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Friday, March 27, 2015

Ads by Provider Removal Guide

Ads by Provider started popping up on all of your web browsers? Here we're going to take a closer look at adware that displays these adverts and learn how to remove them. We are all increasingly spending more time than ever before online, that's partly in thanks to the rapid rise of the laptops and computers. But as well as making working, playing and living ever more convenient, the problem with being almost constantly connected is that it vastly increases our chances of being infected by malicious software, or malware. And one particularly unpleasant type of malware that it is well worth knowing more about in order to protect your data and operating system is the adware.

Here's an example of a web page riddled with adverts with the tag "Ad by Provider" at the bottom of the advert. The adware underlines certain words on a web page you view and provides relevant information to you. However, I noticed that it can display random ads as well, so it's not that well coded at some other adware programs out there.


You may have heard "Ads by Provider" called viruses although this is not technically true. The one thing that adware programs do have slightly in their favor is that they don't replicate themselves – which true computer viruses do. Regardless, self replication or not, they are still not something that you want on your computer and you should know what they are and how to protect yourself from them if you want to stay as secure as possible when you're online. And who doesn't want that!

How do ads by Provider infect your computer?

The majority of adware programs infiltrate your computer's operating system by piggy backing onto another program, piece of software or file. Whether the owners of that software or file realize that they have the adware attached to their product is up for debate: some do, while others are completely in the dark. That's the way this adware programs operate. It's because their programmers know that chances are, you wouldn't download and install adware through choice, so they have to ensure that they find their way on to your PC by rather more surreptitious methods.

You already have everything you could possibly need, so why do you need Ads by Provider foisted upon you? Particularly when you consider that it's not as functional as your existing one.

How to prevent Ads by Provider

Asides from the fact that Ads by Provider are somewhat presumptuous, they have some annoying side effects. Such as slowing your computer's operating system down, causing your Internet to crash, redirecting you to websites you don't want to visit.

So, whether you have or haven't been the victim of adware, you no doubt want to learn how to prevent being targeted by one. Here are a few simple tips to help you ensure your computer is adware free zone.
  • Do not download new media players to view videos – no matter what they tell you. These are often loaded with adware and worse - malware.
  • Make sure all your PC's software and security patches are bang up to date. It's usually an automatic process but it's still in your best interests to check.
  • Only ever download files and software from trustworthy websites and don't resort to using third party sites if possible for software downloads.
How to remove Ads by Provider

There is actually a fairly obvious answer to this: in fact the paragraph above may have given you a clue. Asides from installing a decent anti-malware program, which is an excellent idea, you should also be careful when downloading from the Internet. This means reading the License Agreement that is displayed when you download something. The adware will be mentioned, so ensure you read it carefully – that will give you a fighting chance of avoiding it.

If you have any questions, please leave a comment down below. Good luck and be safe online!

Written by Michael Kaur, http://deletemalware.blogspot.com



Ads by Provider Removal Guide:


1. First of all, download anti-malware software and run a full system scan. It will detect and remove this infection from your computer. You may then follow the manual removal instructions below to remove the leftover traces of this malware. Hopefully you won't have to do that.





2. Remove Ads by Provider related programs from your computer using the Add/Remove Programs control panel (Windows XP) or Uninstall a program control panel (Windows 7 and Windows 8).

Go to the Start Menu. Select Control PanelAdd/Remove Programs.
If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, select Control PanelUninstall a Program.



If you are using Windows 8, simply drag your mouse pointer to the right edge of the screen, select Search from the list and search for "control panel".



Or you can right-click on a bottom left hot corner (formerly known as the Start button) and select Control panel from there.



3. When the Add/Remove Programs or the Uninstall a Program screen is displayed, scroll through the list of currently installed programs and remove the following:
  • Provider
  • GoSave
  • deals4me
  • SaveNewaAppz
  • and any other recently installed application


Simply select each application and click Remove. If you are using Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8, click Uninstall up near the top of that window. When you're done, please close the Control Panel screen.

