How to remove (uninstall) BlockadsPro

This entry will explain you the important things about an undesired tool called BlockadsPro and methods to delete it. If you suffer from annoying advertising in the browser, and the speed of the laptop has suddenly decreased - this guide will help you find out what adware is, understand the fundamental problem and clean the laptop of suspicious programs.

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Adware includes a pretty long list of different types, but the very effective of them are browser toolbars, adware and redirects. These utilities were originally created not to benefit people, and their features are aimed only at getting money from advertising fraud. Hackers are trying really hard to urge customers that suchlike tools are reliable: they describe them very well and promise great usability and advantage. To make it easier for you, we will explain the main functions of each type of advertising tools.

  • Toolbars are less irritating than browser hijackers and adware, but ads are not their only task. They also collect the information about victim's system and about his actions in the Web. Such information might be used against its owner or passed to third parties for a decent price.
  • Adware differs in that it inserts advertising information on all sites that the user views and sometimes, on the desktop. Scammers try to make adware look useful, so it can be masked as one of many worthy programs for text redacting, data archiving, web-browsing, etc. Advertising shows up as separate blocks in the browser, pop-ups or links.
  • Browser hijackers call another kind of problem. Instead of spam they make their victims to view the infected web-pages. These utilities help the foul website owners to increase traffic and endangers the whole laptop.

Advertising tools are different and use different techniques to infect the computer and to work inside of it. These tools have one common feature - they all provide inconvenience to the user and prevent the customer from surfing the Web. Except for obvious inconvenience, such as abundance of irritating offers, BlockadsPro has one more dangerous property and it is the critical decrease of PC's security.

 

So, you understand which goals are targeted by advertising tools and, we will tell you how to discover it. You already know that the primary property of advertising utilities is an increase in the quantity of pop-ups. Mark #2 is the appearance of additional tools on your computer that you haven’t installed. This happens when customer passes all links that BlockadsPro provides, viewing the viral websites and loading programs from them. Viral tools behave stealthy and you can't realize that you actually installed them.

The third symptom is a significant slowdown of the machine, and an growth in its boot time. Slowdown of computer's speed isn't always the consequent of adware, but this appears quite frequently. The machine becomes laggy because all advertising program is running endlessly and never stops. This means that virus is launching at system boot and shutting down only when the PC stops working. If 3 or more such programs will get into your PC, their synchronous operation overloads the system, and needs so much resources that good tools just can't run. When the PC is in such state, it suffers from critical errors of various programs, deceleration and trouble turn-offs. If you witness any of these signs - you should check the machine via quality AV tool or clean it of viruses manually.

Methods to remove BlockadsPro

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove BlockadsPro manually

Step 1. Uninstall BlockadsPro from the operation system

Step 2. Remove BlockadsPro from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)

 

If you are MAC user, follow this guide How to remove virus from MAC

If you had enough of browser ads and of discomfort from other symptoms of adware infection, you should completely get rid of BlockadsPro. In current situation it all boils down not only to eliminating BlockadsPro but also to massive cleaning of PC. The deletion can be executed manually, though this way may take some time and might be not successful. BlockadsPro and other unwanted software do everything to defend themselves from removal and make it as complicated as it can be. Viruses store backup copies in different folders on hard drive, leave scheduled tasks for reinstalling after uninstalling, hide their root folders etc. If victim is not expert enough in uninstalling of adware, the chance of failing and following malfunctions is extremely high. In order not to risk, we recommend you to download Spyhunter AntiMalware. This antivirus can fast and easy get rid of any adware from the machine, but also protect it from threats in the future. Spyhunter has a number of advantages, among which are 24/7 tech-support, interaction with well-known AV programs, daily updates of the signature database, low price and high quality of scanning and deletion. If you want to download Spyhunter, or get the free version - click on the button under this paragraph.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall BlockadsPro from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select BlockadsPro and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\BlockadsPro
  • C:\ProgramData\BlockadsPro
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\BlockadsPro

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "BlockadsPro" and delete these elements

 

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How to remove BlockadsPro from Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select BlockadsPro and press Uninstall

 

How to uninstall from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete BlockadsPro from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select BlockadsPro and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall BlockadsPro from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

Step 2. Remove BlockadsPro from the browser

How to remove BlockadsPro from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove BlockadsPro

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

How to delete BlockadsPro from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove BlockadsPro

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Delete all specific pages

 

How to uninstall BlockadsPro from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove BlockadsPro

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).

 

How to delete BlockadsPro from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose BlockadsPro and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.

 

How to delete BlockadsPro from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"

 

Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions

 

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