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Block Facebook Ads

What is Block Facebook Ads?  (from PC Gizmos LTD)

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Overview

Block Facebook Ads is a program developed by PC Gizmos LTD. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is pc_153974.en_68.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 7.28 MB (7,634,355 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 82% of users of Block Facebook Ads come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and LY.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pc-gizmos.com/gizmos/block-facebook-ads
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\pc-gizmos
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\Uninstall_153974.bat
Estimated size: 7.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Block Facebook Ads

Program executable:pc_153974.en_68.exe
Name:PC Gizmos
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\pc-gizmos\pc_153974.en_68.exe
MD5:eb64d0088ebd9b5009a4c646c09b67d0
Additional files:
  • PCGizmosBHO.20.dll - Block YouTube Ads
  • PCGizmosBHO.9.dll - PC Gizmos BHO
  • PC_136519.en_85.exe - PC Gizmos
  • PC_152072.en_75.exe
  • PC_153974.en_76.exe
  • PC_153974.en_88.exe
  • libeay32.2.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.2.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • PCGizmosBHO.20.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PC Gizmos BHO' with the class of {A817C286-3D6B-4ECD-A99C-E44E50DBC523} (PCGizmosBHO).
  • PCGizmosBHO.9.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PC Gizmos BHO' with the class of {A817C286-3D6B-4ECD-A99C-E44E50DBC523} (PCGizmosBHO).
4 Startup Files (User Run)
  • PC_153974.en_88.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC_GIZMOS' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\BlockAds-PC_136519.en_86.exe" --update.
  • PC_136519.en_85.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC_GIZMOS' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\BlockAds-PC_136519.en_85.exe" --update.
  • PC_152072.en_75.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC_GIZMOS' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\PC_136528.en_75.exe" --update.
  • PC_153974.en_76.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC_GIZMOS' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\PC_136519.en_76.exe" --update.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PC_152072.en_75.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PC_GIZMOS' which loads as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\PC_152072.en_75.exe" --update.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PC_153974.en_88.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\PC_136519.en_88.exe'.

How do I remove Block Facebook Ads?

Quickly and completely remove Block Facebook Ads from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Block Facebook Ads from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Block Facebook Ads, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Block Facebook Ads.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Block Facebook Ads you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

81.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.82%
  Canada 9.09%
  LY 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 25.00%
GIGABYTE 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
ASUS 25.00%
Common models
Gigabyte EP35-DS3L 25.00%
Gigabyte EP31-DS3L 25.00%
ECS GeForce 8000 series 25.00%
ASUSTeK G73Sw 25.00%

About (from PC Gizmos LTD)

Here at PC-Gizmos we are dedicated to creating simple, easy to use tools that tweak your favorite websites to make your life easier.
Publisher URL: www.pc-gizmos.com

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