RadSteroids is a deceptive game packed with adware that hijacks Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox web browsers and displays ads and deals. This adware consists of different components installed as web browsers extensions and the RadSteroids uninstaller that supposedly should remove RadSteroids from your web browser. So, let start and see if we can do it first through Windows Control Panel. If it doesn’t help to get rid of ads in your web browser, then something is wrong. It is possible that RadSteroids is bundled with other adware programs that you also need to remove from your computer and web browsers. Follow the guide below for details on RadSteroids and other adware removal.
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What is RadSteroids?
RadSteroids is an adware attached to a game developed for displaying ads in web browsers and making money out of your clicks on this ads. While it is not malicious by design, its activity compromises your privacy by tracing your web browsing history for serving perspective ads. RadSteroids also wastes your web traffic and can link you to unsafe sites through malwaretising. RadSteroids consists of the different components installed for different web browser into Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This makes removing RadSteroids more complicated than removing other windows programs. It is better to be careful while installing free programs since inspecting setup wizards for bundled programs takes less of your time than RadSteroids removal.
Protection against adware deceptive installation:
If you want to avoid installing programs like RadSteroids, then you need to be careful while installing free programs, or protect your computer with programs like SpyHunter that can trace your installations, warn you on all known threats to your security and privacy, and remove any threat found on your computer. Pay attention to check boxes placed in a setup wizard for a free program that you are installing. 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.
RadSteroids Adware Removal Tool
SpuHunter is a perfect RadSteroids Removal Tool that helps to uninstall RadSteroids components installed as a program and куьщму web browser extensions. This security tool is frequently updated and has a very reliable malware detection rate. What does it mean? It means that SpyHunter offers you as a bonus truly reliable real-time protection against malware. If you use it as RadSteroids Removal Tool, you will also get a free online support that helps to solve problems and remove even the most dangerous and stubborn computer infections. Active protection helps to guard your computer against malicious programs and PUPs similar to RadSteroids
Remove RadSteroids Ads Manually
First, you need to uninstall RadSteroids using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then you need to remove web browser add-on components that belong to RadSteroids 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 RadSteroids 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 “RadSteroids” and other suspicious items, and click Remove. Look for other adware programs and uninstall them.
Remove RadSteroids Ads from Internet Explorer
Remove RadSteroids 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 “RadSteroids”and other suspicious extensions.
- Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.
Remove RadSteroids Ads from Firefox
Remove RadSteroids 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 “RadSteroids” add-ons and other suspicious components. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove RadSteroids Ads from Chrome
Remove RadSteroids 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 “RadSteroids” and other suspicious extensions.
- Restart your browser.
RadSteroids Infection Components:
Remove RadSteroids entries from system registry:
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\
Delete RadSteroids files and folders:
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Temp\nsm2E.tmp\Helper.dll
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Temp\nsm2E.tmp\util_ex.dll
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Radsteroids\app.dat
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Radsteroids\Chrome\common.crx
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Radsteroids\Firefox\chrome\content\main.js
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Radsteroids\Firefox\chrome\content\overlay.xul
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Radsteroids\Firefox\chrome.manifest
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Radsteroids\Firefox\install.rdf
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Radsteroids\IE\common.dll
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Radsteroids\Radsteroids.ico
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Radsteroids\Uninstall.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Radsteroids
Note: It is possible that your computer is infected with other adware programs. You can compare suspicious program names with the list of advare removal tools names and see if there is a 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. So, this checking procedure is very helpful while real scanning for viruses is definitely better.
Remove RadSteroids Adware Infection Completely
RadSteroids 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 RadSteroids you need to run full antivirus scan with an updated version of your antivirus and scan your system with anti-malware program for removing threats that are not accessed by anti-virus products.
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