Remove BBQLeads Ads from Chrome/FF/IE


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BBQLeads is an application that promises to provide you with information about all the services available in your area. You are also able to compare offers so that you can select the one that suits you best. Unfortunately, BBQLeads is advertisement supported, which means that what will also be presented to you is numerous ads in the form of pop-ups, web banners, and so on. These ads may expose your system to some really dangerous computer threats, and this is why you should stay away from them and should delete the application causing them to appear.

How did I get infected with?

You can find information about BBQLeads and how to advertise with it at There you will discover FAQ, EULA, and Privacy sections, but you will not find a download button. Therefore, if BBQLeads suddenly starts offering you its services, you can be certain that it has accessed your PC without permission. This can happen when you download free applications from unauthorized file sharing websites. These apps tend to get installed together with a bunch of other programs, including adware, browser hijackers, etc. It is essential to use official sources only if you want keep such infections away from your system.

Why are these ads dangerous?

Since BBQLeads is ad-supported, it will monitor your activity on the web and will record certain data such as your browser settings, visited websites, ads you have clicked on, and much more. The collected information is used to make the ads you see more relevant to your interests, and therefore more appealing. The purpose of this is to make you click on as many ads as possible because the developers of the application earn money through the pay-per-click method. However, you should refrain from clicking on any advertisements as they may lead you to web pages spreading malware. Hence, it is in your best interests to remove BBQLeads from your system.

How Can I Remove BBQLeads Ads?

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the BBQLeads 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 BBQLeads from your Add\Remove Programs

STEP 2: Delete BBQLeads from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove BBQLeads from the windows registry.

STEP 1 : Uninstall BBQLeads from Your Computer

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

Type “regedit

Your windows registry editor will open.

Navigate to the following Registry Key and delete it


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

Type “taskschd.msc

Open your task Scheduler and delete the pastaleads updater

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

Type “Appwiz.cpl

Locate the BBQLeads 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.

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STEP 2 : Remove BBQLeads from Chrome, Firefox or IE

Remove from Google Chrome

  • In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
  • Remove any unknown 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

  • If you are using the latest chrome version you need to do the following
  • go to settings – Add person

  • choose a preferred name.


  • then go back and remove person 1
  • Chrome should be malware free now

Remove from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Disable and remove the unwanted add on
  • Open the Firefox’s Help Menu


  • Then Troubleshoot information
  • Click on Reset Firefox

Remove from Internet Explorer

  • Open IE
  • On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
  • Go to Toolbars and Extensions
  • Disable any suspicious extension.
  • If the disable button is gray, you need to go to your Windows Registry and delete the corresponding CLSID
  • 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

Permanently Remove BBQLeads Leftovers

To make sure manual removal is successful, we recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify any registry leftovers or temporary files.

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