AdsKeeper Removal Guide

AdsKeeper is a malware that inserts codes on your browser to generate annoying ads in forms of banner ads, coupon dropdown ads, popup ads and in-text hyperlink ads on every webpage you open. AdsKeeper is activated by malicious extensions like bettersurf and Media Player 1.1, which are usually installed on your browser without your permission. These nasty extensions does not give you a option to “disable” or “delete” them, they just hide their files and codes deeply in hidden folders and Registry.

These ads not only make your browser run sluggish, but also cause some information losing issues to you. Since AdsKeeper always comes with other spyware and malware, it will install malicious add-on, toolbar, browser helper object, and extension on all your browsers. These malware will monitor your online activities and collect your information, which may be exposed to unknown third parties without your permission. It’s no doubt that you have to uninstall AdsKeeper early to maintain the safety of your PC and information as well as avoid further loss.

How Do AdsKeeper Infection Lurk into My System?

Generally, free software and shareware are the main spreading sources. There are thousands of free tools on the Internet, but among the free tools, more than half of them are related to virus activities. Virus maker uses free things to ember a variety of viruses. After you download those suspicious software, your PC may be infected by AdsKeeper when you install them.

Besides, spam emails which contain suspicious attachment will make your PC be compromised as well. Virus makers would attach nasty files on a email which entitled with keywords such as Award, Gift, Lottery, Bonus or Money, luring people to read the email and click on those attachments. With one clicking, AdsKeeper takes the chance to invade your system.

Remove AdsKeeper Manually


Part 1 For Windows OS users

Part 2 For Mac OS users


Part-1 Manually Get rid of AdsKeeper from Windows OS

Step-1 Stop AdsKeeper related process

1. Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys to lanch Windows Task Manager

2. Search process related to AdsKeeperes and click End Process

(Warning! Be careful of choosing the right process or you will be put in big trouble. If you are uncertain about it, please skip to the step-2)


Step -2. Get rid of unwanted Extensions related with AdsKeeper from Chrome, Firefox, IE and Microsoft Edge browser.

On Chrome

  1. Click the Chrome menu button on the browser toolbar.
  2. Click Tools.
  3. Select Extensions.
  4. Click the trash can icon to delete AdsKeeper extension.
  5. Make sure to remove all extensions you do not know or need.
  6. A confirmation dialog appears, click Remove.


On Firefox

  1. Click the menu button and choose Add-ons. The Add-ons Manager tab will open.
  2. In the Add-ons Manager tab, select the Extensions panel.
  3. Make sure to remove all extensions you do not know or need.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button of AdsKeeper.
  5. Click Restart now if it pops up.


On Internet Explorer

  1. Open the IE, click the Tools button , and then click Manage add-ons.
  2. Click Toolbars and Extensions on left side of the window., and then select AdsKeeper
  3. Make sure to remove all BHO’s you do not know or need.
  4. If the add-on can be deleted, you’ll see the Remove option. Click Remove and then click Close. Otherwise click Disable button.

On Microsoft Edge

(Microsoft Edge browser still does not have extensions settings. Now we only need to reset search engine and homepage to keep web browser hijacker away from the browser)

1. Rest the default search engine to remove browser hijacker

  • Select More (…) on the address bar, then Settings
  • Click View advanced settings
  • Click <Add new> under “Search in the address bar with”, then input the search engine you like
  • Now select the search engine you like and click Add as defaul

2. Rest the homepage on Microsoft Edge to remove redirect virus

  • Select More (…) on the address bar, then Settings
  • Under Open with, select A specific page or pages
  • select Custom to enter the URL of page you want to set as homepage

Step-3. Uninstall all Potentially Unwanted Programs related AdsKeeper

1. Open Control Panel window.
Win 10 user Right-click on the Windows Start button and chooseControl Panel

Win 8 user Open the Settings Charm Bar by pressing Windows + I key on your keyboard , then click on the Control Panel option

Win 7 / Vista / XP user – Click on the Start button to open your Start Menu, then Click Control Panel

2. In Control Panel, click on Uninstall a program under the Programs category

3. In the Programs and Features window, click Installed On to display the latest programs, scroll through the list to seek and uninstall AdsKeeper and other unwanted and unfamiliar programs that look suspicious.


