Facebook AdBlock Ads - How to remove

Facebook AdBlock adware virus describes a software application that has desktop and mobile versions. They can be downloaded from websites that are maintained by the company or its affiliates. Despite being categorized as an “AdBlocker”, this tool does the complete opposite of its official function. Similarly to AllStar and PineApple blockers, Facebook AdBlock is a freeware program, supported by various monetization mechanisms, including but not limited to search, banner, video, image, inline, transitional advertisements. In short, it is an adware parasite.

Facebook AdBlock adware virus delivers unsafe third-party advertisements and collects users’ personal information

Users’ browsers will also become cluttered with affiliate links, promotions of sales, surveys, sweepstakes and many more online advertisements. The fact that the AdBlocker itself delivers adverts makes completely no sense (Ad blockers are making money off ads). The tool is compatible with Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera, but the tool appears to have been exterminated from Chrome Web Store (its main distributor). This is probably because some of the rogue AdBlockers are figured out to be adware parasites like Vid AdBlock.

Facebook AdBlock ads

In the Terms of Usage document, owners of Facebook AdBlock virus indicate that after installation, certain browser and search engine settings may be adjusted to optimize the performance of this software. In other words, this application can initiate many modifications, like modifying browsers’ preferences or allowing Drive-by downloads to take place.

Also this EULA document clearly states that “<…> certain optimized settings may lower your browser security level”. To make matters worse, the Facebook AdBlock adware virus will automatically, without notice, download upgrades, enable new features and install fixes. These conditions are completely unacceptable and users should not agree to follow them.

Facebook AdBlock malware parasite can require users’ address books, contact data information, SMS messages, SD card content and other info. It is stated that if users do not wish to share such information, they “should not install or use this software”. Therefore, since this AdBlocker is meant to ban advertisements on Facebook platform, owners of this third-party app can spy on your posts in this social media network, see your name and shared photos. This feature indicated that this suspicious extension can also be categorized as Spyware.

For tracking purposes, the owners of Facebook AdBlock adware have mentioned to exploit browser cookies, web and DOM storage data, Adobe Flash cookies, pixels, beacons and other tracking technologies. All of the data is explained to be used for business purposes such as providing more relevant ads and content. However, the presented third-party ads are not pre-checked before they are brought onto users’ screens. This means that they could be delivering malware, offering fake offers or phishing for users’ personal information.

Methods that ad-based malware, like Facebook AdBlock parasite, uses for distribution

If you have never encountered a malware infection, it is possible that you have no idea how this unwanted Facebook AdBlock got into your operating system. Of course, you might have downloaded this application on your own, meaning that you wanted to get rid of advertisements on Facebook. If this is the case, you should be noticing its disturbing opposite effect. Instead of enjoying an ad-free experience, the AdBlocker itself is generating endless streams of online material.

However, there is a chance that this Facebook AdBlock malware secretly slithered into your operating system during installation processes. Next time, select advanced/custom mode for Setups and refuse to get any additional toolbars, system optimizers or AdBlockers. We are offering you to get rid of this tool as soon as possible. Simply follow the guidelines that we have enumerated below. If the application still won’t budge, you should try to run a scan with an anti-malware tool.

You do not have one? This is not a problem. We are here to recommend you the installation of a program called Spyhunter. It will provide you with the protection that your computer deserves. No more malware and no more unwanted programs. Run regular scans and remove all potentially dangerous content from your system.

Instructions for the removal of Facebook AdBlock Ads

How to remove Facebook AdBlock Ads using Windows Control Panel

Many hijackers and adware like Facebook AdBlock Ads install some of their components as regular Windows programs as well as additional software. This part of malware can be uninstalled from the Control Panel. To access it, do the following.
  • Start→Control Panel (older Windows) or press Windows Key→Search and enter Control Panel and then press Enter (Windows 8, Windows 10). Open Control Panel by searching for it in the Start menu.
  • Choose Uninstall Program (if you don't see it, click in the upper right next to "View by" and select Category). In Control Panel, select Uninstall a program.
  • Go through the list of programs and select entries related to Facebook AdBlock Ads . You can click on "Name" or "Installed On" to reorder your programs and make Facebook AdBlock Ads easier to find. Find the program that you need to uninstall.
  • Click the Uninstall button. If you're asked if you really want to remove the program, click Yes. Click the Uninstall button after selecting the program to uninstall. Then click Yes.
  • In many cases anti-malware programs are better at detecting related parasites, thus I recommend installing Spyhunter to identify other programs that might be a part of this infection. Spyhunter marking a program and its components as low-threat malware.

