How to Remove PursuePoint Ads and Deals (Adware Removal Guide)?

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How to Remove PursuePoint Ads and Deals (Adware Removal Guide)?

Postby Autumn » 2013-12-24 0:35


Popup coupons from PursuePoint interrupt your browsing activities when shopping online? Are the coupons from PursuePoint safe to use? If not, how to stop those annoying coupons? This article provides a step-to-step guide on removing PursuePoint popup coupons. Please read more.

What are PursuePoint Popup Ads (PursuePoint Adware Introduction)?

PursuePoint is a browser add-on or plugin for Google Chrome or a Browser Helper Object for Internet Explorer, which promises you to save money and time by providing various coupons. It seems that PursuePoint is a helpful browser extension for computer users who like shopping online. As a matter of fact, so-called coupons are just advertising information.

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PursuePoint is actually classified as adware, which is designed to promote advertisements and create traffic. Coupons from PursuePoint are used for attracting computer users to access the links of coupons. If you ignore the coupons and popup ads from PursuePoint, you may find your computer becomes slower and slower as well as internet speed. The junk information occupies the system resources and drags internet speed, which seriously influences the surfing experience of computer users.

Popup ads from PursuePoint are also dangerous. Some ads from PursuePoint are filled with sponsored links. PursuePoint gains revenue from each click on these ads. In addition, cyber crooks are able to implant malicious websites in ads from PursuePoint. If computer users access to these websites, Trojans and rootkits can capture them.

Furthermore, some other malicious plugins may come bundled with PursuePoint, such as key logger. In such case, there is a huge threat on your privacy information especially financial information. To avoid any further lose, you are highly recommended to keep away from PursuePoint as soon as you can.

Symptoms of PursuePoint adware infection

Usually, PursuePoint adware enters into targeted computer without any permission. Once in, some obvious features are shown on the compromised computer.

1) Pops up advertisements take over your computer screen.
2) Plenty of coupons are shown at the top right corner or bottom of browser.
3) PursuePoint creates lots of related add-ons and extensions on your browser.
4) Browser crashes sometimes.
5) You need to take more time to open a page.
6) Some desired domains are totally blocked.
7) Lots of applications on your computer freeze up sometimes.

If you are suffering above computer issues, follow the following removal guide.

How to Remove PursuePoint Ads and Deals (Adware Removal Guide)?

Step 1 Remove PursuePoint from control panel
    Option 1 Remove PursuePoint from control panel manually
    Option 2 Remove PursuePoint from control panel using Anvi Uninstaller

Step 2 Remove PursuePoint from browser
    Option 1 Remove PursuePoint from browser manually
    Option 2 Remove PursuePoint from browser using Cloud System Booster (Pro Version)

Step 3 Clean invalid registry entries and leftovers using Cloud System Booster

(Important Step: It is necessary for you to clean leftovers and caches of PursuePoint adware for these junks especially caches have the ability of reviving PursuePoint adware. That's why some computer users find that PursuePoint takes a comeback. therefore, you are recommended to remove caches and leftovers related to PursuePoint completely by using a free optimizer-Cloud System Booster.)

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Step 1 Remove PursuePoint from control panel

:idea: Option 1 Remove PursuePoint from control panel manually

Windows 8
Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen.
Charms bar> Settings>Control Panel>Uninstall a program
Remove PursuePoint and other unknown programs.

Windows XP
Start> Settings> Control Panel>Add or Remove Programs>Programs and Features
Remove PursuePoint and other unknown programs.

Windows 7/Vista
Start>Control Panel> Uninstall a program/Programs and Features
Uninstall PursuePoint and other unknown programs.

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:idea: Option 2 Remove PursuePoint from control panel using Anvi Uninstaller

You can make full use of Anvi Uninstaller-a small free tool that is available in Cloud System Booster’s Toolbox to find and remove PursuePoint related program easily and quickly.

Anvi Uninstaller can help you find the programs installed on your computer conveniently and quickly. Through Anvi Uninstaller, users can quickly scan the recently installed programs and uninstall the unwanted programs conveniently.

1 Download and install Anvi Uninstaller

2 Scan out the installed programs

3 Find and remove PursuePoint related program.

Select the PursuePoint and other unknown programs, and click on Uninstall.

