Sense is an adware that highlights links on websites and displays ads when you click on these links. Clicks on Sense links are not entirely safe since ads are often used for infecting computers these days. You can detect Sense adware presence by titles “Ads by Sense”, “Powered by Sense”, “Brought by Sense” seen on ads.
Removing Sense is simple, and you can easily get rid of these ads displayed in your Internet Explorer, Chrome, or Firefox. This guide demonstrates in details how to uninstall Sense and remove its web browser extensions, that is sufficient for Sense adware removal unless your computer have other infections and PUP installed along with Sense.
If you want to remove Sense and other malicious programs as well as protect your computer against future infections and deceptively installed programs, then use SpyHunter. It comes with real-time protection and have truly reliable malware detection rate. This program also provide very useful free scan results that might help you with Sense manual removal.
What is Sense?
Sense 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 Sense ads are displayed. So, it wastes your time, web traffic, and compromises your privacy since gathered information about your habits are often shared among promoters. Sense 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 Sense is quite straight, but other adware that might come with it is often difficult to remove without special tools.
Protection against ads deceptively installed with other programs:
If you want to avoid installing programs like Sense, 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.
Sense Removal Tool
Sense Removal Tool helps to make removal process easy and safe. It comes with free online support, free anti-malware, and money back guaranty. It helps to take a deep look at your computer system, finds and removes hidden threats, and remove programs that are considered to be legitimate, but few users want to watch ads or be spied upon. The last sort of programs often is not addressed by conventional anti-virus products, and you need to use special programs for detecting and removing them.
Remove Sense Manually
You need to uninstall all the Sense components manually. First you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs”. Then you need to remove web browser add-on components that belong to Sense.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with antispyware program to make sure that other hidden malicious programs are also removed.
Uninstal Sense 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 “Sense” and other adware item, and click Remove. Look for other adware programs and uninstall them.
Remove Sense from Internet Explorer
Remove Sense add-ons 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 “Sense” and other adware add-ons.
- Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.
Remove Sense from Firefox
Remove Sense 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 “Sense” and other adware add-ons. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Sense from Chrome
Remove Sense add-ons 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 “Sense” and other adware add-ons.
- Restart your browser.
Note: Manual removal procedures are time consuming, and if your value your time, you can save it by using Sense 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 Sense Completely
Sense 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 Sense 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 or one that comes with Sense Removal Tool. Both anti-malware scanners are free, and you can always check is your computer infected or not.
Find more about safe practices that can help to prevent computer infections and protect your system against malicious programs.