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

Ad info virus

If you are concerned about pop-up advertisements and web banners containing the label Ad info, do not think that you are infected by a computer virus. Ad info pop-ups are displayed when the computer contains a browser extension called UnfriendApp browser extension. Upon clicking on the phrase Ad info, the computer user is taken to openappmedia.com/ad-information.html, where OpenApp Media is presented as a platform enabling software developers to generate revenues by proving computer users with non-intrusive advertisements.

The so-called Ad info virus can be bundled with various programs. The bundled installer may ask you to change the settings of the browser. For example, you may be offered Conduit Search, which is notorious for being promoted by various browser toolbar. If you do not want to change the settings of your browsers, always pay close attention to the information that you are provided with.

The UnfriendApp browser extension is created by GenTechnologies Apps, which is known as Creative Island Media, Big Water Applications, and Western Web Applications. Other programs such as Websteroids, SearchDonkey, and MovieMode may also display Ad info advertisements, but, if you have already tried those ads and want to stop them from being displayed, remove the so-called Ad info virus as soon as you can.

The Ad info virus, or simply the UnfriendApp browser add-on, displays random advertisements on various websites, including YouTube and MSN. The content of the advertisements has nothing to do with the browser add-on, which is categorized as adware. Every advertisement belongs to a specific website, which is not endorsed by the developers of the UnfriendApp browser add-on. You interact with those advertisements at your own risk, and, if you feel that you are not comfortable with them, do not hesitate to remove the adware program from the PC.

The Ad info virus can be removed from your computer in two ways. First, you can try eliminating the program manually, which you can do with the help of the removal guide presented below. Another option is automatic removal. We recommend that you install a reputable spyware removal which is capable of deleting every single component of the adware program. Even if you decide to rid your browsers of the Ad info virus by uninstalling it, you should scan the computer afterwards to make sure that the unwanted program is fully removed from the computer. We recommend that you use SpyHunter, because it can shield the system from other adware programs, rogue anti-virus programs, browser hijackers, and many other unreliable computer threats and files.

How to get rid of the Ad info virus

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove the adware program.

Windows XP

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Uninstall the adware program.

Windows 8

  1. Press Win+R and enter control panel.
  2. Click OK.
  3. Select Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove the unwanted program.

As soon as you complete the removal of the adware program displaying Ad info pop-ups, implement a reputable spyware removal tool so that you can find out what other unreliable files need to be removed from the computer.

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How to manually remove Ad info virus

Files associated with Ad info virus infection:

FriendsChecker.exe

Ad info virus processes to kill:

FriendsChecker.exe
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