Ad-blockers are quite popular nowadays, and with good reason. These extensions can significantly increase browsing speed and save you tons of data.
However, many users stated that they can’t use Adblock Plus in Chrome.
> When I try to install it in Chrome, it says “Chrome has disabled or > uninstalled an extension with ID 123457.”
The extension isn’t available for Chrome 71, which is the latest stable version at the time of writing.
However, you’ll be glad to know that you can install an old version.
That’s exactly what we are going to help you with.
- The Google Chrome extension Adblock is the best solution for blocking ads, pop-ups, and annoying pop-ups.
- However, if the extension stops working, you might have to troubleshoot it.
- The Adblock extension is known to block ads, pop-ups, and annoying pop-ups.
Disconnect and reconnect to the network
- If nothing works and you have tried everything else, you might have to try reconnecting to the internet.
- Press the Windows key + X and select the Command prompt (Admin) option.
- Inside the Command prompt, type the following command and press Enter: netsh int ip reset
- Disconnect and reconnect to the internet
Update your Internet browser
- Click the three-dot menu button on the upper right and select Settings.
- Go to Help and About.
- Check for any available updates.
Clear the Cache
- Press Ctrl + Shift + Delete to open the Clear browsing data window.
- Check the boxes for Cookies and other site data, then click on Clear data.
- Restart Chrome.
- Turn on the “Clear Cookies and other site data” option under your Chrome menu.
- Click the “Clear browsing data” button.
- Then, check “Cookies and other site data” and “Cached images and files” options.
Modify your DNS servers
- The DNS servers, like any other software, can become corrupted. This will prevent Chrome from loading properly. To fix this, simply go to Chrome’s settings, select Advanced, and scroll to the bottom. Find Network and Internet, click on it, and then press Cached DNS setting.
- Find the Preferred DNS server and Preferred server list, and change them to Google’s DNS.
- Now, close Chrome and reopen it.
- If this doesn’t work, try changing your DNS.