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Ads by Piggy – how to eliminate them?

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There are many computers today infected with Ads by Piggy. This is the adware currently bundled with with a lot of free applications. Normally the adware displays tons of intrusive advertisements while you surf the web and especially when you visit different commercial sites.

Ads by Piggy
Ads by Piggy

Ads by Piggy adware work in the for of add-on (extension) added to the majority of browsers. Most obviously the adware may interfere into the operation of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Please do not think that Ads by Piggy have in mind to help you save more funds while shopping online. The adware only cares about generating profit for those people who stand behind it, who own and distribute it.

How does Ads by Piggy get into my system?

Ads by Piggy adware may be integrated with many free applications. Users who surf the web with the intention to find some good programs need to understand that they need to be extremely careful not to permit any concealed installations to occur in their computers. The adware gets into PCs after users fail to be duly attentive. To get rid of these Ads by Piggy please carefully follow the removal guide set forth below.

Removal tool for Ads by Piggy:

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Automatic removal instructions:

  • Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
  • Tool to reset browser settings with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Restart your computer.

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Ads by Piggy in the future.

GridinSoft Anti-Malware 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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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 Anti-Malware 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):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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