it if you have already installed Ad Block Plus on the browsers. Moreover, if you are using the beta version of browsers you might face the same issue.
Although the ad-block application is legitimate that gets securely integrated with the browsers. However, it does raise some concerns to the user on how it actually works and whether this blocker is installing any malware or adware in the background.
Does avast have adblock?
Yes, Avast Secure Browser has Adblock tool to block all the annoying text/ video ads on any website.
Is Adblocker safe to use?
AdBlock is very safe to use and is free from any malware.