How to get rid of Common Dots Ads?

Common Dots is the adware currently displaying a lot of intrusive Ads by Common Dots in your browser. No matter what page you go to, these advertisements will be quite pushy in their attempts to make you click on them. This is why they’re so multiple, so you’re being always forced by this adware to make those clicks. Yet, we don’t recommend you doing that.

Common Dots adware

This tutorial is dedicated to help you in deleting the adware from your computer. This guide is universal and helps very well in deleting other adware samples. This is all because we recommend you to perform the removal job with the help of a powerful and proven antispyware program.

First of all, let us talk a little bit about Common Dots adware and the ways of its distribution in the web. There are many free programs which are by default bundled with this disgusting program. The point is that users often fail to be duly attentive. So, they just click on “Next” and “I agree” buttons during freeware installation, without paying attention to many important details.

If users read the EULAs and the instructions of the setup wizards of free programs they may actually avoid installation of Common Dots adware and other similar junk programs. Yet, if they see this application up and running, the chances are that this is their personal responsibility for installing this software into their PCs.

Common Dots adware doesn’t actually perform any single good thing for your computer. It most often slows down the performance of your computer and really annoys you with its persistent pushy ads. Furthermore, you may experience the problem of search engine redirection to random websites, which in their turn could potentially infect your computer with various other junk applications.

To sum up, Common Dots is not the good program for your system. We recommend you to get rid of it effectively with the help of GridinSoft Trojan Killer. You will need to remove all the infections it finds and then to reset your browsers with its help. Please feel free to contact us for further assistance if you need it.


Common Dots automatic removal tool:

Common Dots 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:
  • Apply actions by Trojan Killer

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

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Common Dots 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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Trojan Killer

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):

Malicious item blocked by Trojan Killer

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