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Remove DeleteAd.exe and DeleteAd App

WebPick Internet Holdings Ltd. is a company that was established in 2010. It is most likely based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Not much information can be obtained about WebPick, since the company’s official website is currently under construction. However, an application called Delete Ad, most likely developed by WebPick has been reported to be suspicious. Several antivirus tools may have detected malware components in Delete Ad. Once installed, Delete Ad drops an .exe file on the system – DeleteAd.exe. Due to their suspiciousness, the file and the application need to be fully uninstalled. Continue reading to learn more about DeleteAd and its thorough removal.

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How Did I Install DeleteAd?

Third party software such as DeleteAd is usually distributed through the method of bundling. Bundling of software is often applied for financial reasons. It is safe to assume that both third party app developers and advertisers use the method to quickly monetize their platforms and generate profits. webpick-official-website

What is Product Bundling?

Bundling is a term that has been widely used in the marketing field. Basically, product bundling means the user is offered several products in one combined package. In the software world, the user encounters bundling when he skips the advanced option upon the installation of a software product. delete-ad-removal

To avoid such downloads that tend to be suspicious despite the fact they are legal, just remember to opt out of the automatic installer. Also, make sure to read the EULA, Download Agreement, Privacy Statement, etc. Quickly clicking the Next button without fully reading or understanding what is offered to you is never a good idea.

→DeleteAd may also be promoted on both legitimate and suspicious download websites. The application’s description may appear luring to some users as it promises them to stop the display of pop-up windows. Always keep in mind that there are legitimate and proven tools that stop pop-up content without putting the user’s PC at any risk.

Is DeleteAd Dangerous to My PC?

As already mentioned, the app drops an exe file when installed. DeleteAd.exe may become an issue since it is likely distributed through a pay-per-install bundle. Once running on a system, it may become vulnerable to other, malicious threats. Third party software is also known to slow down the system and perform unauthorized changes to the Registry. All in all, security researchers agree that DeleteAd should be removed so that further issues are avoided.

Should I Remove DeleteAd?

Considerind the suspicious character of the application and the little information about its developers, its removal is recommended. To completely delete any traces of it, running a full system scan via powerful anti-malware tool is advisory. Several hints on the removal of DeleteAd are available below the article.

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1. Remove/Uninstall DeleteAd.exe and DeleteAd App

1. Remove/Uninstall DeleteAd.exe and DeleteAd App 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 DeleteAd.exe and DeleteAd App.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove DeleteAd.exe and DeleteAd App 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


    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu


    Select DeleteAd.exe and DeleteAd App and click “Remove


    After DeleteAd.exe and DeleteAd App 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


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

  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate DeleteAd.exe and DeleteAd App and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After DeleteAd.exe and DeleteAd App 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 DeleteAd.exe and DeleteAd App 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’.


    After DeleteAd.exe and DeleteAd App 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.

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on DeleteAd.exe and DeleteAd App
    Click ‘Uninstall’


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

    3. Remove DeleteAd.exe and DeleteAd App automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

    3. Remove DeleteAd.exe and DeleteAd App automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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    It is highly recommended to run a scan before purchasing the full version of the software to make sure that the current version of the malware can be detected by SpyHunter.


    Milena Dimitrova

    An inspired writer and content manager who has been with SensorsTechForum for 4 years. Enjoys ‘Mr. Robot’ and fears ‘1984’. Focused on user privacy and malware development, she strongly believes in a world where cybersecurity plays a central role. If common sense makes no sense, she will be there to take notes. Those notes may later turn into articles! Follow Milena @Milenyim

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