There are a lot of advertising software. Provider is considered as an adware and a potentially unwanted program. The problem with this software is that it uses deceptive methods of installation and starts to demonstrate you ads and pop-ups.
There are a lot of different ways for Provider adware to be installed. Because it is advertising applications, it is spreading as a legit one. But it also uses tricky methods like bundling. Provider installation is wrapped in another program and this adware installs along with it. Email spam messaging and viral advertising are also in spreading process.
After the successful installation, Provider adware will attach to your browser as an extension. It will start to generate ads and pop-ups all over your browser window, slowing your computer down and annoying you. Although it is not a malicious advertising platform, some of the ads may appear to be viral and redirect you on malicious pages. That is why it is advised to remove Provider adware and scan your computer for any other potential threats. Follow the instructions below to do that.
Provider automatic removal tool:
Provider 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:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware 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 Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Provider 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:
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):