How to remove Containertag.js from the computer and browsers

Containertag.js is an advertising program that penetrates user’s machine in stealth mode and shows ads. If you don’t know what is adware and how it works this might be nonsense or you, but there really are programs, created to show intrusive ads to users. Suchlike programs are called adware and they are the nice source of profit for online-scammers. The profit is based on the payment system that is used in the sphere of online advertisement, it is called pay per click. It means that the advertisers don’t pay for the ad placement, but the pay for each click referral from the ad to advertised website. That’s why Containertag.js shows you so many ads. It doesn’t try to really promote the websites, or make you buy something. The only thing that matters is a click. Adware spams with banners, pop-ups, links and other forms of advertisement in hope that user will accidentally click on some of them.

What is Containertag.js. Removal reasons and methods

There are millions of suchlike programs, and this one isn’t different, but it somehow managed to become popular and common. It’s not related to the original features or high quality of the program: this is all about experienced distributors. Containertag.js is being distributed through viral websites and bundled installation. The second method is the most effective and we’ll explain you what it is and how to avoid it.

Bundled installation means that adware is bundled with the installation files of other programs. Mostly there are free and useful programs that are, and will be very popular, such as WinRAR, Skype, Daemon and other. Also adware might be bundled with pirated copies of licensed software, such as Word, Excel and others. When user wants to download this program he comes to torrent tracker or another kind of file-sharing service, and downloads the installation file. The trick is to merge the installation files of useful software with the files of advertising program. After that, when user installs one program, he sees the proposal to install other programs that aren’t related to the needed one. This is done with help of an option, called “recommended installation”. If you are installing something and you see an option between “recommended installation” and, for example, “installation for experienced users”, or “partial installation” – you better pick the second option. The first option means that you will install everything that is in the package, even if there is only one good program and ten viruses, added to it. The second option means that you can choose what software to install and what to decline.

Containertag.js removal tool

Now you understand that Containertag.js isn’t a useful program, and it must be removed. The process of adware deletion isn’t very complicated, and it can be carried out even by a newbie. We made an instruction to make this process easier and faster. There is only one factor that affects the complexity of adware deletion: the time that adware spent inside the system. Each day of adware’s work means that the computer receives at least few viruses that enter the system through weakened browser. It takes from two to four weeks to clog the computer with various unwanted software, and make it completely useless and slow. In this case, the manual removal might be not effective, because it’s very hard to delete dozens of programs when computer is lagging and rebooting every five minutes. If your PC is in suchlike condition - we advise you to use the decent antiviral tool. The best tool for adware removal is Spyhunter, and you can know more about it by clicking the link below.


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Containertag.js removal guide



Step 1. Uninstall recently added programs from Control Panel

Instruction for Windows XP and Windows 7

1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Add or Remove Programs.

2. In the Currently installed programs box, click the program, and then click Change or Change/Remove.

3. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to make the changes that you want.

Press Start - Control Panel Choose Programs - Uninstall a program Choose needed program and click 'Uninstall'


Instruction for Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter Control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by: select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.


Instruction for Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Containertag.js and press Uninstall

Type 'Control Panel' in Search field Programs in Control Panel Choose needed program and click 'Uninstall'


Step 2. Remove Containertag.js from the browser

Note: If you use antimalware scanner, it will take you through the following steps automatically.


Instruction for Google Chrome

1. Launch Google Chrome browser, click Menu (Customize and Control Google Chrome)

2. Select More tools > Extensions. Left-click on Extensions

3. On the extension, click Remove from Chrome

4. A notice to remove the extension will appear. Click Remove

How to remove Containertag.js from Google Chrome. Step 1 How to delete Containertag.js from Google Chrome. Step 2 How to uninstall Containertag.js from Google Chrome. Step 3


Instruction for Internet Explorer

1. Launch Internet Explorer

2. Click Tools

3. Select Manage add-ons

4. Select suspicious extension and press Disable

How to uninstall Containertag.js from Internet Explorer. Step 1 How to remove Containertag.js from Internet Explorer. Step 2 How to delete Containertag.js from Internet Explorer. Step 3


Instruction for Mozilla Firefox

1. Launch Mozilla Firefox

2. Open Menu

3. Click Add-ons

4. Select Extensions

5. On the malicious add-on and press Remove

How to uninstall Containertag.js from Mozilla Firefox. Step 1 How to delete Containertag.js from Mozilla Firefox. Step 1 How to remove Containertag.js from Mozilla Firefox. Step 3


Instruction for Safari

1. Open Safari browser

2. Click Menu (Display a menu of General Safari Settings)

3. Select Reset Safari...

4. Press Reset

How to delete Containertag.js from Safari. Step 1 How to uninstall Containertag.js from Safari. Step 2 How to remove Containertag.js from Safari. Step 3


Instruction for Opera

1. Start Opera browser

2. Click Menu (Customize and Control Opera)

3. Select Extensions

4. Choose Containertag.js and press button Remove from Opera

How to remove Containertag.js from Opera. Step 1 How to delete Containertag.js from Opera. Step 2 How to uninstall Containertag.js from Opera. Step 3


Video instruction how to remove ads from the browsers




Step 3. Delete elements that would stay after Containertag.js deletion

1. Remove files and folders, if they stayed:

  • Type Containertag.js in the search box
  • Scroll to the bottom of the list of search results. Under Search again in, Click Computer
  • Wait for the search results
  • Delete items found

2. Delete registry keys

  • Click the Start button
  • Type Regedit.exe and press Enter
  • Press Ctrl+F and type 'Containertag.js'
  • Click 'Find Next'
  • Delete the entries that were found



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