Ads by RF (uninstall instructions)

Some users while surfing the Internet see the load of annoying Ads by RF popping up in their browsers. So, what are these ads all about and what can be done to get rid of them effectively?

Ads by RF

Ads by RF are caused by horrible adware currently installed and running in your system. It is quite likely that this particular adware was installed into the system after you’ve been dealing with some cost-free programs. In all such cases it is mandatory that you always thoroughly read the EULAs (End User License Agreements) related to all cost-free programs. If you find the information about some other third-party applications you do not need, go ahead and switch to advanced (custom) installation mode to prevent any third-party programs from getting into your PC. Otherwise you may end up facing your system to be full of junk applications.

Ads by RF have been noticed to appear in all widely used browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera and Mozilla Firefox. However, the problem is that user often find it very difficult to locate the source of this adware in PCs. No matter what they do, they just cannot find any suspicious program to be mentioned in the list of available utilities.

The best way to eliminate Ads by RF is to scan the system with a genuine and powerful anti-malware tool as explained carefully in the remainder of the tutorial below. You will need to remove the infections it find and to reset your browsers with its help as explained below.


Ads by RF (adware) automatic removal tool:

Removal steps for Ads by RF:

  • Download GridinSoft AntiMalware and scan your PC with it.
  • Click on “Apply” to remove all threats found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft AntiMalware

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

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft AntiMalware:

How to prevent your PC from being contaminated with Ads by RF again in the future.

GridinSoft AntiMalware 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 AntiMalware

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 AntiMalware 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 AntiMalware

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