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So I recently build an new AMD APU based PC for my folks. I got everything setup all nice but then I ran in to a slight snag. I can't get ad-blocking working on chrome. I'v tried both adblock plus and adblock pro and they both have the same issue. After you set them up they work just like they should but when you exit the browser they clear the filter list for some reason and so the next time when you start up the browser you got adds flying around again.

I'v done the basic trouble shooting but can't find anything wrong. I sat a good while googleing but didn't find any solutions only people with the same issue so I'm guessing this has something to do with google them selves trying to increase ad revenue.

On my own machine I have AdBlock 2.6.10 (not adblock plus) installed and it still works great. When I try to install it on the new machine I get the (this product is not available for your system) form the google play store.

So does anyone know a fix to this issue? Perhaps some way to manually install adblock 2.6.10 on the new system?

If all else fails I will probably have to switch over to firefox but as my parents are familiar with chrome and its other wise a great browser I really prefer to stick with it.
    
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You can always just pull the adblock extension from your %Appdata\Local folder and add it manually I guess. My path looks like this:
C:\Users\HP\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\gighmmpiobklfepjocnamgkkbiglidom\2.6.10_0
You might want to back up the Chrome folder for safety's sake thumb.gif
See if that doesn't work.
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Originally Posted by Agoriaz View Post

You can always just pull the adblock extension from your %Appdata\Local folder and add it manually I guess. My path looks like this:
C:\Users\HP\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\gighmmpiobklfepjocnamgkkbiglidom\2.6.10_0
You might want to back up the Chrome folder for safety's sake thumb.gif
See if that doesn't work.

Thanks. I actually managed to solve the issue by deleting chrome completely and reinstalling. As it was an new machine there wasn't much to loos anyway.
    
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Nice, glad you got it working.
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