How to uninstall (remove) Ad-Maven

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What is Ad-Maven?

Ad-Maven – is a program that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer). Ad-Maven is advertising product. After penetrating the computer, the program starts to display huge amount of promotional products, such as banner ads, coupons, pop-ups and stuff. According to the developers, Ad-Maven is a useful program because it helps users to find the most profitable products. In fact it is – deceit. Most of the proposals are fictitious. Also, Ad-Maven may collect personal information and pass it on to third parties. Ad-Maven examines the history of your browsing to select exactly the ads that interest you most. If you find Ad-Maven on your computer, then you need to remove it right away.

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How Ad-Maven gets on your PC?

Malicious software penetrate to computer bundled with free programs. Malicious software comes on a computer without consent of the user and can cause irreparable damage to your computer. Most often, the user can prevent the penetration of such programs on their own. For this, it is necessary to follow closely the installation process and not to rush. Read the user agreement, do not agree to install suspicious software. Choose advanced or full installation type. Read reviews about the programs. You can also use special programs that will help you protect your PC. If you have found Ad-Maven, use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove Ad-Maven from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Ad-Maven

Or uninstall Ad-Maven manually.

Step 1: Remove Ad-Maven from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Ad-Maven.
  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-Maven 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-Maven, select it and click Uninstall.

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

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Ad-Maven and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Ad-Maven from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Ad-Maven from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Ad-Maven.
  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-Maven.
  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-Maven.
  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.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Ad-Maven:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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