Grassmow adware is a PUP (potentially unwanted program) developed by SuperWeb LLC and responsible for ads displayed in your web browsers. Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer are usually infected. This happens iwhen you install a free program from the web bundled with Grassmow. It is not malicious, and your antivirus do not probably warn you on this potential threat to your security and privacy. If you want to remove Grassmow, then follow this guide and complete the removal process.
If you wonder how Grassmow was installed on your computer, then you just failed to disable optional Grassmow installation offered by the download client that comes with a free program from the Internet. Various websites use bundling to monetize free program distribution. Grassmow is one of adware programs that is used for this purpose, and it is set to be automatically installed unless you notice it and disable Grassmow before installing a free program.
Grassmow is installed as a Windows application and as multiple web browser components installed as Grassmow BHO (browser helper objects), extension or add-on in Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. If you want to remove Grassmow and to get rid of advertising in your web browser, then you need to uninstall Grassmow application and remove extensions related to Grassmow from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following Grassmow removal guide placed below.
This guide helps to remove Grassmow manually or using special security software designed for Grassmow removal. SpyHunter not only removes malicious programs. It offers a real-time protection against malware and PUP (potentially unwanted programs) that are not removed by anti-virus software.
What is Grassmow?
Grassmow is a program promoted as one that can improve your search experience. However, you will get annoying ads displayed by this ad-supported program. Grassmow is often deceptively installed on your computer by download clients that wrap a program that you may download from various web sites involved in Grassmow adware distribution. Such distribution is profitable, and free program developers get some profit from promoters that use Grassmow for advertising. That is why its installation is tricky for computer users when some unwanted program sneaks in without any warning. Removing Grassmow is a problem for computer users without experience in adware removal. However, even if you never did it before, you can still easily remove Grassmow by following this removal guide.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
If you want to avoid installing adware like Grassmow, then remember that this kind of programs is set for automatic installation and the information about adware bundled to your download is definitely not the first thing they want you to see. Pay attention to marked check boxes in setup wizards for free programs and set on “custom” installation option instead of “typical” because the last might hide bundled adware. Be careful while installing free programs, and it will save your time. Use SpyHunter as a Grassmow removal tool instead. This anti-malware product is very reliable and offers a premium real-time anti-malware protection against dangerous or malicious software that otherwise might infect your computer.
Grassmow Adware Removal ToolGrassmow Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove Grassmow and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to Grassmow malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete Grassmow 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 Grassmow and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove Grassmow from Windows
For manual removal you need to uninstall all Grassmow 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 Grassmow 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 "Grassmow" 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 Grassmow 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 Grassmow program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Grassmow on Windows XP
Uninstalling Grassmow 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 Grassmow program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Grassmow from Chrome
Remove Grassmow 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 Grassmow extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Grassmow from Firefox
Remove Grassmow 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 Grassmow add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Grassmow from Internet Explorer
Remove Grassmow 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 Grassmow, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: Manual Grassmow removal is not difficult. Complex malware infection is. Other malware and adware programs might be installed on your computer. You need to remove this infections manually, or use software for detection and removal. SpyHunter’s Grassmow Removal Tool let you detect and remove other malicious programs quickly and efficiently.
Remove Grassmow Adware Infection Completely
Grassmow 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 Grassmow 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. This anti-malware software comes with a free scanner, and you can use scan results as a reference for manual malware removal, or opt for an automated one.