ThaeAdAopp is a potentially unwanted application, which may infiltrate your PC unnoticed. In addition to this, this program may start interrupting into your browsing experience by showing annoying pop-up ads and in-text links. This happens on each web browser, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, because ThaeAdAopp virus can easily hijack each of these browsers. In order to show you as much ads as possible, this PUP also monitors your browsing habits and collects search terms and similar things. This shouldn’t be ignored because such activities can easily initiate privacy related issues and similar problems to you. In order to protect your personal information, we recommend you to remove ThaeAdAopp from the system.
How can ThaeAdAopp appear on my computer?
In most of the cases, ThaeAdAopp hijacks systems unnoticed. This is done with a help freeware and shareware, which has been actively used for spreading programs like this one without warning people about additional downloads. In order to prevent their infiltration, you should know what methods can be used for avoiding adwares. The easiest way to do that is to choose Custom or Advanced installation method of the freeware. After doing that, you should also don’t forget to uncheck check boxes that agree with ThaeAdAopp’s installation. If you fail to do that, you may start noticing our previously mentioned activities. No matter that they seem harmless, no one can guarantee that ThaeAdAopp redirects only to safe pages.
How to remove ThaeAdAopp virus?
Such adwares as ThaeAdAopp are mostly spread with a help of freeware and shareware that sometimes fail to disclose about their installation. That's why we highly recommend choosing Custom or Advanced installation of the freeware that helps to improve the image what programs will be installed with what. If you think that ThaeAdAopp virus has already infiltrated your computer, you should follow these steps:
- Scan the system with Reimage or Plumbytes Anti-MalwareWebroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus.
- Remove recently installed freeware:
- Click Start -> Control Panel -> Programs (or Add/Remove Programs) -> Uninstall a Program.
- Here, look for ThaeAdAopp or other unfamiliar extensions and similar entries.
- Select 'Uninstall/Change' and click OK to save the changes
- Reset your browsers:
- 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.
- Change your homepage.
- Open Mozilla Firefox, go to the 'Help' section -> 'Troubleshooting Information'.
- Here, choose a 'Reset Firefox’ for a couple of times and 'Finish'.
- Finally, change your homepage.
- Click the Chrome menu button on the Google Chrome browser, select Settings -> Show Advanced Settings.
- Here, look for 'Reset browser settings' button.
- Click 'Reset' to complete this task.