There are a lot of fake add-on and ad-supporting extension that are trying to fool users and make them install it. Screens Freak is one of such software. The developers of this adware are using tricks and deception to install Screens Freak on the computer and attach it to a default browser.
Screens Freak get inside of your system as an extension to such browsers as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera. After the successful installation, Screens Freak adware will start to generate adverts and pop-ups all over your browser window, forcing you to click on them. These ads will seriously slow your computer down and once you left click them, you could be redirected on a potentially viral website. On such websites, you could catch some serious malware program that will do a real damage to your computer.
How does Screens Freak get into my system?
The developers of Screens Freak adware extension are using tricks like bundling to make users install this add-on manually. Besides that, Screens Freak has its own web page where this program is spreading as a legal software. These methods are so popular because most of the users are not paying attention to what they download and install. It is advised to remove Screens Freak adware from your system as soon as possible. Follow the instructions below to do that.
Removal tool for Screens Freak:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Screens Freak 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:
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):