Do you know what Adware.Sense is?
If you are being continually bothered by various advertisements which keep popping-up all the time, we believe that you might have Adware.Sense onto your system. If you have not understood from its name yet, we will tell you that this program is classified as adware due to the payload of commercials that it produces to promote different products and services. If you notice an advertisement with a fake link fra1.ib.adnxs.com in its address box, you should know that there is no doubt that you have this threat on your system because this advertising domain is typical for Adware.Sense only.
You might ask us why this program cannot be trusted. First of all, our specialists suspect that it might collect information related to your web browsing habits. This is needed in order to provide you with advertisements that would possibly lure you into clicking on them, which means that they have to be more personalized. Search terms that you enter into the search box of your search provider as well as the activities that you perform on your favorite websites, such as clicks and the content that you open, are also gathered. Most of the programs which can be placed under the category of adware programs require such data in order to improve the services, at least according to them.
Sample Adware.Sense screenshot
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Adware.Sense is responsible for a bunch of various advertisements that are exceptionally active on the websites of online shopping, for instance, ebay.com. However, they will definitely bother you on other websites as well. You can prepare to see various pop-ups, in-text ads, banners, and much more, which is why we advise you to remove Adware.Sense from your system. Another reason why we do not trust this adware program is the fact that it might cause harm to the security of your computer by redirecting you to the websites whose content is unknown or even malicious. Removal of Adware.Sense would be the best solution for those who are determined to keep their computers protected all the time.
Last but not least, our researchers affirm that Adware.Sense might come onto your computer through bundled downloads. You will not find its official website because it does not exist, but the program is still being distributed. It is very probable that it comes in a bundle together with other applications, especially freeware. If you want to avoid unnecessary software, you should always select custom installation and then unmark the programs which you do not even need. This tip will help you to avoid additional burden.
Have you already decided to erase this sneaky adware from your system? Well done! For this matter, you can use manual removal instructions which we have kindly shared with you. However, you should not forget to scan your computer with a free SpyHunter scanner. It will detect all the malicious software if it finds any.
- Open the Start menu and then go to Control Panel.
- Click Add or Remove Programs and then find the unwanted application.
- Click the Remove button.
Windows Vista and 7
- Click the Start menu and move to Control Panel.
- Select Uninstall a program and right-click on the Adware.Sense.
- Click the Uninstall button to get rid of this sneaky program.
- Press the Windows key to access the Metro UI menu.
- Right-click anywhere on its background and then select All apps.
- Select Control Panel from the long list of programs.
- Select Uninstall a program.
- Right-click on the application that you want to remove.
- Click the Uninstall button if you are determined to remove it.
In non-techie terms:
Adware.Sense is a program that does not do anything beneficial to your computer, which is why we recommend that you remove it from your system. One of its typical features is to show you a variety of advertisements no matter which websites you visit. It means that you will not be able to use your computer freely and you might be exposed to malicious content. As you can see, there are more drawbacks than advantages related to Adware.Sense.
Aliases: Sense virus.