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How to eliminate annoying Ads by Canopus adware?

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Canopus adware is definitely a dangerous program. These days it attacks many computers connected to the world wide web. When the attack is successful, users will see the bunch of its intrusive advertisements marked as “Brought by Canopus”, “Powered by Canopus”, etc. These ads will come up irrespective of the sorts of the web sites visited by users.


Most often through Ads by Canopus will be popping up when users visit different e-commerce sites. They will see these ads permanently bombarding their attention. Often the contents of these ads will be placed over the contents of the websites. Thus, users will not be able to properly view the website data. And, additionally, there will be a serious problem of annoying pop-ups which may lead users to all sorts of dangerous places in the web.

How does Canopus get into my system?

Canopus adware has been noticed to be bundled by default with the installers of some other free applications. Hence, users should definitely pay close attention to what else they are going to make the part of their PCs in addition to the main software of their choice. It is mandatory not to allow any concealed installations to take place in their PCs without user`s permission.

Removal tool for Canopus:

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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 Canopus 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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