How to uninstall (remove) PineApple AdBlocker

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What is PineApple AdBlocker?

PineApple AdBlocker – a program that comes to your computer, complete with free software in the form of an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox). PineApple AdBlocker is not a virus, but it can be attributed to a number of potentially unwanted programs, as it is an advertising product. After penetrating the computer, it starts to display a ton of banners, coupons, promotional links and pop-ups. As a rule, in the corner of the ad you can see the inscription “Ads by PineApple AdBlocker”. Thus PineApple AdBlocker promotes advertising partner sites. Advertisements can occur at any time during your browsing. Many antivirus programs do not have this program in their databases, so PineApple AdBlocker can safely continue their activities. PineApple AdBlocker can install other malware. Your personal data may be disclosed to third parties.

PineApple-AdBlocker

How PineApple AdBlocker 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 PineApple AdBlocker from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to PineApple AdBlocker – 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 PineApple AdBlocker.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove PineApple AdBlocker

Or uninstall PineApple AdBlocker manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove PineApple AdBlocker from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


PineApple AdBlocker.dll

And following folders


C:Program FilesPineApple AdBlocker

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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