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TankGripHook Ads Removal Manual

NameTankGripHook Ads
TypeAdware, PUP
Short DescriptionThis app may modify site content and display intrusive ads.
SymptomsIntrusive display of pop-up advertisements and others.
Distribution MethodBundled with third-party software installers or downloaded via redirects.
Detection toolDownload SpyHunter, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By TankGripHook Ads

What Are TankGripHook Ads?

p4_0000TankGripHook Ads appear only if you have a certain adware program on your computer. These will be presented whenever you browse the web, and it will not matter whether you are using Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome. It is highly discouraged that users keep this program on their computer. It is classified as adware after all. Such programs are known for their unreliability. They can be easily exploited by malicious parties. This may have dire consequences for your system’s security. If you see TankGripHook Ads on your browser, you must take immediate measures to remove the adware.

What Do TankGripHook Ads Do?

Once installed on your PC, the adware will immediately start flooding your browser with advertisements. It will present both pop-up and banner ads. It may also show in-text ones. These advertisements will contain discounts, coupons, and other promotions. The items they show may even be related to your browsing as adware applications are able to track your browsing activities. This only makes the ads more appealing and it increases the chances that you will click on them. This is something that we strongly advise against. Ads that are produced by adware programs are not to be trusted.

Why Are TankGripHook Ads Dangerous?

The ads themselves are not the threat, neither is the adware. However, the websites that the ads promote may be dangerous. It is possible for some of them to be managed by cyber criminals. Adware programs are often taken advantage of in order for them to promote malicious websites. This means that by clicking on the ads, you may expose your system to virtual threats. You may become the victim of a phishing scheme or some infection may infiltrate your system as a direct result of landing on some malicious website. This is why TankGripHook Ads should be avoided and removed.

Where Did TankGripHook Ads Come from?

The most common way for adware programs to distribute is through bundled downloads. This allows them to enter system unnoticed. If you download any free programs from third-party websites, it is very likely that there will be additional applications featured in the installers. What is more, they will be set for installation by default. This means that you have to decline them yourself. You can do this by selecting Advanced/Custom installation.

How Does One Remove TankGripHook Ads?

Getting rid of the adware is relevantly easy. You have to open Control Panel, go to the list of applications on the PC, find TankGripHook, and then uninstall it. Keep in mind that it can be featured as TaaNNkGRRiIpHooKK, tTaenkKGGaripHhoOKKa, or something of the sort. Just removing TankGripHook Ads from your computer will not be enough to make sure that it is safe. It is possible for more adware programs to be on your computer. Some malware could also have infiltrated the system. This is why you need to take precautionary measures. The most efficient way of ensuring the safety of your computer is by having a reliable AV program on it. This will delete all intruders and ensure that your computer is never again infiltrated by any unwanted software.

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1. Remove/Uninstall TankGripHook Ads

1. Remove/Uninstall TankGripHook 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 TankGripHook Ads.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove TankGripHook 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 TankGripHook Ads and click “Remove

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    After TankGripHook 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 TankGripHook Ads and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After TankGripHook 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 TankGripHook 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 TankGripHook 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 TankGripHook Ads
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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

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

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    Berta Bilbao

    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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