What is “ads by Screenify” and how can i remove it ?

Screenify details:

Type of the virus: Adware

Browsers with risk of infection: Chrome/Opera/Firefox and other

 Short description :

“Ads by Screenify” is advertising-support software or so called PUP (potentially unwanted program) . When this program is installed on your computer or browser , while you are browsing it will display windows with unasked ads .On the ads you may spot a little tag – “only now premium offer by Screenify” , “congratulations you won promotion by Screenify” , “ads promoted by Screenify” or other. There is big chance for your computer to stop responding to your commands and freeze . These displaying ads may occupy your system memory and become a burden for your system memory (RAM).

How does the virus spreads :

There are plenty of variations of spreading this virus . Most common are when you open suspicious links – the adware injects extension to your browser . This extension may preview as taskbar or search page or button . Downloading applications from shady sites is also a way to infect with “ads by Screenify”. Don’t hesitate to check everything you download from internet with antivirus software . At most you can check downloaded files via online antivirus scanner . You have to be careful when you install programs or other applications – always look up for custom installation . Today is very popular to attach or promote some program by installation of other . Of course installation of other program is absolutely legal , so watch closely and read the lines.

What damage can cause to my system :

“Ads by Screenify” is not big deal by itself . Only jamming your browser with ads and proposals for best offers is not dangerous by itself . Adware may install other suspicious programs which could bring your attention after your computer becomes uncontrollable .That sounds spooky isn’t it ? There are viruses which can make your computer uncontrollable – you start applications, but nothing starts . Browser opens by itself on some page and advertise you something or Windows told you that your computer should turn off within 15 seconds.  If you have the slightest clue that something is wrong with your computer you have to get rid of it .

Additional information :

Always pay attention to files that you are downloading . Do not presume everything on internet web is free ,always have a one in mind . It is highly recommended to use security of antivirus software and it is important that program to be up-to-date with virus list. This tip is for every person that keeps very important information – HAVE A BACKUP OF YOUR INFORMATION , if you do not have any – make it on separated device . Flash drive or external hard drive will be perfect solution for backup your files .

Manually removal of “ads by Screenify” (easy steps)

Short guide:

  1. Login as administrator.
  2. Go to control panel and uninstall “ads by Screenify”.
  3. Remove “ads by Screenify” folder from program files and start menu.
  4. Remove “ads by Screenify” from your browser extensions.
  5. Clear your browser cookies.
  6. Reset your browser settings.
  7. Delete all temporary files from disk cleanup.
  8. Restart your computer.

Note: Removing Screenify manually could be very risky and unpredictable!

To remove “ads by Screenify” from your computer,  follow the removal steps below. NOTE: you may be infected with more than one malware and after following the steps ads may still pop-up.

Step by step how to remove ads by Screenify from Chrome, Firefox and Internet explorer:

NOTE: If ads still pop-up you may be infected with more add-ons witch you have to remove from your PC.

Manual steps to remove ransomware or malware. How to prevent ransomware or malware.

For now, removing ransomware or malware manually will only be able for IT specialists. If you don't know one don't worry. We have a solution for you. Over here we will use Spyhunter to remove the virus. The Spyhunter anti-malware is a collection of programs that can be used to scan for malware and clean infected computers. You can also use full anti-malware program in this case which is the better option because it also offers protection.

How to remove "ransomware or malware"

NOTE: In this option the virus will be removed but the files will remain locked! You have to decrypt your files.
  1. Download Spyhunter anti-malware.
  1. 2.  After program has been downloaded, double-click to open it. User will have to install the program. Click on Spyhunter.exe to start the process.
User Account Control dialog may appear, asking you to allow the following program to make changes to this computer. Click "Yes" or "Run" to proceed with the installation. User can also choose variety of languages. Click Ok and the installation will begin with a welcome massage for Spyhunter. Click Next to continue to the next step. User will also have to accept Spyhunter license agreement by clicking on "I accept the agreement" and click Next. Spyhunter will ask user to read important information provided before continuing. Once done click on next to go to the next step. User can choose where to install the program. By default - C:Program FilesEnigma Software GroupSpyHunter. The process will continue and then Spyhunter will install. The installation process may take awhile, depending on a computer system performance. Once the installation is done, click Finish.
  1. 3. Update the software before scanning. Once program has been updated go to scan. You can choose from a free trial version or activate license. It is recommended to buy full version as the trial will not protect computer system.
  1. 4. The scan process will begin. The scan process may take awhile, depending on a computer system performance.
  1. 5. Once the scan is complete you can choose between delete or quarantine the viruses. The quarantine option is recommended and since the malware is active a reboot will be required to finish process.

Click here for guide of how to uninstall spyhunter.

Decrypt ransomware files.

Good news is that we can now use decryption programs. A lot of security companies like Kasperky lab, bitdefender and more has developed a program that is fully capable of decryption key for ransomware malware. You can find this programs anywhere on the internet but it is strongly suggested to download this programs from official websites. NOTE: It may take a long time for your files to be decrypted depending on your PC performance.