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How to Remove Visual Match Ads and Deals? (Adware Removal Guide)

 

Pop-up presenting similar products and relevant ads and deals from Visual Match appear on your webpage? The symptom indicates that your PC has been infected with the PUP “Visual Match”. Read on and this article will show you how to remove it correctly and completely.

 

What is Visual Match

 

Similar to PriceGong and A2Zlyrics, Visual Match is adware/PUP(potentially unwanted program) that hijacks your browser in the format of browser extension.

Although the adware declares that it will automatically search across thousands of online stores to find the most up-to-date information and bring you the best prices, it can’t cover up a series of itsmalicious traits.

First of all, this PUP goes to your PC without knowledge and permission. The way it installs on is a deceive means called bundling.

Besides, Visual Match pops up numerous ads and deals that disturb people quite a lot when they visit shopping websites.

What’s more, it will gather your browsing data to show you coupons, similar products or other amazing special offers to cater to you. However, you should be careful about your sensitive personal information that may be exploited by cyber criminals.

Last but not at least, Visual Match is actually luring you to end up being the target of online sellers. Your visit and purchase make this PUP boosts traffic and generates revenue.

Ads by Visual Match
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How Are You Infected with Visual Match Adware

 

Most often, the PUP Visual Match gets access into users’ computers by being bundled with the freeware or other downloads from the internet. It lurks in the background of such downloads and installs on users’ PC successfully because of their carelessness. As an option with the check box that has already been ticked, Visual Match enables most of users to regard it as a legal part of downloads. So People may click “next” after “next” to install these downloads so as to let Visual Match slip into computer. In a few cases that might infiltrate computer completely hide in the downloads without any warning.

 

How to Prevent from being Infected with Visual Match Adware Again in the Future

 

To ensure be safe online in the further, we need to adopt necessary measures to get free from virus infections. Here we offer you some effective prevention tips and these tips are applied to all of browser hijacker, redirect virus, adware, toolbar and PUPs.

1. Be attentive to visit websites, especially those unknown and with strange looking.

To avoid the harassment of various pop-ups, ads, malicious and/or hijacked websites as well as phishing websites, you have to install a legitimate software for 24-hours protection. Here we recommended you a free blocker Anvi AD Blocker to keep you surf safe online.

2. Always keep an eye on what you click and download, including music, movies, files, browser plug-ins or add-ons. When you do install software, make sure you’re getting the software from a trusted source.

3. Even if you have to install a necessary software, please always select Custom Installation instead of Recommended Installation and refuse any plugin by opting for Decline or Skip or other means during the process of installing such free software.

4. Keep your antivirus software and other security protect applications up to data.

5. Delete internet browsing history including the history of the websites you have visited and the history of the downloads you’ve performed to prevent you from getting malicious infections again.

Below is the removal instruction, please follow it in the correct order. For any question, please leave it below and we will solve it for you in the first time.
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How to Remove Visual Match Ads and Deals?

 

Five steps for removal of Visual Match Ads and Deals

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Uninstall Visual Match and other PUP from computer

 

Because Visual Match intalls on PC along with other PUP, so please locate Visual Match and other PUP such as Jump Flip, Snap do, Connect Toolbar, Mobogenie, etc and any other unknown and suspicious program from control panel to ensure your PC is free from any negative program.

 

For Windows XP: Click “Start“>”Control Panel“>”Add or Remove Programs“>”Programs and Features“>Look for Visual Match, and any dubious program, select them and click Remove.

 

For Windows 7/Vista: Click “Start” (“Windows Logo”)>”Control Panel“>”Uninstall a program“(under Program)>look for Visual Match, and any dubious program, select them and click Uninstall/Change.

 

For Windows 8: Right-click on the screen’s bottom-left corner> “Control Panel” >”Uninstall a program“(under Program)> Look for Visual Match, and any dubious program, select them and click Uninstall/Change.

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Alternative uninstall method

(use free tool Anvi Uninstaller offered by system optimizer Cloud System Booster)

Install and start Could System Booster(link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html)→Click on “ToolBox” right under the homepage→download and run Anvi Uninstaller→select Visual Match and remove any suspicious programs(skip the first step “Creat System Restore Point“).

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You can directly clean up leftovers caused by Visual Match and these dubious PUP after uninstall them if you use the Pro Version.


 

Remove PUP.XXX(PUP.CharmSavings) and other virus infections hidden in your PC

 

PUP.XXX including PUP.CharmSavings refers to malicious files of potentially unwanted programs like Visual Match remaining in your PC which can’t be removed from control panel. As Visual Match ads and deals are suspicious of misleading you to malicious websites contain virus infections, you need use antivirus software to scan and remove all of virus infections.

