How to uninstall (remove) TheAdBlock

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What is TheAdBlock?

TheAdBlock – is a program that comes to the computer in the form of an extension to the browser. TheAdBlock constantly displays banner ads and coupons that are popular online shopping. TheAdBlock comes to the computer without the user’s consent, complete with free programs. Many users perceive TheAdBlock as a useful program. It is not so. TheAdBlock is a potentially unwanted program. TheAdBlock analyzes your browsing history to find exactly the information that might interest you most. Also, TheAdBlock can change your browser settings to change the home page, or redirect the user to other sites. This program can replace the search results. Many anti-virus software can not find this program, so is can easily cause harm to your computer. If you find TheAdBlock on your PC, then you need to remove this program right now.

TheAdBlock

How TheAdBlock 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 TheAdBlock from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove TheAdBlock

Or uninstall TheAdBlock manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove TheAdBlock from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


v9.dll

And following folders


C:Program FilesV9

Written by Rami Douafili

Author: Rami Douafi

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