Remove Ads by Provider related extensions from Google Chrome:

1. Click on Chrome menu button. Go to ToolsExtensions.



2. Click on the trashcan icon to remove Provider, MediaPlayerV1, Gosave, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.

If the removal option is grayed out then read how to remove extensions installed by enterprise policy.




Remove Ads by Provider related extensions from Mozilla Firefox:

1. Open Mozilla Firefox. Go to ToolsAdd-ons.



2. Select Extensions. Click Remove button to remove Provider, Gosave, MediaPlayerV1, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.

Remove Ads by Provider related add-ons from Internet Explorer:

1. Open Internet Explorer. Go to ToolsManage Add-ons. If you have the latest version, simply click on the Settings button.



2. Select Toolbars and Extensions. Click Remove/Disable button to remove the browser add-ons listed above.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Remove Antivirus PRO 2015 Scareware (Uninstall Guide)

Antivirus PRO 2015 is a rogue security program (scareware) that disguises itself as real security software, displaying pop-up windows claiming you potentially have a virus on your machine and should run it as quickly as possible to help stop it in its tracks. Of course, the very mention of the words 'computer virus' or 'malware' is enough to send most of us into a panic – especially as these days more and more of our lives are stored on our computers. Therefore it is easy to fall into the rogue security software trap. We believe we have a virus on our PC (after all, why would 'security software' lie about that?), we run the scan – and of course, yes the scan's results are that we are infested up to the eyeballs – and then naturally we are asked to purchase and install the bogus security software.

Some of the supposed infections are: Win32/Wadnock, Password.WIn32.OnlineGameSxa, Ld Pinch V. All these detection names are also displayed in pop-up windows and sometimes on webpage wen displaying fake warnings about dangerous websites, even though they are not dangerous at all, msn.com for instance. If you can't remove Antivirus PRO 2015 from your computer and need help, please follow the steps in the removal guide below.


And it's not just our bank accounts that are under attack from Antivirus PRO 2015 rogue security software, for the program poses a number of other risks. As with other forms of malware, rogue security software can also leave your computer vulnerable to some serious security breaches.
  • You are led to believe that you have a reputable and proactive security program installed on your computer. You don't. This in turn leads you to believe that you are protected against malware threats. You aren't. Antivirus PRO 2015 may even tell you it has detected viruses or issues on your computer and has successfully removed them, just to look more authentic.
  • Because it is the interests of the software developer for you to keep their program installed on your machine, some rogue security software stops you from visiting the websites belonging to legitimate security software sellers so that, even if you are aware that you have a rogue program on your PC, you are not able to uninstall it without going to a whole lot of trouble.
  • Not only are you paying for a product that is essentially useless – and possibly dangerous – but you are also handing over your payment details to someone who makes their living from fraud. I don't think we even need to expand on that issue!
  • Really nasty variants of this rogue security software program take their activities to the next level, causing issues with your genuine security software, or even going so far as to deactivate it completely.
So next time you see a pop-up window telling you that you have X amount of issues on your PC, do yourself a favor and stop and consider the consequences before you click to run a scan. Please note that Antivirus PRO 2015 blocks pretty much every other program on your computer. Needless to say it blocks legitimate malware removal tools too. For this reason, you will probably have to restart your computer in Safe Mode with Networking and download legitimate anti-malware program from there. If you have any questions, please leave a comment down below. Good luck and be safe online!

Written by Michael Kaur, http://deletemalware.blogspot.com



Antivirus PRO 2015 Removal in Safe Mode with Networking:


1. Reboot your computer is "Safe Mode with Networking". As the computer is booting tap the "F8 key" continuously which should bring up the "Windows Advanced Options Menu" as shown below. Use your arrow keys to move to "Safe Mode with Networking" and press Enter key.


NOTE: Login as the same user you were previously logged in with in the normal Windows mode.

2. Download recommended anti-malware software (direct download) and run a full system scan to remove this malware from your computer.





