How to remove VAFCompressor Ads from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer

VAF Compressor is the recent adware developed by VAF Compressor which can be downloaded from its official website vafcompressor.com, however it is widely distributed over the Internet with freeware applications. The developers of VAFCompressor promise that this software can increase the compression and decompression speed by 40%.Also, it can provide users with 15% better compression and it works with 16 different file formats including the most popular 7z (.7z), ZIP (.zip), GZIP (.gz), BZIP2 (.bz2) and TAR (.tar), RAR (.rar), CAB (.cab), ISO (.iso), ARJ (.arj), LZH (.lzh), CHM (.chm), Z (.Z), CPIO (.cpio), RPM (.rpm), DEB (.deb), NSIS (.nsis).

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VAFCompressor Ads is the result of the installation of Vafcompressor adware on your computer. During the installation of VAFCompressor users might also install other potentially unwanted programs such as Funmoods toolbar, Incredibar Toolbar, Babylon Toolbar and SweetIM Toolbar. Those are not just potentially unwanted programs but also harmful adware and browser hijackers that may compromise users security and violate privacy. Once installed, VAF Compressor will generate numerous pop-up ads, banners, surveys and other annoying and dangerous things. All of the redirects caused by VAFCompressor ads may lead users to dubious websites where they can get infected with malware like rootkits, keyloggers, Trojans and others.Also, VAFCompressor will change browser settings to be able to provide users with different kind of ads. At the moment the most popular web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer are vulnerable to this infection.

All of the mentioned above features of VAFCompressor program probably don’t work in reality and they mostly they were mentioned on the website in order to attract users’ attention and get into the user’s computer. VAFCompressor will not bring any benefit for you, on the contrary it will disrupt the normal functionality of your computer. You might notice that network speed and pc performance were greatly reduced after the installation of this adware. It happens because VAFCompressor is constantly working on the background, tracking your Internet activity and collecting user’s browsing history, cookies and search queries. After that it sends all of the collected data to the third party. By analyzing user’s information VAFCompressor can generate ads based on user’s interests.

VAFCompressor is a very dangerous adware and if you are suffering from excessive amount of ads provided by VAFCompressor you should clean your computer ASAP. To completely remove VAFCompressor adware and all of it components you will need to perform various steps described in the guide below. As was mentioned before, VAFCompressor may install additional malware on your computer, simply download our automatic removal tool and scan your computer. It will find all of the malicious programs and remove them completely from your system.

VAFCompressor Removal Instruction

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Symptoms of VAFCompressor infection on your computer can be: computer crashes, unusual homepage or search engine on your browser, unwanted pop-up ads and advertising banners. We recommend to download our automatic removal tool. This removal tool has been tested for VAFCompressor threat removal and it is easy to use.

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Manual Removal Instruction for VAFCompressor

Step 1
UNINSTALL VAFCOMPRESSOR AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • Click on the Start button in the left lower corner and select → Control Panel. After that find the Programs and Features (if you are running Windows XP , then click on Add/Remove Programs).
    VAFCompressor remove from Windows - step 1.1
Windows 8/8.1/10
  • If you are running Windows 8 or Windows 10 operating system , then right-click on the Start which is in the lower left corner of the screen. After that select Control Panel and go to Programs/Uninstall a Program.
    VAFCompressor remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall VAFCompressor and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the VAFCompressor or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them.
    VAFCompressor remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
REMOVE VAFCOMPRESSOR FROM YOUR WEB BROWSERS
  • Step 3
Remove suspicious add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Manage Add-ons.
    Remove VAFCompressor from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the VAFCompressor and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove VAFCompressor from Internet Explorer - Step 2.2
How to change your homepage if it was modified by browser hijacker:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Internet Options.
  • On General tab remove unwanted URL and enter your desired domain name such as google.com. Click Apply to save changes.
    Remove VAFCompressor from Internet Explorer - Step 2.3
Resetting Internet Explorer browser
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and chose Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Now click on Reset button, the new window should appear. Select the Delete Personal settings option and click on Reset button again. Now you have deteled VAFCompressor completely.
  • Remove VAFCompressor from Internet Explorer - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon which is located in the top right corner. Now select Add-ons and go to Extensions.
  • Remove VAFCompressor from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select VAFCompressor and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove VAFCompressor from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.2
Resetting Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu icon which is on the upper left corner of the browser and click on the question mark. Now, choose Troubleshooting Information option.
  • Remove VAFCompressor from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.3
  • New windows will pop-up where you can see Refresh Firefox to its default state message and Refresh Firefox button. Click this button to remove VAFCompressor completely.
  • Remove VAFCompressor from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon in the upper right corner and select More Tools and then select Extensions.
  • Remove VAFCompressor from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the VAFCompressor and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove VAFCompressor from Google Chrome - Step 2.2
  • Click on menu icon once again and select Settings and then Manage Search engines it will be right under the Search section.
  • Remove VAFCompressor from Google Chrome - Step 2.3
  • Now you will see all of the Search Engines installed in your browser. Remove any suspicious search engines. We advise you to leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
  • Remove VAFCompressor from Google Chrome - Step 2.4
Resetting Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon which is on the top right corner of your Google Chrome browser. Now select Settings. Click Show Advanced Settings...
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and find there Reset settings and click on it.
  • Remove VAFCompressor from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove VAFCompressor completely.
  • Remove VAFCompressor from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3
FINAL VAFCOMPRESSOR REMOVAL PROCEDURE

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the VAFCOMPRESSOR and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.

Information added: 10/02/2015 07:48 PM;