What is UTUobEAdaBlock?
UTUobEAdaBlock is an adware application that has many different versions, although all of them say they can help you block pop-ups on YouTube and other online video streaming websites. However, the application does nothing of the sort. It is an adware program so rather than blocking pop-ups (they can be successfully blocked by implementing certain browser settings), UTUobEAdaBlock collects personally non-identifiable information to generate custom commercial advertisements. On top of that, UTUobEAdaBlock can slow down your browser, so the best solution in this situation would be removing UTUobEAdaBlock from the computer and then making sure that your system is fully protected against similar unwanted applications.
Where does UTUobEAdaBlock come from?
According to our security research specialists, UTUobEAdaBlock is another version of YoutubeAdBlocker, TYBlockerApp and other similar applications that may generate their names at random upon the installation. There might be a site that promotes UTUobEAdaBlock out in the open, but just like ytblockerapp.in or youtubeadblocker.com, the websites for such applications are just empty shells that cannot even offer a direct download link.
It suggests and actually proves that UTUobEAdaBlock generally gets distributed bundled with freeware via fake FLV player, Flash or Java updates. This application may be part of Mobogenie’s setup; come bundled with GreatSaver app, EZDownloader or even websearch.amazingsearch.info browser hijacker. It simply shows that you need to be cautious when you download new applications online, because you might end up installing an entire list of unwanted application.
What does UTUobEAdaBlock do?
As it has been mentioned in the first paragraph, UTUobEAdaBlock generates and displays a variety of commercial advertisements. The content for the advertisements is provided by a third party that makes use of UTUobEAdaBlock to promote its content. As a result, one cannot be guaranteed that the pop-ups displayed by UTUobEAdaBlock are absolutely safe. You may be exposed to even more corrupted websites that intend to distribute adware or make money by increasing their traffic.
In extremely rare cases, UTUobEAdaBlock pop-ups may also lead to malware infection, but the bottom line is that adware pop-ups should not flood your browser, because they may make your system more vulnerable to outside threats.
How to remove UTUobEAdaBlock?
This application can be removed through Control Panel. Extensions that get installed on Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer browsers get deleted automatically. At the same time, you need to take care of other potentially unwanted programs that are without a doubt installed on your computer.
Scan the system with SpyHunter free scanner and then invest in an antispyware application that will help you terminate remaining system threats. Not to mention that by investing in a reliable application you will be able to protect your computer from similar security issues in the future.
- Slide mouse cursor to the bottom right of your desktop.
- Wait for Charm bar to appear and click Settings.
- Click Control Panel and select Uninstall a program.
- Highlight UTUobEAdaBlock and click Uninstall.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start menu and click Control Panel.
- Go to Uninstall a program and remove UTUobEAdaBlock.
- Open Start menu and navigate to Control Panel.
- Select Add or remove programs and uninstall UTUobEAdaBlock.
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