NOTE: if you can't run anti-malware software, rename the installer to iexplore.exe and try again.

Associated Antivirus PRO 2015 files and registry values:

Files:
  • %Documents%\avicap32v2.exe
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\LocalLow\[SET OF RANDOM CHARACTERS].png
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\LocalLow\[SET OF RANDOM CHARACTERS].dat
Registry values:
  • HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\avicap32v2
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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

1-844-332-7029 Critical System Alert Scam Pop-Up Removal Guide

If your web browser redirects you to dodgy websites that try to get you to call 1-844-332-7029 to remove viruses then your computer is infected with adware and possibly some other malware. I've found a few websites that promote this tech support scam: system-online-error.com and security-support.co. It would be a good idea to block both websites because they display fake pop-up windows claiming that your computer is infected with malware. Notice how scammers use Microsoft Security Essentials logo and your IP address which can be easily found using a JavaScript code to make the warning look legitimate. It even pretends to scan your computer but what it really does is simply display a fake web page with fake virus detection. Just like any other tech support scam, it says that you should call a number, in this case 1-844-332-7029, to get your computer fixed. If you don't know already, scammers won't fix your computer and will install bogus programs including remote access tools. Needles to say, it's might end up pretty bad if you decide to call and then follow their directions. Here's how the fake pop-up warning reads:

System has found multiple viruses that pose a serious threat:
Trojan.FakeAV-Download
Adware.Win32.Look2me.ab
Adware.Hotbar
Trojan-PSW.Win32.LdPinch.abm
Your personal and financial information might be at risk call 1-844-332-7029 for security check.


Some of the threats listed in this pop-up warning do exist but others were made up to scare you. They are clearly not for Microsoft and this pop-up is not from Microsoft Security Essentials. Your IP address, date and other information can be easily pulled using a simple web script in case you wonder how they know such information. The statement that Security Essentials has detected that security lever of your computer is critically low is also false. As a matter of fact, you may not have it installed on your computer.

Spyware and adware are often mentioned in the same breath and this is because a lot of adware programs exhibit some seriously spyware type behavior. Adware comes with a component which monitors your Internet usage and then relays the information gathered back to the programmer. This gives them insight into which websites you have visited and which products or services you looked at when you were on those sites. Using this data they can then choose which adverts you see based on your preferences.

Before you get too alarmed, just because you can see 1-844-332-7029 pop-up warnings on your screen it doesn't necessarily mean that you are being monitored as not all adware has a tracking component – although much of it does – the problem is, how do you know?

Despite this unpleasant behavior using adware is not actually against the law, unless of course it displays fake virus warnings. But I think we can probably all agree that being spied upon whenever we are connected to the Internet is a real invasion of our online privacy regardless. The other additional problem that this spying activity causes is that the constant monitoring and relaying of data also slows your computer and your Internet connection right down – not great, especially considering you're the victim here!

If you have questions, leave a comment down below. I will be more than happy to help you. Good luck and be safe online!

Written by Michael Kaur, http://deletemalware.blogspot.com


1-844-332-7029 Pop-up Warning Removal Guide:

1. First of all, download anti-malware software and run a full system scan. It will detect and remove this infection from your computer. You may then follow the manual removal instructions below to remove the leftover traces of this malware. Hopefully you won't have to do that.





2. Remove 1-844-332-7029 virus pop-up related programs from your computer using the Add/Remove Programs control panel (Windows XP) or Uninstall a program control panel (Windows 7 and Windows 8).

Go to the Start Menu. Select Control PanelAdd/Remove Programs.
If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, select Control PanelUninstall a Program.



If you are using Windows 8, simply drag your mouse pointer to the right edge of the screen, select Search from the list and search for "control panel".



Or you can right-click on a bottom left hot corner (formerly known as the Start button) and select Control panel from there.



