Canopus as the adware is know to show plenty of intrusive adverts marked as “brought by Canopus“, “powered by Canopus“, etc. Very often these ads many come up when users go to different e-commerce sites, such as Amazon, Ebay, Bestbuy, etc. It is mandatory to stay away from clicking on them, no matter how intrusive these ads are.
Canopus adware is also known to cause other problems in the PC. For example, users may see the huge number of annoying pop-up windows leading them to all sorts of dangerous places in the web. As a result, the computer may become full of other threats or at least of potentially unwanted applications.
Canopus adware is often the part of many free applications. Users who prefer to deal with freeware need to make sure they do not allow any concealed installations to take place in their PCs without user”s permission or approval. Finally, to get rid of this adware users are recommended to follow the removal tips set forth below.
Canopus automatic removal tool:
Canopus 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:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware 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 Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Canopus 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:
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):