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Should I remove Block The Ads?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,479
United States Rank #23,747
Reach 0.0225%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.17 days
536.08 days >
Average installed length: 281.67 days

Block The Ads

What is Block The Ads?

Block The Ads is an adware program that runs within the user's web browser and will modify various browser settings such as changing the search provider. In addition, this adware will inject display ads in the browser either by inserting new banner ads that would otherwise not be displayed on webpages viewed by the user or by adding new advertisements on top of existing ads. It will also insert hyper-text links on pages to display popup ad formats. Ads that re displayed are typically low quality and are not associated with the underlying web site the user is visiting. In many cases this adware is difficult to remove through the standard installer that is provided or will only remove some parts of the program and will not reset items such as the hijacked search and home pages.


The primary executable is named Block The Ads.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Block The Ads.
Block The Ads.exe (79f9311ac6a5009fef1a5756a0a529d3) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International PUA.Win32.Agent.81
Clam AntiVirus 0.98/21511 Win.Adware.Mplug-52
McAfee 5600.6941 RDN/Generic.dx!dgr
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6941 BehavesLike.Win32.Downloader.fc
Symantec 8/6/2014 rev. 4 Trojan.ADH.SMH
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.237 TROJ_GEN.R047H05HE14
VIPRE Antivirus 34928 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Block The Ads has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Block The Ads
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\block the ads
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Block The Ads\Block The Ads.exe" /progname=Block The Ads /progver=3.4.2 /progpub=Block The Ads /proguninstallurl=asdahjka.com /deletea

Program filesFiles installed by Block The Ads

Program executable:Block The Ads.exe (Malware detected)
7z 安装自释放
Path:C:\ProgramData\block the ads\Block The Ads.exe

How do I remove Block The Ads?

You can uninstall Block The 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Block The Ads, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 The Ads.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.24%
Windows 10 26.80%
Windows Vista 3.15%
Windows XP 1.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.30%
Windows 7 Professional 11.31%
Windows 8.1 10.63%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.88%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

15.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 15.98%
  Italy 4.97%
  Germany 3.67%
  India 3.67%
  Canada 3.46%
  Spain 3.24%
  Brazil 3.02%
  Mexico 2.81%
  Chile 2.38%
  United Kingdom 2.38%
  Colombia 1.94%
  France 1.94%
  Netherlands 1.94%
  Taiwan 1.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.39%
Acer 21.62%
Dell 17.23%
ASUS 11.15%
Samsung 6.08%
Lenovo 5.74%
Toshiba 3.72%
Intel 1.35%
MSI 0.68%
Sahara 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.89%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.61%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.29%
ASUS All Series 2.63%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.97%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 1.97%

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