3. When the Add/Remove Programs or the Uninstall a Program screen is displayed, scroll through the list of currently installed programs and remove the following:
  • Safe Web
  • LyricsSay-1
  • Websteroids
  • BlocckkTheAds
  • HD-Plus 3.5
  • and any other recently installed application


Simply select each application and click Remove. If you are using Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8, click Uninstall up near the top of that window. When you're done, please close the Control Panel screen.


Remove 1-844-332-7029 pop-ups from Google Chrome:

1. Click on Chrome menu button. Go to ToolsExtensions.



2. Click on the trashcan icon to remove Safe Web, LyricsSay-1, Websteroids, Quiknowledge, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.



If the removal option is grayed out then read how to remove extensions installed by enterprise policy.




Remove 1-844-332-7029 pop-ups from Google Chrome:

1. Open Mozilla Firefox. Go to ToolsAdd-ons.



2. Select Extensions. Click Remove button to remove Safe Web, LyricsSay-1, Websteroids, Quiknowledge, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.




Remove 1-844-332-7029 pop-ups from Internet Explorer:

1. Open Internet Explorer. Go to ToolsManage Add-ons. If you have the latest version, simply click on the Settings button.



2. Select Toolbars and Extensions. Click Remove/Disable button to remove the browser add-ons listed above.

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How to Remove Russian Ads (Uninstall Guide)

Russian ads started popping up on all of your web browsers? There is a good chance that your computer is infected with adware and malicious web browser extensions. You may well have heard of adware, and you know it is something you want to avoid, but do you know how to prevent it from installing itself on your PC? I believe that to be forewarned is to be forearmed which is why we encourage all computer users to learn as much about the various forms of adware and malware that are out there as they can.

I started seeing Russian ads after installing freeware which later installed a malicious browser extension called Image Hover Zoom. Most of the ads were adult and some advertised 'earn money fast' scams. I'm still not sure why adware's developer decided to infect computers in countries where users do not speak Russian and normally don't see that kind of ads. Needles to say, everyone will immediately realize that something isn't right. Maybe they were testing something or maybe it was a bug in code or severs. One way or another, it turned out well for most users as they could notice that their computers were infected.


The adware also installs a component on your computer which tracks your online browsing habits – meaning it monitors which websites you are looking at. This then allows the adware's developer to show you adverts that are more akin to your interests, or what they perceive to be your interests. The main issue is that this component, because it is working hard to track what you're doing and then relay this data back to the developer, is taking up valuable resources on your operating system, subsequently slowing your CPU down, and your Internet connection too – which it is using to transit the data it has collected about you. But obviously, for some reason their tracking component failed at the time I was testing this adware and seeing lots of Russian ads on my web browser.

What else does this adware do to a PC?

Such adware programs exhibit some truly disturbing behavior and they are definitely something which you should take pains to prevent from infecting you. More of that shortly but first here are just some of the problems adware and Russian ads can cause you.
  • Your computer takes longer to boot up and is running a lot more slowly than normal
  • Your default settings have changed and refuse to revert back to normal no matter how many times you try
  • Programs won't open or open and then crash
  • Your desktop may have changed and new icons have appeared
  • Websites may take far longer to load
  • You might be seeing numerous Russian pop up ads, in this case 
  • A new mystery tool bar has suddenly appeared
Defending yourself against Russian ads and pop-ups

We strongly suggest implementing one, if not all, of the following measures to protect yourself against the horrors of adware.
  • Install a reputable anti-malware program and keep it bang up to date
  • Install a firewall
  • Ensure all programs and applications on devices are also fully up to date
  • Try and steer clear of websites of a dubious nature. Gaming and adult websites are often hotspots for adware (and other malware)
  • Don't open attachments or click on links in emails and instant messages if you don't recognize the sender
  • And if you DO trust the sender, still exercise caution as they could have been hacked or the email could be a spoof
The silver lining of this malicious cloud is that there are a number of actions you can take to lower your chances of getting fooled by adware. Most importantly is of course, having a well-known, reputable, and up to date, anti-malware program running on your PC. Be careful though as some security software is fooled by adware and malicious browser extensions so make sure you go for the best one you can afford. To remove Russian ads, please follow the steps in the removal guide below.

