GreatAds is browser add-on what was created for comfort shopping on the Internet. This add-on will display many deals and offers with lower price, so you can buy what you want with a lower price. But of course, this add-on want to trick you with false promises about its functionality. Actually GreatAds is another adware and potentially unwanted program (pup) what can be installed stealthily and will transfer your browser activity (IP addresses, Internet service provider, browsing details (websites visited, pages viewed, search queries, etc.) to the third parties. Sad part is that GreatAds “Compatible with any browser” and will infect all browsers on your computer like Google Chrome, Edge, Mozila, Opera, Safari, Internet Explorer, so you will see this annoying virus no matter what browser you use. Be aware because this adware can easily steal some your private information and transfer it yo the third parties.
GreatAds can be installed as a bundle with some freeware what you download and install from the suspicious sites. That’s why we highly recommend to check “Advanced” every time you install the free program from the Internet. Never allow the program to install with “Custom” option, or be ready that some additional program will appear on your computer. So if you are infected with GreatAds you will see millions of ads like pop-ups, banners, coupons every time you go online. No matter what if offer to you don’t click on it! There is high risk what you will be redirected to malicious sites where you can be infected with new viruses. If you want to protect your computer and your private information you should remove GreatAds as fast as possible.
Automatic removal tool for GreatAds virus:
Step by step instructions how to remove GreatAds virus.
- First, you need to download and install GridinSoft Trojan Killer Portable.
- Then you should choose the type of scan (Full scan is advised).
- Start the scan and wait untill it`s finished:
- After the scan is completed, you need to click on “Cure PC!” button to remove GreatAds virus:
How to prevent the GreatAds virus:
- Advertisements, you shouldn’t click on any ads and pop-ups in your browser, this can lead to the redirection on potentially viral pages!
- Spam messages from email, attached files in emails can appear to be malicious in most cases. Don’t download or open such attachments they can be infected with adware of malware!
- Surfing the internet, there are millions of phishing website on the internet. Each one of them can be very dangerous for your computer. Avoid such pages, try only reliable and trusted websites!
- Pay attention to what you install, there are tons of hijackers and malicious program that are being installed through bundled applications and downloaders. Don’t install any suspicious program and files, always check signer before proceding further!
By following this removal instruction we hope you will deal with GreatAds virus once and for all. In case you have any problems or this virus is still inside, leave a comment below or contact our Support Team.