|Name||Skyrocket Player Ads|
|Short Description||The application is supposed to allow users to view online videos without the use of their browsers.|
|Symptoms||Display of advertisements – pop-ups, banners, etc.|
|Distribution Method||It may have been downloaded together with another freeware product, or directly from its official website.|
|Detection tool||Download SpyHunter, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Skyrocket Player Ads|
What Are Skyrocket Player Ads?
If you start seeing advertisements while you are browsing that are labeled “Ads by Skyrocket Player,” “Skyrocket Player Ads,” or “Powered by Skyrocket Player,” then you have an adware program on your computer. It is not hard to deduce that the application in question is called Skyrocket Player. This program will supposedly allow you to view online videos without the use of your browser. Some users may find this useful. However, there is more to Skyrocket Player than you think. As soon as it is installed, it will attach a browser extension to your browser, and it will start generating annoying advertisements. Adware programs are considered to be a nuisance and a potential security risk. This is why we recommend getting rid of Skyrocket Player Ads right away.
How Did I Get Skyrocket Player Ads on My Computer?
This program is available on its official website. This means that users can download it from there if they think it is going to be useful. However, as most adware programs, Skyrocket Player can be attached to installers of other free applications. This way it can be installed without users noticing it. There are a couple of precautionary measures you can take to avoid this: you can choose carefully where you download your programs from (avoid third-party distributors), or you can select the Advanced/Custom installation option, which will give you the chance to decline any additional programs that may be featured on the installer.
What Happens Once Skyrocket Player Ads Are Installed?
As it was already established, once the adware has been installed on your PC, it will attach an extension to your browser, which will be compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. Then, you will start seeing the plethora of ads that it will display. They can be in pop-up, pop-under, banner, or in other formats. This will appear constantly, which will prove to be quite annoying, but this is not the biggest concern when it comes to Skyrocket Player Ads.
Are Skyrocket Player Ads Dangerous?
The biggest issue when it comes to Skyrocket Player Ads is that some of them may be unreliable. This goes for all ads that are presented by adware programs. Some advertisements may lead to unreliable or harmful websites. If you are transferred to such a web page, there is a great chance that your PC will become a target for malware attacks. Phishing schemes may also be attempted. Because of these risks, it is strongly recommended that you get rid of Skyrocket Player Ads immediately.
How to Remove Skyrocket Player Ads
Luckily, Skyrocket Player is not malware. This means that removing it should not be problematic. First, go to Control Panel, and open the list of programs. Then, find Skyrocket Player and uninstall it. It is also advised that you reset your browser. After that, you are done. You should consider the possibility of there being more unwanted programs on your computer or even malware. Especially, if Skyrocket Player Ads have snuck onto your PC unnoticed. We recommend having a powerful security tool on your system. It will not only clean it of all intruders, but also make sure that your system is in no danger of being infected again.
Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool.Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool / How to Uninstall SpyHunter