If you have any questions, please leave a comment down below. Good luck and be safe online!

Written by Michael Kaur, http://deletemalware.blogspot.com



Russian Ads Removal Guide:


1. First of all, download anti-malware software and run a full system scan. It will detect and remove this infection from your computer. You may then follow the manual removal instructions below to remove the leftover traces of this malware. Hopefully you won't have to do that.





2. Remove Russian Ads related programs from your computer using the Add/Remove Programs control panel (Windows XP) or Uninstall a program control panel (Windows 7 and Windows 8).

Go to the Start Menu. Select Control PanelAdd/Remove Programs.
If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, select Control PanelUninstall a Program.



If you are using Windows 8, simply drag your mouse pointer to the right edge of the screen, select Search from the list and search for "control panel".



Or you can right-click on a bottom left hot corner (formerly known as the Start button) and select Control panel from there.



3. When the Add/Remove Programs or the Uninstall a Program screen is displayed, scroll through the list of currently installed programs and remove the following:
  • Image Hover Zoom
  • GoSave
  • deals4me
  • SaveNewaAppz
  • and any other recently installed application


Simply select each application and click Remove. If you are using Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8, click Uninstall up near the top of that window. When you're done, please close the Control Panel screen.

Remove Russian Ads related extensions from Google Chrome:

1. Click on Chrome menu button. Go to ToolsExtensions.



2. Click on the trashcan icon to remove Image Hover Zoom, MediaPlayerV1, Gosave, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.

If the removal option is grayed out then read how to remove extensions installed by enterprise policy.




Remove Russian Ads related extensions from Mozilla Firefox:

1. Open Mozilla Firefox. Go to ToolsAdd-ons.



2. Select Extensions. Click Remove button to remove Image Hover Zoom, Gosave, MediaPlayerV1, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.

Remove Russian Ads related add-ons from Internet Explorer:

1. Open Internet Explorer. Go to ToolsManage Add-ons. If you have the latest version, simply click on the Settings button.



2. Select Toolbars and Extensions. Click Remove/Disable button to remove the browser add-ons listed above.

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Saturday, March 21, 2015

How to Remove Express Find Ads Malware (Uninstall Guide)

Being a victim of Express Find Ads, or Express Find adware as it's more commonly called, can be one of the most downright frustrating things that can happen to a computer user. Let's face it, we all use the Internet in varying degrees and the longer we spend online, the more we are putting ourselves at risk of being infected with a type of malicious software, or malware. So what is an innocent Internet user to do if we want to stay safe while we're shopping, working, surfing or playing online? For a start, it helps massively to know what we need to look out for. And that is why we're going to take a closer look at adware today.

What is Express Find?

How do you know if you've encountered Express Find and is it really something that you should be concerned about? At its simplest, it is adware that comes in the format of software. This software is downloaded onto your computer and will then show you adverts of the developer's choosing.


It is everywhere and comes in varying degrees of annoyingness! From simple Express Find ads on a website to pop-up adverts that refuse to go away no matter how many times you click on them to close them, adware can be virtually impossible to avoid.


Most variants of this adware is downloaded onto your computer when you install, open or download another program, an app or a file. The adware will be surreptitiously bundled with the download and will be automatically installed when you run the other program.

What does it do – apart from showing you adverts?

So why all the fuss about Express Find if it is simply a form of online marketing – albeit it a rather irritating one? The problem is that it installs a component on your computer which tracks your online browsing habits – meaning it monitors which websites you are looking at. This then allows the adware's developer to show you adverts that are more akin to your interests, or what they perceive to be your interests. The main issue is that this component, because it is working hard to track what you're doing and then relay this data back to the developer, is taking up valuable resources on your operating system, subsequently slowing your CPU down, and your Internet connection too – which it is using to transit the data it has collected about you.

It can also hijack your web browser, then redirecting you to websites that the developer wants you to visit instead of the search terms or URL you have typed in. Clearly that is something that would try the patience of a saint!

