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Remove BlazingFun ads (Free Guide)

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Why should you remove BlazingFun from your system?

If you have detected a suspicious application named BlazingFun on your system, you should not rush to explore its functionalities. BlazingFun virus is admitted to be an ad-supported potentially unwanted program, designed to place bothersome ads on websites that the user visits or simply trigger new tabs or windows. Although some of BlazingFun ads seem useful, we doubt that these ads are reliable. It is recommended not to click them because they might redirect you to untrustworthy websites filled with questionable links, ads, or files. If you accidentally clicked on a corrupted link, we can assure you that it wouldn’t be funny at all then. In the worst case, you can be redirected to malicious websites or immediately install malware on the system. To avoid visiting insecure websites, we suggest staying clear of these ads. Since it doesn’t seem that this adware is a good source of news about discounts and good shopping offers, we recommend you to remove BlazingFun adware from the system without a hesitation. You can do that by using ReimageIntego or Malwarebytes software.

Questions about BlazingFun ads

Have you ever wondered why these ads seem so interesting? If you haven’t noticed yet, it serves ads that meet your interests. It is not a coincidence – the adware program injects particular components in user’s browser to track user’s online activity, find out his/hers needs and interests. Based on such information, adware programs start generating tailored ads and sending them to the user. Such ads can be removed only by uninstalling the adware program. If you wish to uninstall this adware, but you do not want to install anti-spyware program, you can use BlazingFun removal instructions provided at the end of this article and just uninstall it manually.

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How is this program distributed?

Have you noticed that your browsers have been affected due to BlazingFun hijack? If so, you probably want to find out when and how did this program manage to infiltrate into your computer system. The fact is that the majority of PUPs spread together with other free programs and can be installed on the computer system with user’s permission in case the user fails to adjust installation settings. Such program packages are also recognized as software bundles, and they look like simple individual programs. Offers to install additional software typically are hidden in their installation setup’s, and if the user fails to opt additional downloads out, they get installed without displaying any notifications or warnings. That is why we recommend choosing Advanced or Custom settings when installing new computer software, and altering its components manually. Users should remove all unknown additions including browser add-ons, search tools, applications that should not initially come with the desired program.

Get help with BlazingFun removal:

If you cannot remove BlazingFun virus manually, you should carefully read instructions that we have prepared first. To uninstall this suspicious software, you need to remove all suspicious applications from your system and also clean each web browser individually to get rid all components related to this adware. However, if the problem persists and you still cannot complete BlazingFun removal manually, we strongly recommend automatical removal method then. Uninstalling potentially dangerous computer software automatically is a quicker, easier and even more efficient way of cleaning the system from threats since such programs can identify and remove all hazardous programs at once.

You may remove virus damage with a help of ReimageIntego. SpyHunter 5Combo Cleaner and Malwarebytes are recommended to detect potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.

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To remove BlazingFun ads, follow these steps:

Remove BlazingFun from Windows systems

To remove BlazingFun from Windows 10/8  machines, please follow these steps:

  1. Enter Control Panel into Windows search box and hit Enter or click on the search result.
  2. Under Programs, select Uninstall a program.Uninstall from Windows 1
  3. From the list, find entries related to BlazingFun (or any other recently installed suspicious program).
  4. Right-click on the application and select Uninstall.
  5. If User Account Control shows up, click Yes.
  6. Wait till uninstallation process is complete and click OK.Uninstall from Windows 2

If you are Windows 7/XP user, proceed with the following instructions:

  1. Click on Windows Start > Control Panel located on the right pane (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).
  2. In Control Panel, select Programs > Uninstall a program.Uninstall from Windows 7/XP
  3. Pick the unwanted application by clicking on it once.
  4. At the top, click Uninstall/Change.
  5. In the confirmation prompt, pick Yes.
  6. Click OK once the removal process is finished.

Erase BlazingFun from Mac OS X system

If your macOS is displaying some infection symptoms, proceed with the following guide:

Remove BlazingFun from Applications folder:

  1. From the menu bar, select Go > Applications.
  2. In the Applications folder, look for BlazingFun-related entries.
  3. Click on the app and drag it to Trash (or right-click and pick Move to Trash)Uninstall from Mac 1

To fully remove BlazingFun, you need to access Application Support, LaunchAgents, and LaunchDaemons folders and delete relevant files:

  1. Select Go > Go to Folder.
  2. Enter /Library/Application Support and click Go or press Enter.
  3. In the Application Support folder, look for any dubious entries related to BlazingFun and then delete them.
  4. Now enter /Library/LaunchAgents and /Library/LaunchDaemons folders the same way and terminate all the BlazingFun-related entries.Uninstall from Mac 2

Eliminate BlazingFun from Internet Explorer (IE)

Remove dangerous add-ons:

  1. Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top-right corner of the browser
  2. Pick Manage Add-ons.
  3. You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for BlazingFun and other suspicious plugins. Click on these entries and select Disable.Remove add-ons from Internet Explorer

Change your homepage if it was altered:

  1. Open IE and click on the Gear icon.
  2. Select Internet Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the Home page address and replace it by your preferred one (for example, Google.com).
  4. Click Apply and then select OK.Reset IE homepage

Delete temporary files:

  1. Press on the Gear icon and select Internet Options.
  2. Under Browsing history, click Delete…
  3. Select relevant fields and press Delete.Clear temporary files from Internet Explorer

Reset Internet Explorer:

  1. Click on Gear icon > Internet options and select Advanced tab.
  2. Select Reset.
  3. In the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete BlazingFun removal.Reset Internet Explorer

