Assist Point stands for a new quite annoying adware currently infecting the majority of browsers today. The infection is spread through various ways, some of them are absolutely illegal, whereas certain methods of its distribution are absolutely acceptable. In many cases users bear personal responsibility for installing this unwanted application into their PCs. In this tutorial you will find more information about the danger of Assist Point Ads and ways of their elimination from your system.
Assist Point adware is most likely spread in the Internet through being bundled by default with many other free programs. Users need to pay close attention to what exactly they’re going to make the part of their PCs in addition to the main application of their choice. Some people today are in such a hurry to install some free program that they don’t carefully read the information provided by the installer of this software. So, they just click on “Next” and “I agree” buttons, without actually understanding what exactly they agree with. As a result, they install a lot of junk into their computers.
Assist Point adware may affect all major browsers today, including Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. The adware adds its own extension (add-on) into them. Plus, you will notice that the name of this program is even mentioned in the list of legally installed software of your computer.
For those people who prefer to remove adware manually they need to uninstall this application in a regular way. They must access the Control Panel of their PC and uninstall this software. Also, they will need to disable and remove any related add-ons (extensions) from their browsers. However, this might not be enough and Ads by Assist Point adware will still pop up.
To get rid of Assist Point adware completely you definitely need to scan your system with a powerful antispyware program, such as GridinSoft Trojan Killer. It will help you to find all the remnants of Assist Point adware in your computer. You will need to remove such files (with the full registered version of the program) and to reset all your browsers with its help. In case you require more help on our part, please feel free to contact us without hesitation.
Assist Point automatic removal tool:
Assist Point removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Trojan Killer and scan your computer with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Trojan Killer click on “Tools” and then on “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:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Assist Point in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer 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:
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 Trojan Killer 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):