Install AdNauseam on Chrome Without Google's Permission

Ben Gadbois edited this page Jan 8, 2017 · 10 revisions
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Google has banned AdNauseam from its web store and have left users with no access to their data.

Back up your data

(if you're a new AdNauseam user jump to Manual Install)

  1. Click on the AdNauseam icon to open the AdNauseam menu
  2. Click the SETTINGS button at the bottom of the menu
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click EXPORT ADS

Manual Install in Developer Mode

  1. Download the adnauseam.chromium.ZIP file from the latest release for chrome.
  2. Extract the zip file.
  3. In your Chrome Browser menu, click Windows>Extensions.
  4. Check the Developer mode checkbox (see image)
  5. Click the Load unpacked extension button (see image) and navigate to the file you downloaded in step 1 (in most cases it will be in the downloads folder). image

*Note that every time you restart Chrome you will be prompted about your use of Disable Developer Mode Extension. Feel free to ignore it and hit Cancel. image

**This is slightly annoying, we know. But hopefully we'll be back on the Google Web Store soon and this will no longer be required.

Retrieving your backup

  1. After you have AdNauseam up and running again, go back to the AdNauseam settings page
  2. Scroll all the way down again and click ''Import Ads''
  3. Choose your backup
  4. You're all set

Using AdNauseam on other browsers

If Google has lost your trust, as it has ours, you might want to move to a browser that is not as intrusive and controlling. You have a number of options including: