ThinkDesktop Ads – How to uninstall it?

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ThinkDesktop adware makes you sick and tired of adverts, that show up on your desktop. But it is not just irritating, it can be hazardous for your PC, contain keyloggers or trojans, steal your confidential information, and even gain money from you. In this article, we will give you intelligible guidelines about how to delete ThinkDesktop ads once and forever.

It is the harmful program, which displays you thousands of intrusive and irritating adverts. The major aim of ThinkDesktop adware is to earn money by creating web traffic. Once you click on ThinkDesktop popup, you may be redirected to malicious web pages with some suspicious content or even download some really hazardous programs. ThinkDesktop can install worthless infectious objects on your PC without your solution, so you must uninstall this adware as quickly as possible!

How does ThinkDesktop get into my system?

Generally, ThinkDesktop is being spread in a bundle with some attractive free apps. The malware vendors add their program to some well-known free software and do not draw someone’s attention to this trick. We recommend you to be careful when you surf on the web. If you decide to install something for free and we advice you don’t be lazy when it comes to the EULA (user agreement’s) reading. If you skip this document, you will probably install some useless and nasty programs, which can cause many troubles in the future.

How to remove ThinkDesktop?

If you detect ThinkDesktop and don’t wish to keep it on your PC, then you can follow the removal guide given below to remove it. You may choose a manual method to delete this infection, but it should be reminded that, the manual removal is a cumbersome and risky task which must only be attempted by advanced users. If you are a novice user, it is a better option to use an automatic removal tool, for instance Trojan Killer by GridinSoft.

Removal tool for ThinkDesktop:

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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 ThinkDesktop 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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