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Danger level 4
Type: Adware

Windows TaskAd

Windows TaskAd is malicious adware that is guaranteed to cause you many computer problems and irritation. It is very important to know that Windows TaskAd acts as a browser hijacker, so if you land on web pages that you didn\'t go to yourself then this could be a telling sign that your computer is infected with the malicious Windows TaskAd.It is unfortunately also the case that Windows TaskAd runs very high risks of totally invading your privacy.

Windows TaskAd may also go by the following names:
• Windows.TaskAd
• WindowsTaskAd

Windows TaskAd may display some of the following symptoms:
• Files will appear again after being deleted.
• Some files will be missing from the registry.
• Strange programs will appear in the process list.
• Pop ups will drive you crazy.
• There may be changes in your internet settings.
• You system speed may decrease dramatically.
• When you browse the Internet strange things may happen.

Windows TaskAd is able to actually reset your entire Internet Explorer browser settings without your knowledge or consent. This means that one of the signs that may indicate to you that your computer is infected with Windows TaskAd is if your computer feels different when you are browsing the Internet. Windows TaskAd is also able to monitor your entire browsing activity in order to produce targeted pop ups.Windows TaskAd also runs high risks of downloading various other malicious threats to your computer, causing you even more computer problems.

The best advice that can be offered is for you to remove Windows TaskAd immediately upon detection. You could make use of the manual removal instructions but you need to be seriously warned that you run the risk of causing even further damage to your computer if you do something incorrectly. It is strongly advised that you rather make use of a decent and up to date antispyware removal tool that is able to both detect as well as automatically remove Windows TaskAd for you.

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How to manually remove Windows TaskAd

Files associated with Windows TaskAd infection:


Windows TaskAd processes to kill:


Remove Windows TaskAd registry entries:


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