About AdGuard AdBlocker
AdGuard AdBlocker effectively blocks all types of advertising on all web pages, even on Facebook, YouTube, and others!
## What AdGuard AdBlocker does:
★ Blocks all ads: video ads (includes YouTube adblock), rich media advertising, unwanted pop-ups (pop-up blocker), banners and text ads (includes Facebook adblock)
★ Speeds up page loading and saves bandwidth, thanks to the missing ads and pop-up windows
★ Protects your privacy by blocking common third-party tracking systems
★ Blocks many spyware, adware and dialer installers
★ Protects you from malware and phishing
## What are the advantages over Adblock or AdBlock Plus?
★ AdGuard ad blocker is really fast and lightweight. It uses half as much memory as other popular solutions: Adblock, Adblock Plus, and even outperforms uBlock Adblocker in some tests.
★ AdGuard can handle most of the anti-adblock scripts. You won't have to turn off the ad blocker any more to be able to visit the websites that are using such scripts.
★ AdGuard is simply better looking and modern (in our opinion).
## How can AdGuard AdBlocker protect your privacy?
Privacy protection is one of the main goals! Just enable the "Spyware and tracking filter" in AdGuard's settings. It completely removes all forms of tracking from the Internet. AdGuard has one of the largest tracker filters containing more than 5,000 rules. It is even larger than the databases of Ghostery® and Disconnect.
## How to remove social media widgets with AdGuard?
Tired of all the «Like» buttons and similar widgets infesting all of your frequented web pages? Just enable AdGuard's "Social media filter" and forget about them.
## How can AdGuard AdBlocker protect you from online threats?
At the moment we’ve got more than 2,000,000 harmful web sites on record. AdGuard can block domains known to spread malware, protecting your computer against viruses, Trojan horses, worms, spyware and adware. AdGuard really lowers the risk of virus infections and prohibits access to harmful websites to prevent potential attacks.
## Crypto-jacking protection
We did comprehensive research on cryptojacking and, as a result, AdGuard can reliably block most of the known crypto-jackers including CoinHive. You can also add some open source filters like NoCoin which will give you an additional layer of protection.