Ads by CoolLinks may appear practically through all widely used browsers today. Most often through these advertisement banners will come up when you visit some commercial sites, such as Amazon, Currys, Bestbuy, etc. You will also notice that these ads in many cases are titled as “brought by CoolLinks“, “powered by CoolLinks“, “Ads by CoolLinks“, etc.
We recommend you not to click on these ads, since you may be brought to various unsafe places by means of them. When speaking about elimination of these adverts, it is important to note that the adware is not really mentioned in the list of legally installed programs of your PC. Neither your browser has any related add-ons or extensions. However, Ads by CoolLinks keep popping up.
How does CoolLinks get into my system?
Remember that in the cyber world today it is very important that you always are careful not to permit installation of adware through various freeware installers. Take time to read the installation guidelines carefully. These documents should actually clearly mention what other additional software you might be suggested to make the part of your PC. And if you read about CoolLinks adware, immediately switch to the advanced (custom) installation option. Finally, to remove CoolLinks Ads, follow the rest of the guide, please.
Removal tool for CoolLinks:
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 CoolLinks 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):