Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



510 posts

Ultimate Geek


Topic # 25916 6-Sep-2008 06:36 Send private message

A solution to this for now is http://www.privoxy.org/

1.) Install Privoxy
2) Click on the Wrench icon in Chrome in the upper right corner
3.) Choose options>Under The Hood>Change proxy settings
4.) A windows box pops up, choose LAN settings (at least this is what it's called in Vista)
5.) Check off "Proxy settings" and in the address setting add127.0.0.1 and in the port 8118
6.) If you have the option, you can also check off "Bypass proxy for local settings"
7.) Click "Ok", close chrome and restart it. 

Tada. Enjoy.




"In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." -
  --  Abraham lincoln

Create new topic
32 posts

Geek


  Reply # 162616 6-Sep-2008 10:21 Send private message

cheers mate seems to work well!

1764 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 45

Trusted

  Reply # 163211 9-Sep-2008 05:16 Send private message


1 post

Wannabe Geek

Trusted

Reply # 483874 21-Jun-2011 20:02 Send private message

The Privoxy workaround isn't needed anymore, the real Adblock Plus (the one we know from Firefox) is now available as a Chrome extension. You can download Chrome Adblock Plus from the official website or the Chrome Webstore.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Moment of Truth?
Created by BarTender, last reply by gzt on 22-Sep-2014 15:42 (411 replies)
Pages... 26 27 28


GCSB Surveillance Vans?
Created by snowball, last reply by jjnz1 on 22-Sep-2014 21:48 (40 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Geekzone giveaway: ADATA SSD SP610 256GB and ADATA PV110 Power Bank
Created by freitasm, last reply by Elpie on 22-Sep-2014 23:15 (38 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Festival of Democracy
Created by gzt, last reply by sdav on 22-Sep-2014 23:31 (126 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Cheapest DSL with no contract in Auckland?
Created by TeaLeaf, last reply by TeaLeaf on 22-Sep-2014 17:52 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


Predict E(l)ection 2014 & win
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by Geektastic on 22-Sep-2014 23:10 (83 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Capital gain tax on property vs other investments.
Created by rayonline, last reply by Tzoi on 22-Sep-2014 23:46 (39 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Electrical cable recall
Created by freitasm, last reply by richms on 22-Sep-2014 19:08 (17 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.