How to uninstall (remove) CoolAds

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What is CoolAds?

CoolAds – a program that comes bundled with freeware without the user’s consent. CoolAds installed on your computer in the form of an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox & Internet Explorer). CoolAds is advertising product, because this program is constantly annoying user by intrusive advertising. CoolAds displays banners and coupons, links to other sites and advertising. These pop-ups contain offers online stores in which the program promises to help you save money. In fact, most of these offers are not true. The main objective of CoolAds – to get you to spend money. Also, CoolAds modifies browser settings, reduce the performance of your PC and so on.

How CoolAds gets on your PC?

Most of the penetrations of adware or malware occur without user’s consent. Often, programs as CoolAds come bundled with free programs and applications. For example, when you download the player, converter, or anything else, then you run the risk of catching Potentially Unwanted Program. To avoid infecting your computer, you should remember a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button until you have verified that the program is safe. Choose the Advanced installation type to see all of the additional software that installer offers you. Read reviews about obscure and suspicious programs. In addition, there are many programs in the Internet, which can help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already was attacked by CoolAds, use our instructions which are specified below.

How to remove CoolAds from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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

 

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove CoolAds

Or uninstall CoolAds manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove CoolAds from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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