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Danger level 7
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Slow internet connection
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Connects to the internet without permission

Rock Turner Ads

Downloading many freeware applications can eventually result in installing Rock Turner Ads onto your computer. It is an adware program that makes use of tracking cookies to collect data on your web browsing habits. Once it has collect enough information, Rock Turner Ads processes it and then generates various shopping coupons and discount offers based on what you search for online. It is not illegal or too dangerous, but security experts suggest removing Rock Turner Ads from the computer, because in the long run pop-up ads may expose you to potentially malicious content.

If you have encountered similar applications before, you will definitely know that the download link at the official home page does not work. Rock Turner Ads face the same situation as Ttessab, Surftastic, Laflurla and other similar applications, in that all of them have official home pages, but if we try clicking the download button there, we will be redirected to a blank page.

It leaves us with another method of distribution, namely – bundled downloads. In fact, all adware programs form SuperWeb family are usually distributed together with freeware applications. It means that each time you are about to download a program from a third party file hosting website, you need to be sure that the program in question is not bundled with Rock Turner Ads or any similar adware application. Sometimes such adware apps can be bundled with third party installers and downloaders. It means that they are installed on your computer silently.

When Rock Turner Ads are installed on your computer, a new extension is added to Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer web browsers. These extensions are there to generate various pop-ups whenever you access popular online shopping websites. Technically, Rock Turner Ads are supposed to help you purchase your favorite goods at an optimal price, and if that is the case then naturally, Rock Turner is a useful application.

However, there is a reason why you are strongly recommended to remove Rock Turner Ads. The problem is that this application cannot guarantee the safety and security of third party content that is displayed on its pop-ups. Therefore, you can never know what website you will land on when you click Rock Turner Ads. It may be yet another commercial website. Such websites often try to increase their traffic count, because this way they can generate financial profit.

What is more, you cannot rule out the possibility of malware infection as well. It is not very probable, but there is still a chance, so to avoid any potential computer security threats, you need to remove Rock Turner Ads at once. After manual removal, scan your computer with SpyHunter free scanner, because it will help you determine whether there are more potentially unwanted applications installed.

How to remove Rock Turner Ads

Windows 8

  1. Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
  2. Click Settings on Charm bar and go to Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove Rock Turner.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Press Uninstall a program under Programs.
  3. Highlight Rock Turner and click Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Click Start menu button and navigate to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall Rock Turner.
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  1. Jeremy B. Sep 8, 2014

    "Windows 8

    Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
    Click Settings on Charm bar and go to Control Panel.
    Select Uninstall a program and remove Rock Turner."
    Doesn't Work. It always says "wait until the deinstallation is finished" before i can deinstall it (but since im not deinstalling anything else ..). If i try to kill the Process it auto restarts and blocks me from accessing the Internet.

  2. Amy Oct 6, 2014

    Same problem as Jeremy B. It gets about 1/3 of the way through the uninstall process and then stops.

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