CommonShare is an adware program designed for displaying ads and deals in your web browser. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome are infected with this adware. You can easily detect CommonShare adware by “See Similar” button placed close to product pictures on the web sites that you visit. Some signs like “brought to you by CommonShare” are also displayed on ads. While CommonShare is not malicious program, it is often deceptively installed along with free programs that you download. CommonShare adware wastes your web traffic and compromises your privacy by spying on your web browsing habits and history. If you want to remove CommonShare, it is not difficult to do. You just need to remove all CommonShare components installed as an application and web browser extensions specific to your web browser.
This removal guide will help you to remove CommonShare manually or use special security software designed for removing CommonShare and other malicious programs. SpyHunter offers not only removal but real-time protection against malicious programs and PUP (potentially unwanted programs). It has a free scanner that in helpful for manual removal and let access the severity of the infection.
What is CommonShare?
CommonShare is an adware program that displays coupons, deals, and pop-up ads in web browsers Chrome. Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This adware is often automatically installed with other free program downloads if users fail to spot and disable an optional adware program in download client or a setup wizard. This way of deceptive installation relies on user’s rush and lack of attention that let distributors easily generate profit out of users’ clicks on CommonShare ads. Removing CommonShare adware is slightly more difficult than uninstalling other Windows programs since CommonShare components are also installed into web browsers, and you need to remove them along with CommonShare program.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
If you want to avoid deceptive adware installation and using products similar to CommonShare, then you need to keep in mind that adware programs are often delivered with free programs, is set for automatic installation, and will be installed unless you disable such optional items. Pay attention to marked check boxes placed in setup wizard screens and disable additional software unless you know it. Always use “custom” installation instead of “typical”, or “normal” since these options might hide adware programs. Read EULA that might inform you about adware programs and terms of their use.
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CommonShare Removal Tool
CommonShare Removal Tool makes removal process easy and safe for a user without experience and save anyone’s time. It comes with anti-spyware program, and free online assistance effective for a year. Money back guaranty makes it safe to try. This security pack helps to remove malicious programs and legitimate spyware and adware that are not addressed by conventional anti-virus products. It helps to increase your security and privacy.
Remove CommonShare Manually
First, you need to uninstall CommonShare using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then you need to remove web browser add-on components that belong to CommonShare adware.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with anti-spyware program to make sure that hidden malware and spyware are also removed.
Uninstal CommonShare 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 “CommonShare” item, and click Remove. Look for other adware programs and uninstall them.
Remove CommonShare from Internet Explorer
Remove CommonShare add-ons 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 “CommonShare” add-ons.
- Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.
Remove CommonShare from Firefox
Remove CommonShare 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 “CommonShare” add-ons. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove CommonShare from Chrome
Remove CommonShare add-ons 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 “CommonShare” add-ons.
- Restart your browser.
Note: This manual removal procedure for CommonShare is easy to follow. So, other malware and adware programs might be present on your computer, and you need other guides to remove them. CommonShare Removal Tool makes it easy for you to detect and remove other malicious programs quickly and efficiently.
Remove CommonShare Completely
CommonShare adware might be spread in a bundle with other like programs and it might be also used by cyber criminals for spying on you and exploiting your computer as a bot for illegal internet scams. After you remove CommonShare you need to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus and rescan your system with anti-spyware program like SpyHunter or one that comes with CommonShare Removal Tool. Both anti-malware scanners are free, and you can always check is your computer infected or not.
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