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Remove Video Tile Ads Completely from Your Computer

NameVideo Tile Ads
TypeAdware, PUP
Short DescriptionThe program may resemble a helpful service but is heavily ad-supported.
SymptomsSlow PC performance. Browser crashing. Many online advertisements.
Distribution MethodBundling.
Detection toolDownload Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Video Tile Ads

p15_0000Video Tile Ads is an ad-supported PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) which is reported to be indirectly dangerous to the user PC. Besides that it may display intrusive pop-up advertisements, the application also may collect different user information such as location, nationality, etc. and share it with third-parties. Also, experts outline Vide Tile Ads as a risky program in the sense that it may display advertisements from dangerous and suspicious third-party sites that may be a risk for the user PC.

Video Tile Ads – How Did I Get It?

The most efficient way of distribution of hard-to-find unwanted applications, such as Video Tile Ads is by bundled downloads. Bundled downloads may affect a wide array of inexperienced users and in some malicious cases even fool tech savvy people. The reason they are so successful is that they often come unnoticed. Some users have the so called ‘fast-clicking syndrome’ and they often tend to rush through such steps and allow PUPs to become active on their PCs.

Video Tile Ads – More About It

Video Tile Ads is considered to exhibit the typical unwanted application behaviour. Once, installed on the computer it begins to implement the so-called behavioural advertising strategy. It is basically connected with the usage of cookies to track user browsing history, online clicks and display advertisements based on those. The app may also cause PC slowdowns as well as bad performance of the user’s web browser.

The displayed pop-up advertisements may also lead users to dangerous online locations. This is due to the fact that such app developers may in some cases be willing to advertise any content, not even minding whether or not it is dangerous to user PCs. Given that, users may become victims of malicious site that may:

Infect their systems with malware. Examples can be Worms, Viruses, Trojans, Ransomware, etc.
Scam users out of their money using different schemes. Examples may be fake tech support, fake antivirus, fake registration forms or product trials.

Removing Video Tile Ads

In case you have decided to fully remove Video Tile Ads from your computer, make sure you follow carefully the step-by-step tutorial, illustrated below. In case you have leftover files or you believe your machine has been infected with malware by visiting a malicious site, make sure you use an advanced anti-malware scanning tool that will detect and remove any threats.

Step 1: Remove/Uninstall Video Tile 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).
  • 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 Video Tile Ads.

    Step 2: Remove Video Tile 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

    uninstall-fig4

    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

    uninstall-fig5

    Select Video Tile Ads and click “Remove

    uninstall-fig6

    After Video Tile 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

    uninstall-fig7

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

  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Video Tile Ads and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Video Tile 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’
  • 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’
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    Select Video Tile 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’.

    uninstall-fig12

    After Video Tile 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.
    uninstall-fig13

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

    uninstall-fig14

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

    Step 3: Remove Video Tile Ads 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 Video Tile Ads associated objects.

    NOTE! Substantial notification about the Video Tile Ads threat: Manual removal of Video Tile Ads 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.

    Vencislav Krustev

    A network administrator and malware researcher at SensorsTechForum with passion for discovery of new shifts and innovations in cyber security. Strong believer in basic education of every user towards online safety.

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