How to remove Facebook AdBlock

What is an adware

Facebook AdBlock adware will create ads and fill your screen with them since it aims to make profit. Generally, an advertising-supported application is added to some free software as an extra offer so you may not even see its installation. Usually, an adware is not a quiet threat, and the symptoms will be noticeable. You will see countless adverts while browsing, which is a clear symptom of an infection. Those advertisements will come in all kinds of forms and can very distinctly interfere with your browsing. Take into account that an adware is completely capable of causing a much more serious contamination, even if it is not a dangerous threat itself. Before you run into serious trouble, erase Facebook AdBlock.

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What does Facebook AdBlock do?

An ad-supported software may install without your explicit permission, which is why you may not notice the installation. It occurred via software bundles, PUPs are attached to free programs in a way that allows them to install along with it. Before you install an application, you should remember a couple of things. Firstly, if an adware is attached to the freeware, you using Default settings will only grant it permission to install. Selecting Advanced (Custom) mode when installing free applications is the way to go since you will not only be able to check for added items but you will also have the option of deselecting everything. Having to erase Facebook AdBlock would be much more difficult than it would be to deselect a few boxes.

When the advertising-supported program installs, you will witness a growth in advertisements showing up on your screen, and that will be very evident. You may not consider the increase of adverts all that significant but if you see “Ad by Facebook AdBlock”, then you have to erase Facebook AdBlock. The majority of your browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, will be affected. The ads will become more personal the longer the advertising-supported application stays installed. For that purpose, info about you is compiled, and that is why it is familiar with what you would be interested in. An adware is not exactly a serious contamination but it may occasionally be able to lead to severe contaminations. As an ad-supported program doesn’t check what types of web pages it will expose you to, you can end up on a harmful one and accidentally install a malicious computer virus. Your best course of action right now is to eliminate Facebook AdBlock, and the quicker you do it, the better.

Ways to terminate Facebook AdBlock

There are a couple of ways to delete Facebook AdBlock, and you need to choose the one best suiting your abilities. Choose to eliminate Facebook AdBlock by hand if you feel you could locate the infection yourself. If you opt for manual Facebook AdBlock removal, you may use the guides presented below to aid you. A faster option would be using anti-spyware tool to terminate Facebook AdBlock.

Learn how to remove Facebook AdBlock from your computer

Step 1. Facebook AdBlock Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press on the Start icon. win7-start How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  2. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-control-panel How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  3. Find the program you want to delete and press Uninstall. win7-uninstall-program How to remove Facebook AdBlock

b) Windows 8

  1. Right-click on the start icon (lower left corner). win10-start2 How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  2. Select Control Panel. win8-start How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  3. Click Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win8-remove-program How to remove Facebook AdBlock

c) Windows 10

  1. Open Start menu and click on the magnifying glass (next to the shut down button). win10-start2 How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  2. Type in Control Panel. win10-start How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  3. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win10-remove-program How to remove Facebook AdBlock

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and press Applications. mac-os-apps How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  2. Check all suspicious programs you want to get rid of.
  3. Drag them to the trash icon in your dock (Alternatively, right-click on the program and press Move to Trash). mac-os-app-delete How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Step 2. Delete Facebook AdBlock from browsers

a) Remove Facebook AdBlock from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press More located at the top right corner of the screen (the three dots). edge-menu How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  3. Settings → Choose what to clear. edge-settings How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  4. Check the boxes of the items you want removed, and press Clear. edge-clear-data How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  5. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
  6. Choose Task Manager.
  7. In the Processes tab, find the Microsoft Edge process, right click on it, and press Go to details (or More details if Go to details is not available). task-manager How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  8. Right-click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End task.
(Method 2)
Before you proceed with this method, backup your data.
  1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_xxxxxxxxxx.
  2. Select all the folders, right-click on them and press Delete. edge-folder How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  3. Press the start button, and type in Windows PowerShell in the search box.
  4. Right-click on the result, and select Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  5. In Administrator: Windows PowerShell, paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and tap Enter. edge-powershell-script How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  6. The issue should be gone now.

b) Remove Facebook AdBlock from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. IE-gear How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  2. Select Manage add-ons, and then Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Find and disable all suspicious extensions. IE-add-ons How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  4. Close the window.

c) Restore your homepage on Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon.
  2. Internet Options → General tab. Delete the homepage URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  3. Press Apply.

d) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. ie-settings How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  2. Internet Options → Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  3. At the bottom, you will see a Reset button. Press that.
  4. In the window that appears, check the box that says Delete personal settings. IE-reset How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  5. Press Reset.
  6. Click OK to exit the window.
  7. Restart your browser.

e) Remove Facebook AdBlock from Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose More tools and Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.
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f) Restore your homepage on Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  3. In the window that appears, under On startup, there will be a Set pages option. Press on that.
  4. Remove the set website, and type in the one you prefer to be your homepage. Press OK. chrome-startup-page How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  5. In Settings, under Search, there is a Manage search engines option. Select that. chrome-search-engines How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  6. Remove all search engines except the one you want to use. Click Done.

g) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  3. Scroll down and press on Show advanced settings. chrome-settings How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  4. Find and press the Reset button. chrome-reset How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  5. In the confirmation window that appears, press Reset.

h) Remove Facebook AdBlock from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Select Add-ons. mozilla-menu How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  3. Select the Extensions tab, and remove all questionable extensions. mozilla-extensions How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by clicking Disable. If you later decide to keep it, simply press Enable.

i) Restore your homepage on Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right side of the screen.
  2. Select Options. mozilla-menu How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  3. In General, click Restore to Default below the Home Page field. mozilla-options How to remove Facebook AdBlock

j) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Press the question mark at the bottom of the menu.
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-troubleshooting How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset How to remove Facebook AdBlock

k) Remove Facebook AdBlock from Safari (for Mac)

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Preferences (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-menu How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  3. Choose the Extensions tab.
  4. Uninstall all questionable extensions. safari-extensions How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  5. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.

l) Reset Safari

If you are using the Yosemite, El Capitan or the Sierra versions, the option to reset Safari with one click is not available. Thus you will have to clear the history and empty the caches in separate steps.
  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Clear History (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-clear-history How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  3. Choose from what time you want the history deleted, and press Clear History. safari-clear-history How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  4. Press on Safari at the top of the screen and select Preferences. safari-advanced How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  5. Select the Advanced tab and check the box next to Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  6. Select Develop (from the menu bar at the top of the screen). safari-develop-menu How to remove Facebook AdBlock
  7. Press Empty Caches.
If for some reason you are unable to remove the extensions or reset your browsers, it may be a good idea to obtain anti-spyware software and have it deal with the problem.
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