TechAgent is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that supposedly provides 24/7 computer technician support. Many users probably didn`t notice anything bad (online millions ads), but this app is another adware and potentially unwanted program (pup). TechAgent install without any notification and will infect all browsers (Edge, Opera, Mozila, Google Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, and etc.) on your PC, so you will see online ads every time you online. Never ignore threat like this and if you because you put your personal information in danger.
After TechAgent become part of your system, it injects malicious code in your browser, so you will see lots of online ads (banners, coupons, pop-ups) every time you use your browser. Almost all ads will redirect you to an infected site after you click on it, so we highly recommend to avoid it. In addition TechAgent can track your browsing activity and transfer it to the third parties or to create more specific ads by looking on your recent search. TechAgent create a terrible security issue on your computer, that`s why we highly recommend to remove TechAgent after you notice it for the first time.
How does TechAgent get into my system?
So like many other adware TechAgent can be installed from the official site and with free software what you get from the Internet. If you saw TechAgent on your computer be ready that you can have more than one virus on your computer. Never allow the program to install with `Custom` option, or be ready that some additional program will appear on your computer.
Removal tool for TechAgent:
What is PUP? The term “Potentially Unwanted Program” was created to spread special type of virus what user often download it. Such app often looks like legitimate program, but can harm computer with hidden functions.
Often, such PUPs are adware program what will display different pop-ups ads and banner ads on every page what you visit. Such ads can be really different from simple coupons and sales to last hot news. You will see really interesting thing what will aim you to clicks on the ad and the creators will get their pay-per-click revenue. You will notice if you PC infected with PUPs, there are common things that will appear with this infection:
We highly recommend to remove such ads from your compiter, so follow the guide bellow and remove it!
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.
The GridinSoft Anti-Malware will scan your computer and web browser for the Potentially Unwanted Program dangerous files, malicious browser extensions and registry keys, that may have been installed on your computer without your knowledge.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with TechAgent 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):