Disasteroids is a variant of a famous game packed with adware that displays ads in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This happens if you install this game or if Disasteroids was deceptively installed with other free program and infected your web browser. Since it is a legitimate and non-malicious program, your antivirus does not block it. If you want to remove Disasteroids then follow this guide.
Disasteroids is not a virus, but many computer users think that it is when Disasteroids suddenly appear. The way of installing Disasteroids is often deceptive because computer users do not expect bundles coming instead of a needed program. Disasteroids is often distributed with popular free programs, and it is preset for automatic installation. Disasteroids consists of various program components such as one installed as Windows application and multiple BHO (browser helper objects), web browser extensions or add-ons that work together for running adware activities. Therefore, if you want to remove Disasteroids, then you need to uninstall Disasteroids application and remove extensions related to Disasteroids from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following Disasteroids removal guide placed below.
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What is Disasteroids?
Disasteroids is a program and web browser extension that are designed for tracking your web browsing and displaying ads and deals in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer when you visits various websites. Disasteroids adware consists of a similarly named Windows application and plugins present as web browser extensions, add-ons, and BHO. These Disasteroids components are designed for tracking your web browsing and displaying advertising in various ways. If you click on Disasteroids ads, then the owner gets profit for your click from promoters. That is why Disasteroids is often deceptively installed. It wastes your time, web traffic, and compromises your privacy since gathered information about your habits are often shared among promoters. Disasteroids is often distributed with free program downloads. It is deceptively installed unless you disable this optional program before installing the program that you download. Removing Disasteroids is quite straight, but other adware that might come with it is often difficult to remove without special tools.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
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.
Disasteroids Adware Removal ToolDisasteroids Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove Disasteroids and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to Disasteroids malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete Disasteroids components manually if you want. This software is timely updated and offers a free professional support for removing mutating viruses. It helps to remove stubborn PUP (potentially unwanted programs) and spyware, protects DNS connection, your web browsers, ActiveX components, and other system elements form malware infection. SpyHunter helps to guard your computer against Disasteroids and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove Disasteroids Ads Manually
For manual removal you need to uninstall all Disasteroids components. Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with anti-spyware program to make sure that other hidden malicious programs are also removed.
Uninstall Disasteroids on Windows 8
- On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.
- Select "Disasteroids" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.
Optional: If on a desktop, right click "Start" button (or the lower left corner) to open the "Quick Access Menu". Then find and click on "Programs and Features"
Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.
Uninstall Disasteroids on Windows 7, Vista
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right
- Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and highlight Disasteroids program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Disasteroids on Windows XP
Uninstalling Disasteroids from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
- Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
- Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and click on Disasteroids program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Disasteroids from Chrome
Remove Disasteroids extensions from Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find Disasteroids extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Disasteroids from Firefox
Remove Disasteroids add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find Disasteroids add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Disasteroids from Internet Explorer
Remove Disasteroids extensions from Internet Explorer
- Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
- Click on Manage add-ons option.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on Disasteroids, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: I hope you done by now, and Disasteroids are gone. However, other malware and adware programs might be present on your computer. If you still see ads displayed by other malicious program, then try to use Disasteroids Removal Tool that can remove all malicious programs and protect your computer against future infections.
Remove Disasteroids Adware Infection Completely
Disasteroids adware might be spread in a bundle with other like programs. As a result, your system might be also infected with malicious programs used by cyber criminals for stealing money and illegal activities. After you remove Disasteroids adware you have to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus. Then it is a good idea to scan your system with anti-malware program like SpyHunter 4. This software offers a free scanner that helps with manual removal, and you can opt for automated removal, professional support, and anti-malware protection.