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Cannot enable extensions – How to fix it?

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Today, many users face lots of troubles. For example: “I`m having problems enabling the extensions. I will try, but there`s no option to enable extensions. Why?” It is a popular problem. The guide below includes tips and guide how to solve the problem. Please, continue reading.

Cannot enable extensions

So you say, you cannot enable extensions in your web browser. Such problem may appear if your PC (laptop) is infected with malware. Worst of all, it may sneak into your system by imperceptible way. The malware may use any freeware or shareware. Usually, it may be installed together with a gaming application or video players. Therefore, users are not aware when they installed it. The parasite will sneak into your PC without your knowledge or permission. What’s more, it may cause various ads. They will pop up anywhere on your screen.

How to solve the problem with browser?

GridinSoft Anti-Malware may help you fix it. The reliable removal tool may get rid of various types of viruses in a few minutes. First of all, you need to scan your system and remove all dangerous programs, files. Then you must reset your web browsers. Also, we recommend you to enable “On-Run Protection”. It will block all malicious files. Thus, you may avoid re-infection in the future. You just follow the tutorial below. Good luck!

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Automatic removal instructions:


You must scan your computer system.


Shut down all your available browsers.

STEP 3 You need to enable On-Run Protection.

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 “On-Run 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:

The useful and interesting function may allow people to prevent install of malicious software. It means, when you will try to install some suspicious file, On-Run Protection will block this installation attempt ahead of time. NOTE! If users want to allow the dangerous program to be installed, they may choose “Ignore always” button. In case, if you want to terminate malicious program, you must select “Block Always”.

What is PUP? The term “Potentially Unwanted Program” was created to spread special type of virus what user often download it. Such app often looks like legitimate program, but can harm computer with hidden functions.

Often, such PUPs are adware program what will display different pop-ups ads and banner ads on every page what you visit. Such ads can be really different from simple coupons and sales to last hot news. You will see really interesting thing what will aim you click on the ad and the creators will get their pay-per-click revenue. You will notice if you PC infected with PUPs, there are common things that will appear with this infection:

  • Advertising banner will appear on every page you are visiting.
  • You can be redirected do different sites when you just click on the page.
  • Many different pop-ups which will show you fake updates of programs or that your PC are infected.
  • You can notice different programs what was installed without your knowledge.

We highly recommend to remove such ads from your computer, so follow the guide below and remove it!

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