Blocking all types of Ads in Windows 10 is very simple. In this blog, I will show you How to block all types of Ads in Windows 10 device in 4 simple steps.
You can configure your Windows 10 device in 2 mins to block all types of ads.
Step 1: Open Network Connection
- Press Windows + R key on your Keyboard
- Type ncpa.cpl command on the RUN screen
Step 2: Open Network Adapter Properties
- Select your Network connection
- Right click on it to open the properties
Step 3: Open Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties
- On the Wi-Fi Properties, select Internet Protocol Version (TCP/IPv4)
- and Click on the properties button
Step 4: Define AdGuard DNS
- Click on “Use the following DNS Server address:”
- Type the below AdGuard Family Protection IPv4 address
- Primary DNS server= 188.8.131.52
- Alternate DNS server = 184.108.40.206
That’s it. You have successfully updated the AdGuard ad blocker DNS address in your network connection. After a few mins most of the Ads will disappear or no longer visible in your PC.
Now test Ads in your Windows 10 device
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You can also see the below before and after comparison in the image.
Before AdGuard ad blocker DNS
After AdGuard ad blocker DNS
Why to use Free AdGuard DNS ?
AdGuard DNS is one of the best alternative solution for ad blocking, privacy protection, and parental control. AdGuard DNS provides the necessary protection features against online ads, phishing, and trackers.
It doesn’t matter what platform and device you use. For the use, you do not require to install any applications on your device. AdGuard DNS is easy to use and absolute free ad blocker.
There few other service provider who also offer free ad blocker DNS, but I prefer the AdGuard DNS server because I have been using their free service for almost 3 years and I am very satisfied with their performance, effectiveness and blocking capabilities.
3 Types of Free AdGuard DNS Server
AdGuard provides 3 types of free ad blocker DNS and you can choose your prefer DNS server based on your requirement. I prefer the Family Protection DNS server because in all the 3 edition, the Family Protection DNS server has the most capabilities and preferable if you are parent who want to block unwanted contents, ads on your kids and family devices.
- Default DNS Servers
AdGuard Default DNS Servers provide Ad blocker, block tracking and phishing
- Family Protection DNS Servers
AdGuard Family Protection DNS servers provide Ad blocker, block tracking and phishing + Blocking adult websites + Safe search
- Non-filtering DNS Servers
AdGuard Non-filtering DNS servers provide a secure and reliable connection, but they don’t filter anything like the “Default” and “Family protection” servers.
How to Block Ads through Router or Modem ?
For example, you may have multiple device in your home and you want to add ad blocker for all the of the device. In the above article, we see how to add ad blocker to a Windows 10 device.
But doing the above practice on multiple Windows 10 device will take time and efforts. If you have a WiFi Router in your Home add the AdGuard DNS to the router directly.
Instead, skip the above article and check this Enable Free Ad Blocker on your Router. When you add the AdGuard Ad blocker DNS address to your Router, all the connecting going through the router are automatically protected and you do not need to configure the each and every device in your home or office.
Adding the AdGuard ad blocker DNS address to the router is the most effective way to block ads, malicious content, adult content, tracking site, etc on all of your devices.
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