ConceptTool is another adware program among those that are spread recently. Such adware programs are bundled and deceptively installed when you download free programs and updates from various websites. If you fail to disable option for bundled ConceptTool app, then it is automatically installed. ConceptTool will run all sorts of advertising activities in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. It consists of many components installed in different places. As an example, you can find ConceptTool application in the list of installed programs, but you also need to remove ConceptTool web browser extensions if you want to get rid of ConceptTool ads and deals. Details of the removal process are described below, and it is fairly easy to remove all ConceptTool components if you want to do it manually. Though, other infections can make it more difficult because you need to somehow detect malicious components that were possibly installed along with ConceptTool or infected your computer somehow else.
This removal guide will help you to remove ConceptTool manually or use special security software designed for removing ConceptTool 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 ConceptTool?
ConceptTool is a typical adware product designed for advertising activities ran in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. ConceptTool consists of a similarly named Windows application and web browser extensions, add-ons, and browser helper objects installed as ConceptTool plugins. Adware is note the most dangerous threat, but it is not safe either. Tracking of your web browsing history compromises your privacy, and your profile might be shared among promoters. ConceptTool is often deceptively installed with other free programs installed from the web. If you want to remove ConceptTool ads, then you need to remove all components related to this adware and uninstall ConceptTool application. See details below and learn how can you easily remove ConceptTool adware from your computer and web browsers.
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” installation instead of “typical”, or “normal” since these options might hide adware programs.
ConceptTool Adware Removal Tool
SpuHunter is a good ConceptTool Removal Tool that helps you to uninstall ConceptTool components and remove other malicious programs. This security software is frequently updated and has a very reliable malware detection rate. This means that anti-malware protection offered by SpyHunter is also reliable. If you use this software as a ConceptTool Removal Tool, then you will get a free online support that helps to solve possible problems and remove even the most stubborn computer infections. Active protection feature helps to guard your computer against malicious programs and PUPs similar to ConceptTool
Remove ConceptTool Ads Manually
You need to uninstall ConceptTool application using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then, you need to remove web browser add-on components that belong to ConceptTool adware.
Use the following guide for manual removal, or scan your computer with anti-malware for removing other malicious programs from your infected computer.
Uninstal ConceptTool 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 “ConceptTool” application, and click Remove. Look for other adware programs and uninstall them.
Remove ConceptTool Ads from Internet Explorer
Remove ConceptTool 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 “ConceptTool” extension.
- Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.
Remove ConceptTool Ads from Firefox
Remove ConceptTool 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 “ConceptTool” add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove ConceptTool Ads from Chrome
Remove ConceptTool 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 “ConceptTool” extension.
- Restart your browser.
Note: This manual removal procedure is not difficult, but it might be very time consuming process if you have other infections on your computer. Use SpyHunter for malware removal and anti-malware protection instead of wasting your time for manual removal. Scan your system for free and see how many malicious programs are present on your computer.
Remove ConceptTool Adware Infection Completely
ConceptTool adware might be bundled with other similar programs and your computer might be infected with malware used by cyber criminals. After you remove ConceptTool you need to run full anti-virus scan with and then scan your system with anti-malware software like SpyHunter. This anti-malware software comes with a free scanners, and you can use scan results as a reference for manual malware removal, or opt for an automated one.
Find more about safe practices that can help to prevent computer infections and protect your system against malicious programs.