What is BlockUtubeAd?

BlockUtubeAd is an adware program that installs an extension on your browser. Usually this installation takes place without giving you any kind of notification. However, it should be pointed out that user is generally the one that INITIATES the installation whether he/she realizes it or not. It means that you need to remain cautious whenever you install freeware applications on your computer, and avoid clicking outgoing links to unfamiliar websites especially of commercial nature. In order to fully remove BlockUtubeAd you may need to terminate all the other adware applications on your PC, and then eventually invest in a licensed computer security application. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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Where does BlockUtubeAd come from?

The installer file for BlockUtubeAd can be bundled with other potentially unwanted applications such as Media Player Pop-Up Ads. The latter program is known to be distributing such browser extensions as YouTubeAddBlocker, and we can assume that it is very similar to BlockUtubeAd. The fact that both applications are known to generate their names at random (like, YOutuubeAddBlooocker or BlooockUtubead) may allow us to assume that the adware applications are related.

Also, users report that they get infected with BlockUtubeAd after having clicked links to commercial websites. For example, users who have clicked promotional links to and other websites of similar nature complain that they have been infected with blockutubead.exe (the main executable file for BlockUtubeAd) automatically. This only confirms that the application gets installed on your computer without your permission.

What does BlockUtubeAd do?

Once the application is installed on your computer it affects your default browser. BlockUtubeAd is known to install extensions on any browser, including Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. Users online usually complain that Google Chrome is the main subject to BlockUtubeAd’s infection.

When the extension is installed, this application generates various pop-ups that contain shopping suggestions and various coupon offers. Most of the time, these shopping suggestions appear on commercial websites and popular online shopping mall pages. In order words, if you have BlockUtubeAd installed on your PC, do not be surprised if you encounter a lot of pop-ups when you visit eBay or Amazon websites.

How to remove BlockUtubeAd?

Due to the fact, that BlockUtubeAd usually arrives bundled with freeware, you need to determine which programs have brought BlockUtubeAd onto your computer, and then remove them all at once. Run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner, and all the unwanted and potentially dangerous applications will be detected immediately.

It is important that you remove adware applications from your PC, because such programs are very vulnerable to third party exploitation. BlockUtubeAd can also expose you and your system to various third party threats that eventually can result in malware infection.

That is something everyone wants to avoid, so terminate BlockUtubeAd from your computer, restore your browser settings and then make sure that your computer is safe by acquiring a reliable computer security tool.

How to remove unwanted program

Windows 8

  1. Slide mouse cursor to the bottom right of your desktop.
  2. When Charm bar appears, click Settings. Go to Control Panel.
  3. Open Uninstall a program and remove unwanted applications from the list.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start menu and select Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove potentially dangerous applications.

Windows XP

  1. Open Start menu and navigate to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall potentially unwanted applications.

Remove unwanted add-ons from browser

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and go to Manage add-ons.
  2. Highlight unwanted plug-in under Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Click Disable button and then press Remove. Click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Firefox button and then go to Add-ons.
  2. Open Extensions section on a new tab.
  3. Disable and remove unwanted plug-in. Restart your browser.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click Tools.
  2. Go to Extensions and remove unwanted plug-ins.

In case you have any further questions on BlockUtubeAd or how to terminate unwanted applications from your computer, please do not hesitate to leave us a comment below and we will reply as soon as possible.

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