How to remove Facebook AdBlock Ads from macOS

Delete Facebook AdBlock Ads from your applications.
  1. Open Finder.
  2. In the menu bar, click Go.
  3. Select Applications from the dropdown.
  4. Find the Facebook AdBlock Ads app.
  5. Select it and right-click it (or hold the Ctrl and click the left mouse button).
  6. In the dropdown, click Move to Bin/Trash. You might be asked to provide your login password.
Open Applications and delete unwanted apps.

TopRemove malicious extensions from Internet Explorer

  • Press on the Gear icon→Manage Add-ons.
    Add-on
  • Go through Toolbars and extensions. Remove everything related to Facebook AdBlock Ads and items you do not know that are made not by Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Oracle or Adobe.
    Disable add-ons
  • Close the Options.

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Facebook AdBlock Ads , reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  • Press on the Gear icon->Internet Options.
    Internet options
  • Choose the Advanced tab and click on the Reset button.
    Reset settings
  • Select a Delete personal settingscheckbox and click on the Reset button.
    Reset approve
  • Click on the Close button on the confirmation box, then close your browser.
    Reset

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

TopRemoving Facebook AdBlock Ads from Chrome

  • Click on the menu button on the top right corner of a Google Chrome window. Select “Settings”.
    Open settings
  • Click “Extensions” on the left menu bar.
  • Go through the extensions list and remove programs you do not need, especially similar to Facebook AdBlock Ads . Click on the trash bin icon next to Facebook AdBlock Ads or other add-ons you want to remove.
    Remove extensions
  • Press on the “Remove” button on the Confirmation window.
    Remove approve
  • If unsure, you can disable them temporarily.
    Disable extension
  • Restart Chrome.

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Facebook AdBlock Ads , reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  • Click on Chrome’s menu button (three horizontal lines) and select Settings.
    Open settings
  • Scroll to the end of the page and click on the Reset settings button.
    Reset settings
  • Click on the Reset button on the confirmation box.
    Reset approve

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

TopRemoving Facebook AdBlock Ads from Firefox

  • Click on the menu button on the top right corner of a Mozilla window and select the “Add-ons” icon (or press Ctrl+Shift+A on your keyboard).
    Select add-on
  • Go through Extensions and Addons list, remove everything Facebook AdBlock Ads related and items you do not recognise. If you do not know the extension and it is not made by Mozilla, Google, Microsoft, Oracle or Adobe then you probably do not need it.
    Remove add-on
(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings If you are still experiencing any issues related to Facebook AdBlock Ads, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.
  • Click on the menu button on the top right corner of a Mozilla Firefox window. Click on the Help button.
    Help button
  • Choose Troubleshooting Information on the Help menu.
    Troubleshooting
  • Click on the Reset Firefox button.
    Refresh firefox
  • Click on the Reset Firefox button on the confirmation box. Mozilla Firefox will close and change the settings to default.
    Refresh firefox approve
If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

How to remove Facebook AdBlock Ads from Microsoft Edge:Top


  • Click on the menu button on the top right corner of a Microsoft Edge window. Select “Extensions”.
Open the menu and choose Extensions.
  • Go through the extensions list and remove programs you do not need, especially similar to Facebook AdBlock Ads . Click on the "Remove" icon next to Facebook AdBlock Ads or other add-ons you want to remove.
Press Remove for the extensions you want to remove
  • Press on the “Remove” button on the Confirmation window.
Press Remove again.
  • If unsure, you can disable them temporarily.
Press the switch to disable the extension.
  • Restart Microsoft Edge.

TopRemoving Facebook AdBlock Ads from Safari (Mac OS X)

  • Click on the Safari menu.
  • Choose Preferences.
    Open preferences
  • Click on the Extensions Tab.
  • Click on the Uninstall button near the Facebook AdBlock Ads. Remove all other unknown or suspicious entries too. If you are not sure whether you need the extension or not, you can simply uncheck the Enable check-box to disable the extension temporarily.
    Extensions
  • Restart Safari.

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Facebook AdBlock Ads , reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  • Click on the Safari menu on the top left corner of the screen. Select Reset Safari.
    Choose reset
  • Select which options you want to reset (usually all of them come preselected) and click on the Reset button.
    Reset

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

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