How to remove Ad Network Performance pop-ups

What is Ad Network Performance?

Adnetworkperformance.com is a source used for promoting and spreading infected websites and malware applications. When infected with AdNetworkPerformance, browsers are subject to redirections to random pages and pop-up appearance. The emerging windows may contain different information, but they all tend to get user’s attention, so it is often a notification of application updates, offers to take part in a survey, to scan the system for threats, etc. Though it may interest you, we advise not to click this pop-ups as they proved to be bogus and may lead to further infection. To prevent that you need to remove AdNetworkPerformance.com adware.

Ad Network Performance ads

How Ad Network Performance got installed on your computer?

Though it may be not clear to many users, but such threats don’t come from nowhere – usually they are ‘invited’ by victims themselves. As well as other malware applications AdNetworkPerformance is distributed in a stealthily manner via other software installations. In order to keep the presence of the malware secret, the developers place its mentioning into the Advanced installation mode, which is not always chosen by users. Note that you would be able to detect and prevent malware installation only when selected Advanced setup and then unchecked the ticks near it.

Symptoms of Ad Network Performance infection

  • First and the most striking proof of having a browser hijacker is change of the main page. Usually it is a search engine page that is designed so that user would believe in its legitimacy.
  • Generally, hijackers cause redirections when user makes a search query on its page or tries to reach a blocked site (usually another search engine or anti-malware sites)
  • Another indicator of hijacker infection is appearance of new programs, toolbars and browser extensions that you don’t remember installing and processes in start-up queue.
  • Also, you may notice the significant slowdown in the system operating, since running of the applications required for malware activity may consume a lot of CPU.
  • Besides, hijacker infection may as well negatively affect the speed of Internet connection.

How to remove Ad Network Performance?

To make sure that the hijacker won’t appear again, you need to delete Ad Network Performance completely. For this you need to remove the application from the Control Panel and then check the drives for such leftovers as Ad Network Performance files and registry entries.
We should warn you that performing some of the steps may require above-average skills, so if you don’t feel experienced enough, you may apply to automatic removal tool.

Download Norton

Performing an antimalware scan with Norton would automatically search out and delete all elements related to Ad Network Performance. It is not only the easiest way to eliminate Ad Network Performance, but also the safest and most assuring one.


Steps of Ad Network Performance manual removal

Uninstall Ad Network Performance from Control Panel

As it was stated before, more likely that the hijacker appeared on your system brought by other software. So, to get rid of Ad Network Performance you need to call to memory what you have installed recently.

How to remove Ad Network Performance from Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button and open Control Panel
  2. Go to Add or Remove Programs
  3. Find the application related to Ad Network Performance and click Uninstall

How to remove Ad Network Performance from Windows 7/Vista

  1. Click the Start button and open Control Panel
  2. Go to Uninstall Program
  3. Find the application related to Ad Network Performance and click Uninstall

How to remove Ad Network Performance from Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click the menu icon in left bottom corner
  2. Choose Control Panel
  3. Select the Uninstall Program line
  4. Uninstall the application related to Ad Network Performance

How to remove Ad Network Performance from Windows 10

  1. Press Win+X to open Windows Power menu
  2. Click Control Panel
  3. Choose Uninstall a Program
  4. Select the application related to Ad Network Performance and remove it

noteIf you experience problems with removing Ad Network Performance from Control Panel: there is no such title on the list, or you receive an error preventing you from deleting the application, see the article dedicated to this issue.
Read what to do if program won’t uninstall from Control Panel


Remove Ad Network Performance from browsers

Since some of hijacker threats use a disguise of a browser add-on, you will need to check the list of extensions/add-ons in your browser.

How to remove Ad Network Performance from Google Chrome

  1. Start Google Chrome
  2. Click on Tools, then go to the Extensions
  3. Delete Ad Network Performance or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Ad Network Performance from Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer
  2. Click on the Tools/Gear icon, then select Manage Add-ons
  3. Delete Ad Network Performance or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Ad Network Performance from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox
  2. Click on the right-upper corner button
  3. Click Add-ons, then go to Extensions
  4. Delete Ad Network Performance or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Ad Network Performance from Microsoft Edge

  1. Start Microsoft Edge
  2. Click the three-dot button in the upper right corner
  3. Choose Extensions
  4. Click the gear icon near Ad Network Performance or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them
  5. Choose Remove

Reset your browsers

How to reset settings in Google Chrome

  1. Click on the icon in the right-upper corner
  2. Choose Settings
  3. Click Show advanced settings
  4. Click the Reset Settings button

How to reset settings in Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click the icon in the upper right corner
  2. Choose Help
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information
  4. Click the Reset Firefox… button

How to reset settings in Internet Explorer

  1. Click on the Tools button
  2. Go to Internet options
  3. Go to the Advanced tab
  4. Click Reset

How to reset settings in Microsoft Edge

  1. Start Microsoft Edge
  2. Click the three-dot button in the upper right corner
  3. Choose Settings
  4. Under the Clear browsing data category select Choose what to clear
  5. Select everything and click Clear

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