The Screen Addict extension is considered as adware and a potentially unwanted program. And even though developers are promoting this program as news software, it will annoy you with lots of pop-ups. Also, this add-on uses deception and lies to be installed into the system and starts to demonstrate adverts and pop-ups in your internet browser. If you”re worried about your privacy and Internet browsing safety, you should get rid of Screen Addict adware as soon as possible.
Usually, the bundling method is very effective method when you need to promote your software. This method means that Screen Addict wrapped in the installation of other programs like video players, cracked games, launchers, and even office programs, which lead to the installation of two and more programs without your permission. But the developers are also promoting this extension as a legit one.
And once it is inside, Screen Addict will start to generate a lot of different ads and pop-ups offering you new products, special discounts and things like that. These adverts will seriously slow your system down and redirect you on potentially viral links once you left click on them. This is a very popular way to make user open the link. Opening such web pages can be very dangerous, you can catch malware and adware programs that will do even more damage to your computer. The main purpose of such software is to get some profit from users like you. By clicking on the advert you are creating internet traffic and the developers of this adware getting their money from it. It is advised to remove Screen Addict adware from your computer as soon as possible. Follow the instructions below to deal with this threat.
Screen Addict automatic removal tool:
Screen Addict 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 Screen Addict 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):