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Ads Remover – Removal Manual

pop-ups-adware-adcloudAds Remover is classified by many security researchers to be a potentially unwanted application (PUA). What the program may claim to do is blocking all of the external advertisements before they have popped up. However, to do this, it might require special permissions from the user. And with such special agreements comes the indirect risk for the user PC. Security tech guys strongly advise towards its immediate removal with a reputable anti-malware scanner.

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Ads Remover – What Is It?

Software, such as Ads Remover may be very hard to find manually for download, contrary to its competition, which is very suspicious. More so, investigators believe that the most often reason this software can come into existence in user PCs is by being inserted into the installers of other programs. Such programs may be media players, plugins, codec packs for movies, photo manipulation freeware, and others. Users usually may download such programs for free from third-party providers. Such sites make money on bundling programs as ‘free extras’ to generate profits. Users tend to be very fast in the installation of such freeware, and this is how they may unknowingly install this program on their systems.

Once installed on the user PC, Ads Remover may begin to run various processes or situate cookies with the main purpose of tracking user information. This information is usually being used for a different goal. One of them may be to display targeted advertisements, based on the user`s searches, browsing history, clicks, country, region and other related information. If the developers of such programs do not have good intentions, they may take advantage of this information to satisfy their interests.

Also, most ad-supported programs have the tendency to collaborate with third parties, either for the purpose of displaying advertisements or share/sell collected information. Some adware PUAs may even:

→-Redirect users to fake tech support scamming sites that may convince them they have issues in their systems and make them conduct expensive phone calls.
-Display pop-ups in an intrusive manner that may in some cases be malvertising.
-Redirect users to sites that may download malware in the form of other programs or fake updates.
-Cause PC slowdowns and even OS crash in some cases.

Cyber scammers invent even newer tactics to generate profits at the user’s expense. This is why it is a good advice to be informed on latest threats if you want to be safe on some level and educate yourself on monitoring indicators that point out which places are secure and which aren’t.

How To Remove Ads Remover?

Programs such as this one tend to situate various files in the Windows /AppData folder, values and keys in the registries of Windows OSs and some other hidden directories. The same goes for Linux and Mac OS as well. This is why if you want to uninstall Ads Remover Manually, you should follow the step-by-step removal guide below. However, this is no insurance that you won’t leave some associated files on the computer after that, which may still expose your information. That is why, security experts strongly recommend the download and installation of a professional anti-malware program. It will not only detect and remove PUAs, like Ads Remover entirely but will also protect your information from future threats.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Ads Remover

1. Remove/Uninstall Ads Remover 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 Remover.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Ads Remover 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 Remover and click “Remove


    After Ads Remover 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 Remover and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Ads Remover 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 Remover 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 Remover 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 Remover
    Click ‘Uninstall’


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

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    3. Remove Ads Remover 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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