What is Number Ascend?

Number Ascend is a program that comes on the PC as an extension to the browser. This program comes bundled with free software without the user’s consent. Number Ascend displays a ton of ads, banner ads and coupons that are popular online shopping. These coupons are given astounding discounts and great deals. In fact, a huge part of these proposals are deceptions. The main task of the developers – it is to make money. In addition, Number Ascend can create entries in the registry and increase traffic. Number Ascend a potentially unwanted program, so if you find it, you should delete it immediately.

Number Ascend

How Number Ascend gets on your PC?

Number Ascend isn’t a virus, but this program can be classified as potentially unwanted software. Such malware comes on your computer with other free programs. Most often, it comes without the user’s knowledge. Therefore, many users aren’t even aware that their computer has been compromised by malware. Remember, no need to rush during installation of programs. Always follow the installation process, read the user agreement and select only the “Advanced” installation type. Don’t settle for installation of the suspicious software. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button. Also, you can always read reviews about a particular program. Be careful and attentive. If Number Ascend has already come into PC, then you urgently need to get rid of this program. To do this, use our detailed instructions, which are listed below.

How to remove Number Ascend from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Number Ascend

Or uninstall Number Ascend manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Number Ascend from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

Key: HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtSettings{a9b18713-5e57-49f4-9c54-51ba9ce5b104}
Key: HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtStats{a9b18713-5e57-49f4-9c54-51ba9ce5b104}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionexplorerBrowser Helper Objects{a9b18713-5e57-49f4-9c54-51ba9ce5b104}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionexplorerBrowser Helper Objects{a9b18713-5e57-49f4-9c54-51ba9ce5b104}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432Nodenumber ascend
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREnumber ascend
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingutilnumber ascend_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingutilnumber ascend_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingutilnumber ascend_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingupdatenumber ascend_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingupdatenumber ascend_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingupdatenumber ascend_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingupdatenumber ascend_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingnumber ascend_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingnumber ascend_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingnumber ascend_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingnumber ascend_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001servicesUpdate number ascend
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001serviceseventlogApplicationUtil number ascend
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingutilnumber ascend_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001serviceseventlogApplicationUpdate number ascend
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001servicesUtil number ascend
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetserviceseventlogApplicationUpdate number ascend
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetserviceseventlogApplicationUtil number ascend
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetservicesUtil number ascend
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetservicesUpdate number ascend

Then remove following files:

Number Ascend.dll

And following folders

%TEMP%number ascend
%PROGRAMFILES%number ascend
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%number ascend

Written by Rami Douafi

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