Melondrea adware is often distributed with popular free programs. When you install such program and fail to notice and disable Melondrea installation, then popup ads will start to appear in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. You can notice optional programs as a marked check box located in the GUI of a download client or a setup wizard. If you want to remove Melondrea ads and uninstall this adware from your computer, then you can do this by following instructions below. You need to remove Melondrea components installed as Windows application, BHO (browser helper object) and web browser extensions for Melondrea adware. It is possible that there are more malicious programs on your computer. Then, it is probably better to use special removal tools for removing Melondrea and other dangerous and unwanted programs.
This removal guide will help you to remove Melondrea adware manually or use special security software that removes Melondrea and other malware. SpyHunter offers reliable malware detection, clean removal, and real-time protection against future problems with malicious programs.
What is Melondrea?
Melondrea is an adware that consists of an application and web browser extensions. These components are designed for tracing your web browsing and injecting links on websites that you visit. If you click on such links, then Melondrea ads are displayed. It wastes your web traffic, and compromises your privacy because of gathered information about your browsing habits that are often shared among promoters. Melondrea adware is distributed with free program downloads. It is often deceptively installed unless you disable this optional program before installing the program that you download. Removing Melondrea is quite straight, but other adware that might come with it is often difficult to remove without special tools.
Protection against adware deceptive installation:
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.
Melondrea Adware Removal Tool
SpyHunter is a Melondrea Removal Tool that helps to remove Melondrea components installed as a program and web browser extensions. This security tool is frequently updated and has a very reliable malware detection rate. It means that real-time anti-malware protection offered with SpyHunter is truly reliable. If you use it as Melondrea Removal Tool, you will also get a free online support that helps to solve problems and remove even the most complicated computer infections. Active protection helps to guard your computer against malicious programs and PUPs like Melondrea.
Remove Melondrea Ads Manually
First, you need to uninstall Melondrea using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then you need to remove web browser add-on components that belong to Melondrea 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 Melondrea 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 “Melondrea” item, and click Remove. Look for other adware programs and uninstall them.
Remove Melondrea Ads from Internet Explorer
Remove Melondrea 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 “Melondrea” extensions.
- Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.
Remove Melondrea Ads from Firefox
Remove Melondrea 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 “Melondrea” add-ons. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Melondrea Ads from Chrome
Remove Melondrea 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 “Melondrea” extensions.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Melondrea Virus Components:
Remove Melondrea entries from system registry:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\844daaf4-d158-49f0-a3c4-d6a343a0b8c0
Delete Melondrea files and folders:
C:\Documents and Settings\%USER%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\MF4JP6WH\Setup.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\%USER%\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\0bs2vopy.default\extensions\email@example.com
Note: Manual removal procedures are time consuming, and if your value your time, you can save it by using Melondrea Removal Tool instead of the manual removal. It also helps to scan your system with bundled free anti-spyware program and remove all malicious program that might be running in disguise.
Remove Melondrea Adware Infection Completely
Melondrea 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 Melondrea 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 scanners, and you can use scan results as a reference for manual malware removal, or opt for an automated one.
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