Remove Punisher Ads from Chrome/Firefox/IE

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Punisher is a potentially unwanted adware program. It’s intrusive and malicious, not to mention, harmful. The tool starts to wreak havoc immediately after it gains access to your system, and issues pile up instantaneously. The first problem you’ll be forced to endure, courtesy of Punisher’s presence, will put your patience to its limits. Shortly after infiltration, the tool commences a full-on bombardment of pop-up ads. It will flood you with ads each and every time you try to use your browser, and since that will be quite the regular occurrence, their incessant presence will also lead to further troubles. Due to their continuous popping up, your computer’s performance will slow down to a crawl, and your system will start to crash frequently. Does that sound like a pleasant experience? Like something to look forward to? Hardly. But your grievances won’t end with the pop-ups. Despite the program’s ads plaguing your browsing and causing further annoyances, Punisher will also present you with a grave malware threat, and with a severe security risk, as well. Don’t you think it would be best to get rid of the application altogether as soon as you possibly can, and spare yourself the time and energy of dealing with all of these issues? Delete Punisher at once, so you won’t be forced to deal with its never-ending, ever-growing pile of daily messes. You won’t regret it, and your future self will thank you for it.

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How did I get infected with?

Punisher is a master of disguise. That’s why the tiny, little, miniscule detail that it has to ask for your permission before it installs itself on your PC doesn’t slow it down one bit. Oh, yes. And, not only does it get it, but you also don’t even see it coming. Confused? Well, it’s pretty straightforward. The tool uses subtlety and slyness to fool you into giving it the green light without you even realizing it. More often than not, the PUP hitches a ride in with freeware as it’s possibly the easiest entry point to your system. However, it can also use spam email attachments, corrupted links, or sites as a shield to hide behind, and slip right through the cracks when you’re not attentive enough. Not to mention that Punisher can pretend to be a fake system or program update, like Adobe Flash Player or Java, as well. In case you missed it, all of the application’s most preferred means of invasion pray on your distraction, naivety, and haste. So, if you don’t provide them, perhaps you’ll succeed in keeping your computer adware-free.

Why are these ads dangerous?

Punisher bombards you with pop-ups so continuously for a reason, and that reason is that it’s ad-supported. That means that if the tool wishes to proceed with its operations, it has to generate web traffic and pay-per-click revenue for the third parties that published it. Should it fail to do so, these individuals take it down, and it ceases to exist. Naturally, the program does everything in its power to avoid such a fate. Each ad, it tricks you into clicking on, helps it continue its existence. So, it only floods you with ads, which have the best shot at sparking your interest and result in a click, i.e. cash. It doesn’t just throw random pop-ups your way. It makes sure to only show you “appropriate” ones. How? Well, it studies you. To select pop-ups unique to your preferences, it monitors your browsing until it understands what appeals to you. When it learns what you like, the flood begins. No matter how enticing the ads appear to be, do NOT click on even a single one! They’re immensely unreliable. Each of the program’s pop-ups is bundled with all sorts of malware, and when you press it, you unlock the malevolent tool lurking there. So, unless you wish to experience the “joy” of having your PC overrun with malware, ignore the pop-ups. As severe as the threat of more unwanted malware slithering into your system undetected may be, it will seem like a walk in the park, compared to the security issue the program places upon you. Punisher doesn’t only observe your browsing. It catalogs every single move you make online, and when it determines it has gathered enough data from you, it sends it to the people behind it. Think means that strangers with questionable intentions will have access to your private life. Are you willing to gamble with your personal and financial information for such a hazardous and useless application? Is it even worth it? Here’s a hint: it’s not. Delete Punisher at once.

How Can I Remove Punisher Ads?

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

STEP 2: Delete Punisher from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove Punisher from the windows registry.

STEP 1 : Uninstall Punisher from Your Computer

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

Type “Appwiz.cpl

Locate the Punisher 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 Punisher 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 Punisher 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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