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DallasSteve

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Posted: 02/22/20 08:33am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I use Chrome with extensions for blocking ads and disabling autoplay - works fine.


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Safari on iOS. It’s a real pleasure getting out of the Microsoft mess. Just turn it on and it works. Now, isn’t that a great idea?



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DallasSteve wrote:

I hate, hate, hate auto-play videos. And if you are in an RV with limited bandwidth it's much worse. I KNOW HOW TO CLICK THE PLAY BUTTON. I think whoever creates/allows auto-play videos should be put in prison. Did I mention that I hate auto-play videos?

Having said that, it seems like Firefox does the best job of stopping auto-play videos, but it's not easy, even on Firefox. If anybody knows a browser that does a better job of blocking auto-play videos I'll give it a try.


X2 on hating autoplay. Most of them aren't worth watching anyway.
The settings menu in Brave has an explicit setting for blocking it. The Chromium based Edge browser has the ability to block it also but it's also not easy to use since it requires a special incantation to get to it otherwise it only allows you to "limit" autoplay.

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Cristian123

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I also like Chrome most of all. Also I use Firefox and Opera.

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Posted: 02/22/20 11:54am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I like experimenting with various browsers. I just re-installed Opera just to "play" with, but I had uninstalled it a while back due to concerns over its Chinese origins (probably unfounded). Others I've tried are Vivaldi, Yandex, Firefox Quantum and Epic, each having its own desirable features. I'll no doubt continue with my Brave browser since I've not yet found anything to fault it.


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Hi,

I mainly use firefox. However I do keep another browser active just in case FF should fall over.


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pianotuna wrote:

Hi,

I mainly use firefox. However I do keep another browser active just in case FF should fall over.


Agreed. Always good to have a backup because stuff happens.

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DallasSteve wrote:

I hate, hate, hate auto-play videos. And if you are in an RV with limited bandwidth it's much worse. I KNOW HOW TO CLICK THE PLAY BUTTON. I think whoever creates/allows auto-play videos should be put in prison. Did I mention that I hate auto-play videos?

Having said that, it seems like Firefox does the best job of stopping auto-play videos, but it's not easy, even on Firefox. If anybody knows a browser that does a better job of blocking auto-play videos I'll give it a try.

I hear ya on that. Your in a nice restaurant and they let loose an autoplay and you have to mute it. Such a friggin nuisance. Makes me want to go back to a flip phone. There's an app called Video Autoplay blocker by Robert Sulkowski. It was very effective at one time. You might give it a shot. When an autoplay comes on I just want to strangle somebody, just don't know who.


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I use Opera built in VPN; w/Duck-Duck-Go as a search engine and Safari on my Mac/OS. Use Opera and Chrome on my W/10. MalwareBytes and Eset for viruses!

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