The removal instructions below should cover all you need to delete SuperAdRomove Ads. This specimen is a virus from the Adware variety that will keep annoying you with ads and pop-ups until it is properly uninstalled from your system. Not only that, but it may also serve as a backdoor for more dangerous viruses to enter your computer if left unchecked for a long period of time. But likely the most important issue we will discuss is how it infected your computer in the first place and what can you do to block future Adwares from doing the same.
SuperAdRomove Ads – how does it work and what to be careful about?
As you have noticed SuperAdRomove Ads creates a large quantity of unwanted messages of various kinds. Most of these will be various offers, but you might also see things like:
- Prompts to download an update for an outdated program – typical targets are Flash, Java, Adobe etc
- Error messages about a missing plug-in that should be installed
- Empty video windows that need a certain player before they will run
- Offers to download free software – very often anti-virus or PC optimization apps
REMEMBER! All ads spawned from SuperAdRomove Ads are fraudulent. Any file installed from them will either be a virus or a cracked copy of legitimate software that will warn you that your PC has many problems and you need to pay before they are fixes. It is NEVER a good idea to download and install executable files from unknown location. If you are genuinely interested in some of the programs suggested by the Adware you should look them up on Google and get them yourself from the official site. That’s the only way to be sure you are installing a virus-free file and are paying for an actual product.
Pay attention to how these ads look like – you may see them in many different sites and pages around the web. Their purpose everywhere is no different and they are one of the many ways viruses spread around the world. If you see such offers attached to any one site then this is a clear indication that this particular site is unsafe for browsing.
Some other commonly used ways by Adwares like SuperAdRomove Ads
There are many upload and torrent sites used by people to share files, but unfortunately there are many copycats and other dangerous sites lurking in that crowd. One very common trick used to spread viruses is to attach fake download buttons to a page. The real button (if it even exists) is only one – the rest will net you a file with a name you want, but with a file extension .exe with a virus inside.
Program bundles are called installers that contain additional apps and utilities beside the main thing. Unfortunately, more so with free programs, these extras may be Adware. For that reason it’s better to forgo the default installation and go advanced. Read carefully what is getting installed and forbid access to all suspicious or unwanted “bonuses”.
How to Remove SuperAdRomove Ads
Our first step here is a reboot in Windows Safe Mode. If you already know how to do it, just skip this and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, continue reading:
For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7 Users:
Restart your computer. To be sure you don’t miss the window of time when you need to press it, just spam F8 as soon as the PC starts booting. In the new menu, choose Safe Mode With Networking.
Proceed to Step 2.
For Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 Users:
Press the Windows Key and R at the same time. Select the Boot tab in the new window that appears.
Then check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart in the new pop-up.
Proceed to Step 2.
For OS X Users:
When you Mac is turned off, press the Power Button. After you hear the Startup Sound, immediately press and hold the Shift key until the Apple logo appears.
Proceed to Step 2.
SuperAdRomove Ads has infected ALL of your browsers. Apply the steps separately for each one.
For Internet Explorer Users:
Open IE, then click —–> Manage Add-ons.
Find SuperAdRomove Ads . Disable it.
If your Home Page is different from the usual, click —–> Internet Options>edit the URL box with your preferred search engine, and click Apply.
For Mozilla Firefox Users:
Open Firefox, click on (top right) ——-> Add-ons.
Hit Extensions next.
SuperAdRomove Ads should be somewhere around here – Remove it.
For Google Chrome Users:
Start Chrome, click —–>More Tools —–> Extensions.
In Extensions, find the virus and select .
Click again, and proceed to Settings —> Search (the fourth tab), select Manage Search Engines. Remove anything but the search engines you normally use.
For Safari Users:
Open Safari, and click Safari —–>Preferences —–> Extensions—–>Uninstall the malware.
(Works for Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1)
You are now in the Control Panel. Search around for SuperAdRomove Ads and anything else suspicious-looking. Uninstall it/them. Also, be extremely careful. Viruses often spend one last ditch effort to trick you into installing more of their kind. If you see a screen like this when you click Uninstall, choose NO:
This is perhaps the most important and difficult step, so be extremely careful. Open the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.
Once it opens, choose the Processes Tab. Look at all of the processes in front of you and try to determine which ones are a virus. Google them or ask us in the comments and we will provide the best assistance we can. If the virus returns later on, the reason is that you missed something here.
Right click on each of the virus processes separately and select Open File Location. Also, End the process after you open the folder. Just to make sure we don’t delete any programs you mistakenly took for a virus, copy the folders somewhere, then delete the directories you were sent to.
We’ve had reports that this virus can come back after you uninstall it. This usually takes place on system boot. If this happens, do the following:
Type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter.
Once inside, press CTRL and F together and type the virus’s Name. Right click and delete any entries you find with a similar name. Alternatively, if you can’t find any this way, look in these directories, and delete the registries manually:
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—–Random numbers
HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random
STEP 6 – Optimization
And that’s it. Well done for removing SuperAdRomove Ads. We’ve prepared a short and sweet optimization guide, specifically designed for users who just removed a virus. It is completely free, you do not need to download anything, and it’s not very time consuming. If you are interested, you can check it out here.