Remove Fact Fire Ads from Chrome/FF/IE

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If you have previous experience in dealing with adware, you will know that the first sign for the presence of such an application on the system is the countless ads it will display. They could appear in all kinds of forms, for example as pop-ups, web banners, interstitial ads, and many others. You have seen ads by Google and you know that they are labeled. It is the same with advertisements generated by adware applications. Thus, if you see ads labeled “by Fact Fire”, you can be certain that an ad-supported program called Fact Fire is residing on your system.

How did I get infected with?

It is common for adware programs not to be distributed officially, and Fact Fire makes no exception. The application enters the system along with programs downloaded from suspicious file sharing websites. During the setup of these programs a bunch of additional applications are offered, and they usually get installed automatically because users do not pay attention to the installation steps. Fact Fire may also get installed after opening an attachment to a spam email. When you click to open the attached file, the installation will start automatically.

Why are these ads dangerous?

Fact Fire is financially supported by third parties who use it as an advertising platform for their products. The ads generated by the application promote these products, and since there is no information about their origin, it is better if you do not trust them. Clicking any ad by Fact Fire may lead you to a corrupted website where you will be infected with malware. You do not want this to happen as the consequences could be damaging to your virtual security and privacy. To keep you PC clean and safe, you should get rid of Fact Fire by deleting the application responsible for their appearance.

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the Fact Fire 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. Be sure that you are comfortable editing your Windows Registry.

How Can I Remove Fact Fire ads?

STEP 1: Delete Fact Fire from your Windows Registry

STEP 2: Disable Fact Fire from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove Fact Fire

STEP 1 : Delete Fact Fire from the registry

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

Type “Regedit

Navigate and Remove ONLY the following Registry Values. Important! Leave the Browser Helper Objects Key Untouched

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\
Value: Fact Fire
Data: {ae474f02-ddc1-47b4-b2ca-9f4ca148cba9}

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HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{ae474f02-ddc1-47b4-b2ca-9f4ca148cba9}
Value: Fact Fire
Data: {ae474f02-ddc1-47b4-b2ca-9f4ca148cba9}

STEP 2 : Remove Fact Fire 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

remove fact fire from firefox


  • 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.

remove fact fire from internet explorer


  • If the disable button is gray, you need to go to your Windows Registry and delete the corresponding CLSID {ae474f02-ddc1-47b4-b2ca-9f4ca148cba9}
  • 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 Fact Fire Leftovers

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

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