Remove Advance Elite Ads (Permanent Removal)

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Can’t remove Ads by Advance Elite? This page includes free manual Advance Elite Removal instructions!

Advance Elite removal should be easy, however it may keep coming back. The AdvanceElite browser extension is a program promising computer users to provide them with various coupons and online deals, and thus improve their browsing experience. It would be great if the application can actually live up to its promises, however, it is not very likely to do so as it is considered to be a potentially unwanted program or adware. What you can expect of AdvanceElite is to flood your browser with numerous commercial advertisements. This software is compatible with all the popular web browsers, so switching your default one would not help you get rid of the annoying ads.

How did I get infected with AdvanceElite?

AdvanceElite is no different from all other adware applications in its method of distribution. This method is called bundling and is used by the developers of all unwanted programs. Using this method, undesirable software is installed on users’ computers secretly along with chosen applications. Such bundled installers most often come from unreliable third-party websites promoting freeware. This means that if you want to prevent installing additional programs, you should avoid unknown sources. Moreover, you should be extremely attentive during the setup process, otherwise you might miss the chance to disable their installation.

Why are AdvanceElite ads dangerous?

It was previously mentioned that AdvanceElite starts generating advertisements as soon as it gets installed. These could appear on the form of web banners, pop-ups, full-page ads, interstitial ads, etc. The ads are not only intrusive, but they might also pose a risk to your virtual security because they contain links to corrupted websites. Therefore, clicking on any of the ads might result in infecting your system with more adware or malware. AdvanceElite will also continually track your browsing activity and gather information about your system, which may lead to serious privacy issues. For all reasons mentioned, we strongly recommend that you delete AdvanceElite right away.

How Can I Remove Advance Elite Ads?

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the Advance Elite infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.

STEP 1: Uninstall Advance Elite from your Add\Remove Programs

STEP 2: Disable Advance Elite from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove Advance Elite from the windows registry.

STEP 1 : Uninstall Advance Elite from Your Computer

Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command

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Type “Appwiz.cpl

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Locate the Advance Elite program and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.

STEP 2 : Remove Advance Elite from Chrome, Firefox or IE

  • Open Google Chrome
  • In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
  • Remove the Advance Elite Extension by clicking on the little recycle bin

If you are not able to delete the extension then navigate to C:\Users\”computer name“\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\

and review the folders one by one.

  • Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind

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  • Open Mozilla Firefox
  • Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Disable the Advance Elite add on

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  • Open the Firefox’s Help Menu


  • Then Troubleshoot information
  • Click on Reset Firefox

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  • Open Internet Explorer
  • On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
  • Go to Toolbars and Extensions
  • Disable the Advance Elite extension.

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  • If for some reason the disable button is grayed out you need to modify the registry and delete the following key for 32 or 64 bit operating system respectively:
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{600c7bb1-5d18-4bf4-8b82-44caf4ff63a2}
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{600c7bb1-5d18-4bf4-8b82-44caf4ff63a2}
  • On the Upper Right Corner of Internet Explorer Click on the Gear Icon. 
  • Click on Internet options


  • Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset.


  • Check the “Delete Personal Settings Tab” and then Reset


  • Close IE

Navigate to your program files folder and delete the Advance Elite folder.

Permanently Remove Advance Elite Leftovers

Nevertheless, manual removal is successful, I recommend to scan with any professional antimalware removal tool to identify and remove any malware leftovers.

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