Adware is a software application that shows you annoying ads. It could be a kind of software integrated by advertisements that appear in pop-up Windows or on a toolbar of the PC or web browser. Most adware’s are annoying, but harmless. However, some are designed to gather personal data of yours, track the browsing history as well as record the keystrokes. In this blog post, Norton Antivirus Support team will give you all the information regarding adware.
Where is the source of adware?
The way spyware is designed, adware is also built into free software application, but can also be installed on the web browser or operating system via a security loophole. If the device is properly secured, no chances of any adware is there to attack it.
How to identify adware?
No doubt the device of yours is infected with adware if ads are popping up in PC screen or applications where they were not present earlier. Pop-ups are also seen on computer’s desktop even when you’re not surfing the web. Likewise, the browser’s homepage also seems changed. You can use Norton adware scanner to see if the device is infected or not.
Here are a few typical signs of adware on a system:
⇒ Your web browser’s homepage has unexpectedly changed without your authority.
⇒ Your PC starts installing undesirable software applications automatically.
⇒ Advertisements starts to run in places they are not supposed to be.
⇒ Web pages that you regularly open are not displaying appropriately.
⇒ Your web browser performs quite slowly.
⇒ Website links redirect to websites that seems to be suspicious.
⇒ New toolbars, extensions, or plugins unexpectedly flood your web browser.
⇒ Your web browser crashes.
How to get rid of adware?
Before deleting adware from the device, make sure all-important files are properly backed up that you want to keep secure. Then use Norton Antivirus with adware removal software to scan as well as remove any adware trouble that might be present on the device.
How to stop adware?
⇒ Use antivirus software with an adware cleaner.
⇒ Make sure the web browser, operating system, and other software applications are update.
⇒ Never use free Wi-Fi connection as it is very harmful.
⇒ Turn on a firewall when using the Internet.
Use Adware Removal Tool
Adware removal tool is the perfect choice for removal of any adware from the device. Just, scan the device with removal tool and stay relax. Removal tool will fix any issue and clear the memory of the device for better performance. Don’t hesitate in using the adware removal tool as proper assistance is given by Norton Technical Support team.