BloCKUTubeAd (can also be found as BloCKUTubeAd 3.2) is a potentially unwanted program, which can also be called adware. No matter that it promises to improve people's browsing, you should never keep this program on your computer because it can easily initiate annoying redirects to unknown websites, start tracking your browsing habits or collect search terms without your approval. However, the most important thing is that BloCKUTubeAd can easily infiltrate your computer and then surprisingly show up in its Task Manager. It spreads in a form of extension, which is compatible with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer web browsers. If you noticed annoying pop-up ads, browser's redirects and similar issues, your PC may be infected by BloCKUTubeAd virus. Please, stay away from this program!
How can BloCKUTubeAd infiltrate my computer?
BloCKUTubeAd hijacks Google Chrome and other browsers and soon as it enters PC system. In most of the cases, this is done with a help of freeware and shareware, which is always packed with various free additions that help it to earn some easy money. If you want to avoid BloCKUTubeAd and similar adware, you should start monitoring freeware's installation process. For that we recommend choosing only Custom or Advanced installation process and deselecting all check marks that say that you agree to install add-ons, plugins, extensions and other free additions. If you have already discovered BloCKUTubeAd on your computer, you can remove it with a help of this guide.
How to remove BloCKUTubeAd?
BloCKUTubeAd extension is mostly used for making the money, so it may start displaying continuous pop-up notifications on your computer's desktop and initiate other unwanted activities. If you want to get rid of them, you should follow these instructions:
- Click Start -> Control Panel -> Programs (or Add/Remove Programs) -> Uninstall a Program.
- Here, look for BloCKUTubeAd and other unknown entries, and select 'Uninstall/Change'.
- Click OK to save the changes.
Open Internet Explorer, click the Gear icon or ‘Tools‘ -> 'Internet Options'.
Here, go to the 'Advanced' tab and click the 'Reset' button.
Go to the 'Reset Internet Explorer settings' -> 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' option.
Finally, click 'Close' and OK to save the changes.
Open Mozilla Firefox, go to the 'Help' section -> 'Troubleshooting Information'.
Here, choose a 'Reset Firefox’ for a couple of times and 'Finish'.
Click the Chrome menu button, select 'Tools' -> 'Extensions', find unknown extensions and remove them by clicking Recycle bin.
Now click 'Settings' -> 'Show Advanced settings' -> 'Reset browser settings' and click 'Reset'.
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