Ski Search Ads (simple removal guide)

Ski Search is a new quite disgusting adware program currently infecting all major browsers, including Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. When you look into the list of add-ons (extensions) of these browsers you will see Ski Search 1.0.1 1.0.1 add-on there. Plus, you will face this program in the list of legally installed software of your PC.


Ski Search Ads

So, here comes the logical question – how could Ski Search penetrate into your PC and why is it in that list of legally installed software? The problem is that this adware is by default bundled with many other free applications. Users who deal with freeware often need to make sure they know what else they’re going to make the part of their PCs in addition to the main application of their choice. Reading the EULAs (End User License Agreements) of free programs is a good way to know in advance about what you’re suggested to additionally make the part of your system. So, if you read about Ski Search or any other strange software you don’t need, make sure you switch to the advanced or custom installation mode, i.e. the place where you may uncheck all third-party programs from being brought into your system by default.

It is definitely a regret to admit that there are many users today who fail to be duly attentive. They just blindly click on “Next” and “I agree” buttons, without actually understanding what exactly they agree with. So, they may easily permit various junk programs to become the part of their PCs by default. Then these Ads by Ski Search will appear practically in every website you visit. You will notice that these ads may appear on the top of the contents of these websites, and you will have to permanently shut these ad windows down. Yet, soon they may appear again and again.

Furthermore, Ads by Ski Search may redirect you to various third-party websites which may infect your system with all sorts of other malicious applications. We recommend you to remove this disgusting adware by scanning your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer, the reliable antispyware program. Please follow this guide below to find out how to do it.


Removal tool for Ski Search Ads:

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Automatic removal instructions:

  • Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
  • Apply actions by Trojan Killer

  • Shut down all your browsers.
  • In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
  • Tool to reset browser settings with Trojan Killer

  • Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
  • Options to reset browsers

  • Restart your computer.

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Ski Search Ads 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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Trojan Killer

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):

Malicious item blocked by Trojan Killer

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