Savings Bull adware. How to get rid of it
If you see small boxes with the different coupons offering you goods with discounts (see screenshot below) it means that your PC has been attacked with Savings Bull adware. This tool technically is not a virus, luckily it is not able to prevent you from using your PC or destroy it, nevertheless it can cause a lot of inconveniences for you. It attracts the web traffic to some unwanted sites, collects your search queries and sells them to hackers to provide you with more relevant ads, it can invite dangerous applications such as rootkits, Trojans etc to your PC, it causes system slowdowns and permanent interference in your steady work etc. If you are not going to endure its disguising activity, the guide provided below will help you to fix your browser and remove this adware from your system.
Savings Bull is the adware that is distributed together with many popular freeware downloads. If you skip carefully reading the instructions of the setup wizards of such free applications, you are risky to get this adware bundled together with the desired applications. So, if you often upload and install some stuff from the Internet, make sure to give preferences to custom or advanced installations. In such way you don’t allow any hidden malicious scripts to be brought into your PC. Nevertheless if this potentially unwanted program has squeezed to your PC and installed, whenever you will visit Amazon, Best Buy, Youtube, Ebay and other websites, Savings Bull will display on product images a See Similar button, which when clicked will show you ads by Savings Bull.
Savings Bull will also display advertising banners on the webpages that you are visiting, and as you browse Internet, it will also show other deals available on different websites.
If you would like to terminate these pop-ups appearing on your screen, then you are on the right way. First of all, please carefully follow all instructions prepared in the removal guide. You will find them in the section below. Another important task is to scan your PC with the reliable security software for detection and removal of all potentially insecure stuff once and for all.
Removal tool for Savings Bull adware:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with Trojan Killer and click “Apply” at the end of scan.
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click Reset browser settings” button again:
- Restart your PC.