Removal guide for Bang5Tao adware

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Bang5Tao is considered as an adware and a potentially unwanted program. This program breaks in your system silently without your permission and starts to demonstrate ads and pop-ups all over your browser screen. And Bang5Tao presents great danger for you and your data.


There are a lot of ways how Bang5Tao could break in your system. Because it is adware, it uses deceptive and tricky methods like bundling, to be installed along with other programs. But besides that it can use email spam messages and viral advertising to spread among users.

After successful installation, Bang5Tao will start to generate ads and pop-ups in your browser. This program will be known in your system as B5TShoppingAssistant, it has a lot of dll and exe files that can take some of your CPU and RAM usage. This will seriously slow your computer down and clicking on viral ads will redirect you on malicious pages where you can be infected with more viruses. These are main reasons why it is advised to remove Bang5Tao adware and check your computer for any other malicious activity. Follow the removal guide below, it will help you to deal with this threat.

Bang5Tao automatic removal tool:

Bang5Tao 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 Bang5Tao 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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