AdsKeeper Removal Process – Get Rid of AdsKeeper ads (April 2020 Guide)

AdsKeeper

If you have ever visited suspicious websites or checked the spam emails, you should not wonder why your PC is infected with AdsKeeper which is known as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). It could be got from the malicious pages or the attachment of the spam emails, which has a common that they could trigger the installation of adware once it is opened. Then, many users will ask why the website didn’t warn them of its infection. In fact, we are sorry to tell you that it could control the browsers and stop the protection.

As a exchange, when AdsKeeper attaches to your system, they will pay back to the websites or the unknown sharing freeware. And it uses the tool named ads. These ads decorated with the most favorite topics for you and they generally continue the links to the websites and to download the vicious freeware. As a result, even you have handled nothing but your PC is invaded by thousands of virus.

The most dangerous thing is that AdsKeeper could also produce scams and frauds to cheat you and your friends to pay them money. They could not only steal your information, but also your friends’ information can be detected by them when you are chatting with them online. And you will exchange the information as well as the virus.

In this way, both of you and your friends should take actions to clear up your PCs to avoid the infection from AdsKeeper. Here we provide you some instructions and please check them.

How to Manually Remove AdsKeeper from Windows OS? (Steps)

>> If you are a Mac OS user, please read the Mac guide: How to Manually Remove Virus & Malware From Mac OS? 


( Remember to BOOKMARK this page because some operations in the removal process may quit this page)

 

Step 1 – Uninstall suspicious and unwanted programs from Control Panel:

Windows 10

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1. Uninstall suspicious and unwanted programs from Windows 10

  • Click Start menu at bottom-left corner of your Win 10 screen:

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  • Select System :
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  • Select Apps & features, and then select AdsKeeper related apps or unwanted programs, then click Uninstall:

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Windows 8

2. Get rid of suspicious and unwanted programs from Windows 8

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Press the Windows Key to open Start Screen. If it does not comes out, then use this option:

  • Win 8 User – Hover the cursor in the bottom-left corner of your win 8 screen and wait for the Start Screen appears, then click on the icon to toggle over to the Start Screen

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  • Win 8.1 User – Click on the Start icon in the lower left-hand corner to open the Start Screen.

– Select AdsKeeper related apps or unwanted programs, and then click on Uninstall:

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Win7 & Vista

3. Remove suspicious and unwanted programs from Win7 & Vista

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  • Click Start button and select Control Panel:

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  • Select “Uninstall a program”

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  • Select AdsKeeper or related unsafe apps , and then click Uninstall

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PLEASE NOTE

AdsKeeper may reinstall itself multiple times if its core files and related malware are not removed. We recommend using SpyHunter Anti-malware to scan entire PC and see if it will detect malicious files and malware for you:

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 Step 2 – Delete suspicious and unwanted extensions from Web Browsers

Chrome

Delete suspicious and unwanted extensions from Google Chrome

Start Google Chrome and click the “Customize and control Google Chrome” icon at the top right corner >> Select More Tools and click Extensions:

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Identify suspicious extensions related with AdsKeeper and click click trash icon to remove it:

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Firefox

Uninstall suspicious and unwanted extensions from Mozilla Firefox

Start Firefox and click the 3 parallel lines icon at the top right corner and Click Add-ons :

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Under Extensions tab: If you see unknown or suspicious add-ons listed, select it and click Remove:

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IE

Remove suspicious and unwanted extensions from Internet Explorer

Start IE: Click on the cogwheel icon at the top right corner and click Manage Add-ons

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Under Toolbar and Extension tab: Select suspicious extensions and click Disable button

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Edge

Remove suspicious and unwanted extensions from Microsoft Edge

If you have enabled Extensions function on Edge, follow the steps here to delete suspicious and unwanted extensions:

Start Edge: Click the More (…) button ahe tog right corner and click Extensions:

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Select the extensions you want to remove and click Uninstall

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Opera Browser

Remove suspicious and unwanted extensions from Opera Browser

Start Opera Browser: Click Menu button at top left corner and select Extensions:

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Select “All” list: Select suspicious and unwanted extensions and click the “X” button to uninstall it:

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PLEASE NOTE

Malicious extension may reinstall itself on web browser repeatedly if its core files and related malware are not removed.

In case you’re having trouble on removing any extension, we recommend downloading SpyHunter Anti-malware to scan for malicious files and malware:

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Step 3 – Delete harmful registry files related with AdsKeeper from Regedit Editor.

1. Press Windows key and R key at the same to launch “Run” window >> Input regedit and click OK to launch Registry Editor:

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2. In Registry Editor: Select Edit button and click Find >> Then type the virus name and click Find Next:

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3. Right-click on the malicious registry files you find and click Delete:

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PLEASE NOTE

You may damage your system if you have wrong operations in the Registry Editor. If you were to do this manually, you need to be extremely careful.

To avoid risk, We recommend downloading SpyHunter Anti-malware to see if it will find out files of AdsKeeper for you

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Step 4 (Optional) – Reset web browsers to remove malicoius items installed by AdsKeeper.

Chrome

Reset Google Chrome

Start Chrome browser and click on (☰) icon at top right corner And select Settings:

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Type “reset” into search box and click Reset button at the bottom:

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Click RESET to confirm:

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Firefox

Reset Mozilla Firefox

Start Firefox: click on (☰) icon at the upper right corner >> Click Help >> Click “Troubleshooting Information”

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Click the “Refresh Firefox” button and click another “Refresh Firefox” button when dialog box will appear on your screen.

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IE

Reset Internet Explorer

Start IE browser: Click gear icon at the upper right corner and select “Internet option”

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Now click“Advanced” and click on “Reset” button.

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Check out the “Delete personal settings” box and click on “Reset” button.

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Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge

Start Microsoft Edge browser: Click More (…) icon on the top right corner and select Settings :

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Click Clear browsing data button and then click Clear to confirm:

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Opera Browser

Reset Opera

Start Opera browser: Now click Help menu and select About Opera:

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Copy the Paths of Profile and Cache, and then open them one by one by pasting them into the Search Box of Start Menu:

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Delete the two folders: Profile and Cache and your opera will be reset.

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If the guide doesn’t help, scan entire infected PC with Spyhunter anti-malware and let it help you fix all problems.