How to remove adware from Google Chrome

To remove adware from Google Chrome you can use two ways: manually or using special removal tools. There are some stages of cleaning Google Chrome browser manually. If hijacker infected your browser, you need to modify shortcut, search engine and default homepage. If you have different pop-ups 'Ads by' or 'Powered by' or advertisement links in new tab, your computer was infected by adware or malware. In this case, you need to remove program or extension that cause ads. The alternative way is to scan computer with antimalware scanner. It can delete malwares completely from system and browser. If you prefer this way, only download trusted antispyware tool and scan computer. We can suggest Chrome Clean Up tool, AdwCleaner or Malwarebytes as the best scanners.


Manual removal instruction

Check Google Chrome shortcut

1. Right-click on shortcut

2. Select Properties

How to find properties of Google Chrome shortcut


3. Check the field Target: there must be only way to your browser: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe"

How to find field Target on Chrome shortcut



Delete old shortcut and create new

Remove suspicious Extensions from Google Chrome

1. Start Google Chrome

2. Customize and Control Google Chrome

3. More tools

4. Extensions

How to launch Extensions in Google Chrome


5. Remove suspicious extensions

How to remove Extension from Google Chrome

Change homepage and default search engine

1. Start Google Chrome

2. Customize and Control Google Chrome

3. Settings

How to find settings in Google Chrome


4. On startup - Set pages

How to set homepage in Google Chrome


5. Put “about:blank”

6. Search - Manage search engines...

How to manage search engines in Google Chrome


7. Select your favourite search engine

Reset browser settings (attention, you will lose all browser data)

1. Start Google Chrome

2. Customize and control Google Chrome

3. Settings

4. Show advanced settings...

How to show advanced settings in Google Chrome


5. Reset settings

How to Reset settings in Google Chrome



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0 #4 Kate 2016-08-08 14:01
Quoting xperia:
i tried it.. it worked.. but when i restart my computer it showing up again.. same problem coming up again.. any solution?? please help....

Scan the system with antimalware scanners: SpyHunter, AdwCleaner or Malwarebytes. And after that, clean Google Chrome again (if it needs)
0 #3 xperia 2016-08-07 09:36
i tried it.. it worked.. but when i restart my computer it showing up again.. same problem coming up again.. any solution?? please help....
+1 #2 Kate Realta 2015-10-22 07:51
Quoting febin:
thanks for your informations.. :-)

I hope it is helpful :)
0 #1 febin 2015-10-21 08:56
thanks for your informations.. :-)

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