If you see High Stairs Ads in your online browsers, unfortunately, it means that you have an unwanted application installed on your personal machine. High Stairs virus is a regular adware program. Thus, it will fill your web browsers with commercial ads, banners, links, etc. Generally, the program employs pay-per-click system. Therefore, each time you click on one of the attractive ads, the creators of the software will make an income.
High Stairs affects all wide well-known internet browsers, including Safari, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Google Chrome. Keep in mind, it uses deceptive way to enter into your system, and then starts to harm you. Once installed, this application will bring a bunch of issues, including other viruses, errors, system failures. You should be very careful, because it will flood you with advertising pop-up windows and sponsored links every time you try to use your internet browser. If you want to delete High Stairs adware, you need to use a dependable antimalware, such as Trojan Killer by Gridinsoft.
How does High Stairs get into my system?
High Stairs spreads via a lot of other freeware and shareware. So, if you are active user and you spend a plenty of time on the network to download and install freeware, you should make sure what exactly you’re going to install in your PC bundled with the major program of your choice. We may recommend you choose to the Advanced or Custom installation mode. Thus, you may defend your system from any viruses and junkware.
How to remove High Stairs?
If you detect High Stairs 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 High Stairs:
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 High Stairs 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):