Anti-Obscene Ads Removal

Welcome to our Anti-Obscene Ads removal instructions. This article intends to help you remove Anti-Obscene Ads from your system and is designed to work for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer and all Windows versions.

Anti-Obscene Ads is suspiciously resembling a variety of computer malware programs known as Adware. Many of the comments we receive contain the questions “anti-obscene как удалить” and “anti-obscene 0.1 как удалить” ?

Anti-Obscene Ads
Anti-Obscene Ads Removal from Chrome

Adware applications are not usually considered too dangerous compared to other forms of malware. They are however extremely annoying and can be quite the nuisance. So it is not that strange that many of our Russian viewers are interested in “anti-obscene как удалить” and “anti-obscene 0.1 как удалить”. Anti-Obscene Ads will unfortunately subject you to numerous advertisements – pop-ups, pop-unders, banner, hyperlinked text, whole pages filled with Ads.

You should remember to be always disciplined and not be fooled into any interaction with these advertisements. They are in most cases completely fake and just a ruse to make you compromise your security even more.

You might also find out that your default search engine has been replaced. This is a direct result of Anti-Obscene Ads. This new search engine is much more prone to offer you fake results and malicious links.

How were you infected with Anti-Obscene Ads?

This is certainly a question worth having a moment to reflect on. It is important so as to not repeat the same mistakes in the future and avoid having an annoying Adware on your computer.

  • One possible way for an Adware infection is via downloading a contaminated e-mail attachment. You should always be wary about files attached to e-mails especially from people not in your contacts list. Most e-mail clients nowadays offer the function for a file scan so use it wisely. Also perform an additional scan of the files if you decide to download them, before actually opening them once on your hard drive.
  • When downloading from torrent clients or other p2p file sharing networks or portals. It is very possible that you have downloaded some executable file that has been tampered with. The problem with downloading files from such unconfirmed sources is you have no idea what type of control there is over what type of files are being shared. Rely on the side of cautious and always carefully check and review for potential dangers.
  • Software bundle installations. If you are not quite familiar with this term we will explain in a moment. This is when a program is “hidden” inside the installer of another program so that if you fail to notice it will be installed in addition to the software you wanted to install in the first place. This can be easily prevented if you are careful. Always at the start of a software installation click to review the “Advanced Installation Options” and mark out any functions or additional content you don’t want.

Please take a moment before going into Step 1 of our removal instructions. We would like to make some necessary clarifications about our removal guide that will probably some questions that might pop-up. The creators of virus applications like Anti-Obscene Ads are closely monitoring and checking blogs much like ours. They do that to ensure that if a working solutions is found against their malicious programs they would alter their work and as a result create different versions of the malware. This is all in order to make it harder for people like us to compile removal instructions that would work for a variety of affected users.

As a result you might notice some parts of our instructions that does not seem to correspond to your particular Anti-Obscene Ads problems. If that is indeed what happens then do not worry, just skip the parts you don’t recognize and continue down the list of instructions.

On a similar note do not fail to repeat Step 3 for all and any affected browsers currently on your system. This virus is fully capable of replicating itself, so you definitely need to be completely thorough and eradicate any trace of Anti-Obscene Ads.

For any suggestions, questions or a simple thank you – do not forget that we have a comments section that we very much enjoy.

Threat Anti-Obscene Ads
Classification Adware/Browser Hijacker
Security Alert
Medium.
Negative Effects Browser Redirects, Undesired and intrusive Ads, Possible Hijacking of your Browser.

Anti-Obscene Ads Removal

Step 1

Reveal Hidden Files. If you don’t know how to do this, ask us in the comments.

Step 2

Press and hold the Start Button button on your keyboard and R. Type appwiz.cpl and click on Ok.

appwiz.cpl

Look for suspicious programs and uninstall them.

In the search field type => msconfig => hit Enter.

Type msconfig

Go to Startup and disable all entries with Unknown as Manufacturer.

Disable Unknown Manufacturer

Step 3

Start Button => Search=> Copy/Paste “notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts” => Enter.

Hosts File

If you notice other IPs different from the localhost IPs – you might be in danger!

Localhost IPs

Ask for additional help in the comments.

Step 4

Anti-Obscene Ads Removal from Chrome Browser Chrome

Click Chrome => More Tools => Extensions.

Extensions in Chrome

Locate the virus and remove it.

Anti-Obscene Ads Removal from Firefox Browser Firefox

Click Bars in Firefox => Add-ons=> Extensions.

Extensions in Firefox

Locate the virus and delete it.

Malware Removal from Internet Explorer Internet Explorer

Press on IE Gear => Manage Add-ons =>

Extensions in IE

Find the virus and remove it.

Step 5

Right click on the Taskbar => Start Task Manager.

Start Windows Task Manager

Navigate to Processes.

Processes in Task Manager

Locate any suspicious processes associated with Anti-Obscene Ads. Right click on the process = > Open File Location => End Process = > Delete the directories with the suspicious files.

Step 6

Start Button => Search => Type:

  • %AppData%
  • %LocalAppData%
  • %ProgramData%
  • %WinDir%
  • %Temp%

Type in Search

Hit Enter after each new search. Check each Folder and delete recent entries.

If you run into any trouble – ask us for help in the comments section!