There are many users today who have suddenly seen the bunch of these annoying ads by AdPunisher to pop up in their browsers. This issue isn’t something new, by the way. There have been many other adware samples similarly attacking many widely used browsers.
Speaking about AdPunisher adware, this particular program may infect browsers like Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. No doubt, other browsers aren’t an exception. They can be touched by this malicious program too. Actually, this adware essentially slows down the performance of the PC and causes other troubles. For example, your PC may be redirected to plenty of malicious domains, through which the system may be contaminated with many other dangerous programs.
It is important to know that AdPunisher adware may be integrated by default with some other free applications. You need to be careful not to permit any concealed installations to occur in your computer without your consent or approval. Always select the option of a custom (advanced) installation, since this is the best way to avoid AdPunisher adware penetration into your system.
AdPunisher automatic removal tool:
AdPunisher 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:
- 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:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with AdPunisher 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:
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):