IDrive Remote Backup
Tech Geek and Morehow to remove inline ads Archives » Tech Geek and More

Tag Archive for how to remove inline ads

Tech: Removing the in place ads from your browsing – Internet Explorer…..

 computer%20science One of the questions I keep getting asked involves “pop up ads” that appear as highlighted words on WebPages.  What you will see when browsing on various sites is that key words will be highlights and double underlined (As shown on example below), and when you place your mouse over the key word a “related” ad to the key word will appear. 

image

     There are a couple of problems with this, 1st off the ad pops up as long as you move your mouse, so you DONT get a choice on if you want to see it or not and 2nd, allot of those “related” ads may be related to the key word itself, but may have nothing to do with the topics you are searching for.  As in this post from a tech site, about a story the new i-Phone leak and when my mouse goes over the story, I get an ad for BP…..

image 

 

So what do you do if you want to get rid of these ads.  Here are the steps…..

 

1 – On the top of Internet Explorer – Go to Tools –> Internet Options

 image

2- Once in Internet Options, click on the “Security Tab” –> The on Restricted Sites –> The on the button that says Sites

image

 

3 – Once there in the box that says “Add this website to the zone enter the following 3 websites.

  • vibrantmedia.com
  • intellitxt.com
  • kontera.com

image

 

4 – You will need to refresh the webpage at this point by clicking on page refresh on the top of Internet Explorer.

 image

*********************************************************************************************************************************************

*NOTE – Example ads are bigger in post than normal for example purposes.

**NOTE – Sites that offer Inline ads do this as a revenue stream so that they can offer viewers services for cheap or free, while making money from the ads.

***NOTE – TechGeekandMore does NOT use any form of Inline ads and if anyone comes across any form of inline ads within the TGM site, we ask to be notified immediately.  Please send a screen shot if possible with details of what you see and from which posting.  (SOAPBOX) Even though TGM is looking for ways to help with the cost of running the TGM site, it is felt that inline ads ruin the browsing experience and as such does not want those type of ads for its visitors. (END SOAPBOX)