Remove Follow Rules Ads from Chrome/Firefox/IE

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You are reading this article probably because numerous ads labeled “Ads by Follow Rules”, “Brought by Follow Rules”, or something similar have started appearing on your screen while you are visiting different websites. The cause for the appearance of these ads is the existence of an adware program on your PC. This adware program is Follow Rules and it is one of the newest members of The Super Web family of ad-supported applications. The ads displayed by this program are extremely intrusive and is essential to be avoided because they may expose the system to a number of dangerous threats. As soon as you first start seeing ads by Follow Rules, you should delete the application to stop its suspicious activity.

Remove Follow Rules

How did I get infected with?

Same as other applications from the Super Web family, Follow Rules is usually spread via bundling. This means that, which is the official web page of the application, is useless as the download button provided is broken. We could not say that we are surprised by this because it is typical for adware applications to be distributed in dubious ways. As we mentioned, the method preferred by Follow Rules is software bundling and it involves silent installation of additional applications. It takes place when users acquire freeware from corrupted file sharing websites. Applications coming from such websites are always installed packed with adware, browser hijackers, and other infections. Please note that if Follow Rules is on your PC, there will surely be other unwanted programs there as well.

Why are these ads dangerous?

The biggest problem for users related to Follow Rules is the pop-up and banner ads that the application will generate. These ads are very distracting and they interfere with the browsing sessions and disrupt users’ daily online activity. However, most of the users do not realize or are not aware of the fact that the ads are more dangerous than they are annoying. Ads by Follow Rules contain links to third-party websites that are unknown and possibly spreading malware. Hence, clicking a Follow Rules ad may lead to serious infecting your system. What is more, your activity on the web will be monitored by Follow Rules and information about it will be recorded and shared with the same third parties owning the websites the ads will take you to. Thus, to keep your virtual security and privacy protected, you should get rid of Follow Rules right away.

How Can I Remove Follow Rules Ads?

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

STEP 2: Delete Follow Rules from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove Follow Rules from the windows registry.

STEP 1 : Uninstall Follow Rules from Your Computer

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

Type “Appwiz.cpl

Locate the Follow Rules 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 Follow Rules 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 Follow Rules 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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