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So you somehow got stuck with this weird program on your computer and now you have no idea what to do with it? Don’t worry; we’ve provided this article specially to help you handle TorqueShip and other similar cyber parasites. As you probably figured out already, this intruder is nothing but a PC virus from the annoying adware family. It’s also classified as a PUP (potentially unwanted program) and, unfortunately, it’s about as far from being harmless as they get. Adware, also popular as ad-supported software, is the least dangerous type of a computer virus out there but, nevertheless, it’s still a threat. Promoted as a handy tool which will improve your browsing experience, TorqueShip will do no such thing. To avoid the malicious effects this program might have on your device and in order to serf the Web safely once again, hurry up and delete the infection on the spot.
How did I get infected with?
When it comes to distribution of viruses, freeware bundles are unmatched. Remember that downloading free programs off of the Internet might turn out to be quite pricey at the end of the day. Always pay attention to the programs you’re accepting to install singly as there could be a very dangerous threat hiding among the software you originally wanted. When you click “I agree” and install the entire bundle, do you often check to see the programs you’re letting in one by one? We thought so. Keep in mind that hackers apply such secretive and stealthy tactics to infect you not only with adware but with much more virulent parasites as well. Don’t jeopardize your online safety and don’t rush to install anything you don’t trust. Of course, adware could travel the web using other malicious techniques such as spam email-attachments, fake messages, corrupted web links, etc. Make sure you’re always careful so you won’t have to remove more infections from your PC.
Why are these ads dangerous?
First of all, it’s ridiculously annoying. Adware parasites in general and TorqueShip in particular display commercials. Do you really want to be the reason why hackers and other cyber criminals gain illegal profit? Trust us, they don’t need your support. TorqueShip adds an extension to your browser and manipulates it to start popping up commercials. Of course, this happens with neither your permission nor even knowledge. Even though you might think these ads are more annoying than malicious, this is exactly what the hackers want you to think. In order to make money, cyber crooks have to make you click some of the commercials that the TorqueShip display you. You will notice that the ads are incredibly intrusive, take up most of your screen space and as time passes, become more and more appealing to you. That happens solely because the virus reads your browsing history and sends all the data straight to hackers. If you happened to search for a green sofa online and the next day you run across a green sofa commercial, this is not a sign of fate. This is a sign of a computer virus. TorqueShip could also attempt to change some of your browser settings or install additional software which doesn’t necessarily have to be safe. In addition to that, prepare to be constantly redirected to third-party and potentially highly risky websites. This pesky infections is perfectly compatible with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Don’t forget that the hackers may even try to include you in some kind of a cyber scam and steal your money directly. If you don’t want to fall into their trap, you have to get rid of the virus. Please read carefully the instruction guide down bellow to remove TorqueShip manually.
How Can I Remove TorqueShip Ads?
If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the TorqueShip 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 TorqueShip from Your Computer
Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command
Locate the TorqueShip 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 TorqueShip 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 TorqueShip 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.