BlockIt is adware program promoted as a tool for parent that helps to keep kids out of visiting adult websites. The idea behind BlockIt purpose helps to facilitate installing this adware. Then popup ads an other types of advertising start to appear in Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. However, BlockIt is often deceptively installed with other free programs distributed over the Web. While it is not malicious, any adware program is not safe. BlockIt spies on your web browsing for delivering ads that you are likely to click on for maximizing profit paid for such advertising.
If you want to remove BlockIt adware, then you need to remove components installed as a Windows program and extensions for web browsers listed above. Use this guide. For manual BlockIt removal you need to remove BlockIt application, BHO (browser helper object) and other web browser extensions related to BlockIt adware. Certainly, it is possible there is more malicious programs on your computer and adware programs similar to BlockIt. In this case it is better to use special removal tools for uninstalling all dangerous programs and removing other computer infections.
This removal guide will help you to remove BlockIt manually or with a help of special security software that removes BlockIt and other malicious programs. SpyHunter offers quality detection, clean removal, and real-time protection against malicious programs.
What is BlockIt?
BlockIt is an adware developed for making money out of users’ clicks and presented as a program that helps to make web safer for kids. While it is not malicious intent, BlockIt is a spyware that can track your web browsing and compromise your privacy by sharing results with marketers. Adware wastes your web traffic for running such activities and displaying ads. BlockIt is often deceptively installed with free programs that comes wrapped in a download client that holds setup wizard for a free program along with BlockIt offered as option and set for automatic installation. BlockIt is installed as a Windows program that manages adware and web browser extensions installed into Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This makes removing BlockIt more slightly more complicated than removing other windows programs, but if it is bundled with other adware programs, then you can have a hard time. You’d better be careful while installing free programs because inspecting screens of download client takes less time than removing BlockIt and more serious infections.
Protection against adware deceptive installation:
Protect your computer with programs like SpyHunter that can trace installation process, warn you on threats, and remove malware on your demand. Otherwise you need to pay attention to EULAs and check boxes placed in setup wizard and download clients related to a free program that you download. It helps you to notice additional programs bundled to the one you get. Always use “custom”, or “advanced”, installation option instead of “typical”, or “normal” or “quick” because these options often hide adware programs from your view.
BlockIt Adware Removal Tool
SpyHunter is a great BlockIt Removal Tool. It helps to remove BlockIt and other malicious programs found on your computer. Thorough process of detection let remove residual damages let by malicious program in your system even if such programs was removed by your anti-virus software. This security tool is frequently updated and has a very reliable malware detection rate. It means that real-time anti-malware protection offered with SpyHunter is truly reliable. If you use it as BlockIt Removal Tool, you will also get a free online support that helps to solve problems and remove even the most complicated computer infections. Real-time protection helps to guard your computer against malware infections and PUPs similar to BlockIt.
Remove BlockIt Ads Manually
You need to uninstall all the BlockIt components manually. First you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs”. Then you need to remove web browser add-on components that belong to BlockIt.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with antispyware program to make sure that other hidden malicious programs are also removed.
Uninstal BlockIt adware program
- Click Start button, and then click Control Panel in the system Start menu.
- Double-click “Add or Remove Programs” (“Programs and Features” for Win7 and Vista) in the Control Panel menu window.
- Scroll through the program list, highlight “BlockIt” application, and click Remove. Look for other adware programs and uninstall them.
Remove BlockIt Ads from Internet Explorer
Remove BlockIt extensions from Internet Explorer Browsers
- Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
- Pick Manage add-ons.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions on left, and look for “BlockIt” extension.
- Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.
Remove BlockIt Ads from Firefox
Remove BlockIt add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and find Tools in top menu.
- Click it and select Add-ons.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar.
- Find “BlockIt” add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove BlockIt Ads from Chrome
Remove BlockIt extensions for Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on the Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
- Choose Settings from the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed extensions.
- Find and Disable/Delete all “BlockIt” extension.
- Restart your browser.
Note: Manual BlockIt removal is not difficult, and you can easily remove this adware. However, more complex malware infection might be present on your computer. It is better to get rid of infections as soon as possible. Use software for detection and removal. SpyHunter and BlockIt Removal Tool let you detect and remove other malicious programs quickly and efficiently.
Remove BlockIt Adware Infection Completely
BlockIt adware might be spread in a bundle with other like and even some malicious programs. They might be used by cyber criminals for spying on you and exploiting your computer as a bot for illegal activities on the Internet. After you remove BlockIt, run full antivirus scan with an updated version of your antivirus and use SpyHunter for anti-malware protection.
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