How to remove (uninstall)

This guide is devoted to an adware called and ways to eliminate it. If you suffer from annoying pop-ups on each site, and the efficiency of your PC has suddenly decreased - this guide will explain you what advertising utilities are, identify the current problem and clean the system of malicious software.

There are three main sorts of advertising software that might be found on the Internet these days: browser toolbars, adware and browser hijackers. These tools are initially developed not to be useful, and their aim is to receive money from advertising fraud. Scammers try really hard to persuade you that suchlike programs are good: they create extensive descriptions and promise awesome efficiency and benefit. To make it clear for you, we will describe the basic features of each adware type.

  • Browser hijackers don't generate ads on the reliable web-sites. Instead of pop-ups they redirect the users to the dangerous web-sites. These programs help the dishonest website owners to create traffic and endangers the whole machine.
  • Adware differs in that it exposes advertising information on every website that the user views and in some cases, on the desktop. These utilities could be disguised as anything: system optimizers, video and audio players, programs for updating and downloading drivers, software for finding games and movies and even more. Ads that are generated by advertising programs are not secure and you better not click on them.
  • Toolbars are not so irritating as adware and hijackers, but except showing ads they also gather the info about victim's computer and about his doings in the Web. Suchlike information is of significant value for any advertising company.

All these software along and every one of them could be used for different sorts of advertising scam. In spite of the difference in methods, they have one fact in common: they were originally designed for fraud and deceit. By the way, since all suchlike tools try to force you to click on links to strange and even perilous websites, they allow other viruses to penetrate the system.


So, you see which aims are pursued by and, it's time to understand how to find malware and eliminate it. You already know that the principal property of infection is an increase in the number of spam. The second symptom is the emergence of useless tools on your PC that you haven’t installed. Such thing may appear when victim passes all links that adware provides, visiting the infected websites and downloading viruses from them. In this case, you might not even understand how virus penetrates the system.

The attribute #2 is a heavy retardation of the PC, and an enlargement in the loading time of the system. Retardation of PC speed is not always the consequent of adware, but this happens very often. PC becomes slow because any advertising tool is running endlessly and never turns off. This means that virus is launching at computer's boot and shutting down only with the whole PC. If 3 or more such programs will sneak on your PC, their synchronous functioning overloads the system, and needs so much resources that good software simply can't operate. This can call critical errors of basic services, retardation and trouble shutdowns. If you notice any of these signs - you should check the PC via good antivirus or clean it of viruses in manual manner.

Methods to remove

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove manually

Step 1. Uninstall from the operation system

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


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

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Instructions for manual deletion

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall from Control Panel

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

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

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

3. Clean registry:

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


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How to remove from Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select 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 from Control Panel

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

7. Remove elements like on Win7.


How to uninstall from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash


Step 2. Remove from the browser

How to remove from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove

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 from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

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

Step 2. Change homepage:

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


How to uninstall from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove

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 from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose 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 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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