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Note: To undo changes if something expected happened, Anvi Uninstaller will create a system restore point for you before uninstalling a program. It may take long time to back up all the files of your computer. If you don’t want to create a system restore point and just want to remove a program quickly, you can skip this step.

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Step 2 Remove PursuePoint from browser

:idea: Option 1 Remove PursuePoint from browser manually

Internet Explorer

Tools (Gear icon for Windows XP users)> Manage add-ons>Toolbars and Extensions

Disable PursuePoint related extensions and any other unknown add-ons.

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Mozilla Firefox

Firefox (tools)>add-ons>Extensions

Disable or remove PursuePoint related extensions.

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Google Chrome

Chrome menu>Tools>Extensions.

Remove PursuePoint related extensions.

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:idea: Option 2 Remove PursuePoint from browser using Cloud System Booster

You may be always attacked by adware and annoyed by popup ads when you surf online. Usually, an adware always creates browser extensions or toolbars in your browser. For that, Cloud System Booster v3.1 combined with a toolbar manager is developed by Anvisoft team to help computer users scan and remove malicious browser extensions and toolbars more quickly and effectively by one-click. If computer users can't recognize malicious toolbars in their computers, Cloud System Booster can remind the malicious toolbars present in their computers and help them fix the malicious toolbars.

Cloud System Booster v3.1 is a new version of Cloud System Booster developed by Anvisoft team. Asides from original features of cleaning and optimizing computer by throwing out junk data on disk, registry, and more unneeded Windows files, Cloud System Booster v3.1 increases some new functions, such as Cloud Sync, Toolbar Manage, and GB File Remover. The Cloud Sync is cloud technology applied to synchronously update the database for more efficiency. Increased Toolbar manager is able to help remove any malicious or unwanted toolbar/browser add-on from IE, Firefox & Chrome. And the GB File Remover is used for finding GB Files stored on the machine to remove any unwanted file and release more disk space.

1 Buy and install Cloud System Booster

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2 Launch the Cloud System Booster and click on arrow button at the bottom right corner, select Slim Toolbar and click Scan.

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3 Select PursuePoint related extensions of the browsers including IE, Firefox and Chrome and hit Remove.

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Step 3 Clean invalid registry entries and leftovers using Cloud System Booster

After removing PursuePoint adware, there are invalid registry entries as well as any leftovers left in the computer. These junks files will slow down the computer or leave hide danger in your computer. It is highly recommended that you get rid of the junks files using Cloud System Booster—a computer cleaner initially designed to clean and optimize your computer by throwing out junk data on disk, registry, and more unneeded Windows files. If you have any question, please feel free to get in touch for help.

1. Download and install Cloud System Booster

Official site: http://www.anvisoft.com/cloud-system-booster.html

2. Run the Cloud System Booster

Click on the Quick Care button on the main screen to run a full scan, and hit Clear button to remove these junk files, malicious registry entries, etc.

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Malware prevention tips

PursuePoint may bring you to infectious websites. In this case, you are exposed to other horrible computer viruses. Cyber criminals are very possible to drop Trojans or rootkits on your computer through malicious websites. Therefore, it is necessary for you to scan your computer using an antivirus program to make sure the nonexistence of other malware after you remove PursuePoint.

Anvi Smart Defender is a powerful antivirus tool, which can help users prevent malicious software such as virus, Trojan, adware, spyware and so on. The light and smart swordfish scan engine will not consume extra resources to influence the operation of the computer. And here we recommend you the Anvi Smart Defender antimalware and use it for demonstration.

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BTW, if you choose the pro version of Anvi Smart Defender, AD blocker capable of effectively blocking malicious advertisements and fishing websites is available for you. Compared with free version, the pro version of Anvi Smart Defender increases the functions of Web Guard, Behavior Guard, USB guard and Adware Guard, which prevents you from computer viruses in all directions.

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Over time and registry junked-up, computer becomes slower and slower. When systematic natural resources are gobbled up gradually, computer users need to clean the junk files so as to keep their computers running at optimum performance.

Anvi Ultimate Defrag newly developed by Anvisoft team is designed to integrate four common functions of repairing disk errors, cleaning up junk files, defragging and optimizing the hard disk drive volumes. It is light to install and efficient to defrag. Optimizing your computer, Anvi Ultimate Defrag helps your PC run faster.

Anvi Ultimate Defrag: http://www.anvisoft.com/ultimate-defrag.html
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