Social2Search Ads--How to Remove? (Removal Guide)

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Social2Search Ads--How to Remove? (Removal Guide)

Postby Frances » 2016-05-06 2:12


Social2Search comes into your computer and shows you numerous pop up ads, deals and coupons? What is Social2Search program program, and how it comes? Is this safe? This post shows you many details about this adware app.


What is Social2Search?

If you are bothered by full page of ads, deals or coupons from Social2Search, you should realize that your computer is infected with Social2Search adware program. Social2Search is a free tool which claims to help computer users enhance their Internet surfing experiences. But Social2Search program is potentially unwanted for it usually comes into users computer via free downloads and it is capable of generating may advertisements according the pages you are visiting.

Once installed, Social2Search generates numerous additional banner, search, pop-up, pop-under, and in-text link advertisements, such as this infamous "Ads by Social2Search". You may find that all of the browser pages your are visiting are full of Social2Search in-text ads. It is not helpful of enhance your browsing experience at all but very annoying. Usually pop-up ads from Social2Search are labeled as "Ads by Social2Search", "Social2Search Ads", "Social2Search Deals", Social2Search Coupons, "Powered by Social2Search", "Brought by Social2Search", "Click to Continue by Social2Search", etc.

Social2Search will run itself every time when you start your computer. Technically Social2Search is not a malicious computer virus, but it is not a trustful program either. Social2Search shares non-personally identifiable information including search and URL history to advertising partners to improve product performance and ad relevance. Social2Search will automatically update with new feature and optimization. We highly recommend you to remove this program from your computer as soon as possible.

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How your Computer Got Infected with Social2Search Adware?


Usually Social2Search comes bundled with free applications from the internet, such as free softwares, videos, system utilities. When you download and install these free applications you may agree to install the Social2Search program on your computer. For example when you download and install these free programs from Internet you may agree to get Social2Search program and other unknown programs installed together if you just keep click on the I Agree or Accept button during installation setup.

Computer users should pay more attention on their online activity and should always be thoughtful and careful when they install something. Always remember that you should download them from its official site. On the other hand when you install them, keep in mind the Advanced or Custom installation should be your first choice and do not select anything that is not familiar to you. Social2Search program is potentially unwanted considering its behavior shown above. If you already get infected with this redirect virus, you should remove it as soon as possible. Follow this step by step removal guide below to do that.



How to REMOVE Social2Search Ads with Cloud System Booster

    Step 1 Uninstall Social2Search with Cloud System Booster In-built & Free Tool–Anvi Uninstaller
    Step 2 Remove Social2Search Add-on or Extension with Cloud System Booster Slim Toolbar Feature
    Step 3 Clean Social2Search from your Browser & System with Cloud System Booster

    Pop-up Ads Blocking Tips (VERY IMPORTANT)


About Cloud System Booster:

    Cloud System Booster is a small and high efficient utility based on cloud technology which can run on most versions of Microsoft Windows Operating System. Cloud System Booster consists of four main function module including Registry Cleaner, Disk Cleaner, Optimizer and PC Repair to maximize your PC performance by cleaning junk files, disabling unneeded services, clearing 3rd party applications, and repairing registry errors.

    With in-built free system tool Anvi Uninstaller, Anvi Sartup Booster, and Anvi Browser Repair Tool, Cloud System Booster is efficient enough for you to completely uninstall suspicious program, optimize your computer boot time, stop those self-restarted services and repair your browsers. Cloud System Booster also can protect your privacy by cleaning your browsing history, temporary internet files, browser cookies and extensions, minimizing the chance of falling into Internet scam.

    In the newest version of Cloud System Booster, two new features are added, namely, Context Menu Manager and Folder Migration. Context Menu Manager is for you to manage your right-click menu, you can enable or disable them easily. Folder Migration is for computer users to free up your system volume folder space by moving files to other volumes. Download and try these features!

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    Step 1 Uninstall Social2Search with Cloud System Booster In-built & Free Tool–Anvi Uninstaller


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      2 Open Cloud System Booster, click on Toolbox(click on the arrow at the bottom of the main screen)—Anvi Uninstaller–-Download this uninstall tool.

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      3 When Anvi Uninstaller opened, find the Social2Search related programs, or you can click on Recently Installed tab, then you will find the programs recently installed on your computer. Choose the suspicious or unfamiliar one, click on the Uninstall button to uninstall them.

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    Step 2 Remove Social2Search Add-on or Extension with Cloud System Booster Slim Toolbar Featurer

      1 Slim Toolbar feature is designed for computer users to remove and delete browser add-ons, extensions and plugins. To remove browser add-on and extension with Slim Toolbar feature, you need to upgrade your Cloud System Booster to its PRO version. Please clicking Buy Now button below to do this:

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      2 On the main screen of Cloud System Booster, click on the arrow button(lower right corner), then click on the Slim Toolbar tab to scan your computer.

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      3 Check Social2Search related add-on and extensions, remove them from your browsers.

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    Important Tips: Some browser extensions or add-ons are so malicious that it will come back again even you uninstalled it. Now you can use the Remove & Lock feature from the Ignore drop down option to remove browser extension and lock its installation path to prevent it come back after you restart your computer.


Step 3 Clean Social2Search from your Browser & System with Cloud System Booster

    After the Social2Search program has been removed from your system, some residual files maybe still in there. You need clean your computer.

    1 On the main screen of Cloud System Booster, go to Disk Cleaner, Internet Explorer,Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox tab, please select Internet Explorer Cookies, Mozilla Firefox Cookies and Google Chrome Cookies option, and then back to the main screen of Cloud System Booster. You can also check the items you want to clean or optimize from Registry Cleaner, Optimizer and PC Repair module.

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    2 Now you can click on the Quick Care button to clean your computer quickly. Once the scan completes, there will come out a results screen, click Clear button to remove those junk files, browser cookies, invalid registry entries to maximize your computer performance. (You may also click the numbers to view detailed results.)

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Pop-up Ads Blocking Tips (IMPORTANT)


To block Popup ads and any unwanted or malicious website, you can take advantage of this ads-block tool--Anvi AD Blocker. Anvi AD Blocker is designed to automatically filter and block malicious websites, phishing sites, pop-up ads, etc. to build a solid browser hijacker defense to your system. Please click the "Free Download" picture below to download this tool directly.[/list]

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    For instance, to block the istsearch.com from your web browser, you can just add this istsearch.com to the blacklist of Anvi AD Blocker by clicking More-> Settings->under the blacklist tab, click the Add URL button->Enter istsearch.com in the appeared window->click Add button to add the url and close the add url window-> click Apply on the settings menu to make it and click X to close the window and save the change.

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Good Luck and be safe online.
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