Opened on 12/02/2015 at 06:15:24 PM

Closed on 12/16/2015 at 12:47:00 PM

Last modified on 12/15/2016 at 06:19:10 AM

#3368 closed defect (fixed)

Whitelisted ads not shown on

Reported by: greiner Assignee: oleksandr
Priority: P2 Milestone: Adblock-Plus-for-Internet-Explorer-1.6
Module: Adblock-Plus-for-Internet-Explorer Keywords:
Cc: oleksandr Blocked By: #3237
Blocking: Platform: Internet Explorer
Ready: yes Confidential: no
Tester: Rraceanu Verified working: yes
Review URL(s):



Windows 7 SP1
Internet Explorer 8
Adblock Plus 1.5 with default settings (EasyList + Acceptable Ads enabled)

How to reproduce

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Observed behaviour

No ads are shown above or below the organic search results.

Expected behaviour

Ads are shown both above and below the organic search results.

Additional information

Investigating the page with IE's developer tools shows that the iFrame .ad-top > iframe - which shows the page "" - was blocked by Adblock Plus as indicated by the comment <!-- blocked by AdblockPlus -->. However, the Acceptable Ads whitelist contains the following filter to unblock this frame which works in other versions of Adblock Plus:


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Change History (6)

comment:1 Changed on 12/02/2015 at 08:41:08 PM by oleksandr

  • Component changed from Unknown to Adblock-Plus-for-Internet-Explorer
  • Platform changed from Unknown / Cross platform to Internet Explorer

comment:2 Changed on 12/02/2015 at 08:52:53 PM by oleksandr

  • Blocked By 3237 added
  • Priority changed from Unknown to P2

Looks like the issue is very similar as in #3237. A fix for #3237 fixes this as well.

comment:3 Changed on 12/02/2015 at 08:53:51 PM by oleksandr

  • Owner set to oleksandr
  • Ready set

comment:4 Changed on 12/16/2015 at 12:47:00 PM by oleksandr

  • Milestone set to Adblock-Plus-for-Internet-Explorer-Next
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

comment:5 Changed on 11/08/2016 at 12:59:32 AM by rraceanu

  • Tester changed from Unknown to Rraceanu

comment:6 Changed on 12/15/2016 at 04:59:42 AM by rraceanu

  • Verified working set

Change successfully implemented, Whitelisted ads are shown with Easylist Germany+ Easylist and AA enabled on whilst doing a search query, IE 10 Windows 8 and IE 11 Windows 10, ABP version 1.5.856.

Last edited on 12/15/2016 at 06:19:10 AM by rraceanu

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