Remove Astro Arcade Ads (Permanent Removal)

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Do you want to remove Astro Arcade from your browsers?

Manual instructions to remove Astro Arcade are presented in this article. Astro Arcade is an advertisement-supported program that displays various ads carrying labels “Ads by Astro Arcade” or “Powered by Astro Arcade” underneath each one. These advertisements are extremely annoying and will surely disrupt your browsing activity. Moreover, the adware application adds extensions to all the main web browsers – Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, so you will be seeing the ads no matter what your default browser is.

How did I get infected with Astro Arcade?

As a typical unwanted application, Astro Arcade is also installed on the system bundled with some free programs. This means that whenever you download and install freeware, there is a great chance that other suspicious programs will appear on your PC. To avoid that, you should always read the license agreement of the preferred app thoroughly because there you will find information about additionally installed programs. What is more, you should always select Advanced/Custom installation option so that you are able to opt out any undesirable applications.

Why is Astro Arcade dangerous?

The main drawback of having Astro Arcade on your system is the advertisements it presents you with. Adware programs are sponsored by unknown third parties, which means that anyone who is willing to pay may use any particular program as an advertising platform. That includes cybercriminals. Thus, you can be easily redirected to malicious websites if you click on the displayed ads. In addition, the application can spy on you and record your non-personally identifiable information. Therefore, for all reasons mentioned, it is best to delete Astro Arcade.

Astro Arcade Removal Instructions

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove astro arcade 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 Astro Arcade from Add\Remove Programs

STEP 2: Delete Astro Arcade from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove Astro Arcade software leftovers (Optional)

STEP 1 : Uninstall Astro Arcade

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

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Type “Appwiz.cpl

astro arcade ads removalLocate the astro arcade adware program software 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.

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STEP 2 : Remove Astro Arcade from Chrome, Firefox or IE

  • Open Google Chrome
  • In the Main Menu, select Tools —> Extensions
  • Remove any unknown Extension by clicking on the little recycle bin
  • 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 any unknown add on
  • Go to Help
  • 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 and disable any unknown browser helper object
  • Click on Internet options
  • Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset


  • Close IE

Permanently Remove Astro Arcade adware Leftovers

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

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