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Optispace Ads Uninstall Manual

adware (2)Optispace Ads is considered by many security experts to be a PUP or a potentially unwanted program. The company claims that they might provide a feature that could improve the browsing experience by giving the user content, based on their browsing behavior. This is usually a beneficial characteristic. However, this content may come in the form of intrusive pop-ups and automatic redirects to third parties. More to it, this behavior-based content is displayed as a result of various types of cookies that aggregate user information.

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OptiSpace – How Does It Work?

The application usually may come as a part of another software`s installation process, combined with the setup program. Most users tend to miss to installation steps that include bundled programs, and this is the most often reason they become installed on the computer. Once set up, OptiSpace might install tracking cookies to observe the browsing behaviour of the user. After that, based on it, the software may begin to view targeted advertisements, by possibly taking over the ad spaces on the opened websites or displaying annoying pop-ups. You might be able to recognize this software by seeing a text, such as ‘Powered by OptiSpace’, ‘Ads by Optispace’ and others on the one of the sides of the ad, displayed.

Also, some users report that the privacy policy of OptiSpace has some suspicious claims regarding information sharing and targeted content. More so, the advertisements that they provide may redirect to unknown sites that might:

  • Redirect to sites that may prompt the user to download third-party .exe content.
  • Prompt the user to call fake tech support numbers that charge high rates.
  • Con the user into entering his personal information or bank account credentials.

These and other risks may be concealed within third party websites of unknown origins. This is why it is advisable always to be careful when you are browsing the web. You should not put your trust in pop-up advertised content of unknown origin, especially if it claims that you have a problem with your PC (upgrade, security issues, etc.).

How To Find And Get Rid OF Optispace Ads?

Some adware is usually difficult to remove since it may conceal itself on the system or request unique permissions to uninstall. This is why, besides following the tutorial for removal below, it is imperative that you look on the web for unique anti-malware software that will automatically eradicate this and any possible future threats.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Optispace Ads

1. Remove/Uninstall Optispace Ads 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 Optispace Ads.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Optispace Ads 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 Optispace Ads and click “Remove

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

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

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    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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