Do you know what MetroConcept is?
If you have encountered an application called MetroConcept, you should take immediate measures to remove it since it has been revealed that it is nothing more than your average adware application. This ad-supported program might be the reason your online experience is ruined. Malware researchers at internal labs have conducted a thorough analysis of this infection and have revealed some alarming facts about it. It is also important to note that this adware application is advertised in a hoax-type way to say the least. In quite a few cases, this infection is promoted as a tool that should improve your online experience. Such marketing strategies are used to trick unsuspecting users into downloading and installing this worthless software. Do not take any chances with MetroConcept and make sure to remove it without any hesitation. Use the removal guide that we provide below for this task.
As soon as MetroConcept enters your operating system, your web browser will get flooded with numerous third-party ads and pop-ups. All of the unwanted third-party web content is presented with the help of a malicious extension that this adware inserts into your web browser. The invasive extension contacts numerous adware servers that are the primary source of all of those unwanted ads and annoying pop-ups. It goes without saying that all of this will not make your online experience better. It is quite ironic that an application that should help you will actually do the opposite. In fact, browsing the web the way you are used to will be virtually impossible because you will be forced to fight through tons of unwanted ads and pop-ups every single time you decide to browse the web. This activity can only be stopped by performing a complete removal of MetroConcept. It is important to note that the removal of the malicious extension will not be enough to regain the standard functionality of your browser.
What is much more alarming about MetroConcept is that in some cases it could provide ads that are implemented with redirect links, meaning that just clicking on a simple ad is extremely dangerous. This is quite a malicious activity since you could end up on suspicious or even potentially malicious websites. For example, by clicking on an ad provided by this adware, you could be taken to a website that runs an arbitrary code execution exploit. This is very dangerous, as just entering a website with this exploit is more than enough to get your operating system infected with some unknown malware. This obviously could have devastating outcomes, to say the least. Do not take chances with MetroConcept, since the risk is way too huge. Make sure to conduct a thorough removal as soon as possible.
The removal should be completed with your utmost attention since it is a two-step procedure. Make sure to remove the malicious MetroConcept extension, and then remove it via Control Panel. If any of these steps are skipped the annoying and potentially malicious activity will not be stopped. It is also imperative to conduct an in-depth analysis of your PC for potential leftovers to make sure that MetroConcept was removed entirely.
How to remove the malicious extension from your browser
Instructions for users of Google Chrome
- Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+F.
- Select Tools.
- Click Extensions.
- Click the trash can icon placed next to the undesirable add-on and select Remove.
Instructions for users of Internet Explorer
- Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+T.
- Select Manage Add-ons.
- Click Toolbars and Extensions.
- Remove the undesirable plugin and click Close.
Instructions for users of Mozilla Firefox
- Launch the browser and then simultaneously tap Ctrl+Shift+A.
- From the menu on the left select Extensions.
- Remove the undesirable plugin.
How to remove this adware from your PC
Instructions for users of Windows Vista and Windows 7
- Click Start and then select Control Panel.
- Click the Uninstall a program option.
- Select MetroConcept and click Uninstall.
Instructions for users of Windows XP
- Click Start and go to Control Panel.
- Click Add or Remove Programs.
- Remove the unwanted application.
Instructions for users of Windows 8
- Move the mouse pointer to the lower-left corner of the screen.
- Select Control Panel and click Uninstall a program.
- Right-click MetroConcept and select Uninstall.
In non-techie terms:
In some cases manual removal might be too complicated for users with no advanced computer knowledge. This is the reason we have crafted an alternative removal guide provided below. It will help you delete this infection in an automatic way.