Getting started with Adblock Plus - Installing Adblock Plus

Installation in Thunderbird and Prism

In Thunderbird and Prism you cannot navigate to directly. To install Adblock Plus nevertheless, go to in your browser, right-click the big green installation button and choose "Save Link As" from the context menu. Choose a location to download Adblock Plus to. Then switch to Thunderbird or Prism and go to the menu Tools / Add-ons. Click the "Install" button at the bottom of the dialog and select the Adblock Plus package you downloaded previously. Restart the application when asked.

Installation in K-Meleon

K-Meleon doesn't have an extension installation mechanism. Because of that Adblock Plus for K-Meleon is a ZIP file that needs to be extracted into K-Meleon's application directory. See Adblock Plus for K-Meleon page for installation packages and detailed installation instructions.

Dealing with "not compatible" error message

If you cannot install Adblock Plus because it is "not compatible", this might mean two things:

Other problems during installation

There is a number of other problems that can occur during extension installation. Please have a look at the MozillaZine Knowledge Base for solutions.