What is A.mrktads.net?
A.mrktads.net is an adware program that causes constant interruptions during your browsing sessions. If you keep getting redirected to A.mrktads.net webpage it means that your computer has been infected by an adware application or a potentially unwanted program. On the A.mrktads.net site you will see a message that promotes Lightspark Player Pro which is an unwanted program that will provide you with all sorts of advertisements and pop-ups. We do not recommend downloading it as it has no actual value. What we do recommend, however, is to delete A.mrktads.net and return to normal Web browsing.
How does A.mrktads.net work?
A.mrktads.net is compatible with all popular browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Once it gets installed onto your PC you will notice various ads, pop-ups, banners and sponsored links in all of your browsers. You may also get redirected to unfamiliar pages in the middle of your browsing session. Keep in mind that links provided by the adware can not be trusted. You could easily be redirected to a page that harbors malware or other unwanted programs. You could also be presented with false advertising or fake surveys and lotteries. Do not purchase anything from unknown and untrustworthy pages and do no disclose your personal data as it can be used against you.
If you are not sure how you got infected with adware you should keep in mind that it is usually distributed via freeware and shareware programs. Third-party software often comes with additional applications, most of which are completely useless. If you allow these program to get access to your PC your system settings may be altered without your permission and you will be exposed to even more unsafe content. Always choose Advanced Installation when it comes to freeware and deselect the unwanted applications.
How to remove A.mrktads.net from my PC?
The best way to terminate A.mrktads.net is by installing a powerful malware removal tool. An anti-spyware program can scan your computer and detect all infections that it contains. Not only will it uninstall A.mrktads.net and all of its components, but it will also protect your computer from other online threats. There is, however, one more option: manual A.mrktads.net removal. This may not be as reliable and will not ensure that a similar situation does not happen again in the future, but it will help you to get rid of A.mrktads.net. Follow the instructions provided below to remove A.mrktads.net manually.
- Start -> Control Panel -> Add or Remove Programs -> A.mrktads.net-> Remove
Windows 7 and Vista
- Start -> Control Panel -> Uninstall a program -> A.mrktads.net -> Uninstall
- Search -> Control Panel -> Uninstall a program -> A.mrktads.net -> Uninstall
Reset Internet Explorer
- Open Internet Explorer
- Go to “gear” icon (top right corner)
- Select Internet Options
- Go to Advanced tab
- Select Reset button
- Enable Delete personal Settings
- Click Reset
Reset Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox
- Press Alt+H
- Select Troubleshooting information
- Select Reset Firefox
- Confirm the action
- Select Finish
Reset Google Chrome
- Launch Google Chrome
- Open the menu
- Select Settings
- Scroll down and click Show advanced settings
- At the end of the page click Reset browser settings
- Click Reset once more.
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