How to uninstall (remove) TheAdBlocker

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What is TheAdBlocker?

TheAdBlocker is a program that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer). TheAdBlocker 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, TheAdBlocker 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, TheAdBlocker may collect personal information and pass it on to third parties. TheAdBlocker examines the history of your browsing to select exactly the ads that interest you most. If you find TheAdBlocker on your computer, then you need to remove it right away.

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How TheAdBlocker gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs, as TheAdBlocker, sneak into a computer bundled with other free software. It comes without the user’s consent. The user may not realize that their computer is infected. This can happen when the user downloads the free software or application, such as Archiver, converter, player and so on. Some sites create special download managers that hide malicious software. You must follow a few rules in order to avoid penetration by malicious software. Always read the user agreement in full. You should know what you are offering. Also, always choose advanced installation type and don’t agree with the proposals to install unfamiliar and unwanted program. Don’t click “Next” until you have verified that the program is safe. Follow the installation process and take your time. Be careful. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove TheAdBlocker.

How to remove TheAdBlocker from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove TheAdBlocker

Or uninstall TheAdBlocker manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove TheAdBlocker from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


TheAdBlocker.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%TheAdBlocker

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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