A suspicious browser extension called Urban Ladder 0.2 has been reported to advertise potentially malicious software. The application may have the ability to be installed on the most popular Web browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari. Users who have seen advertisements with a caption similar to “Urban Ladder Ads” or “Ads by Urban Ladder” should scan for and remove this ad-supported PUP (potentially unwanted program) from the affected computer instructions for which we have after this article.
|Name||Urban Ladder 0.2|
|Type||Potentially Unwanted Program|
|Short Description||The software is advertised as a useful online furniture deals assistant, but instead may display various advertisements which may link to suspicious third-party sites..|
|Symptoms||The user may witness various advertisements some of which may redirect to scamming sites that drive users to enter financial data. Possible redirects to malicious sites may be existent as well. Pop-ups, PC slowdowns and freezes and unfamiliar browser extensions may appear.|
|Distribution Method||Via PUPs, installed by bundling (Browser Hijackers) or by visiting a suspicious third-party site that is advertising it.|
|Detection Tool||Download Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected by malware|
|User Experience||Join our forum to discuss Urban Ladder 0.2.|
Urban Ladder 0.2 – How Is It Spread?
Urban Ladder 0.2 does not have an official website where you may download it from. Instead, it may spread via bundled downloads or if its uploaded online on temporary generated URLs. The extension may come “As a free extra” in the setup wizards of free programs users usually tend to download. This freeware, if provided by a suspicious third-party website that offers different freeware in one place or a torrent site, may contain this and more embedded apps in the installer. Users are advised to be very careful when they install applications and avoid the “Quick” or “Express” installation options. It is also important to carefully choose the website that the free software should be downloaded from.
What is Urban Ladder 0.2 and Is It Safe
Once installed and activated on your computer, the browser extension may also come as a program directly in your Windows`s Program Files. The software is advertised as a useful application providing users with coupons, offers and special promotions for deals for different furniture and other products available for purchase online. It is unfortunate to say that Urban Ladder 0.2 may not be the software that can help you with such deals. The app has been reported to deliver false promises and to advertise unwanted and interrupting advertisements in different forms, for example:
- Banners on the website visited by the user.
- Highlighted text during browsing.
- Ad-supported search results.
- Advertisements with sound.
- Redirects to third-party sites.
The ads displayed by Urban Ladder 0.2 may be targeted based on what you search online, your browsing history and other information extracted via tracking technologies. Such may be cookies, web beacons, pixels, flash cookies and others. This type of advertising is called behavioral and it aims to increase the likelihood of users clicking on the advertisements.
Furthermore, it is important to know the ads may be of any type since their primary purpose is to drive traffic to the questionable third-party site. And when it comes to such sites, you risk your PC`s safety every time you visit such advertisements since they may sometimes lead to scamming sites or redirect to malicious URLs that might infect your computer with malware.
Removing Urban Ladder 0.2 Completely
Getting rid of Urban Ladder 0.2 may be a tricky process since the application may create multiple objects in different directories, some of which may be concealed even for experienced users. This is why it is advisable to remove it. One way to delete the software is by following the instructions outlined after this article. It is also highly recommended to use an advanced anti-malware tool that can detect indirect threats such as this one and thoroughly remove them and their registry entries.
Step 1: Remove/Uninstall Urban Ladder 0.2 in Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. 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 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.
Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Urban Ladder 0.2.
Step 2: Remove Urban Ladder 0.2 from your browser
Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu
Select Urban Ladder 0.2 and click “Remove”
After Urban Ladder 0.2 is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
Select Urban Ladder 0.2 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’.
After Urban Ladder 0.2 has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.
From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
In the new window select ‘Extensions’
Click once on Urban Ladder 0.2
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Urban Ladder 0.2. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Urban Ladder 0.2 will be removed.
Step 3: Remove Urban Ladder 0.2 automatically by downloading an advanced anti-malware program.
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 Urban Ladder 0.2 from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Urban Ladder 0.2 from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Urban Ladder 0.2 from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Urban Ladder 0.2 from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Urban Ladder 0.2 from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Urban Ladder 0.2 from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Urban Ladder 0.2 from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Urban Ladder 0.2 from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Urban Ladder 0.2
Step 2: Uninstall Urban Ladder 0.2 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 Urban Ladder 0.2 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 Urban Ladder 0.2 there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Urban Ladder 0.2 from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Urban Ladder 0.2 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 Urban Ladder 0.2 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 Urban Ladder 0.2 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 Urban Ladder 0.2 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 Urban Ladder 0.2 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 Urban Ladder 0.2 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 Urban Ladder 0.2 will be removed.
Eliminate Urban Ladder 0.2 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.