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Should I remove Simple Adblock?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #4,259
United States Rank #4,053
Reach 0.1251%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.94 days
735.81 days >
Average installed length: 386.61 days


1.1.5 81.38%
1.1.4 0.45%
1.1.2 5.92%
1.1.0 5.56%
1.0.9 2.52%
1.0.8 0.04%
1.0.7 0.04%
1.0.6 0.12%
1.0.5 0.08%
1.0.4 0.04%
1.0.3 0.32%
1.0.2 0.49%
1.0.0 0.28%
0.8.8 0.08%
0.8.7 0.08%
0.8.6 1.95%
0.8.4 0.41%
0.8.2 0.20%
0.8.1 0.04%

Simple Adblock

What is Simple Adblock?  (from the publisher)

Simple Adblock offers a simple approach to adblocking. There is no need for creating advanced filterlists, just select your country. Simple Adblock is a ligthweigth plugin designed for Internet Explorer and works with IE7, IE8, IE9 and IE10. Adblocking is a technology for blocking ads on webpages, before they are being...  Read more


The most common release is 1.1.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named adblock.exe. The setup package generally installs about 66 files and is usually about 1.27 MB (1,333,248 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 49% of users of Simple Adblock come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.simple-adblock.com
Help link: www.simple-adblock.com/FAQ
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Simple Adblock\Simple Adblock\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{54B19DCE-232F-45A3-80D9-2141DEDF6D8F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.27 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Simple Adblock

Program executable:adblock.exe
Additional files:
  • simpleadblock.dll - Simple AdBlock (Simple Adblock Module)
  • SimpleAdblockx64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • simpleadblock.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SimpleAdblock Class' with the class of {FFCB3198-32F3-4E8B-9539-4324694ED664}.

How do I remove Simple Adblock?

You can uninstall Simple Adblock from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Simple Adblock, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Simple Adblock.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Simple Adblock you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.08%
Windows 10 17.50%
Windows Vista 7.66%
Windows XP 5.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.45%
Windows 7 Professional 9.46%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.99%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.71%
Windows 8.1 3.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.22%
  United Kingdom 7.45%
  Canada 4.03%
  Italy 3.69%
  Germany 3.59%
  Netherlands 3.29%
  France 2.85%
  Australia 1.86%
  Spain 1.56%
  Sweden 1.52%
  Belgium 1.39%
  Israel 1.29%
  Poland 1.15%
  Finland 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.97%
Dell 22.78%
Acer 19.30%
ASUS 7.23%
Toshiba 6.48%
Samsung 5.39%
Lenovo 2.73%
Intel 1.64%
American Megatrends 0.75%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.59%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.25%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.92%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.71%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.71%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.20%


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