Ads by Not Set – how to eliminate them?

Ads by Not Set are the problem for many active Internet surfers today. They see the huge number of these advertisement banners and do not ever know what they”re all about. This guide will help you to give you more information about these adverts and will explain how exactly to deal with them in terms of elimination.


Ads by Not Set
Ads by Not Set

Ads by Not Set may appear practically in all widely used browsers today. This list surely includes Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge. You may as well notice some strange processes running in the background when you open Task Manager. However, you will not find the exact name of adware causing such troubles in your computer.

In addition to Ads by Not Set, there will be another problem of continuous redirection of your browser to random websites. Through them, your computer may become infected with tons of other hazardous programs. You may end up facing your PC to be full of junk programs. We suggest you to follow this guide to remove Ads by Not Set from your PC by scanning your PC with a proper malware removal tool.


Ads by Not Set automatic removal tool:

Ads by Not Set removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
  • Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of GridinSoft Anti-Malware to reset browser settings

  • Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Ads by Not Set in the future.

GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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