How to delete Ads by Capricornus adware?

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Ads by Capricornus are nowadays actively bombarding the majority of widely used browsers in various world locations. In fact, the adware may attack specifically browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and even the brand new masterpiece of Microsoft – its Edge browser.


The problem though is that this application called Capricornus will not be even specified in the list of legally installed programs of your computer. Neither will you be able to detect anything suspicious in the list of browser add-ons (extensions). Nevertheless, Ads by Capricornus will keep popping up everywhere in your computer.

We seriously urge you to get rid of Ads by Capricornus as soon as you identify their presence in your system. We suggest that you perform the removal of this adware with the help of a reliable malware removal program, such as GridinSoft Anti-Malware. What you will definitely need to do is to scan the system with its help, delete all the threats related to Capricornus adware and other infections, and, finally, to reset your browsers with its help.

Capricornus automatic removal tool:

Capricornus 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:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Capricornus 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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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