City Web is an ad-supported software that may expose the affected Web browser to plenty of intrusive commercial ads such as: in-line text, coupon, banner, transitional, pop-up/under and price comparison ads etc. To be short, this program aims to make money on advertisements, increasing sales of its partners. It cannot add any value to the quality of your on-line activities. Thus, the programs of such sort deserve to be removed. The guide below will tell you how to do it.
City Web adware is being distributed via ‘bundling’. It means that publishers add the installation package of City Web adware to some popular freeware and do not adequately disclose this fact. The users install the desired program and gets absolutely undesired tool in addition. But it happens mostly with the users who do not like to read the long and boring installation wizards where is possible to find out what they except to install.
Following successful infiltration, except annoying ads City Web starts tracking user’s Internet browsing activity, records what sites the users visit and show the relevant ads basing on this information. If hitting the advertisements delivered by this annoying browser add-on is likely to cause high-risk of various computer infections. Furthermore this adware constantly tracks user’s on-line sessions, collects personal information like IP addresses, unique identifier numbers, browser type, cookies, search queries entered into search engines (Google, Bing, etc.), website URL’s visited, pages viewed and other similar info. It is quite impudent, isn’t it? It may lead to serious privacy issues or even identity theft. Now, there is no need to tell you how dangerous it is.
As you see this adware is worth to be deleted without postponing because it can be used for potentially malicious activities, like make people visit insecure websites, make them install insecure programs and similar tasks. That’s why we recommend avoiding City Web. In order to uninstall this unwanted tool, make sure you follow the guide below:
City Web virus removal:
City Web adware removal
- 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.
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