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Ads by SASA Removal Manual

Ads by SASA is a browser extension compatible with the commonly used browsers – Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, etc. Ads by SASA is categorized as an adware program that displays a large amount of pop-up, in-text and banner advertisements interrupting the user’s browsing activities. Ads by SASA may also change the settings of the currently used browser and cause unwanted redirects to questionable third party websites. The sponsored links promoted in the ads by SASA may link the user to unsafe web pages and expose the affected system to various security risks. Users are advised to remove the adware with a reliable anti-malware program.

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Ads by SASA – Distribution Method

As many other adware programs SASA is delivered via bundled downloads, program updates and other freeware the user downloads online. This distribution technique is legitimate and used by many developers to commercialize their software. So, if you do not want any unfamiliar programs and applications ending up on your PC, make sure to select the Advanced settings when you install new software on your computer and un-tick the ones you do not need or want.

How Does Ads by SASA Affect Your PC?

Once installed, Ads by SASA starts displaying different pop-up, in-text and banner ads on your desktop. The presented deals and product offers may seem interesting to many, but users should keep in mind that this adware has only one purpose – generating profit for third-party advertisers by luring users into clicking on the sponsored links the program displays. Some of the ads may direct you to web pages with questionable or even malicious content.
Ads by SASA is also known to have browser settings-changing capabilities and cause unwanted redirects, by altering the default homepage, new tab page and search engine. Such features are typical for browser hijackers like Vosteran, and should not be overlooked.

Ads by SASA tracks certain information, once in gets installed on the machine:

  • IP address
  • Browsing activities
  • Search queries
  • Bookmarks

The collected data may then be shared with unspecified third parties for advertising purposes.

Should You Remove Ads by SASA from your PC?

Ads by SASA is not a virus per se, but still, its removal can be tricky for the regular PC users. The adware can be removed manually, yet if you do not feel confident enough to do so, you are advised to use a legitimate anti-malware tool to delete SASA from your machine. Either way, below you, will find the instructions on how to eliminate Sasa permanently.

Spy Hunter FREE scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the malware tool.

1. Remove/Uninstall Ads by SASA

1. Remove/Uninstall Ads by SASA in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
  • uninstall-virus-fig1

  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
  • uninstall-virus-fig2

  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
  • uninstall-virus-fig3

    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Ads by SASA.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Ads by SASA from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window


    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu


    Select Ads by SASA and click “Remove


    After Ads by SASA is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu


  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
  • uninstall-fig8

  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Ads by SASA and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
  • uninstall-fig9

  • After Ads by SASA is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
  • uninstall-fig10

  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
  • uninstall-fig11

    Select Ads by SASA to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.


    After Ads by SASA has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Ads by SASA
    Click ‘Uninstall’


    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Ads by SASA. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Ads by SASA will be removed.

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    3. Remove Ads by SASA automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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    Berta Bilbao

    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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    1 Comment

    1. AvatarLorenzo

      come faccio se non me lo trova tra i programmi da disistallare?


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