Vid Adblock is an adware that displays ads in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer as any other like program. However, it is promoted as ad blocker to facilitate installation and use. Vid Adblock owners get paid for clicks on promoted ads, and such strategy helps to push competitors out. Vid Adblock is often installed without user’s consent along with free programs from websites that employ bundling practices for monetizing. Vid Adblock is not malicious, however adware is not safe either because tracking of your web browsing history might cause some privacy problems if your profile is shared among promoters. Besides that, Vid Adblock can waste your web traffic for activities that you don’t really need. If you want to get rid of Vid Adblock ads and deals displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, then you need to remove Vid Adblock 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 Vid Adblock 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 Vid Adblock and other malware form your infected computer.
If you want to remove Vid Adblock and other malware as well, then use SpyHunter. This program offers a real-time protection that can protect you against future trouble. It has a truly reliable malware detection and timely updated virus database. It also provides a free online support for removing viruses that the software cannot access for some reason. Ads in your web browser caused by any adware program will be gone.
What is Vid Adblock?
Vid Adblock is adware program promoted as one that helps to make web browsing more secure. It consists of a program and web browser extension designed for tracking your browsing history and displaying ads and deals in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer when you visits various websites. Vid Adblock adware consists of a similarly named Windows application and plugins present as web browser extensions, add-ons, and BHO. These Vid Adblock components are designed for tracking your web browsing and displaying advertising in various ways. If you click on Vid Adblock ads, then the owner gets profit for your click from promoters. That is why Vid Adblock is often deceptively installed. It wastes your time, web traffic, and compromises your privacy since gathered information about your habits are often shared among promoters. Vid Adblock 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 Vid Adblock is quite straight, but other adware that might come with it is often difficult to remove without special tools.
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.
Vid Adblock Adware Removal ToolVid Adblock Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove Vid Adblock and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to Vid Adblock malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete Vid Adblock 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 Vid Adblock and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove Vid Adblock Ads Manually
First, you need to uninstall Vid Adblock application using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then you need to remove web browser extensions that belong to Vid Adblock 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 Vid Adblock 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 "Vid Adblock" 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 Vid Adblock 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 Vid Adblock program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Vid Adblock on Windows XP
Uninstalling Vid Adblock 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 Vid Adblock program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Vid Adblock from Chrome
Remove Vid Adblock 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 Vid Adblock extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Vid Adblock from Firefox
Remove Vid Adblock 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 Vid Adblock add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Vid Adblock from Internet Explorer
Remove Vid Adblock 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 Vid Adblock, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: Manual Vid Adblock 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 Vid Adblock Removal Tool let you detect and remove other malicious programs quickly and efficiently.
Remove Vid Adblock Adware Infection Completely
Vid Adblock 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 Vid Adblock 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.