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Remove BlazingFun ads (Free Guide)

removal by Olivia Morelli - - | Type: Adware

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 Reimage Reimage Cleaner Intego 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 Reimage Reimage Cleaner Intego. 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

  1. Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs). Click 'Start -> Control Panel -> Programs and Features' (if you are 'Windows XP' user, click on 'Add/Remove Programs').
  2. 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. 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'.
  3. Uninstall BlazingFun and related programs
    Here, look for BlazingFun or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  4. Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes. Right click on each of suspicious entries and select 'Uninstall'

Erase BlazingFun from Mac OS X system

  1. If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications. Cick 'Go' and select 'Applications'
  2. Wait until you see Applications folder and look for BlazingFun 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'

Eliminate BlazingFun from Internet Explorer (IE)

  1. 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'
  2. You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for BlazingFun and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable: Right click on each of malicious entries and select 'Disable'
  3. 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.
  4. 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
  5. Reset Internet Explorer
    Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  6. Here, select Reset.
  7. When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete BlazingFun removal. Go to 'Advanced' tab and click on 'Reset' button. Now select 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' button again

Delete BlazingFun ads from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge settings (Method 1):

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge app and click More (three dots at the top right corner of the screen).
  2. Click Settings to open more options.
  3. Once Settings window shows up, click Choose what to clear button under Clear browsing data option. Go to Settings and select 'Choose what to clear'
  4. Here, select all what you want to remove and click Clear. Select 'Clear' button
  5. Now you should right-click on the Start button (Windows logo). Here, select Task Manager. Open the start menu and select 'Task Manager'
  6. When in Processes tab, search for Microsoft Edge.
  7. 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. Right-click 'Microsoft Edge' and select 'Go to details' Select 'More details' if 'Go to details' option fails to show up
  8. 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. Find Microsoft Edge entries and select 'End Task'

Resetting Microsoft Edge browser (Method 2):

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

  1. Note: you need to backup your data before using this method.
  2. Find this folder on your computer: C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  3. Select every entry which is saved on it and right click with your mouse. Then Delete option. Go to Microsoft Edge folder on your computer, right-click every entry and click 'Delete'
  4. Click the Start button (Windows logo) and type in window power in Search my stuff line.
  5. Right-click the Windows PowerShell entry and choose Run as administrator. Find Windows PowerShell, right-click it and select 'Run as administrator'
  6. 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}
    Copy and paste a required command and press 'Enter'

Once these steps are finished, BlazingFun should be removed from your Microsoft Edge browser.

Uninstall BlazingFun from Mozilla Firefox (FF)

  1. 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'
  2. Here, select BlazingFun 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
  3. 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'
  4. Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete BlazingFun removal. Click on 'Reset Firefox' button for a couple of times

Get rid of BlazingFun from Google Chrome

  1. 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'
  2. Here, select BlazingFun 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
  3. Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section. When in 'Settings', select 'Manage search engines...'
  4. When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name. Click 'X' to remove malicious URLs
  5. Reset Google Chrome
    Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  6. 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
  7. Click Reset to confirm this action and complete BlazingFun removal. Click on 'Reset' button to complete your removal

Remove BlazingFun from Safari

  1. 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'
  2. Here, select Extensions and look for BlazingFun or other suspicious entries. Click on the Uninstall button to get rid each of them. Go to 'Extensions' and uninstall malicious add-ons
  3. 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...'
  4. 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 BlazingFun removal process. Select all options and click on 'Reset' button

About the author

Olivia Morelli
Olivia Morelli - Ransomware analyst

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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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