Step-4 . Find and delete all registry files created by AdsKeeper

1. Call out the Run window by pressing Windows + R keys together, and then type regedit and hit Enter key :

2. Find out and remove all registry files related with AdsKeeper virus listed below:
(You may not be able to find out all files listed below as the virus keeps changing its files with name and path.)

HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\Muvic_RASAPI32

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\Muvic_RASMANCS

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain “Default_Page_URL”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\[adware name]


(Recommend!) Remove AdsKeeper on Windows OS

(In general, it is hard for computer users to identify all AdsKeeper related files and progress and they may have problems of insufficient removal after the manual steps. Another severe problems is that AdsKeeper-related unwanted programs insert malicious code in the registry. The wrong removal will harm the enthir system. So we recomnend you a tools suite for removing AdsKeeper. SpyHunter Anti-Malware is designed to take care various AdsKeeper, and it is frinedly to the computer system and cause none harms and privacy leakage. It will run well on the system. )

Step-1 Install SpyHunter Anti-Malware.

1. Click the button below to download SpyHunter Anti-Malware:

2. After downloaded, double-click SpyHunter-Installer to start installing SpyHunter Anti-Malware.

3. When SpyHunter Anti-Malware is installed, run a scan to detect AdsKeeper:

4. Once SpyHunter Anti-Malware completes the scan, click Fix Threats to get rid of all AdsKeeper

Step-2 Install RegcurePro to fix all damaged registry files

(Recovery step: it helps you to fix all the error and bugs. RegcurePro can be kept for long to keep the PC safe and clean. It will block AdsKeeper comming again and other unwanted programs and threads to get on board)

1. Click this link: Download RegcurePro or the button below to download RegcurePro safely:

2. After downloaded <<double-click RegCureProSetup to start the installation of RegcurePro.

3.When RegcurePro is installed, it will be run automatically<< click Click to Start Scan to detect files of AdsKeeper:

4.After RegcurePro completes the scan << click Fix All to solve related problem.



Part-2 Guides to get rid of AdsKeeper from Mac OS manually

Step-1. Find and delete malicious files related to AdsKeeper in “Library” : Finder >> Go >>Library

You may see the following files in Library:

/Library/Application Support/AdsKeeper/

~/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/AdsKeeper NPAPIPlugin.plugin

/Library/PrivilegedHelperTools/Jack

/Library/InputManagers/CTLoader/

/System/Library/Frameworks/AdsKeeper.framework


2. Uninstall suspicious applications that may be connected with AdsKeeper: Finder >>Applications >> Move to Trash

Step-3. Delete suspicious extensions associated with AdsKeeper from Safari: Safari’ >> ‘Preferences’>> extensions >> select suspicious extensions and click Uninstall


(Recommend!) Remove AdsKeeper on Mac OS Manually

The best Mac OS protector: MacKeeper is highly recommended. It ranks No.1 in safeguard Mac system. It is designed to protect your Mac from malware and optimize your Mac into best performance. With MacKeeper, you can receive professional assistance from Apple Certified Support Professional expert to solve all problems on your Mac. Moreover, MacKeeper has a richer set of useful features such as Find and Fix, Geek on Demand,Internet Security, Anti-Theft, Fast Cleanup, Duplicates Finder, Update Tracker, Backup, Disk Usage, Data Encryptor, Default Apps, Shredder, Files Finder, Human Assistance, Smart Uninstaller.


1. click here:download MacKeep” or the download button below download MacKeeper now:

2. Double-click “MacKeeper.3.10.2.pkg” <<follow its instructions to install it:

3. In “System Status” tab, run a Scan to detect the AdsKeeper. Then click “Fix items Safely” to clean up all AdsKeeper:


Congrats!AdsKeeper is totally removed and your PC is completely clean. Any question, Please contact us!

 

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