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adware-PUPs-online-privacyNetSpeed App, also known as Ads by NetSpeed App, is classified as an ad-supported application. NetSpeed may promise the user useful services such as improving the Internet speed. However, the user should not trust anything claimed by the application. Clicking any of the suggested content may redirect the user to dangerous pages. Moreover, NetSpeed App is associated with privacy issues. Continue reading to find out more.

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NetSpeed App Distribution Method

NetSpeed App may be available for download on various freeware websites. It may be promoted as a user-friendly tool, but its presence in the system may cause several issues.
NetSpeed App may have been included in the package of a software product. The method is quite popular in digital marketing and is known as bundling. Bundling is mostly used for financial reasons such as monetizing platforms, covering financial losses, etc. By opting for the advanced installer, the user can uncheck NetSpeed App and stay safe.

NetSpeed App Description

Privacy issue may be caused by apps similar to NetSpeed. Adware tends to use session cookies in order to gather personally identifiable information. Once added to the browser, session cookies will collect browsing histories and search entires, IP addresses, and website credentials.
NetSpeed App may also redirect the user to harmful pages if he clicks any of the pop-ups sponsored by it. PC issues and browser misbehavior may also start occurring while NetSpeed is running in the background.

NetSpeed App Removal

Adware application may alter the Windows registry. That is why manual removal may not always be a good option. However, above-average users may try the guide given below.
For the rest, running a full system scan via a powerful AV tool is the best solution.

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1. Remove/Uninstall NetSpeed App

1. Remove/Uninstall NetSpeed 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).
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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 NetSpeed App.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove NetSpeed 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

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select NetSpeed App and click “Remove

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    After NetSpeed 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

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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 NetSpeed App and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After NetSpeed 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 NetSpeed 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’.

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

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

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