|Type||Ad-supported application, PUP|
|Short Description||The application may promise various services to the user. However, it may get in the way of his browsing habits.|
|Symptoms||Display of unwanted advertisements, browser crashes and slow-downs.|
|Distribution Method||Via freeware packages (bundling). Opt for custom installation to avoid bundling.|
|Detection tool||Download SpyHunter, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By ZoomyLib Ads|
What is ZoomyLib?
ZoomyLib has been identified as an adware application. This means that it will start generating advertisements once it has been installed on your computer. It will do this by attaching to your browser, and it does not matter whether you are using Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome. This program is not one that you want to have on your computer. This is not just because it is annoying. Adware programs are known to be potential risks for the system’s security. If you already have ZoomyLib on your PC, then make sure that you remove it immediately.
Where Did ZoomyLib Come from?
It is highly unlikely that you have downloaded and installed this program willingly. Adware applications are known to be spread through bundled downloads. In other words, they are attached to installers of free programs. The adware will be set for installation by default. It is generally advised that you avoid downloading any freeware from third-party software dispensers. To be extra safe, it is also recommended that you always opt for Custom/Advanced installation. This will allow you to check whether there are any additional programs that come with the installers and decline their installation.
What Does ZoomyLib Do?
As soon as it gets installed on your computer, ZoomyLib will start generating advertisements. They can be in pop-up, banner, as well as in other formats. The ads will offer a variety of discounts and promotions. We do not recommend clicking on them, however. There is a possibility that some ads will lead to malicious websites. Cyber criminals often take advantage of adware programs as they do not screen the websites they promote. In other words, it is possible that some of the advertisements will lead to malicious websites. They will aim to infect your computer with some malware or try to trick you into disclosing your sensitive information. If cyber criminals manage to get hold of this data, they will use it they will attempt to steal your money and identity.
The ads that ZoomyLib shows can also be related to your recent browsing. This is possible as the program is able to collect information on your browsing. So the ads will appear extra appealing. Even so, make sure not to click on any of them.
How to Remove ZoomyLib?
ZoomyLib has been identified as a clone of the ZoomPic, ZoomifyApp, Zoomify, PennyBee, and a few other programs. Make sure to avoid these, as well. To remove the program, you can simply uninstall it. Go to Control Panel, open the list of programs, find ZoomyLib, and uninstall it. However, it has been reported that ZoomyLib also leaves files in the system’s registry. It is not recommended that you tamper with it as you may cause more problems for your PC. If you continue having issues with the program, it is best to use a powerful security tool to remove it completely. What is more, this program will also remove any other unwanted programs from your computer along with any malware that may be on it. Finally, having security software on your system will guarantee that its integrity will not be compromised 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
- Guide 1: How to Remove ZoomyLib Ads from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of ZoomyLib Ads from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove ZoomyLib Ads from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase ZoomyLib Ads from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall ZoomyLib Ads from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove ZoomyLib Ads from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate ZoomyLib Ads from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove ZoomyLib Ads from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove ZoomyLib Ads
Step 2: Uninstall ZoomyLib Ads and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 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 are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by ZoomyLib Ads on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by ZoomyLib Ads there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of ZoomyLib Ads from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall ZoomyLib Ads and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove ZoomyLib Ads via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove malware from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts, programs and malware, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove ZoomyLib Ads from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase ZoomyLib Ads from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall ZoomyLib Ads from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove ZoomyLib Ads from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the ZoomyLib Ads will be removed.
Eliminate ZoomyLib Ads from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.