Remove eShield Ads from Chrome/Firefox/IE

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eShield is a program promoted as a browser security tool that promises computer users a number of features. With eShield on your computer, you will be warned when you are about to visit a malicious website. The different websites will also be rated according the level of risk they pose. Moreover, eShield allows you to keep your IP address and browser history private, and prevents your homepage and search bar from being taken over. This is just a brief description of the eShield application, a more detailed one could be found on, which is the program’s official website. However, eShield might sound like a useful application but you should know that it falls in the category of adware. This means that the program will display countless third-party ads that will appear on every single web page you enter. These ads are not safe to click because they contain links to unknown third-party websites. Hence, you should avoid the ads as much as possible and make sure you eliminate the reason for their existence, i.e. the eShield application.

Remove eShield

How did I get infected with?

You learned already that eShield has a homepage and you should also know that the program can be downloaded from the website. Still, since it is also classified as adware, it would not surprise us if eShield was installed on your computer without your permission. Adware applications tend to travel bundled with freeware, so if you have the habit of acquiring random free programs from different file-sharing websites, you are bound to have more than one infection of this type installed on your PC. You should not be careless about the software that you download to your computer because it could put your system in great danger. Make sure you always choose the websites you download programs from carefully and that select the Custom/Advanced setup option. When you do that, in one of the setup steps you will be informed about additionally installed applications which you should decline the setup of. Do not miss your chance just because you are not bothered to read the information given to you. Spend time to complete the installation properly, otherwise you will have to spend even more time in fixing your PC afterwards.

Why are these ads dangerous?

The major concern about eShield is the fact that the application is associated with potentially dangerous third parties. These parties use the advertising services of eShield to have their content promoted to unsuspecting computer users. You might have guessed already that this is exactly what the ads displayed by eShield do – they promote third-party content. Clicking any of the ads will redirect you to websites belonging to the third parties where malware could await. It is impossible to tell just by looking at an ad whether it will take you to a malicious website or not, so do not take the chance of finding out yourself. You might be fooled sometime by an eShield ad because it might present you with a product that will really appeal to you. This is due to the fact that the application will collect information about web browsing and will use it to determine your preferences so that it can provide you with more relevant ads. This is just a tactics used to trick you into clicking as many ads as possible and it will in no way work in your favor. This is why you should not let yourself be fooled by the cyber criminals behind eShield ads and ignore them at all costs. Delete the eShield adware now as no such infection should be allowed to run on your computer.

How Can I Remove eShield Ads?

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

STEP 2: Delete eShield from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove eShield from the windows registry.

STEP 1 : Uninstall eShield from Your Computer

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

Type “Appwiz.cpl

Locate the eShield 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 eShield 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 eShield 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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