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Quero AdBlock Hosts for Microsoft Edge

Hosts file based ad blocker for Microsoft Edge and all other browsers. Does not require any add-ons, since this method is based on the hosts DNS resolver text file.

License: The hosts file includes the Adblock Plus EasyList filterset. Licensed under CreativeCommons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 and GPLv3.

Installation notes for Windows 10

First download the zip file to your Downloads folder, unpack it, and then copy (overwrite) the "hosts" file from the zip archive to the following path:


Note: you need Administrator rights to copy the file to the system folder.

Download updates

In order to update the hosts file based ad blocker, periodically check back to this site and download newer and improved versions by replacing your existing hosts file.

Temporarily disable the ad blocker

Rename the hosts file, refresh the page and afterwards rename the hosts file back again.


To remove the hosts based ad blocker delete the "hosts" file from above folder or restore your previous hosts file.


The hosts file method blocks DNS queries to known ad domains and is hence capable of blocking 3rd party ad content. Please submit sites/ad servers which are not already blocked in order to improve the list over time.