How do you stop Express Find from installing itself on your computer?

Crucially, you need to make sure you always read the End User Licensing Agreement (EULA) properly before you install or download anything. And that includes software, applications, files, tools – everything! In particular, you need to be alert when downloading free software as this is the biggest culprit for being bundled with adware. EULAs do actually tell you what is being installed – even if it is adware – so it really does make sense to read them properly and make sure you know exactly what you're downloading.

To remove Express Find and stop annoying ads, please follow the steps in the removal guide below.

If you have any questions, please leave a comment down below. Good luck and be safe online!

Written by Michael Kaur, http://deletemalware.blogspot.com



Express Find Ads Removal Guide:


1. First of all, download anti-malware software and run a full system scan. It will detect and remove this infection from your computer. You may then follow the manual removal instructions below to remove the leftover traces of this malware. Hopefully you won't have to do that.





2. Remove Express Find related programs from your computer using the Add/Remove Programs control panel (Windows XP) or Uninstall a program control panel (Windows 7 and Windows 8).

Go to the Start Menu. Select Control PanelAdd/Remove Programs.
If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, select Control PanelUninstall a Program.



If you are using Windows 8, simply drag your mouse pointer to the right edge of the screen, select Search from the list and search for "control panel".



Or you can right-click on a bottom left hot corner (formerly known as the Start button) and select Control panel from there.



3. When the Add/Remove Programs or the Uninstall a Program screen is displayed, scroll through the list of currently installed programs and remove the following:
  • Express Find
  • GoSave
  • deals4me
  • SaveNewaAppz
  • and any other recently installed application


Simply select each application and click Remove. If you are using Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8, click Uninstall up near the top of that window. When you're done, please close the Control Panel screen.

Remove Express Find related extensions from Google Chrome:

1. Click on Chrome menu button. Go to ToolsExtensions.



2. Click on the trashcan icon to remove Express Find, MediaPlayerV1, Gosave, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.

If the removal option is grayed out then read how to remove extensions installed by enterprise policy.




Remove Express Find related extensions from Mozilla Firefox:

1. Open Mozilla Firefox. Go to ToolsAdd-ons.



2. Select Extensions. Click Remove button to remove Express Find, Gosave, MediaPlayerV1, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.

Remove Express Find related add-ons from Internet Explorer:

1. Open Internet Explorer. Go to ToolsManage Add-ons. If you have the latest version, simply click on the Settings button.



2. Select Toolbars and Extensions. Click Remove/Disable button to remove the browser add-ons listed above.

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Friday, March 20, 2015

Remove "Adobe Flash Player is out of date" pop up (Uninstall Guide)

"Adobe Flash Player is out-of-date" is a fake pop-up being displayed by adware on popular web services like Steam and also web browsers. Usually, it shows up when you open a new tab or start a program. Please note that it's not a legitimate Flash Player update pop-up. If in doubt, you can always verify your version of Flash Player with the Adobe site. Have you ever wondered what exactly adware is? Adware, or advertising supported software to give it its full name, is not as harmful as some types of malicious software but about the best thing you can say about it is that usually you can ignore it, while at the other end of the scale, adware can be something that will drive you absolutely nuts thanks to its proliferation of "Adobe Flash Player is out-of-date" pop-up windows. And of course, there is the added fact that whether you choose to ignore it or not, adware is still something that is monitoring everything you do when you're connected to the Internet. The fake pop-up reads:
The version of this plug-in on your computer does not include the latest security updates and is blocked. To continue using "Adobe Flash Player", download and update from Adobe. 

The problem is that the given link won't redirect you to Adobe's official update website nor it will start a download from Adobe servers. What you will get is a malicious file that will install more adware on your computer.

