1.    30 Jun 2017 #1

    Chrome and Adverts


    I start each morning by checking international news. For this post I shall use BBC News, London. I find that each page takes close to 5 minutes to completely load due to the number of adverts and videos that open (very slowly) at the top, along the sides, and at the bottom of each news item. It is getting to a point where I am starting to avoid BBC and go instead to CBC. But I miss BBC.

    My question is: Is there any setting in Chrome to eliminate this waste of time by stopping these videos and adverts from auto-loading with every news item? (Sometimes I'm on my fifth tab and the first tab is still loading). I might mention that I have not tried any other browser except Edge which I dislike for other reasons - it still needs a lot of work before it reaches IE and Chrome standards.

    Thanks in advance
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    30 Jun 2017 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    S/E England
    Posts : 4,496
    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  3.    30 Jun 2017 #3

    Thanks Bree. I downloaded the extension and it does make the page readable very quickly. One thing I noticed: Although an HTML5 video has been stopped it keeps trying and trying to run. Right now the BBC News main page has 22 videos but there were over 100 attempts to run. Thanks again.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Solved Cortana Popup Adverts In Action Centre Since Update
Recently I've been having a lot of windows 10 auto updates, (presumably this 'anniversary update' thing). Today, whilst minding my own business perusing one of my regular forum pages (in firefox), I had an advert popup in my action centre...
Software and Apps
I have a strange virus in Chrome only in Chrome what should i do ?
Every time I start chrome open chrome or open new tab of chrome it's making redirection or open a seach page not google but something else. Then in each website I surf to it's making redirection or if I click on the page I surfed to it's going to...
AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
Chrome improvements for a faster and more efficient web - Chrome 45
Speed is one of the founding principles of Chrome. As the web evolves and sites take advantage of increasing capabilities, Chrome’s performance—how fast pages load, how smooth scrolling is, how much memory is consumed, and how long your battery...
Browsers and Email
New Chrome - Google Chrome 42.0.2311.90 (Official Build) m (64-bit)
Anyone upgrading to the new Chrome stable build 42.0.2311.90 and would like to revert back to the standard Bookmark Manager, here is how.... Type about:flags in search bar, press enter. Disable flag: Enable Enhanced BookmarksMac, Windows,...
Browsers and Email
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:10.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums