How to remove (uninstall)

Do you see irritating banners in your browser that are created by the search engine? Have you noticed the occurrence of somewhere else on your device? If those things are true – the computer is infested by an advertising program, and this item will help you in deleting it.

What is

The utility that generates banners is called, and it is an advertising program. can do nothing helpful, as it’s developed to do one thing: to drive you mad. Surely, the mere annoyance is not its final purpose, but you'll be mad in any case when adware does what it does – shows the advertising content. When the penetration is complete, it alters the controls of the browser and displays you lots of pop-ups, to ensure that they've drawn your attention. Fraudsters receive a few cents for every click you’ve made, so you can understand why the banners appear again and again: it’s pure money. In the sections below, we’ll tell you in which way the virus infected the machine and how it can be protected against such threats. If you already know that and just want to uninstall the virus as soon as possible – skip the following sections and go to the uninstalling tips.

Right after the infestation, alters the properties of the browser. That's its only goal, as the head function in this scheme is left for the scammers' search engine which appears in your browser as soon as you download So, clears your pre-set start page, as well as the default search engine and puts the scammer’s webpage instead of them. After that, instead of searching via the reliable Bing, Yahoo, Google or another search engine you like – you’ll surf the Net through the low-quality search, giving away irrelevant links advertising banners pop-up windows and other stuff like that. One more's task is to modify the properties of the icons of infected browsers in a way that even if you restore the normal controls, you will see the untrusted search in a first tab. cannot be removed as a regular software, and if the customer attempts to do it - the adware will come back. It occurs because of the virus' protective mechanisms, and we will unriddle to you their essence:

  • The most common method of protection is to develop a system task on the restoration of the adware if the user had uninstalled it. Scheduled tasks aren’t typically utilized by regular PC owners, so the adware just sets a task to see if it is running, and if it’s not – to download and install it one more time. That task is being executed after each restart, and that’s why keeps reinstalling.
  • The second way has the similar aim, but it uses the system registry and not the Scheduled Tasks service. Hackers create a new entry to system's registry and you should find and erase it, which might be difficult. The other registry items are highly important, and by removing one of them, you might bring serious damage to the system.


How got into the system

To make easier for you, we’ll picture the entire process from the beginning. Most of the advertisement-oriented utilities are each other's replicas, duplicated thousands of times and passed to different web-criminals after few visual changes. Some bad guys bought this particular copy in the Dark Web, set it up and uploaded it to file-exchanging portals all over the Web. That’s where you picked it up, right? Okay, you're saying that you didn’t search for adware to irritate you? Maybe, you wanted some spoiling-it-all-up utility for your PC, and received a direct link to downloader? Still no? OK, in that case, it could be another program that is really helpful. Some free utility created by an unknown developer, or a pirated version of some well-known program you just don't want to pay for.

This manner is known as “bundled installation”, and its essence is that swindlers combine the installers of a few viruses and a sole helpful utility to create one installer. The primary feature of the bundle is that its name is the name of a good program, and a user doesn't know its content before it's too late. On some of the stages, they display a suggestion to get extra programs, with the required checkmarks filled and the mouse cursor is already hovering over “OK”. We assume that you clicked, as you're on this website today. There's another method, with the “methods of installation”. It's pretty simple: the veteran installation manner is literally a pick of a folder for a tool to be installed, and how many additional tools do you need. In case of, picking the easy installation means that you let all the trash from the package into the PC.

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/Edge)


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

Now you realize what is, and you know in which way it penetrated the system. We’ve explained almost everything, besides the highly important thing: how you can remove Here we go. can be uninstalled with the help of two simple methods. One of them is what you’ve just tried to execute – deletion in manual mode. We can do it easier, and under this paragraph, you will find the guide on manual deletion. Its significant shortage is the incapability to delete lots of advertising programs with its help as it'll take many hours to do. We present you the easier method: you might completely remove the adware within ten minutes with the help of Spyhunter AntiMalware. It has many advantages, including rapid deletion, extended signature database, the compatibility with other anti-viruses and round-the-clock support service. Don’t waste your time, trying to clean the PC through free software – try the genuine antivirus. Click the link below to scan the hard drive via the unpaid scanner. removal tool

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Instructions for manual deletion

Step 1. Uninstall software from the system

Windows 7

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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Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select and press Uninstall


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.


Step 2. Remove from the browser

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


Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

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

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • Open a specific page or set of pages
  • Delete all specific pages


Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Open menu
  • Add-ons
  • Extensions
  • Remove

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open menu
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into Home page field


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.



Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"


Microsoft Edge

Step 1. Delete the suspicious extensions.

  • Menu
  • Extensions
  • Choose unfamiliar extension
  • Press Uninstall

Step 2. Change homepage.

  • Go to the website of the search engine you want
  • Select More actions
  • Settings
  • View advanced settings
  • Change search engine
  • Select search engine you want and Set as default


Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions


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