AdChoices (can also be found as AdChoices virus) is a very questionable program, which has been included to 'adware' or a 'potentially unwanted program' category. The main reason why we say so is that it has ability to display enormous amount of commercial pop-up ads every time people start their browsing. Beware that these messages mostly appear on the right side of the desktop and report about such tricky things as discounts, price comparisons, deals, sales, coupons and other tricky things. They should show up only when people decide to visit Youtube, Facebook and other web sites, but you may also notice them as soon as you open your web browser and sometimes even when you keep it closed. Besides, just like any other adware-type program, AdChoices may infiltrate your PC system without a proper permission asked. It does that with a help of freeware.In order to avoid that, you should start monitoring installation of the freeware. More tips on how can you avoid AdChoices virus can be found in next paragraph.
To sum up, no matter that this program is not a virus, it may cause lots of inconveniences on your computer. No matter that it should inform you about various commercial deals, such as coupons, discounts, price comparisons and similar things, it may start causing serious havoc. Besides, noone can guarantee that they won't force you to visit an insecure website that is used for spreading other adwares, potentially unwanted programs and even viruses. That's why we recommend being very careful when having AdChoices installed on the system. If you want to get rid of its ads, you should eliminate this program from your computer.
AdChoices starts showing its ads as soon as it enters its target PC. In most of the cases, users unintentionally agree to install this adware-type program on their computers when they download freeware or shareware. Besides, according to victims, Incredibar and Babylon may also be a cause of AdChoices redirects and other issues that are initiated by this application. If you want to prevent the appearance of this or any other adware, don't forget to keep an eye on the installation process of the freeware. You should choose only a Custom or Advanced installation method and then carefully follow every installation step in order to get ability to see 'optional components' that may be offered to you along the way. After doing so, you should uncheck all unfamiliar check marks that are usually pre-checked by the developer of the freeware. If AdChoices hijacker gets inside the system, this program may start initiating serious havoc there. Beware that its ads may redirect you to unsafe websites that distribute not only promoted products but malware as well. That's why we don't recommend leaving AdChoices on computer.
In order to remove AdChoices ads, you should scan your PC with updated anti-spyware at first. In addition, check the manual removal guide and get rid of this adware-type application for good:
You can remove AdChoices automatically with a help of one of these programs: SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.
Uninstall AdChoices and related programsWindows Mac OS X ↷ Step 2 Windows 7 / Vista / XP
If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.
Wait until you see Applications folder and look for AdChoices or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
Remove AdChoices from each of your web browsersInternet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari ↷ Step 3 Remove dangerous add-ons
Complete AdChoices removal
After uninstalling this potentially unwanted program (PUP) and fixing each of your web browsers, we recommend you to scan your PC system with a reputable anti-spyware. This will help you to get rid of AdChoices registry traces and will also identify related parasites or possible malware infections on your computer. For that you can use our top-rated malware remover: SpyHunter, STOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware.
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Information added: 03/23/15 07:20;
information updated: 03/23/15 07:20