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Remove ZoomyLib Ads from the Browser

NameZoomyLib Ads
TypeAd-supported application, PUP
Short DescriptionThe application may promise various services to the user. However, it may get in the way of his browsing habits.
SymptomsDisplay of unwanted advertisements, browser crashes and slow-downs.
Distribution MethodVia freeware packages (bundling). Opt for custom installation to avoid bundling.
Detection toolDownload 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. p4_0000This 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.

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1. Remove/Uninstall ZoomyLib Ads

1. Remove/Uninstall ZoomyLib 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).
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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 ZoomyLib Ads.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove ZoomyLib 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

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select ZoomyLib Ads and click “Remove

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    After ZoomyLib 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

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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 ZoomyLib Ads and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After ZoomyLib 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’
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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 ZoomyLib 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’.

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

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

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    3. Remove ZoomyLib Ads automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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