Remove Storimbo Ads from Chrome/FF/IE

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Storimbo is classified as adware and a potentially unwanted program. It’s not the best combination, but certainly a most common one. The program’s selling point is that it helps you enlarge images you come across while browsing the web. However, as many such tools, there’s always a fine print. For Storimbo it’s the fact that, the application will do more than just help you zoom in on images. It will bombard you with pop-up ads and all kinds of unreliable advertisements on web pages you visit while browsing. So even though it may somewhat help you, the negatives will far outweigh the positives.

How did I get infected with?

In its core, Storimbo is just another adware program, so it’s no surprize that it displays all the distinctive features of one. It makes its way to your computer quite covertly, so most users are highly surprized when they first see that they have the application. That usually happens when the ads start popping up. Like most adware, it infiltrates your computer by tricking you into giving your permission for its installation. More often than not, it hitches a ride with other free programs and updates you choose to install. If you are not careful enough and not read what you are agreeing to while going through the installation process, you are most certainly going to end up with more than you bargained for. Keep in mind that before the first pop-up window makes an appearance, Storimbo collects information on your browsing habits. It’s only once it feels it has gathered enough data that its suggestions (in the form of pop-up ads) begin. One thing you should be certain of, is that they will not stop unless you remove the program altogether.

Why are these ads dangerous?

Storimbo can be downloaded absolutely free of charge, and because of the fact that it is free, it supports commercial ads in order to continue its existance. And it is this particular fact that makes it most dangerous and unreliable. That’s because it is designed to put a third party’s interests before your own. It couldn’t care less that the ads it shows you are unreliable and potentially harmful to your system, or that the data it collects on you could be used for malicious purposes by the aforementioned third parties. Yes, Storimbo is not considered to be dangerous by design, but that doesn’t mean that certain people won’t use it for their own malicious purposes on your behalf. You should make sure to get rid of Storimbo as soon as you become aware of its presence.

How Can I Remove Storimbo Ads?

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the Storimbo 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.

STEP 1: Delete Storimbo from your Windows Registry

STEP 2: Disable Storimbo from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove Storimbo

STEP 1 : Delete Storimbo from the registry

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

  • Type “services.msc” and hit OK
  • Locate the malware service and stop it.
  • Navigate to the Storimbo files in your program files folder and delete them.

STEP 2 : Remove Storimbo from Chrome, Firefox or IE

Remove from Google Chrome

  • In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions

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  • 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
  • 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 Storimbo 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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