http://googleads.g.doubleclick.net - Help!

slight32

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Jul 31, 2014
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I keep finding these small ads appearing on every webpage I open. If I open the picture a new tab the link is:http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com

But it seems to be something to do with AdChoices and also to be related to: http://googleads.g.doubleclick.net

I'm assuming this is one of Google's little toys, but can it be removed or blocked?

Ok, I tried to upload a screenshot but the ad (middle of the screen regardless of scrolling) seems to prevent much of each webpage from working.
 

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YanniDepp

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Dec 10, 2008
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Check which Safari extensions you have (in Settings). There are a few bad eggs that include ads. AwesomeScreenshot is one of them, but it doesn't look like you have it installed.

Next, install a Safari extension called AdBlock.

Then, relax.