These days, I kept getting pop-up ads on every internet browser (IE, Chrome & Firefox). They often appear with labels like “GetPrivate” or “Ads by GetPrivate”. I tried a few things (malwarebytes, ccleaner, other anti-virus scanner…) but they keep coming back. How do I remove it permanently?
What is GetPrivate and Ads by GetPrivate?
GetPrivate is a potentially unwanted program or adware that usually comes bundled with other third party software. Commonly, there are many third party websites offering free downloads for some useful software such as PDF creators, Photoshop, video players, and more. These software uploaded by undesirable people usually contain additional bundles. Once you download software from these unreliable sites and install it with default installation, PUPs like GetPrivate will slip into your computer. (more…)