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How to remove BlockUTubeAd adware

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Post Wed Feb 26, 2014 7:32 am

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What is BlockUTubeAd adware

BlockUTubeAd is an adware that mainly attacks usres’ computers which run on window operating system. Although it claims to prevent your free seeing ads when you viewing youtube, it is a real threat to your computer. When BlockUTubeAd infiltrate your computer, you will see that there are quite a lot ads appearing in your computer. If you take a close look at those ads, you will see s a string of words saying “ads by BlockUTubeAd”. When you open your browser, or open a new tab, there maybe pop up some ads. But when you visit some shopping sites or sites that offer news, you will see more ads, promotions and other information about products.


BlockUTubeAd can only bring those little annoyance to your computer, it can bring some kind of real damage to your PC. Hackers could use BlockUTubeAd as certain spyware which ca spy on your online activities and other activities. When you log into your online accounts, situation would get more and more dangerous because those extremely confidential information will be known to others and they might hack into your accounts. BlockUTubeAd can also create tons of junk files in your computer and make change to your registry and system setting. When you launch your antivirus programs, you will see that nothing is found by AV just because BlockUTubeAd hides deeply in your system. Therefore, it is recommended that you should remove this threat manually. If you have difficulty removing it, you can refer to our instructions or talk to our 24/7 online experts for tech support.

How to Remove BlockUTubeAd adware --Removal Instructions.

Step 1: Launch your computer into Safe Mode with Networking.
Hit F8 constantly when you restart your computer and then choose Safe Mode with Networking.


Step 2: Delete the following regsitry values:
Hit "Windows" + "R" and then enter "regedit" and hit "Enter"


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Random.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Runonce "Random.exe"

Step 3: Remove GreatCoupon from the browser(Firefox,for example):
Click Tools(icon like a gear)->Manage Add-Ons. Then find better-surf, right click it and remove it.


Step 4: Restart your computer.

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