What Exactly is Ghostify ads?
Ghostify is a web application, created to provide access to the restricted websites to the Computer users who belong to geographically restricted areas. So that, many computer users might find it useful without knowing that it misleads users. Ghostify app is created by Epikai Ltd in the beginning of 2017. Till date, this ad-supported application has been already spread all over the Internet. Though, if you see online advertising contents while surfing Internet then you should know that your computer has already been compromised by an adware program that alters Window's DNS settings so that it could insert endless advertisements against your will. During initial analysis, we found that the adware uses DNS servers located at 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206 in order to receive updates and submit collected information about your computer.
When browsing the Internet, this adware injects advertisements onto the web page marked as 'ads by Ghostify' or 'Sponsored by Ghostify'. These ads could be injected as full screen banners, pop up ads, flash video clips, light-boxes and hyperlinked texts. Moreover, Ghostify Ads virus may redirect your web browser to the phishing websites displaying fake tech-support scam and shopping offers in order to extort money from you.
How to avoid Ghostify ads infection?
First of all, if you are planning to install Ghostify ads then don't. At least, after knowing the facts that we revealed. Now, to prevent such adware infection in future, you have to take right step from the present to future. It means, you have take precaution while using your computer. Usually, computer users install free software or games without checking through 'Custom or Advanced' installation, as a result Ghostify ads adware invades their computer by performing stealth installation. Though, you should not make the same mistake. Moreover, many computer users have habit to install pirated software and updating existing applications from redirected links without any source verification. But you should not do that. Because such malicious activities brings Ghostify ads and other identical threats. Most importantly, you should keep your Antivirus software up-to-date and licensed always to safeguard your computer 24/7.
Now, kindly follow the Ghostify ads removal instruction carefully and clean up your computer.
How to Uninstall Ghostify ads from Control Panel from Windows 10
- Click and Open Start Menu option
- Settings option is to be selected on the menu to show all the contents
- Click on System option
- On the system Menu, Click on Apps and features option
- Now Click on Ghostify ads to remove it from PC.
How to Eliminate Ghostify ads from Windows 8/8.1
Step 1: Press repeatedly F8 to boot PC in Safe Mode. Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”.
Step 2: Press ALT+Ctrl+Del to open Windows Task Manager. After that, search all the Ghostify ads related processes and then click to “End Task”
Step 3: Type “regedit” in Run dialog box and open Windows Registry Editor. Search and delete all the corrupt registries added by Ghostify ads infection.
Step 4: Go to Start and then click to open Control Panel.
After that, click Add/Remove Program
Uninstall Ghostify ads associated programs from Windows 8/8.1
Uninstall Ghostify ads From Window 7/vista
Tap on F8 Key to Enter Safe Mode
Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”
First of all close all running programs and open Task manager by pressing ALT + CTRL + DEL keys on your keyboard simultaneously.
Now Click on Processes menu and select all the processes associated with Ghostify ads one by one then click on End Task.
Now go to the desktop, click on Start Menu on the left lower corner. Move to Control panel and use left mouse click over it.
The Control panel window will open, if are getting the view by Category find and click “Uninstall a program” below “Programs” group.
Now select Ghostify ads within programs list and click on Uninstall.
Steps to Eliminate Ghostify ads from Windows XP
Step 1: Restart PC in Safe Mode by continuously pressing F8 button. After that, select “Safe Mode with Networking”.
Step 2: Open Windows Task Manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del together. After that, find and select all the Ghostify ads associated processes and then click to “End Task” button.
Step 3: Open Run dialog box and then enter “regedit.exe” to open Windows Registry. Search and then delete all the corrupt and infectious registries added by Ghostify ads.
Step 4: Click Start button and then go to Control Panel, click to open Windows Add/Remove Program. Search all the Ghostify ads related programs and then uninstall it from Windows XP.
How to Uninstall Ghostify ads From Your Infected Browser
A. Guidelines to Remove Ghostify ads From Microsoft Edge Browser
How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall Ghostify ads
Select Settings after selecting More (…) on the address bar
Click and select on View advanced settings option
In order to input the search engine, Click on <Add new> under option”Search in the address bar with”
Select Search engine and adds as default by clicking on Add as default option.
How to Reset Default Homepage on Microsoft Edge to Uninstall Ghostify ads
- Select More (…) option on the address bar followed by settings
- Select specific page or pages under Open with option
- After selecting the Custom option, enter the URL of the homepage you wish to set as
B. How to Delete Ghostify ads from Google Chrome
Click to Open Google Chrome and then click on menu icon which is on the top right corner and then select Tools → Extensions
Select all the malicious extensions including Ghostify ads and then select trash icon
Again click on menu icon and select Settings and then click to Manage Search Engines under the Search section
In Search Engines, remove all the infectious search sites and set Google Chrome as Default Browser
C. How to Uninstall Ghostify ads From Mozilla Firefox
Launch Mozilla Firefox and find and click “Firefox” button on the top left corner on the screen.
A drop down box will appear, navigate to Add-ons option and click on it.
In the next window select and click on “Extensions” in left pane.
Find Ghostify ads add-on and click on the center area to see the border exactly and click on Disable button.
Wait a moment and let the add-on get disabled.
Now click the “Remove” button, later on uninstall the add-on Mozilla will ask you to restart the browser.
D. How to Remove Ghostify ads From Internet Explorer
First of all Launch Internet explorer by clicking the Task-bar Icon on desktop.
Now Click on Tool Menu on web browser interface.
Select and click on Manage add-ons in the drop down box.
A View and manage your Internet Explorer Add-ons window will open, now click on “Toolbar and Extensions” option in left pane.
A list of all installed ad-ons will appear, select Ghostify ads and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE