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'Ads not by this site' virus. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

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What is 'Ads not by this site'?

'Ads not by this site' is annoying pop-up ad that may start interrupting your browsing on the web. In most of the cases, the appearance of such ad means the only thing - your computer was infected by adware-type program, which seeks to trick you into visiting affiliate websites. According to PC security experts, this issue is mostly caused by a specific browser extension, which is called Vid-Saver. It may infiltrate your computer without your permission asked because it is mostly spread in a bundle with other programs as an optional component. As soon as 'Ads not by this site' virus infiltrates the system, it may easily modify it and then may start causing its completely annoying advertisements that are displayed on each of web browsers, including MOzilla Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and other known web browsers. There is almost no information if these banner-type advertisements are legitimate or not, so you should try to stay away from 'Ads not by this site'. Otherwise, they may trick you into visiting questionable websites that may be filled with other dangerous applications. Fortunately, you can get rid of these pop-up ads by running a full system scan with Reimage or by modifying each of your web browsers manually and disabling all misleading browser addons and other components.

HOW CAN 'Ads not by this site' hijack my computer?

Typically, 'Ads not by this site' virus shows ads from associated sites that seek to trick users into visiting related websites, track them and get more information about their shopping habits or browsing activity, etc. That's why it may hijack each of your web browsers and then may start collecting information about your mostly visited websites and data that you leave on each of these sites. If you want to protect yourself from that, you should stay away from this adware. How can you do that? Beware that you can get infected with 'Ads not by this site' virus through various free applications that are involved to the distribution of such programs in exchange for money. That's why you should be very careful when downloading shareware and freeware, like movies, mp3 or torrents. Mostly, 'Ads not by this site'-related adware hides under such names as CodecC 1.0, Adobe Flash Player 11 activeX extension and similar suspicious names, so you should try to avoid these components. For getting such ability, you should select only Custom or Advanced installation when downloading freeware to your computer. Beware that this scam may affect not only regular, Windows systems, but Mac OS as well. If you think that it is already hiding in your computer, you should use a guide below. It will help you to get rid of 'Ads not by this site' redirects, pop-up ads and similar unwanted activities.

HOW CAN I REMOVE 'Ads not by this site' VIRUS?

In order to remove this annoying scam, you will need to follow these steps:

You can remove 'Ads not by this site' automatically with a help of one of these programs: Reimage, Plumbytes, 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.

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Quick menu: Manual 'Ads not by this site' virus Removal Guide
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Remove 'Ads not by this site' from Windows 7 / Vista / XP systems

  • Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).

Remove 'Ads not by this site' from Windows 10 / Windows 8 systems

  • If you are Windows 10 / Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.
Uninstall 'Ads not by this site' and related programs
  • Here, look for 'Ads not by this site' or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes.
Right click on each of suspicious entries and select 'Uninstall'
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Remove 'Ads not by this site' from Mac OS X system

If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.

Cick 'Go' and select 'Applications'

Wait until you see Applications folder and look for 'Ads not by this site' or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.

Click on every malicious entry and select 'Move to Trash'
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Remove 'Ads not by this site' from Internet Explorer (IE)

Remove dangerous add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons.
Click on menu icon and select 'Manage add-ons'
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for 'Ads not by this site' and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable:
Right click on each of malicious entries and select 'Disable' Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. Stay in General tab.
  • Here, remove malicious URL and enter preferable domain name. Click Apply to save changes.
Delete malicious URL, enter your desired domain name and click 'Apply' to save changes Reset Internet Explorer
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Here, select Reset.
  • When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete 'Ads not by this site' removal.
Go to 'Advanced' tab and click on 'Reset' button. Now select 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' button again
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Remove 'Ads not by this site' virus from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge settings (Method 1):
  • Launch Microsoft Edge app and click More (three dots at the top right corner of the screen).
  • Click Settings to open more options.
  • Once Settings window shows up, click Choose what to clear button under Clear browsing data option.
  • Here, select all what you want to remove and click Clear.
  • Now you should right-click on the Start button (Windows logo). Here, select Task Manager.
  • When in Processes tab, search for Microsoft Edge.
  • Right-click on it and choose Go to details option. If can’t see Go to details option, click More details and repeat previous steps.
  • When Details tab shows up, find every entry with Microsoft Edge name in it. Right click on each of them and select End Task to end these entries.

If Method 1 failed to help you, you need to use an advanced Edge reset method.

Resetting Microsoft Edge browser (Method 2):

Note: you need to backup your data before using this method.
  • Find this folder on your computer: C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  • Select every entry which is saved on it and right click with your mouse. Then Delete option.
  • Click the Start button (Windows logo) and type in window power in Search my stuff line.
  • Right-click the Windows PowerShell entry and choose Run as administrator.
  • Once Administrator: Windows PowerShell window shows up, paste this command line after PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and press Enter: Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose}

Once these steps are finished, 'Ads not by this site' should be removed from your Microsoft Edge browser.

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Remove 'Ads not by this site' from Mozilla Firefox (FF)

Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Add-ons Extensions.
Click on menu icon and select 'Add-ons'
  • Here, select 'Ads not by this site' and other questionable plugins. Click Remove to delete these entries.
Select 'Extensions' and look for malicious entries. Click 'Remove' to get rid of each of them Reset Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu on the top left and click on the question mark. Here, choose Troubleshooting Information.
Click on menu icon and then on '?'. Select 'Troubleshooting Information'
  • Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete 'Ads not by this site' removal.
Click on 'Reset Firefox' button for a couple of times
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Remove 'Ads not by this site' from Google Chrome

Delete malicious plugins
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Tools Extensions.
Click on menu icon. Select 'Tools' and 'Extensions'
  • Here, select 'Ads not by this site' and other malicious plugins and select trash icon to delete these entries.
Look for malicious entries and delete each of them by clicking on the Trash bin icon
  • Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section.
When in 'Settings', select 'Manage search engines...'
  • When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
Click 'X' to remove malicious URLs Reset Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Reset browser settings.
When in 'Settings', scroll down to 'Reset browser settings' button and click on it
  • Click Reset to confirm this action and complete 'Ads not by this site' removal.
Click on 'Reset' button to complete your removal
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Remove 'Ads not by this site' from Safari

Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu at the top left of the screen. Once you do this, select Preferences.
Click on 'Safari' and select 'Preferences'
  • Here, select Extensions and look for 'Ads not by this site' or other suspicious entries. Click on the Uninstall button to get rid each of them.
Go to 'Extensions' and uninstall malicious add-ons Reset Safari
  • Open Safari browser and click on Safari in menu section at the top left of the screen. Here, select Reset Safari....
Click on 'Safari' and select 'Reset Safari...'
  • Now you will see a detailed dialog window filled with reset options. All of those options are usually checked, but you can specify which of them you want to reset. Click the Reset button to complete 'Ads not by this site' removal process.
Select all options and click on 'Reset' button

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Comments on 'Ads not by this site' virus

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Python
I can not get rid of the Malware causing this.
I tried everything. I havent got any toolbars, addons or extensions that are causing it.
I used Malwarebytes, A premium version of Kaspersky, rkill, AntiToolbar, SpyHunter and adwHunter. Nothing worked.
I guess I have to format my hard disk.
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mohamed
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