Delete BlazingFun ads from Microsoft Edge

Delete unwanted extensions from MS Edge:

  1. Select Menu (three horizontal dots at the top-right of the browser window) and pick Extensions.
  2. From the list, pick the BlazingFun-related extension and click on the Gear icon.
  3. Click on Uninstall at the bottom.Remove extensions from Edge

Clear cookies and other browser data:

  1. Click on the Menu (three horizontal dots at the top-right of the browser window) and select Privacy & security.
  2. Under Clear browsing data, pick Choose what to clear.
  3. Select everything (apart from passwords, although you might want to include Media licenses as well, if applicable) and click on Clear.Clear Edge browsing data

Reset MS Edge if that above steps did not work:

  1. Press on Ctrl + Shift + Esc to open Task Manager.
  2. Click on More details arrow at the bottom of the window.
  3. Select Details tab.
  4. Now scroll down and locate every entry with Microsoft Edge name in it. Right-click on each of them and select End Task to stop MS Edge from running.Reset MS Edge

If this solution failed to help you, you need to use an advanced Edge reset method. Note that you need to backup your data before proceeding.

  1. Find the following folder on your computer: C:\\Users\\%username%\\AppData\\Local\\Packages\\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Press Ctrl + A on your keyboard to select all folders.
  3. Right-click on them and pick DeleteAdvanced MS Edge reset 1
  4. Now right-click on the Start button and pick Windows PowerShell (Admin).
  5. When the new window opens, copy and paste the following command, and then press Enter:

    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\\AppXManifest.xml” -VerboseAdvanced MS Edge reset 2

Instructions for Chromium-based Edge

Delete extensions from MS Edge (Chromium):

  1. Open Edge and click select Settings > Extensions.
  2. Delete unwanted extensions by clicking Remove.Remove extensions from Chromium Edge

Clear cache and site data:

  1. Click on Menu and go to Settings.
  2. Select Privacy and services.
  3. Under Clear browsing data, pick Choose what to clear.
  4. Under Time range, pick All time.
  5. Select Clear now.Clear browser data from Chroum Edge

Reset Chromium-based MS Edge:

  1. Click on Menu and select Settings.
  2. On the left side, pick Reset settings.
  3. Select Restore settings to their default values.
  4. Confirm with Reset.Reset Chromium Edge

Uninstall BlazingFun from Mozilla Firefox (FF)

Remove dangerous extensions:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox browser and click on the Menu (three horizontal lines at the top-right of the window).
  2. Select Add-ons.
  3. In here, select plugins that are related to BlazingFun and click Remove.Remove extensions from Firefox

Clear cookies and site data:

  1. Click Menu and pick Options.
  2. Go to Privacy & Security section.
  3. Scroll down to locate Cookies and Site Data.
  4. Click on Clear Data…
  5. Select Cookies and Site Data, as well as Cached Web Content and press Clear.Clear cookies and site data from Firefox

In case BlazingFun did not get removed after following the instructions above, reset Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox browser and click the Menu.
  2. Go to Help and then choose Troubleshooting Information.Reset Firefox 1
  3. Under Give Firefox a tune up section, click on Refresh Firefox…
  4. Once the pop-up shows up, confirm the action by pressing on Refresh Firefox – this should complete BlazingFun removal.Reset Firefox 2

Get rid of BlazingFun from Google Chrome

Delete malicious extensions from Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome, click on the Menu (three vertical dots at the top-right corner) and select More tools > Extensions.
  2. In the newly opened window, you will see all the installed extensions. Uninstall all the suspicious plugins that might be related to BlazingFun by clicking Remove.Remove extensions from Chrome

Clear cache and web data from Chrome:

  1. Click on Menu and pick Settings.
  2. Under Privacy and security, select Clear browsing data.
  3. Select Browsing history, Cookies and other site data, as well as Cached images and files.
  4. Click Clear data.Clear cache and web data from Chrome

If the above-methods did not help you, reset Google Chrome to eliminate all the BlazingFun-components:

  1. Click on Menu and select Settings.
  2. In the Settings, scroll down and click Advanced.
  3. Scroll down and locate Reset and clean up section.
  4. Now click Restore settings to their original defaults.
  5. Confirm with Reset settings to complete BlazingFun removal.Reset Chrome 2

Remove BlazingFun from Safari

Remove unwanted extensions from Safari:

  1. Click Safari > Preferences…
  2. In the new window, pick Extensions.
  3. Select the unwanted extension related to BlazingFun and select Uninstall.Remove extensions from Safari

Clear cookies and other website data from Safari:

  1. Click Safari > Clear History…
  2. From the drop-down menu under Clear, pick all history.
  3. Confirm with Clear History.Clear cookies and website data from Safari

Reset Safari if the above-mentioned steps did not help you:

  1. Click Safari > Preferences…
  2. Go to Advanced tab.
  3. Tick the Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  4. From the menu bar, click Develop, and then select Empty Caches.Reset Safari

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  1. Kimberly says:
    September 6th, 2016 at 11:44 am

    BlazingFun ads aint no fun at all!

  2. Jordn says:
    September 7th, 2016 at 12:32 pm

    So true! These ads were incredibly annoying

  3. rodrigo says:
    September 7th, 2016 at 12:33 pm

    I am glad I receive no more ads from BlazingFun…. And it was easier to solve this problem than I thought, actually

  4. Melanie says:
    September 7th, 2016 at 12:34 pm

    no more “blazingfun” for me!

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