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@John Z use Chrome with AdBlock extension on PC, or AdBlocker browser for Android
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@John Z use Chrome with AdBlock extension on PC, or AdBlocker browser for Android
i don't have the problem when using my computer, its only on my phone which is android with chrome

in my opinion i shouldn't need to download anything extra just to navigate a webpage

Incase I'm asking for help with something: 2011 Evora N/A C/R 6sp with BOE TVS 1900 S/C kit
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http://www.ldfkadfdflkp.top/applp.ph...a0aff55badf60#

This is the link that opens automatically because of this site. No other website has this issue.

I use a pixel phone that is up to date with security settings, and don't download nonsense apps.

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@John Z I am also an Android user, I understand your frustration with ads- I don't like ads or silly scripts either. The adblocker browser will also block most unwanted ads that are posted in any website that uses advertising, it is also very fast as well.
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Download Firefox for Android and install uBlock Origin on Firefox. Using any Autoguide website on a mobile device otherwise is like going bareback in a seedy alley in a 3rd world country. Don't touch any of these forums without layers of protection. uBlock or similar, Privacy Badger, NoScript, etc. Despite the claims from the people behind 'Administrator', it's very specific to the malicious ad networks they have contracted with - decent ad networks do not sell to these types, so you will not see this all over the web.
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Iím using the iCab Mobile browser on an iPad. It gives me the option to block pop ups and redirects. It also lets me build filters to prevent loading pages from addresses or domains (with wildcards). For example, I blocked *.zergnet.com/* after getting tricked several times into following what looked like a legitimate news link on news sites (everything at zergnet is click bait / ads).

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