Ads by Security Guard are usually caused by corrupt adware extension which can interact with Google chrome and firefox type web browsers. They invade through suspicious websites, unreliable download packages or spamful emails. Soon after getting into a computer, this malware connects to a remote server from where it received commercial data and that data is displayed to victim users as Advertisements. Therefore once affected by this virus, there would appear a lot of Ads by Security Guard offers and promotions on every single webpage you visit from your web browser. Even sometimes those SecurityGuard ads may pop-up on main screen provoking you to purchase random products or services. Here you should keep in mind that Ads by Security Guard are totally useless and trustless, you should opt-out of them as soon as possible by uninstalling Ads by Security Guard virus form your computer.
Common Symptoms of Ads by Security Guard infection:
→ This kind of malwares usually change your Homepage, Search provider, Desktop Background.
→ They can display bunch of unstoppable pop-ups advertisements.
→ Computer performs slower then usual, browser may crash over and over.
→ Strange websites are automatically opened on the computer after a frequent interval.
→ Disabled Folder options, Task manager, Registry editing tools.
→ Advertisements from stranger companies start to appear out of nowhere.
→ Unexpected browser behaviors such as URL/link redirects.
→ Unwanted and unknown Plugin/extension or add-ons attached with browser.
→ Useless shortcuts on desktop or creepy websites added to favorites/bookmarks without your knowledge.
How to uninstall Ads by Security Guard
Remove toolbars, plugins, extensions, add-ons
Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox users:
Go to TOOLS and then click MANAGE ADD-ON, From there, select Extensions, Toolbars and remove the Ads by Security Guard if found. Make sure Google is set as default search Provider.
Google Chrome Users:
Click SETTINGS icon and select SETTINGS, then open Extensions, toolbar, search provider options, remove the Ads by Security Guard if listed there. Make sure Google is set as default search Provider.
Uninstall from Control Panel
Open CONTROL PANEL, then ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS or “Programs and Features”, now lookup for Ads by Security Guard and uninstall if it is listed.
How to delete Ads by Security Guard manually:
If the malware did not go away after uninstall procedure, try these steps. Please note, the manual removal method is a bit complex and it can go wrong if you perform its tasks incorrectly. It is advised to run an automatic virus removal software for safe and easy solutions. However, if you are good with Manual removal, do the steps below.
Possibly corrupt registry keys:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “DisableTaskMgr” = 1
Open then following folders or search for Ads by Security Guard in My Computer and delete if found files associated with this bug.
Ads by Security Guard removal tool
It is always good and safe to use an automatic software to detect and eliminate viruses and malwares. The programs below are best for removing malwares.