How to remove advertising applications from your browser

 

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How to remove advertising applications from your browser

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2019 Mar 20 ID: 10319
 
 
 
 

Advertising software (or adware) is downloaded and installed on your computer secretly along with a known application. Examples of such adware: Qvo6.com, Delta Toolbar, Conduit, Do-searches. Such applications are installed in your browser as extensions, and they change your default home page and search engine. Your attempts to change the browser settings are only efficient within a browser session. The adware will apply its settings again once the browser is restarted.

Delta Search Home Page

To remove the adware:

  1. Update the anti-virus databases. See the installation guide for:
  2. Enable detection of adware during scan. See the guide in the block below.
  3. Run the Full Scan task. See the installation guide for:
  4. Remove adware via Control Panel. See the guide in the block below.
  5. Remove the advertising extension from the browser. See the guide in the block below.

Besides, you can remove advertising software and extensions with PC Cleaner feature in Kaspersky Lab applications. See the installation guide for:

 
 
 
 
 

How to enable detection of adware

 
 
 
 
 

How to remove adware via Control Panel

 
 
 
 
 

How to remove an extension from Internet Explorer

 
 
 
 
 

How to remove an extension from Google Chrome

 
 
 
 
 

How to remove an extension from Mozilla Firefox

 
 
 
 
 

How to remove an extension from Yandex.Browser

 
 
 
 
 

How to protect you PC from adware installation

 
 
 
 
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