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Remove ‘Ads by LaSuperba’ Pop-Ups from the Browser

NameAds by LaSuperba
TypeAdware, PUP
Short DescriptionAds by LaSuperba belong to a potentially unwanted program
SymptomsIntrusive pop-up ads in the browser.
Distribution MethodBundling, unsafe browsing.
Detection toolDownload Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Ads by LaSuperba
User ExperienceJoin our forum to follow the discussion about Ads by LaSuperba.

Multiple reports have been issued about an adware program known as LaSuperba. Once the PUP (potentially unwanted program) is installed, the browser may be flooded with suspicious advertisements. The user may also experience redirects to scamming websites employed for phishing. The ads displayed by LaSuperba are typically called ‘Ads by LaSuperba 1.00’ and are in the form of pop-up windows. However, banners and in-text ads may also be generated.

NOTE

The LaSuperba adware is known to affect popular browsers on computers and mobile devices.pop-ups

LaSuperba Adware Technical Description

Ad-supported software is neither malicious nor a computer virus. However, users often refer to adware programs as viruses. This is not surprising. Adware is intrusive, aggressive and annoying. It will continuously display advertisements and collect relevant user information. Some ad-supported applications may even be capable of obtaining banking information from the infected PC. The sooner the adware is removed from the system, the better for the system and for the user.

Why Is LaSuperba Dangerous to Users?

Being an adware application, the LaSuperba program may have performed the following activities:

  • Add tracking technologies to the browser – such as cookies, beacons, identifiers, etc.
  • Collect personally identifiable and non-identifiable information – from usernames and addresses, to browsing-related information.
  • Sell or give collected data to affiliate partners and online advertisers for the purpose of displaying relevant advertisements.
  • Add registry entries to the Windows registry.
  • Increase the system’s vulnerability to severe malware intrusions.

It may seem impossible to you, but sometimes the smallest of ads may directly link you to:

  • Social engineering scams. Keep in mind that the number of phishing websites has increased significantly during the last few years. Online money scams have affected millions of users on a global level.
  • Websites contaminated with malware. If a drive-by download is executed, your system may suffer a severe infection. Worms, viruses, and spyware (Trojan horses) are often distributed via drive-by downloads.
  • Websites promoting rogue software. Many legitimately looking pages may try to trick you into downloading and buying rogue software products – fake AV programs, system optimizers, etc. If you land on such a page, you may instantly witness a pop-up alert tricking you into believing that an important update is missing or suspicious software has been detected. Navigate away from such pages and check your system for viruses.

LaSuperba Adware Removal Options

You can try and remove the adware from your system. Keep in mind, though, that you may unintentionally delete an important file or a registry entry. Manually removing PC threats is only appropriate with experienced users that know their way around an operating system. Unless you are an expert, you should rely on professional, automated software to remove the threat for you.

Nonetheless, we have provided helpful information for both removal options. Find them below the article.

Step 1: Remove/Uninstall Ads by LaSuperba 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 by LaSuperba.

    Step 2: Remove Ads by LaSuperba 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

    uninstall-fig4

    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

    uninstall-fig5

    Select Ads by LaSuperba and click “Remove

    uninstall-fig6

    After Ads by LaSuperba 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

    uninstall-fig7

  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
  • uninstall-fig8

  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Ads by LaSuperba and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
  • uninstall-fig9

  • After Ads by LaSuperba 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 by LaSuperba 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’.

    uninstall-fig12

    After Ads by LaSuperba 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.
    uninstall-fig13

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Ads by LaSuperba
    Click ‘Uninstall’

    uninstall-fig14

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

    Step 3: Remove Ads by LaSuperba automatically by downloading an advanced anti-malware program.

    To clean your computer you should download an updated anti-malware program on a safe PC and then install it on the affected computer in offline mode. After that you should boot into safe mode and scan your computer to remove all Ads by LaSuperba associated objects.

    NOTE! Substantial notification about the Ads by LaSuperba threat: Manual removal of Ads by LaSuperba requires interference with system files and registries. Thus, it can cause damage to your PC. Even if your computer skills are not at a professional level, don’t worry. You can do the removal yourself just in 5 minutes, using a malware removal tool.

    Milena Dimitrova

    An inspired writer, focused on user privacy and malicious software. Enjoys 'Mr. Robot' and fears '1984'.

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