The website is almost unusable with this autoplay video. How to disable it?

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Today I can't use IMDB web because of this huge video that autoplays on every page. A terrible experience. 
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I'm having the same problem. Are you on a Chromebook? My version doesn't support Ad-block and it's a pain. I can't navigate 90% of websites due to pop ups, multiple "moving" ads per page covering text/website and gifs galore. The internet is a horrifyingly frustrating experience for those of us unable to upload Ad-Block Plus! 

To disable vids at IMDb, I found hovering above the video and finding an X top right corner, however, it's extremely hard to reach the X, and why I now spend less time on IMDb. All the fun is taken out with these nonsense pop-ups forced on us. They also disable the scroll bar, and Chrome doesn't allow me to "kill" tabs. They keep looping, even after hitting the top tab "X". With Ads, in particular, web-owners are shooting themselves in the foot cos I exit most of those sites, never to (be able to) return.

They need to invent an Ad Block version that is compatible with low memory Chromebooks.
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No I'm on a desktop. This just started happening so perhaps there is an issue with my adblocker. 

It is a really really horrible experience. This is WHY people use adblockers. (Are you listening ad people?)

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Simply Hide it.


Click on the "Hide ^" button on the top right corner. Check the image shown below.


 


Hope that's what y'all looking for.
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I want it to never appear. It looks like my browser settings had been flipped. I had disabled autoplay but it had become enabled somehow. So all is okay now