Picexa removal instruction
Picexa is “new image engine” what allow to view many different formats of images. This how developers describe Picexa on their official site “Smart & smooth zoom tech. Original smart & smooth zoom technology provides image zoom quality comparable to camera lenses. Experience even more fluent display! Picexa Viewer supports more image formats than traditional image viewers. Apart from common formats such as BMP/PNG/JPG, it`s also compatible with specialized formats such as PSD/RAW. In total, 67 formats are supported”. Many users think that this app is helpful and use it, but this if dangerous adware and potentially unwanted program what often installs stealthily and will display many online ads every time you go online. In addition, this Picexa will track your browsing activity and transfer it to the third parties. This tricky adware can infect all kinds of browsers include Google Chrome, Opera, Mozila, Internet Explorer and other.
As I said above this app can display many online ads, like banners, pop-ups, coupons all over your browser. This ad will display different items with lower price, but never click on them. If you click on such ad you can be redirected on infected site where your computer will be bombarded with new viruses. Also, Picexa will steal some your private information (IP addresses, Internet service provider, browsing details (websites visited, pages viewed, search queries, etc.) and transfer it to the third parties. Be aware, because this information can be used against you.
How does Picexa get into my system?
Adware like Picexa can be installed with some free software what you download and installed from the suspicious sites. Be careful when you install free apps and check every window and never allow program install with “Custom” settings. Remember, the safety of your computer depends only from you!
Removal tool for Picexa:
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 Picexa 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):