How to Remove (Chrome/Edge/Firefox) | Updated


I wrote this article to help you remove This removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. is a software tool, advertised as a useful way to help you advertise campaigns. It is also promoted as a tool that enhances people’s web surfing by rerouting them to the most relevant offers. Such claims are far from the truth. Malware researchers have found out that this app actually contains adware elements that have the ability to generate multiple pop-ups, ads, blinking messages, fake updates, exclusive deals, coupons, etc. is capable of taking over browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera and other. If you want to know how you can remove this adware from your computer, just keep reading this article to find out what you can do to get rid of this malicious pest.

The Virus

While free software bundles is the most common way of adware distribution, but you can give access to this malicious software by opening spam emails and attachments, via clicking on dubious ads, links and fake update requests, or through torrent downloads. What you can do, in order to prevent a future adware infection is to make sure you download and update software only from licensed sources.

It is also advised to follow a Custom or Advanced type of installation process, so as to have full control over what kind of software is actually being installed on your computer. All you need to do is simply deselect any undesired programs or applications.

True, adware might not be as dangerous as a Trojan Horse virus, but it’s still considered as a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) and should be removed from your computer. There is a chance that this adware may change your browser settings, along with the usual ad attack that comes with this type of malware. Such unauthorized actions can lead to potentially dangerous redirects to suspicious third-party websites that may carry other infections. It is also possible for this adware to obtain your browsing habits and history.

If you want to protect your web privacy, we recommend to act as soon as you notice that your computer has been infected by adware. We can guide you through detailed instructions for the successful removal of the malware. Uninstall

STEP-1 Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you are familiar with this task, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:

For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
Safe Mode with Networking
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.‌
Windows 8 Safe Mode with Network
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
win10 safemode 1
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
win10 safemode 2

STEP-2Here are the steps you must follow to permanently remove from the browser:

Remove From Mozilla Firefox:

Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
firefox extensions
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.

Remove From Chrome:

Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
chrome extensions

Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
ie gear
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.


Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.

ff shortcut


Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.


Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.


Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

task manager

Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.


Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R togecannotype msconfig and hit Enter.


Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still cannot remove from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

Daniel Stoyanov
Daniel Stoyanov has a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional. Daniel provides top cyber security news with in-depth coverage of malware, vulnerabilities, PC and Network security, online safety.If you have any questions feel free to ask him right now.


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