Masponi is an adware program and browser extension developed by SuperWeb LLC for running advertising in web browsers and making money out of users’ clicks. It is often deceptively installed with other freeware and can come with other adware that hijacks your Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome for spying on you browsing history and displaying ads and deals that can attract your clicks. Masponi advertising bring profit to this adware owners and distributors. This is a reason for deceptive installation. Masponi is bundled with popular free programs and set for being automatically installed unless you notice and disable this optional adware. While Masponi is not malicious by design, any adware presents some threats to your security and privacy.
If you want to get rid of Masponi ads and deals displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, then you need to remove Masponi extensions, add-ons, and browser helper objects installed in these web browsers. You also need to remove similarly named Windows application just as you would remove any other Windows program. You can remove Masponi components manually by following this guide. However, other adware that might be present in a bundle or installed somehow else can bring you a hard time since you need to see what to kill first. SpyHunter offers a free scanner that shows you all you need, and it can automatically remove Masponi and other malware form your infected computer.
This removal guide will help you to remove Masponi manually. However, if you also want to remove other malware and protect your computer and web browsers against malicious programs, it is better to use SpyHunter as a Masponi removal tool. It offers a free anti-malware scanner that provides very comprehensive scan results that help to remove malware and PUP (potentially unwanted programs) manually.
What is Masponi?
Masponi is a program and web browser extension that is developed by SuperWeb LLC for tracking user’s web browsing and offering ads and coupons that match it when a user visits websites. Adware products like Masponi are often distributed by free program developers for monetizing. Adware is bundled with free program and set for an automatic installation along with a free program while the ability of a user to notice its presence is often somehow obscured, or it is combined with other options related to a free program used as a host for adware and hidden under “typical installation” option. Computer users get Masponi deceptively installed without any will to do that.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
Protect your computer against malware with a help of SpyHunter that can block common means used by malware for sneaking into your system and infecting your computer. 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.
Masponi Adware Removal ToolMasponi Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove Masponi and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to Masponi malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete Masponi 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 Masponi and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove Masponi from Windows
First, you need to uninstall Masponi application using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then you need to remove web browser extensions that belong to Masponi adware installed in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer.
Use the following guide for manual removal, or scan your computer with anti-malware for removing other malicious programs from your infected computer.
Uninstall Masponi 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 "Masponi" 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 Masponi 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 Masponi program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Masponi on Windows XP
Uninstalling Masponi 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 Masponi program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Masponi from Chrome
Remove Masponi 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 Masponi extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Masponi from Firefox
Remove Masponi 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 Masponi add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Masponi from Internet Explorer
Remove Masponi 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 Masponi, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: It is possible that your computer is infected with other adware programs. You can make a check for presence of suspicious programs with the list of adware removal tools names and see if it match. If they match, than the program belongs to adware and our removal tools can handle it for sure. Actually, they can remove hundreds thousands of viruses, but there is always a gray area where any anti-virus fails. This checking procedure is very helpful while real scanning for viruses is definitely better.
Remove Masponi Adware Infection Completely
Masponi 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 Masponi 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 comes with a free professional support and a free scanners that you can use for manual malware removal, or opt for an automated removal process that is more safe and reliable.