Information Cloud is an application created by SuperWeb LLC. Experts see the advertising materials Information Cloud displays in the web pages the user views as a potential risk for the safety of the affected system and classify the application as adware and PUP. Information Cloud can be easily removed with a trusted anti-spyware tool.
How Is Information Cloud Distributed?
The application can be downloaded online, but if numerous pop-up ads, banners, deals, offers and other advertising materials labeled “Ads by Information Cloud” start appearing on your computer out of the blue, you can be certain that Information Cloud has found its way into your system bundled with other free software. Stealth installation of additional apps and plug-ins is a common practice among software developers. Opting for custom installation is the best way to prevent it.
Is Information Cloud Dangerous?
The application itself is legitimate and is not of a malicious nature. However, the promoted ads will pop on every web page you view and interrupt your browsing routine. Clicking on the advertisements is not advisory, since you may land on corrupted websites and expose your system to risk.
Information Cloud may collect information about your browsing habits – visited websites, duration of the browsing sessions, IP address, email, etc. This data may be used for the purposes of targeted advertisement or shared with third parties.
As a result of Information Cloud’s presence on your computer, you may experience redirects to suspicious websites, system and browser slowdowns, and other issues.
How to Remove Information Cloud from Your Computer?
Although Information Cloud is not a virus, the application is considered potentially unwanted because of the various security risks your machine may get exposed to if you decide to click on the displayed ads. This is why malware analysts recommend the removal of Information Cloud either manually or with a competent anti-malware tool. Follow the steps below to delete Information Cloud permanently from your PC.
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- Guide 1: How to Remove Information Cloud from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Information Cloud from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Information Cloud from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Information Cloud from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Information Cloud from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Information Cloud from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Information Cloud from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Information Cloud from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Information Cloud
Step 2: Uninstall Information Cloud 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 Information Cloud 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 Information Cloud there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Information Cloud from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Information Cloud 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 Information Cloud 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 Information Cloud files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Information Cloud, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Information Cloud 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 Information Cloud 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 Information Cloud 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 Information Cloud 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 Information Cloud will be removed.
Eliminate Information Cloud 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.