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Ad Blocker ad blocker in menu bar and cannot be removed

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Hello,

In Firefox's toolbar there is an unknown ad blocker named Ad Blocker. This is NOT Ad Block.

This supposed ad blocker is not blocking ads and cannot be uninstalled; it does not show up as an extension or add-on.

I also interferes with other ad blockers like Ad Block, so I had to uninstall the latter

The symbol for this Ad Blocker in the menu/toolbar at the top is a shadowed, almost invisible, backward hand, the mirror opposite of the hand symbol Ad Block uses as its insignia.

I cannot find any information about this Ad Blocker ad blocker online.

Does anyone know about it and how to get rid of it?

Also - I've run three version of anti-malware software and none found it or got rid of it.

Thank you

Hello, In Firefox's toolbar there is an unknown ad blocker named Ad Blocker. This is NOT Ad Block. This supposed ad blocker is not blocking ads and cannot be uninstalled; it does not show up as an extension or add-on. I also interferes with other ad blockers like Ad Block, so I had to uninstall the latter The symbol for this Ad Blocker in the menu/toolbar at the top is a shadowed, almost invisible, backward hand, the mirror opposite of the hand symbol Ad Block uses as its insignia. I cannot find any information about this Ad Blocker ad blocker online. Does anyone know about it and how to get rid of it? Also - I've run three version of anti-malware software and none found it or got rid of it. Thank you

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Start Firefox using Troubleshoot(Safe) Mode {web link}

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Troubleshoot(Safe) Mode (not Refresh).

Now open the Add-ons Manager. Look carefully at everything. Make sure you know what each one is and what it does.


You may have ad/mal-ware. Further information can be found in this article; https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-caused-malware?cache=no

Run most or all of the listed free to use malware scanners. Each works differently. If one program misses something, another may pick it up.

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