Please install Anvi Smart Defender(download:http://dotfab.com/download_asd.html,Purchase:http://www.dotfab.com/asdupgrade.php) firstly. And then run it for a quick or full scan

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Eliminate Visual Match browser extension from all of browsers

 

Because Visual Match extension will not be get rid of along with the removal of this unwanted program and other viruses, you must remove them to get rid of ads and deals from Visual Match and keep the security of your personal information.

Note: It is normal that Visual Match has been removed before you try to get rid of them from your browser.

Slim Toolbar (a pro tool contained in PC optimizing software Cloud System Booster that we recommend for you to clean up junk files and optimize computer in step 4) specializes in detecting and removing malicious and negative toolbar, add-on, extension, plugin and browser help object in major browsers.

Removal process demonstration:

1. Purchase the Cloud System Booster: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php and install it according its navigation.

Run it→click the arrow at the lower right corner→click Slim Toolbar

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Remove Visual Match add-on from your browser like what the similar picture shows below.

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It is also available for you to use another independent and free version of Slim ToolBar to remove Visual Match plug-ins automatically.

The trial version is free for 15 days: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_ast.html

For long-time usage, please click here purchase the browser extension management software:http://www.dotfab.com/astupgrade.php

Start it and click Manager. Then select Visual Match add-on on all browsers and remove.

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–Or you can choose to manually remove Visual Match plug-in from your browser

 

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Click on Tools(IE 8)/gear icon B4JW7WO`5C[EBT{1(CYUCLR( IE 9 and 10 ) at the upper-right corner of the Window, and the click on Manage add-ons.

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Then come to Toolbars and Extensions tab. Right click on Visual Match and then click on Disable.

 

 

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Go to Firefox KQ)0~}BED~G9HGB2Q_AL`BU, click on Add-ons.

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Switch to the Extensions Tab. Click Remove to get rid of Visual Match.

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Go to wrench or 3 bar icon 0$5ZM`7WU4VNDP6(@_WU)I5(next to the address bar), click on Tools and then click on Extensions.

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Locate Visual Match and then remove it by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.


 

Clean up leftovers of Visual Match and optimize your PC

 

The residual junk files, error and invalid registry entries of Visual Match and other viruses, which are not malicious but slow down your PC speed must be clean up. Because the excess leftovers will crash down your running program easily and do harmful to your PC. Here the system maintenance and optimization tool Cloud System Booster is recommended.

Download link of Cloud System Booster: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html

 

2. After you install the program, please open it, click on Quick Clear button on the main screen to run a quick and full scan.

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3. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Clear button there to remove these junk files, invalid registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean.

 

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Note: Because some users had their computers been infected with Visual Match via malicious websites. In order to reduce the chance that the adware gets onto PC again when you visit malicious sites in your browsing history by accident, please follow us to clean up you browser cookies.

Back to Could System Booster Homepage→click Disk Cleaner→scroll over and opt for Internet Explorer Cookies, Firefox Cookies and Google Chrome Cookies→Click Start Clean to remove them.

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Except this system cleaning, please clean up junk files and other system junk regularly to keep your PC in a healthy state.


 

Web guard for pop-ups and malicious websites blocking

To avoid the harassment of various pop-ups, ads, malicious and/or hijacked websites as well as phishing websites, you have to install a legitimate software for 24-hours protection. Here we recommended you a free blocker Anvi AD Blocker to keep you surf safe online.

Download link http://www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html.
Because this free version is only vaild for 15 days, if you want to get a long-time online protection, you have to purchase its pro version in this link http://www.dotfab.com/adbupgrade.php

After install the software according to instructrons, please start it and click “ON” button to keep it running. Then close it to allow it works in the background to give you a real-time protection.

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Besides, if you decide to block a website forever and allow Anvi AD Blocker to block it automatically for you without a notification, please do this according what the picture shows to achieve it.

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As Anvi AD Blocker is a free small tool offered by Anvi Smart Defender, so it is avalible for you to install it by downloading Anvi Smart Defender in the step 2 for removing viruses hiding in your PC.

That’s it
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Deep cleanup for you disk

 

After a longtime of use, your disk must carry a heavy load. it is necessary to install a repair and clean tool like Anvi Ultimate Defrag to help you fix bug and errors of files in your disk, clean up junk files, rearrange fragmented data in the disk as well as optimize the performance of your disk drives.

Free download: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_aud.html

Purchasehttp://www.dotfab.com/audupgrade.php

After install it, please select the disk drive you want to repair and clean and operation you would like to run ( Repair, Clean, Defrag and Optimize ), then click on Start.

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