How to uninstall (remove) Ad Blaster

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What is Ad Blaster?

Ad Blaster – it is browser extension that hijacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. This program displays ads (banners, coupons) at the time when you are running the browser. This ad can appear at any time during your browsing. Ad Blaster can show offers from online stores such as Amazon, Walmart, eBay and so on. Ad Blaster «help» user to save money. In fact, many of the proposals are false. The main task at Ad Blaster – is to get you to spend money. Also Ad Blaster constantly collects your personal information, for example, browsing history, and so on. Also, your personal information may be disclosed to third parties. Ad Blaster is a potentially unwanted program, and we recommend you to remove it without wasting time.

Ad Blaster Ads

How Ad Blaster gets on your PC?

Penetration of such programs depends largely on the care of users. Most of malware comes bundled with other programs that the user downloads from the free sites. Few are closely watching the installation process, and sometimes do not know that their computer is at risk. Always read the user’s agreement and don’t press “Next” button once. First, make sure that the program is safe. Select advanced installation type. Remember that there are many similar programs in the Internet. Read reviews about the programs, and if your computer is already infected, then use the instructions below.

How to remove Ad Blaster from your computer?

To uninstall Ad Blaster remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Ad Blaster in their database. You can try to use them for removing Ad Blaster.

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to Ad Blaster – files, folders, registry keys.

 

Download Norton*Trial version of Norton provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Norton.

Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Ad Blaster.

 

Download Norton
 

You can try both of these products to remove Ad Blaster

Or uninstall Ad Blaster manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Ad Blaster.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Ad Blaster and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Ad Blaster, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove Ad Blaster from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Ad Blaster.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Ad Blaster.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Ad Blaster.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove following registry entries:


no information

Then remove following files:


Ad Blaster.dll

And following folders


C:Program FilesAd Blaster

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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