AdAway Alternatives for Windows

    AdAway is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is AdGuard, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to AdAway and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to AdAway are uMatrix (Free, Open Source), NextDNS (Freemium), Disconnect (Paid, Open Source) and Hosts by Steven Black (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 25, 2021

    1. Technitium DNS Server is an open source tool that can be used as a personal local DNS server for privacy & security. It includes Ad blocking feature combined with DNS-over-TLS and DNS-over-HTTPS support.
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    2. ZenMate Web Firewall is a security solution that blocks malware, trackers and security threats, plus free Ad Blocker against Malvertising!.

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      AdFender gives you a faster, less cluttered and more private web surfing experience.
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    3. Change the way you experience the web and stand up for what you believe in: Block ads and online trackers for much cleaner and private browsing. Let just a few ads appear on every site - and the ads will also sponsor the charity you choose to support.
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    4. Fight the text ads! Element Hiding Helper is a companion extension for Adblock Plus meant to make creating element hiding rules easier.
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    5. Block ads on the right side of the screen when using Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Hotmail and Outlook.com which expand your message space Removes the ads and sponsored links and squeezes out the empty space left behind by other ad blockers to give you more room to write your messages.
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    6. Just as webpages grew bloated with ads, so too have ad blockers grown bloated with little-used filtering rules and features that sap their would-be speed and hog your computer or device’s disk space, CPU cycles, and memory.
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    7. Fast and memory efficient content blocking Chrome extension - helps you hide ads, avoid tracking, load pages faster, fight procrastination. Detailed stats - requests count, size etc.

      Video guide: Video guide: https://youtu.be/tBj7Bk0KVd4.
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    8. Quero AdBlock IE XML is an InPrivate Filtering XML-based Ad Blocker for Internet Explorer 8 and Quero AdBlock IE TPL is an ad blocking Tracking Protection List (TPL) for Internet Explorer 9. Both are based on the Adblock Plus EasyList.
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    9. Better Pop Up Blocker improves the default pop up blockers for Google Chrome and Apple Safari by blocking pop up windows opened by javascript, & other annoyances like alert, prompt, and confirm boxes.
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