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How to Get Rid of Deal-Slider Pop-up Ads? (Adware Removal Guide)

 

Annoyed by the Deal-Slider ads box when browsing the internet, especially the online shopping websites? Want to figure out why you are seeing these ads and want find out how to rid your internet browser of pop-up ads by Deal-Slider? Then read on.

 

 

What Is Deal-Slider?

 

 

Deal-Slider, also referred to as Deal Slider virus or Ads by Deal-Slider, is a browser extension or plugin compatible with Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. Although can be downloaded and installed willingly from its official websites, Deal-Slider is commonly added when you install other free downloads, such as video recording/streaming, download-manager. Then Deal-Slider ads and deals begin to bombard your web browser while you are still in the dark.

Deal Slider pop-up ads

 

On its official website, it boasts that you will have access to thousands of coupons available for thousands of the top merchants used online after installing Deal-Slider.  Apart from that, it can save you time and money when you make a purchase online by clicking on the small Deal Slider tag on the top right corner of your web browser. Sounds really nice! But, it does far more than that.

 

In reality, Deal-Slider is a potentially unwanted program categorized as adware. Once installed, it will display banner ads and turn text into hyperlinks that lead to cooperative websites of Deal-Slider. Worse still, Deal-Slider extension and plugin can gain access to your data on all websites, your tabs and browsing activity. In this way, it can feed you more precise advertisements.

 

 

How to Remove Deal-Slider and Stop Ads and Deals by Deal-Slider? (Removal Guide)

 

                                                                                                           

Outline of the removal guide:

Step 1 Uninstall Deal-Slider and related malicious programs

Step 2 Remove Deal-Slider extensions and plugins from IE/Firefox/Chrome

Step 3 Clean up residual files and invalid registry entries with Cloud System Booster

Malware Prevention Tips

                                                                                                            

 

To remove Deal-Slider and stop pop-up ads in internet browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox) completely, please follow the guide below. Some victims of this adware have complained that it is incredibly persistent, so please follow the guide step by step in its order. If you have any questions, please leave a reply below and we will try our best to help you to resolve your problem.

 

 

Step 1 Uninstall Deal-Slider and related malicious programs

 

As mentioned above, Deal-Slider often infects computers by being bundled in the installer of other free software, so you should uninstall Deal Slider and any suspicious programs by Innovative Apps or Smart Apps.

 

 

Option 1 > Uninstall mannally through Control Panel

 

For Windows 8 Users:

Move mouse pointer to the bottom right corner of the screen.

Go to Charms bar Settings Control Panel Uninstall a program

Uninstall Deal Slider and other unknown programs.

 

For Windows 7/Vista Users:

Go to Start button > Control Panel > Uninstall a program / Programs and Features

Uninstall Deal Slider adware and any suspicious third-party application

Deal Slider-uninstall

 

For Windows XP Users:

Go to Start button >  Settings > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs

Remove Deal Slider and any suspicious third-party application

 

 

Option 2 > Uninstall automatically with Anvi Uninstaller

 

Anvi Uninstaller is tool integrated in Cloud System Booster which is a system optimizer and cleaner. After uninstall a program, Anvi Uninstaller will detect leftovers, such as registry keys and junk files.

 

1. Download and install Cloud System Booster

Cloud System Booster free download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html

 

2. To uninstall Deal Slider and related programs:

Launch Cloud System Booster → switch to Expert mode → select Toolbox → download and Run Anvi Uninstaller → switch to Recently Installed tab → locate Deal Slider and any suspicious program → hit Uninstall to remove it

Please kindly note that downloading Anvi Uninstaller won’t take you much time.

Anvi Uninstaller

Deal Slider-uninstall 1

 

The Prefect Scan function is only available for Cloud System Booster Pro version users. You can use this function by getting a trail license or upgrade to pro version.

Cloud System Booster purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php

 

 

Step 2 Remove Deal-Slider extensions and plugins from IE/Firefox/Chrome

 

Alternative—Repair your installed browser with Anvi Slim Toolbar

 

If you are still encountering Deal-Slider pop-up ads after removing Deal Slider and relate malicious programs, you should go through the following guides to check your browser and remove Deal Slider leftovers on your web browser.

