Saturday, January 10, 2015

How to Remove UniSales Pop-Up Ads

I downloaded something on my computer today and since then I got a bunch of crazy going on on my computer and then I noticed at the corner it says it's coming from UniSales... so I did a bit of google and found this.  And it seems to be helping.

[source]  [Also this video]

I only did steps 1-3

There are so many UniSales related ads showing themselves on your browser pages? You computer are running very slow and sometimes you even cannot open your web browsers? What is UniSales? How this UniSales gets into your computer? How to remove UniSales completely from your computer? Here we tells you more details.

What are UniSales Pop-up Ads?

From the symptoms mentioned above, we can now figure out that UniSales is classified as a potentially unwanted adware program. UniSales can bring various kinds of ads include but not limited to offers, coupons, deals, banner ads, in-text ads and price comparisons. UniSales is a potentially unwanted program for it is usually comes into users computer via free downloads and generates various ads, deals or coupons during visiting online.

UniSales can corrupt all your web browsers including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla FireFox. Once installed UniSales will displays various types of ads based on the website you are visiting. Currently UniSales adware program displays at least four basic types of advertising including sponsored links, coupons, deals and banner ads, “pop-unders” or interstitial ads. Usually they are labeled as “Ads by UniSales”, “UniSales Ads”, “UniSales Deals”, UniSales Coupons, “Powered by UniSales”, “Brought by UniSales”, etc.

With the infection of UniSales program you may agree to give your consent to display all those third party ads, and give the access to third party to collect and use your personal information, such as online history, email address, even other private data. UniSales also shares non-personally identifiable information (including search and URL history)to advertising partners to improve product performance and ad relevance. UniSales will automatically update with new feature and optimization. UniSales is not malicious virus related but potentially unwanted, you should not keep it on your computer.

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How your Computer Got Infected with UniSales Adware?

Usually UniSales come bundled with free applications from the internet, such as free softwares, videos, system utilities. When you download and install these free applications you may agree to install the UniSales program on your computer. For example when you download and install these free programs from Internet you may agree to get UniSales program and other unknown programs installed together if you just keep click on the I Agree or Accept button during installation setup.

Computer users should pay more attention on their online activity and should always be thoughtful and careful when they install something. Always remember that you should download them from its official site. On the other hand when you install them, keep in mind the Advanced or Custom installation should be your first choice and do not select anything that is not familiar to you. UniSales program is potentially unwanted considering its behavior shown above. If you already get infected with this redirect virus, you should remove it as soon as possible. Follow this step by step removal guide below to do that.

UniSales Pop-up Ads Removal Guide:

    Step 1 Scan your computer for possible malware infections using Anvi Smart Defender Anti-malware
    Step 2 Uninstall UniSales Related Program from Computer
    Step 3 Remove UniSales Pop-up Ads from your Browsers
    Step 4 Remove UniSales leftovers and Optimize your Computer Using Cloud System Booster

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Step 1 Scan your Computer for Possible Malware Infections Using Anvi Smart Defender Anti-malware

    To make sure the computer is clean from UniSales and any potential malware infections, you are highly recommended to use Anvi Smart Defender antimalware to protect your computer.

    Anvi Smart Defender is a brand new anti-malware software designed to protect your PC from being infected with computer virus and malware. Featuring with the powerful Cloud Scan Technologies and daily updated database, Anvi Smart Defender can detect, block and remove malware threats including Trojans, ransomwares, worms, backdoors and malicious adwares. Anvi Smart Defender is devote to providing advanced Internet security solution for computer users.



    Please note, after the tool has been downloaded and installed, make sure database is updated to the latest version and also ensure the Anvi Smart Defender is set to scan the rootkit by clicking settings shown below. And then click OK to save the change and close the window to run this scanner.


Step 2 Uninstall UniSales Related Program from Computer

    Windows 7/Vista users:
      Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" in the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel".
      Locate "Programs", "Uninstall a Program".
      Look for suspicious or unfamiliar program, select this entry and click Uninstall.

    Windows 8 users:
      Click "Charms bar", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel".
      Locate and click "Uninstall a program".
      Look for suspicious or unfamiliar related program, select its entry and click Uninstall.


    Please note, UniSales related program may vary by name and you are suggested to uninstall any suspicious or unfamiliar third party program.

Step 3 Remove UniSales Pop-up Ads from your Browsers

* Remove UniSales Pop-up Ads from Internet Explorer

      1 Open Internet Explorer, go to Tools , then click on Internet Options.


      2 In the Internet Options dialog box, click on the Advanced tab, then click on the Reset button.


      3 In the Reset Internet Explorer settings section, check the Delete personal settings box, then click on Reset.


* Remove UniSales Pop-up Ads from Mozilla Firefox

      1 Open Firefox, click the Firefox button, go to the Help sub-menu, and select Troubleshooting Information.


    2 Click the Reset Firefox button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.


    3 Then click Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens. Firefox will close and be reset.

* Remove UniSales Pop-up Ads from Google Chrome

      1 Click on the icon ‘Customize and control Google Chrome’, select ‘Settings’, at the bottom of this page, click on ‘Show advanced settings’.


      2 Find the Reset browser settings option, click on Reset button to reset your Google Chrome.


There is also another one (I am sure there are many more of these evil things with different names).
This too, in general.