So what does being infected with "Adobe Flash Player is out of date" pop-up and adware mean for you? Let's take a look at what adware actually is. We all see advertising everywhere we go; from television adverts to magazine ads and from billboards to adverts on the side of buses, we are constantly being marketed to. And the Internet is no different. Adware is a means for software developers who give away apps or programs, or who share files for free, to generate an income. It costs money to develop an app and selling advertising online is a potential way for a programmer to recoup some of their losses. But how do you get adware on your computer in the first place? It is usually bundled with the original program, file or app that you have downloaded.

So while adware that displays Adobe Flash Player is out of date pop-ups and similar adverts might be a good source of income for the programmer, what effect can it have on end users like me and you? As mentioned, in its most innocuous form, adware is nothing more than something which you can usually ignore, however if you've been infected by a nasty strain of it, it can have a detrimental knock on effect on the operation of your computer. And that's because adware installs a component on your PC that is tracking your browsing habits.

This component has been designed to monitor what websites you're visiting, collect that data and send it back to the programmer. This enables them to then show you adverts that have been tailored to match your interests – i.e. the goods or services that you have recently been looking at online. Clearly by showing you ads that you are more interested in increases the chances of you clicking on the advert and visiting, and of course potentially buying something. Even if you don't purchase anything, clicked-on adverts are still generating traffic to a site, which is in its own way beneficial to the website's owner. The downside for you is that this component slows down your CPU, your Internet connection and can leave your PC vulnerable to security breaches.

So how do you stop adware from installing itself on your computer and displaying "Adobe Flash Player is out of date" pop-up windows? The singularly most important thing you can do (aside from installing a good anti-malware – which we are going to assume you already have!) is to make sure you read End User License Agreements carefully. They will tell you what exactly you are installing – it will be hidden there somewhere in the small print – so make sure you take a couple of minutes extra to check.

If it's already too late and you are constantly flooded with "Adobe Flash Player is out of date" pop-ups, then please follow the steps in the removal guide below. If you have any questions, please leave a comment down below. Good luck and be safe online!

Written by Michael Kaur, http://deletemalware.blogspot.com



"Adobe Flash Player is out of date" Pop-up Removal Guide:


1. First of all, download anti-malware software and run a full system scan. It will detect and remove this infection from your computer. You may then follow the manual removal instructions below to remove the leftover traces of this malware. Hopefully you won't have to do that.





2. Remove "Adobe Flash Player is out of date" pop-up related programs from your computer using the Add/Remove Programs control panel (Windows XP) or Uninstall a program control panel (Windows 7 and Windows 8).

Go to the Start Menu. Select Control PanelAdd/Remove Programs.
If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, select Control PanelUninstall a Program.



If you are using Windows 8, simply drag your mouse pointer to the right edge of the screen, select Search from the list and search for "control panel".



Or you can right-click on a bottom left hot corner (formerly known as the Start button) and select Control panel from there.



3. When the Add/Remove Programs or the Uninstall a Program screen is displayed, scroll through the list of currently installed programs and remove the following:
  • GoSave
  • deals4me
  • SaveNewaAppz
  • and any other recently installed application


Simply select each application and click Remove. If you are using Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8, click Uninstall up near the top of that window. When you're done, please close the Control Panel screen.

Remove "Adobe Flash Player is out of date" pop-up related extensions from Google Chrome:

1. Click on Chrome menu button. Go to ToolsExtensions.



2. Click on the trashcan icon to remove deals4me, MediaPlayerV1, Gosave, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.

If the removal option is grayed out then read how to remove extensions installed by enterprise policy.




Remove "Adobe Flash Player is out of date" pop-up related extensions from Mozilla Firefox:

1. Open Mozilla Firefox. Go to ToolsAdd-ons.



2. Select Extensions. Click Remove button to remove deals4me, Gosave, MediaPlayerV1, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.

Remove "Adobe Flash Player is out of date" pop-up related add-ons from Internet Explorer:

1. Open Internet Explorer. Go to ToolsManage Add-ons. If you have the latest version, simply click on the Settings button.



2. Select Toolbars and Extensions. Click Remove/Disable button to remove the browser add-ons listed above.

Read more