In case you are experiencing intrusive online ads labeled Ads by AutoDealsApp in your web browser, you should check for a running autodealsapp.exe process in your Task Manager. If you can also find the installer for the application in the Add/Remove Programs List, but you cannot recall installing the program, then you can be sure that it has infiltrated your system as an optional component in a freeware bundle. The stealth distribution technique AutoDealsApp uses is one of the reasons why experts classify it as a PUP (potentially unwanted program) and recommend its removal from the affected machine.
How Does AutoDealsApp Affect Your PC?
Once installed, AutoDealsApp generates advertising materials in the form of pop-ups, banners, deals, coupons that can be quite intrusive and pose different security risks to the affected computer. The promoted marketing materials often link to corrupt pages and may lead to malware infiltration.
AutoDealsApp may cause redirects to questionable web pages within the commonly used web browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, IE, etc.)
- IP address
- PC’s location
- Email address
- Search terms
- Websites visited
- Data entered in the web pages you view
The gathered data may be used for marketing purposes.
How Is AutoDealsApp Distributed?
In most cases, AutoDealsApp is delivered as an additional component in freeware bundles. This is a standard technique, the adverse effect of which can be avoided by simply choosing the Advance installation options and de-selecting any optional components.
How to Remove AutoDealsApp from Your PC?
AutoDealsApp is not a virus, but experts recommend its removal in order to minimize the risks of malware infiltration on your computer. The application can be deleted manually or with a competent anti-spyware tool. The manual below will help you remove AutoDealsApp from your machine.
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- Guide 1: How to Remove AutoDealsApp from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of AutoDealsApp from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove AutoDealsApp from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase AutoDealsApp from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall AutoDealsApp from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove AutoDealsApp from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate AutoDealsApp from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove AutoDealsApp from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove AutoDealsApp
Step 2: Uninstall AutoDealsApp and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 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 are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by AutoDealsApp on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by AutoDealsApp there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of AutoDealsApp from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall AutoDealsApp and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove AutoDealsApp via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove malware from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts, programs and malware, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove AutoDealsApp from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase AutoDealsApp from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall AutoDealsApp from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove AutoDealsApp from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the AutoDealsApp will be removed.
Eliminate AutoDealsApp from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.