Do you know what Terela Ads is?
Malware analysts at Spyware-techie.com have tested Terela Ads and come to the conclusion that it is a malicious application, a malware downloader that can secretly infect your PC with malicious software that can jeopardize your computer’s security. Therefore, we recommend that you remove this program from your PC as it does nothing but install unwanted software. We will discuss how this program works in greater detail as well as how it is distributed and how you can delete it. Please continue reading to find out more.
If Terela Ads were to infect your computer, then it would drop its files in three locations on your PC. These locations are %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Terela, %Temp%\1, and %Temp%\0. These folders contain files that are part of this program and you ought to get rid of them. Researchers say that this malware downloader was configured to download and infect your PC with mostly Chinese-made malware secretly. For example, you might get QQbrowser or Ghokswa browser. Both of these browsers are not considered malicious as they fall into the potentially unwanted program (PUP) category. Furthermore, researchers say that this downloader can also infect your PC with ELEX browser hijackers such as MyBeginning123.com, Initialpage123.com, LuckySearch123.com, and so on.
Now, let us take a look at how this program is disseminated. According to our malware analysts, Your computer can become infected with Terela Ads if you install a malicious software bundle tha5t contains it. Researchers say that the malicious software bundles can be hosted on websites that distribute free software and make money off bundling legitimate software with PUPs and malware. Therefore, when installing software that you got from a free software distributing site, remember to opt for advanced or custom installation and uncheck the respective checkboxes of undesirable applications such as Terela Ads. Also, you might get this malware downloader after being redirected to its direct download website. Indeed, certain adware-type programs and websites can feature ads that promote Terela Ads as a legitimate application which is not true.
As you can see, Terela Ads has nothing useful to offer to its users. It is dedicated to secretly installing potentially unwanted programs and malware on your PC. Its origins are unknown, but our malware analysts say that it is distributed via bundled software installers and also promoted via ads that redirect to its main distribution website that hosts its download. Since this program can jeopardize your PC’s security, we believe that it is paramount that you remove it from your PC in its entirety. Terela Ads has a working uninstaller in Control Panel that we suggest you use. Please see the guide provided below.
How to uninstall this program
Windows 10 and 8.1/8
- Right-click the Start menu/Start screen.
- Click Control Panel and go to Uninstall a program.
- Find Terela and double-click it.
- Click Uninstall.
- Open Start menu and click Control Panel.
- Select Uninstall a program.
- Find Terela and click Uninstall.
- Open the Start menu and go to Control Panel.
- Click Add or Remove Programs.
- Find Terela and click the Remove button.
In non-techie terms:
Terela Ads is a dangerous computer infection that you can get by installing bundled software or if you get tricked by an ad and go and download it from its dedicated distribution website. This program’s main objective is to infect your PC with malware as it is a malware downloader. Therefore, it is important to remove it from your PC as you will also remove all of its featured additional malware.