What is DeleteAd

DeleteAd by WebPick Internet Holdings Ltd is rogue browser extension for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It is advertised (even according to its name) as add-on that will protect browsers from advertising. However, DeleteAd behaves like adware itself. It creates ads, banners, pop-ups and is usually installed along with other adware. If you experience problems with uninstalling DeleteAd, use removal guide below.

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How DeleteAd infected your PC

DeleteAd is not a virus or trojan, it is classified as unwanted app or adware. Most of threats of such type are installed on users PC bundled with freeware. There are options in form of checkboxes or Accept/Decline button in one of installation windows. Antivirus programs are not catching DeleteAd, but there are programs that can clean your system from this adware. Use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes AntiMalware to remove DeleteAd.

Download DeleteAd Removal Tool

Download Removal Tool

To remove DeleteAd completely we recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 from EnigmaSoft Limited. It detects and removes all files, folders and registry keys of DeleteAd and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars.

Remove DeleteAd manually for free

Here is manual step-by-step tutorial for full DeleteAd removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of DeleteAd installer on operating systems with latest updates and browser versions.

Remove DeleteAd from Control Panel

To start removing DeleteAd you should remove it using Control Panel. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use IObit Uninstaller to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Remove DeleteAd from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find DeleteAd.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Remove DeleteAd from Windows 7:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Then go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find DeleteAd and click Uninstall.

Remove DeleteAd from Windows 8:

  1. Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find DeleteAd, click Uninstall.

DeleteAd adware may show you window like this when you try to uninstall it:

deletead uninstall alert

In this window, if you read it carefully, it is necessary to click “No”, otherwise DeleteAd will install another adware program.

Cannot uninstall DeleteAd

In some cases DeleteAd won’t uninstall and gives you message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall DeleteAd. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing DeleteAd folder and files. This happens, because process DeleteAd.exe or service does not allow you to do it. In this case I will recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes or uninstall DeleteAd in Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode do the following:

  1. Reboot your computer.
  2. While it starts booting press F8 button.
  3. This will open Advanced Boot Options menu.
  4. Choose Safe Mode and wait until Windows loads.
  5. Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program and remove DeleteAd

>> See detailed instructions and video tutorial on how to boot in Safe Mode

Remove DeleteAd add-on from your browsers

Removing DeleteAd from Control Panel often does not bring desired effect. It is browser extension and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove DeleteAd extension from your browsers manually.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find DeleteAd extension.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
  3. Choose DeleteAd extension.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):

Note: There is no feature to remove browser extensions from browser in latest version of Internet Explorer. To remove DeleteAd from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable DeleteAd, please, do the following:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
  3. In opened menu Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable DeleteAd.

Opera Browser:

Generally, DeleteAd does not install in Opera browser however you can always double check. Do the following:

  1. Start Opera browser.
  2. Go to Tools > Extensions > Manage Extensions.
  3. Find DeleteAd extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button.

Alternative way to remove adware browser extension DeleteAd

avast browser cleanup For safe and effective browser extension removal use avast! Browser Cleanup utility. Run it with administrator privileges and remove all extensions with bad rating including DeleteAd. You can also reset your browser settings for each of your browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox.

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