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    Google Homepage Popup Ad

    I use Win7 with Firefox 15 set to open on the Google home page.

    Google has put an annoying popup ad for its Nexus 7 on its home page. Is there a way to kill it - perhaps a special filter for AdBlock Pro? I'm hesitant to just add a filter in the standard way, since it could block the entire home page.

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    I believe Ad Block Plus is available for FF. Search for this extension.
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    Sorry, I mistyped. I'm already using Ad Block Plus. When I right-click on the ad, the option appears to be to block the entire Google home page rather than just the ad. Do you know whether this is so?

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    Sorry, don't know, I do not generally use FF.
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