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Remove VK OK Adblock ads (Virus Removal Instructions)

removal by Ugnius Kiguolis - - | Type: Adware

VK OK Adblock description:

VK OK Adblock program is presented as an essential tool if you want to block ads on Russian websites Vkontakte and Odnoklassniki. Even if the description of this program sounds nice, it is hardly a program that you need to have in your computer system. We have investigated this program and found out that:

  • It steals information about your browsing activity (collects your search queries, browsing history, also finds out your IP address and computer geolocation);
  • It slows down your computer speed (because it uses PC resources to load up ads);
  • Its sends annoying pop-up ads, banners, and various other advertisements that are considered NOT to be safe;
  • Causes redirects to affiliate websites.

So although VK OK Adblock app seems to be useful at the first sight, in reality, it is an adware program, which also belongs to potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) category. Take note that adware programs are ad-supported, and usually, they seek to advertise affiliate marketing in various ways. VK OK Adblock adware reportedly delivers catchy and captivating ads. However, as we have already mentioned, this software might collect non-personal information about your browsing history or search queries to find out your interests. Based on such information, it selects particular ads from its server and delivers them to you whenever you are connected to the Internet.

VK OK Adblock adware screenshot

Questions about VK OK Adblock ads

Please be careful and avoid clicking on these ads as they are known to be causing redirects to third-party websites. It is dangerous to end up on such sites as VK OK Adblock are not liable for your security once you reach such pages. No one can guarantee what content do these websites provide, plus, there is a possibility to infect your computer with a suspicious program, so why you should risk? That is why we recommend removing VK OK Adblock PUP as soon as possible. If you want, you can delete this adware program automatically, using Reimage or any other anti-spyware software.

How did VK OK Adblock hijack my PC?

VK+OK Adblock adware can be downloaded from Chrome web store; moreover, it can be downloaded from its official website. However, this does not yet mean that this program is safe to use. We have noticed that computer users complain about the functionality of this program, and some of them say that this add-on appeared on their computers without their knowledge. Let us explain why it could happen and how to prevent it from happening in the future:

  • PUPs like VK OK Adblock are usually spread via bundling method;
  • Bundling allows to attach some additional apps to a legitimate program in a form of ‘recommended downloads.’
  • When you download a free legitimate program, you risk receiving some optional apps at the same time;
  • To avoid installing these attachments, you have to opt for Advanced/Custom installation settings, and then deselect agreements to install optional software to your PC.

Sadly, if VK OK Adblock has already entered your computer without your knowledge, and if you feel the need to get rid of annoying “ads by VK OK Adblock” or “VK OK Adblock ads,” you should continue reading on page 2 to find one more removal technique that you can apply.

How to remove this adware software?

We have already mentioned that you can remove VK OK Adblock virus automatically, using anti-spyware software. All that you need to do once you install such software is to start a full system scan on your computer with it. The anti-spyware program detects computer threats and removes them for good. However, if you do not want to apply this removal technique, you can also use another removal method to remove VK OK Adblock. We have established a manual removal guide for you – so you can uninstall this program on your own. Follow the steps below and get rid of VK OK Adblock in no time. Good luck!

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To remove VK OK Adblock ads, follow these steps:

Get rid of VK OK Adblock 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 VK OK Adblock and related programs
    Here, look for VK OK Adblock 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 VK OK Adblock 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 VK OK Adblock 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'

Delete VK OK Adblock 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 VK OK Adblock 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 VK OK Adblock removal. Go to 'Advanced' tab and click on 'Reset' button. Now select 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' button again

Uninstall VK OK Adblock 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, VK OK Adblock should be removed from your Microsoft Edge browser.

Remove VK OK Adblock 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 VK OK Adblock 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 VK OK Adblock removal. Click on 'Reset Firefox' button for a couple of times

Eliminate VK OK Adblock 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 VK OK Adblock 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 VK OK Adblock removal. Click on 'Reset' button to complete your removal

Get rid of VK OK Adblock 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 VK OK Adblock 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 VK OK Adblock removal process. Select all options and click on 'Reset' button

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  1. Samanta says:
    January 12th, 2016 at 8:52 am

    ужасное приложение!!!

  2. 86096 says:
    January 12th, 2016 at 8:54 am

    не убирает он рекламу

  3. YorkYork says:
    January 12th, 2016 at 8:54 am

    Installed this, shows even more ads for me now. Do not install this extension it is adware

  4. net says:
    January 12th, 2016 at 8:56 am

    Не работает

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