Adblock menu in Internet Explorers StatusbarThe adblock menu icon should appear in the statusbar as illustrated.
If it does not appear it can be for one of the following reasons.

  1. You are using Windows 7 with pinned sites
  2. The statusbar is disabled within Internet Explorer
  3. You are using Internet Explorer 9, with an old version of Simple Adblock
  4. Simple Adblock has been disabled within Internet explorer addons
  5. Third party extensions are disabled within Internet explorer
  6. You are using inprivate browsing mode within Internet Explorer

You are using Windows 7 with pinned sites
All addons are disabled in Internet Explorer, when using pinned sites on Windows 7. When opening Internet Explorer from the windows menu plugins are enabled including Simple Adblock.

The statusbar is disabled within Internet Explorer
Enable the status bar from View -> Toolbars -> Status Bar

Illustration: How to enable Internet Explorers statusbar

You are using Internet Explorer 9, with an old version of Simple Adblock
Only version 0.8.7 and above supports Internet Explorer 9.
To verify the version you are using, please check the aboutpage.

Illustration: Find Simple Adblock version from the aboutpage

Simple Adblock has been disabled within Internet explorer addons
Goto Manage addons and enable SimpleAdblock Class

Illustration: How to enable SimpleAdblock Class from IE addons

Third party extensions are disabled within Internet explorer
Goto Internet Options and in the advanced tab and enable thirdparty extensions

Illustration: How to enable Third party extensions within Internet Explorer

You are using inprivate browsing mode within Internet Explorer
With Internet Explorers Inprivate Browsing mode all extensions are disabled by default. You can enable extensions in “Inprivate Browsing” in Internet Options on the security tab.

Illustration: How to enable extensions in Internet Explorers Inprivate Browsing