PickPlus is browser add-on what was created for comfort shopping on the Internet. This app will show to the user many deals and offers from all the Internet. It actually can be a good place for getting low cost things, but PickPlus is classified as adware and potentially unwanted program (pup). PickPlus get this association because it appears randomly and not all he offers redirect you to actually online shop. PickPlus can infect many browsers (Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera, Mozila, Edge) and steal your browser activity. This means that you can lose some of your personal information and someone can use it against you.
So after PickPlus becomes part of your system you will find many online ads (pop-ups, banners, coupons) in your browser every time you go online. All this ad is really dangerous, so try to avoid them no matter what they offer. Almost all of them will redirect you to a malicious site where your computer will be bombarded with new viruses. PickPlus are widespread and very dangerous adware, so we recommend to remove PickPlus as fast as possible.
How does PickPlus get into my system?
Adware like PickPlus can be installed with other freeware what you get from the Internet. Every time you install free programs you should be careful and check every additional menu, so you can cancel unwanted installation. One simple rule can protect your computer from virus attack in the future.
Removal tool for PickPlus:
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 PickPlus 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):