Uninstall ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj

Information about ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj

ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj is commonly used by anti-virus programs for generic adware discovery. Essentially, adware is a program with a goal of exposing you to ads so as to make money. Despite how it might seem initially, this is not a serious infection. You’ll quickly see that it’s actually less harmful than it is bothersome. Once the adverts begin popping up everywhere, you will see why. If you wish to remove ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj, the final section will explain how you may do that.

If you are unsure of about how the adware was installed, the bundling method is probably something you are not familiar with.

How does adware install

Because adware are oftentimes concealed as genuine programs, you could have installed it purposely. So as to prevent rubbish applications from cluttering your device, you will need to begin researching applications before installing them. If you don’t believe you installed it yourself, it possibly installed together with freeware. This is called program bundling, and it authorizes added items to install without getting explicit user consent. Because those items will be hidden during freeware installation, many users will simply miss them. If you wish to see if anything has been adjoined, choose Advanced (Custom) settings. Moreover, you will be able to deselect all items in those settings. You are better off unchecking all items, as they will probably be more trouble than they’re worth.

What does ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj do

Kaspersky, ESET, Avast, Malwarebytes, TrendMicro and Symantec as well as other popular anti-malware programs detect generic adware threats as ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj. Pointing out the exact adware you’re dealing with is hard because the identification name is highly generic. However, ultimately, adware is always the same, and your adware will always try to redirect you to strange pages and fill your screen with advertisements.

Adware isn’t especially serious, but taking it lightly would be a mistake as it isn’t harmless. If you interact with those advertisements you’re putting your system in danger as malicious software and scams may be shown to you. To avoid malicious software, ignore all ads that appear until adware is no longer existent on your computer. As you’re browsing, the adware will also gather data connected to you that would help it generate advertisements that would be more tempting to you.

Ways to delete ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj

Your malware removal software may be causing you problems in the sense that it’s detecting ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj but not removing it. You’d need to remove ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj manually if that’s the case. If you aren’t familiar with how to erase a program, refer to the guides we’ve placed at the end of the report. If you don’t want to continue with manual ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj uninstallation, use another anti-malware program. We should also note that ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj may be a false positive, meaning your security tool is discovering a non-existent infection.

ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj Behavior

  • ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj Deactivates Installed Security Software.
  • Redirect your browser to infected pages.
  • Shows Fake Security Alerts, Pop-ups and Ads.
  • Modifies Desktop and Browser Settings.
  • Integrates into the web browser via the ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj browser extension
  • Distributes itself through pay-per-install or is bundled with third-party software.
  • Steals or uses your Confidential Data
  • Changes user's homepage

ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj effected Windows OS versions

  • Windows 10 41% 
  • Windows 8 31% 
  • Windows 7 11% 
  • Windows Vista 8% 
  • Windows XP 9% 
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ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj Geography

Remove ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj from Windows

Remove ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj from Windows XP:

  1. Open menu by clicking Start.
  2. Control PanelAdd or Remove Programs. win-xp-control-panel ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj
  3. Remove the application.

Remove ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj from Windows Vista or Windows 7:

  1. StartControl PanelPrograms and Features win7-control-panel ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj
  2. Find the unwanted program, right click on it and select Uninstall.

Remove ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj from Windows 8/8.1/10:

  1. Right-click on the Metro UI screen, All appsControl Panel. win8-control-panel-search ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj
  2. Select Uninstall a program, find the program you want to uninstall, right-click and select Uninstall.

Remove ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj from Your Browsers

Remove ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj from Internet Explorer

  • Press Alt+T and select Internet Options.
  • Select 'Advanced' and click 'Reset'. reset-ie ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj
  • 'Reset Internet Explorer settings' → 'Delete personal settings' → 'Reset'.
  • Press 'Close' and then ‘OK’.
  • Press Alt+T and select Manage Add-ons. Press Toolbars and Extensions and remove the unwanted extensions. ie-addons ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj
  • In Search Providers you can set any page as your new search tool.

Delete ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj from Mozilla Firefox

  • Type in about:addons in your browser’s URL field. firefox-extensions ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj
  • Go through the list of extensions and remove the unwanted ones.
  • FirefoxHelp (Help in menu for OSX users) → Troubleshooting Information → Reset Firefox. firefox_reset ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj

Terminate ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj from Chrome

  • Type chrome://extensions in your browser’s URL field. extensions-chrome ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj
  • Go through the list of extensions and remove the unwanted ones.
  • Type in chrome://settings in the URL bar.
  • Advanced settingsReset browser settings. chrome-advanced ADWARE/ConvertAd.lrkj
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