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Banana Phone Removal Manual

notebook, and two persons on white backgroundBanana Phone is classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Banana Phone displays numerous advertisements (pop-ups, banners, deals, coupons, offers, etc.) based on information the program has collected about the user’s browsing activities and habits. Although Banana Phone Ads is not of a malicious nature, security experts recommend the application’s immediate removal. Banana Phone serves as an advertising engine for ad providers aiming for one thing only – to profit from online ads and boost the traffic on their websites. The promoted advertisements are not only irritating and disrupt your browsing routine; they may link you to corrupted web pages and pose the risk of malicious infiltrations on the affected machine.

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Banana Phone’s Symptoms

  • The ads displayed by Banana Phone (pop-up, banner, in-text ads, offers, deals, coupons, and price comparisons) will appear on every web page you view. Being annoying is not the only issue here; they can result in unwanted redirects to unsafe web locations if you click on them. This may expose your PC to serious security threats.
  • Minimum Price Ads may track specific information so that it could display advertising content matching your interests. For example browsing history (websites visited, the duration of the browsing sessions, etc.), search queries, IP address. The collected information may be further transferred to third parties for marketing purposes.
  • Banana Phone Ads may lead to poor browser and overall PC performance.

Banana Phone’s Distribution

Banana Phone usually arrives on your machine via bundled downloads of free of charge programs. You might install Banana Phone Ads on your PC alongside free software you have downloaded online and not even realize it until numerous pop-ups ads appear on every page you visit. Malware researchers recommend selecting the Custom installation options; this way you can see а detailed list of all the additional installations and have the option uncheck the ones you do not want to have on your machine.

How to Remove Banana Phone Ads from Your Computer?

Experts recommend the removal of Banana Phone from your computer, not because the application itself is malicious, but because of the potential security risk it may expose your system to. Below are the instructions on how to delete Banana Phone Ads from your machine manually or with the assistance of a competent anti-spyware tool.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Banana Phone

1. Remove/Uninstall Banana Phone 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).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • 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).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Banana Phone.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Banana Phone 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

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select Banana Phone and click “Remove

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    After Banana Phone 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

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Banana Phone and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Banana Phone 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’
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  • 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’
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    Select Banana Phone 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’.

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    After Banana Phone 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.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Banana Phone
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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

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    3. Remove Banana Phone 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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