 

For Internet Explorer Users:

To remove extension: click on the gear icon or Tools → select Manage Add-ons → go to Toolbars and Extensions tab → right click on Deal Slider and any other suspicious extensions → choose Disable in the drop-down menu → close the window and click on OK button

Deal Slider on IE

 

For Mozilla Firefox Users:

To remove extensions and plugins: click on the orange Firefox button firefox button on the upper left corner of the browser → hit Add-ons → go to Extensions tab → Remove suspicious extensions (Deal Slider)

Deal Slider on Firefox

Switch to Plugins tab → Disable suspicious plugins

 

For Google Chrome Users:

To remove extension: Click on Customize icon (Wrench or 3 bar icon) > Tools > Extensions → locate Deal-Slider and any unwanted or unknown extension → click the Recycling Bin to remove it

Deal Slider on Chrome

 

 

Optional Troubleshoot—Repair your installed browser with Anvi Slim Toolbar

 

Also, you can download and install a tool to assist you to complete the repair of your browser. Anvi Slim Toolbar is such an application.

 

1. Download and install Anvi Slim Toolbar by clicking the link below.

Anvi Slim Toolbar free download link: http://www.anvisoft.com/software/ast/

Anvi Slim Toolbar

 

2. Delete unwanted and suspicious extension and add-ons:

Launch Anvi Slim Toolbar → Switch to Manage tab → Chech or tick unwanted and suspicious extension and add-ons → hit Remove button

Deal Slider-AST scan result

 

3. Empty trash bin:

The removed toolbars and extensions are placed in the trash bin in case you want them back, so you need to empty the trash bin regularly.

Click on the trash bin icon, then you can restore or remove toolbars and extensions there.

Deal Slider-AST restore center

 

4. Modify browser homepage and default search engine (optional):

Go to Browser Repair tab → chose the browser you are going to repair → set the homepage to your preferred website → select a desired search engine → click on the Repair button

Anvi Slim Toolbar-Browser Repair 1

 

 

Step 3 Clean up residual files and invalid registry entries

 

Please note that although Deal-Slider and related malicious program is uninstalled, there are still many residual files – like invalid registry entries still on your computer. These junk files occupy disk space of your computer and may degrade your computer performance over time. It is complicated to delete them manually, so you may need the help of a system cleaner or system optimizer. We recommend you Cloud System Booster.

 

1. Download and install the free or paid version of Cloud System Booster.

Cloud System Booster free download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html

Cloud System Booster Purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php

 

2. Launch Cloud System Booster and click on the Boost button.

Cloud System Booster-Boost

 

3. Click on Clean button after scan finished.

CSB-clean

 

Now, your computer should have been free from the infection of Deal-Slider. If you have encountered any problem in the removing process, please leave a reply and we will help you fix your problem as soon as possible.

 

 

Malware Prevention Tips

 

1. Keep an eye on what you are agree to install and do not just click on Next blindly.

As mentioned above, Deal-Slider sneaks into your computer by being bundled in the installer of other free software, so you should be attentive when install such programs and always opt for custom/advanced installation.

 

2. Turn on the security settings of your installed web browser.

If you always encounter the problems such as pop-up ads and redirecting, you may need to check if the available security settings of your web browser are on. You can view Turn on Security Features of Internet Browsers for Safer Surfing Online for tutorial.

And you can make use of Anvi Ad Blocker to block malicious URLs, phishing websites, pop-up/flash ads as well as your unwanted websites that cannot be distinguished and detected by the browser itself.

Anvi Ad Blocker free download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html (expires in 15 days)

Anvi Ad Blocker purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/adbupgrade.php

 

3. Keep a professional antivirus or antimalware program on and perform system scan regularly.

Adware like Deal-Slider may lead you to malicious websites and your computer may be exposed to other horrible computer infections, so we strongly recommend you to scan your computer with an antivirus or antimalware program to make sure that your computer is safe and clean. Anvi Smart Defender is such a program that you can make use of.

Anvi Smart Defender free version download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_asd.html

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