Adpunisher Removal Instructions
Adpunisher is a browser extension which is categorized as an advertising supported program. Ironically it promises to protect the user from the irritating advertisements, while in reality it will flood all your browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome) with numerous ads.
This adware is created on JustPlugIt engine and will enter your computer in a deceptive manner. Do not allow this suspicious and useless application to stay in your PC and to use your resources. We recommend to delete Adpunisher.
What does Adpunisher do?
Adpunisher uses InstalleRex, Amonetize or Vittalia installers to infiltrate your system. If the program enters your system bundled with InstalleRex installer, it means that you clicked a pop-up that was supposed to update Java or Flash in some untrustworthy website. The other two installers will most likely be presented in another file sharing page. You may have installed them after choosing the fake download button. To avoid this you should use only official websites for free of charge software installations. Otherwise you may be left with similar software which you will have to remove the same way you now have to get rid of Adpunisher.
Since we already mentioned that this adware works with all major browsers, you should not be surprised when you see ‘Ads by AdPunisher’ in all of them. It also means that your only option is to remove Adpunisher from your system, because you will not be able avoid the ads by changing the browser. You may be presented with coupons, deals, pop-ups, banners, etc. that will constantly interrupt your browsing for as long as you allow the adware to stay in the PC.
At first, for some users the ads may seem useful. That is because the application gathers information about your habits and preferences and uses this data to make the ads more attractive to you. However, remember that if you fall for this trick and click the provided ad, you may invite malware which will seriously harm your system. The third parties promoted by this adware are not checked and nobody can guarantee that they are reliable. The adware holds no responsibility over the contents of the ads or the nature of the websites to which you will be routed. Do not risk your system’s safety and eliminate Adpunisher.
How to remove Adpunisher?
It would be best, if you would terminate Adpunisher using a reputablele anti-spyware application. This way the success of Adpunisher removal will be assured and your computer will be protected from future threats. You will find manual Adpunisher removal instructions under this article.
- Move to the bottom right corner of the desktop.
- Choose Settings.
- Click Control Panel.
- Open Uninstall a program.
- Uninstall Adpunisher.
- Click the Start button.
- Choose Control Panel.
- Access Add or Remove programs.
- Remove Adpunisher.
Windows Vista and Windows 7
- Open Start menu.
- Tap Control Panel.
- Select Uninstall a program.
- Uninstall Adpunisher.