If you face Ads by Gem Grab, we should warn you that your machine is infected with the virus. It is classified as adware. The major purpose similar program to generate profit. Thus, you will notice countless ads and other types of advertising. You should ignore it and delete Ads by Gem Grab as soon as possible. To remove it from your computer, please read this post and follow the steps in the removal guide below. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at any time.
The adware is an unpleasant program. It penetrates into PCs without your solution. The Gem Grab virus may monitor browsers, thus it will display all types of advertisements anywhere on your screen. Moreover, this malicious program changes browser settings. To restore them you need for more time and special knowledge. Gem Grab malware consumes system resources. Thus, it slows down system performance. But, worst of all, that this program tracks internet browser histories secretly to know your habits and preferences.
How does Ads by Gem Grab get into my system?
To avoid re-infection and other more severe viruses, you must not be careless when you install various programs or applications. Because, even well-known program may include additional software. Namely this software may be dangerous to your system. Thus, you have to select a Custom and never skip the EULA. If you follow this advice, you will defend your system from unwanted surprises, such as Gem Grab Ads.
How to remove Ads by Gem Grab?
If you detect Ads by Gem Grab and don’t wish to keep it on your PC, then you can follow the removal guide given below to remove it. You may choose a manual method to delete this infection, but it should be reminded that, the manual removal is a cumbersome and risky task which must only be attempted by advanced users. If you are a novice user, it is a better option to use an automatic removal tool, for instance Trojan Killer by GridinSoft.
Removal tool for Ads by Gem Grab:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Ads by Gem Grab in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Trojan Killer and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):