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http://www.opera.com/ download page v 9.02 (2006-09-21) [ Opera_9.02_Eng_Setup.exe (4758 KB) Windows (English)]
http://www.opera.com/download/ (desc. rev.: 2006-10-07)
Opera 9 already has built in adblocking. Read this:
IMHO Not as good as Adblock in Firefox or Adshield in IE though.
>> I have stayed away from Proxomitron because I thought it had a steep >> learning curve. Maybe I need to spend the time to learn how to use >> it?
> I would suggest trying Privoxy.
Privoxy is almost as complicated as Proxomitron if you want to play with the filters, otherwise they are equally easy to setup.
Some other proxy type adblockers.
AdCruncher - http://www.softdevlabs.com/AdCruncher/Version_History.html Adextinguisher - http://www.bhatt.id.au/adext/ AdKiller - http://www.robinlewis.co.uk/AdKillerSetupExplorer.html AdSubtract SE - http://www.freedownloadscenter.com/Utilities/Misc__Utilities/AdSubtra... E.html Internet JUNKBUSTER - http://www.junkbusters.com/ijb.html and Guidescope note: Guidescope puts Ads on the menu, but can be turned off. Proxomitron - http://www.proxomitron.info/resources/index.html Proximodo - http://proximodo.sourceforge.net/ Privoxy - http://www.privoxy.org/ WebCleaner - http://webcleaner.sourceforge.net/ Webwasher - http://www.cyberguard.com/products/webwasher/webwasher_products/class... ndex.html MUFFIN - http://muffin.doit.org/ ZeroServ - http://www.ranish.com/zeroserv/