Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Remove "Ads By Discover Treasure" virus

Ads By Discover Treasure is an adware that infects Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox to display a lot of advertisements, especially when you open shopping web sites, such as AliExpress, eBay, Amazon, etc. Ads By Discover Treasure contains various coupons and discounts which are created to attract you and thus to force to click on itself. For each click according to such advertisement the author of Discover Treasure adware will get small profit.

Important to know, some of Ads By Discover Treasure are offers to install various fake updates or fake security software, so be very careful clicking such ads, as part from them can redirect you on the harmful and malicious web sites.

How to Ads By Discover Treasure is installed into your PC

Discover Treasure comes bundled in an installer of the free software such as audioplayers, videoplayers, videocodecs, PDF creators, download managers, etc. The best way to avoid Ads By Discover Treasure infection is that you need to be careful with your new downloads. Always to read Terms of use, Conditions and agreements. Carefully read all the information on each install step before clicking to Next button.

Ads By Discover Treasure removal step-by-step guide.

1. Use Windows Cotrol Panel to uninstall some parts of "Ads By Discover Treasure".

Some parts of "Ads By Discover Treasure" can be uninstalled with the help of Windows Control Panel. To access it, do the following:

Variant 1. Click Start.

 Select Control Panel option.

Variant 2. Press Win-key, type Control Panel in Search field. Press ENTER.

Once finished, you will see Windows Control Panel.

Click Uninstall a program. Go through a list of applications and uninstall unknown software and any  entries related to "Ads By Discover Treasure" adware.

2. Use AdwCleaner to scan your computer and remove another programs that might be a part of "Ads By Discover Treasure" infection.

AdwCleaner is a free adware remover. This program does not need to install, just download, scan your computer and remove the results of the scanning.

Download AdwCleaner from direct link below and save it to your desktop.


You will see an icon like below

Run it.

Click Scan to start a scanning process. Once the process is finished you will see a screen:

Now Click Cleaning to start a "Ads By Discover Treasure" removal. Follow the prompts. AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your computer. Confirm it.

3. Use MalwareBytes Anti-malware to double check and remove any found Ads By Discover Treasure related Windows registry keys and files.

Once your computer loaded, download MalwareBytes Anti-malware. Use next link:


Double click mbam-setup to install the application. Follow the prompts.
Once the program has loaded you will see a screen like below.

Click Scan Now. When the scan is done, you will see a list of Ads By MixBox  related files and objects that  Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware found on your computer. Note: list of these objects and threats may be different than what is shown in the screen below.

Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected to start a "Ads By Discover Treasure" removal process. Follow the prompts. Once disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to Restart.

Your PC should now be free of the Ads By Discover Treasure adware.

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