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ContentPlatform is an adware tool. It’s a PUP, which when found, should be deleted from your system immediately. Why? Well, because it’s harmful, deceitful, and NOT worth even half the troubles it ends up causing. As soon as the application slithers its way in, it starts wreaking all kinds of havoc and issues pile up instantaneously. The first one you’ll encounter will be the flood of ads that will interrupt your online experience every time you try to browse the web. This myriad of ads will not stop disturbing you until you remove the program entirely. That’s what experts advise you to do in the first place. Once the tool reveals itself with the first pop-up, it sends your way, delete it! You’ll save yourself a ton of future problems. For one, you’ll be safe from the malware risk, ContentPlatform places upon you. And, what’s more, you won’t be under the threat of having your personal and financial information stolen. Oh, yes. The program tries to get its hands on your private details, and if you don’t remove it the first chance you get, it succeeds. So, remove ContentPlatform at once, and don’t be forced to deal with its daily messes.
How did I get infected with?
ContentPlatform resorts to all kinds of trickery and deceit to gain access to your system. Seeing as how the tool requires your permission for its installation, it has come up with plenty of ways to get it. And, it’s usually so successful in its deception, and so sly, that you don’t even realize you’ve been infected by such a hazardous program even though you allowed it in. Confusing, isn’t it? Well, it’s actually pretty straightforward. The tool usually sneaks in undetected because you’re not paying as much attention as you should. For example, when installing freeware, most users don’t even read the terms and conditions. Instead, they just say “Yes” to all of them and hope for the best. That’s a ridiculous notion that leads to unwanted adware installations. Don’t throw caution to the wind! Be extra attentive and don’t rush, and maybe you won’t get stuck with ContentPlatform.
Why are these ads dangerous?
ContentPlatform is an ad-supported program, which means that if it’s to continue its operations, it has to generate pay-per-click revenue for the third parties that published it. Each ad you click on produces profits for these people, and that’s why the application throws so many your way. After all, if it fails to make money, it ceases to exist. However, do NOT be foolish enough to click on the program’s pop-ups! As was already mentioned, that only leads to more malware slithering onto your computer. So, do your best to ignore the ads no matter how enticing they seem. Unfortunately, the threat of more malevolent tools infecting your system won’t be the biggest worry you’ll be faced with. The worst part of having this application as a guest is the fact that it places your privacy in harm’s way. As soon as it settles in your system, it starts to keep track of your online activities and catalog your every move. Then one day it sends the information it has collected from you to the individuals that published it. Think about it. Strangers will have access to your personal and financial data. Do you think anything positive will come from that? Protect yourself and your privacy, and delete ContentPlatform the first chance you get. It’s for the best.
How Can I Remove ContentPlatform Ads?
If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the ContentPlatform 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 ContentPlatform from Your Computer
Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command
Locate the ContentPlatform 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 ContentPlatform 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 any unknown 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 ContentPlatform 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.