This page aims to help you remove Super King Ads. These Super King Ads removal instructions work for Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari, as well as every version of Windows.
If you are reading through this article it is likely because you’ve already realized that Super King Ads is an Ad-generating malicious application and you need it removed. We’ll help with that and hopefully do more – to teach you how to spot these things so you can stop them before they can make it into your machine.
Super King Ads – likely points of entry
Unlike more serious hitters like viruses and ransomware, which rely on system vulnerabilities and pre-installed Trojans, Adware (coming from advertisements and malware) employ much simpler, yet still very effective strategies. What these things use are:
- Social engineering tricks (bugs)
- Software bundles
- Fake websites
And all of this just to get installed into your computer. Super King Ads is not sophisticated enough to beat your computer’s defenses on its own – even if you don’t have an anti-virus installed. It relies on user authorization to bypass them and this means that you probably installed it yourself – without you remembering of doing so. Where’s the trick?
Well you probably though you were installing a totally different (and likely useful) application at the time. The fact is that Adware like Super King Ads is very often bundled with other programs’ installers. Should you run such an installer via the Default installation option it will deploy all programs contained in it – which could mean useless and annoying software similar to Super King Ads. To avoid having to remove these things later always use the Advanced installation option. Not only you can control where the program is getting installed, but you’ll also be able to see what other software comes with the package and you have the option of blocking that other software from installing. We strongly recommend you do that – seldom anything useful can be obtained in such a way – problems are the much more likely outcome. Chrome and Firefox are known to be especially susceptible to attacks from adware.
Alternative sources of Adware applications include torrent and storage sites. These sites are often clustered with dangerous Ads and fake download buttons. If you make the wrong click you’ll be gives a file to download that carries the name of a file you are searching for, but instead of the file you’ll receive a malicious present hidden in the executable file offered for you to download.
Don’t download any software connected to Super King Ads
Remember that Super King Ads is a shady piece of software at best and anything it offers you to download or view is potentially virus infected or simply a money grabbing scam. There are many PC optimizing software that are heavily advertised through channels such as Super King Ads, but they don’t actually do anything else but spam fake or over exaggerated messages about non-existing problems with your computer. The sole goal is, of course, to buy the full version of the program so it can deal with the perceived threat. Since Super King Ads is capable of creating Ads that look exactly like system messages we recommend that you take these with a grain of salt – at least until Super King Ads is removed from your system.
|Name||Super King Ads|
|Danger Level||Medium. The biggest threat they represent is helping viruses come aboard – and those may steal personal information and be much harder to remove.|
|Symptoms||Incessant advertisements, possibly finding out that there are unknown applications installed on your PC.|
|Distribution Method||Bundling, freeware, scareware, advertisements on unsafe websites.|
1: Enter Safe Mode.
2: Remove Super King Ads from Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari.
3: Remove the virus from browser shortcuts.
4: Uninstall the virus from your Add/Remove Programs.
5: Permanently delete Super King Ads from Task Manager’s processes.
6: Uninstall the virus from Regedit and Msconfig.
Super King Ads Removal
The first thing to do is a reboot in 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:
Restart your computer. To be sure you don’t miss the time when you need to press it, just spam F8 as soon as the PC starts booting. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking.
For W8 and 8.1:
Click the Start button, then Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.
Then check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart in the pop-up.
- Open the Start menu.
- Click the power button icon in the right corner of the Start menu to show the power options menu.
- Press and hold down the SHIFT key on the keyboard and click the Restart option while still holding down the SHIFT key.
W10 will perform the reboot. Next do the following:
Click the Troubleshoot icon, then Advanced options —> Startup Settings. Click Restart.
After the reboot click on Enter Safe Mode With Networking (Fifth Option).
Super King Ads is likely connected to all of your internet browsers and now it is the time to do something about this fact. Follow the instructions as outlined by Step 2 and Step 3 on this guide for each and every browser currently installed on your machine. Be wary that Super King Ads may pop some confirmation message when you try to remove it – likely to download some other Adware on your computer or to send you to some potentially dangerous site on the internet. Avoid either as they are nothing but trouble.
Remove the Malware from Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click —–> Manage Add-ons.
Find Super King Ads . Remove it by pressing Disable.
If your Home Page is different from the usual, click —–> Internet Options>edit the URL box with your preferred search engine, and click Apply.
Remove Super King Ads from Firefox:
Open Firefox, click on (top right) ——-> Add-ons. Hit Extensions next.
Super King Ads should be somewhere around here – Remove it.
Remove Super King Ads from Chrome:
Start Chrome, click —–>More Tools —–> Extensions. There, find the malware and select (Remove).
Click again, and proceed to Settings —> Search, the fourth tab, select Manage Search Engines. Remove everything but the search engines you normally use.
Remove the malware from Safari:
Open Safari, and click Safari —–>Preferences —–> Extensions—–>Uninstall the malware.
Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties.
NOTE: We are showing Google Chrome, but the method is the same for Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, and Microsoft Edge.
Once you’ve reached Properties —–> Shortcut (on the band at the top), then in the Target type field, REMOVE EVERYTHING AFTER .exe.
Hold the Start Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.
You are now in the Control Panel. Search around for Super King Ads and suspicious-looking programs. 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:
Hold the Start Key and R again – but this time copy + paste the following and click OK:
A .txt file will open – don’t type or change it. If you are hacked and someone has access to your PC, there will be a bunch of other IPs connected to you at the bottom. This is what a hosts file looks like:
If there are a bunch of strange IPs connecting to you below “Localhost” you may be hacked, and it’s best to ask us in the comments for directions.
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.
A BIG WARNING HERE! READ THIS BEFORE PROCEEDING!
This step is very important if you want to be certain that Super King Ads is gone for good, but please read the instructions carefully. You are about to delete some files that could easily be confuser with important system files. If you delete the wrong ones you could damage your PC significantly, so please double check before deleting anything. If you are not feeling comfortable with such a risk, we advise you to download professional anti-malware software.You can look up at our recommendation and if you do please make excellent use of the scanner to locate any other viruses that may be hiding in your system,
If you do not remove the virus completely it could leak the information to its creator, so be careful!
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.
Take a look at the following things:
Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter: you will be transported to a Pop Up window.
Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
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. If you can’t find them this way, look in these directories, and delete/uninstall the registries manually:
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—–Random Directory. It could be any one of them – ask us if you can’t discern which ones are malicious, but bear in mind they are always different.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random
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