How to remove Content Push News

What is Content Push News?

Content Push News is a malware of an adware type, common in the method of operation to other adware threats. After the installation it starts forcing the commercials, which look like a selection of the news issues exercising your interests. Though, unlike many other applications of this kind, Content Push News doesn’t display the information in browser, instead it adds a window in the left bottom corner of the desktop.

Content Push News window

And at first user find this informative and handy, as the news is surprisingly closely align with what you would like to read about. The explanation for this is spyware elements that Content Push News applies to in order to adjust the content of the news in accordance to your browsing history. However, it’s not the only unpleasant feature of the adware – unfortunately, the news itself is fake and always lead not to information portals but to trashy sites, some of them, in addition, appear to be malicious. To remove Content Push News from your system completely, use the instructions below.

How Content Push News got installed on your computer?

In the terms of distributions Content Push News doesn’t go far from other adware applications. To travel to victims’ systems it uses other freeware installators. Still, ou are able to find out what the installation includes and to opt ouf the unwanted elements. For that you should gather as much information as possible before initiating the installation – look for reviews on the Internet and see if there were any problems with the software. Next, start the setup in Advanced mode and consider every bit of information provided in it, make a point of optional downloads, as they often contain malware.


Symptoms of Content Push News infection

  • First and the most striking proof of what you have an adware is ads generated on pages where they haven’t appeared before. The ads can be of any type – pop-ups, in-text hyperlinks, banners and their amount increases on shopping sites. Some of them may be labeled as “Ads by Content Push News”, “Brought by Content Push News”, “Powered by Content Push News”, etc.
  • Another indicator of adware infection is appearance of new programs 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 adware activity may consume a lot of CPU.
  • Besides slowing down the computer itself, adware infection may as well negatively affect the speed of Internet connection.

How to remove Content Push News?

To make sure that the adware won’t appear again, you need to delete Content Push News completely. For this you need to remove the application from the Control Panel and then check the drives for such leftovers as Content Push News 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 Content Push News. It is not only the easiest way to eliminate Content Push News, but also the safest and most assuring one.


Steps of Content Push News manual removal

Uninstall Content Push News from Control Panel

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

How to remove Content Push News 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 Content Push News and click Uninstall

How to remove Content Push News from Windows 7/Vista

  1. Click the Start button and open Control Panel
  2. Go to Uninstall Program
  3. Find the application related to Content Push News and click Uninstall

How to remove Content Push News 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 Content Push News

How to remove Content Push News 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 Content Push News and remove it

noteIf you experience problems with removing Content Push News 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 Content Push News from browsers

Since most of adware 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 Content Push News from Google Chrome

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

How to remove Content Push News from Internet Explorer

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

How to remove Content Push News 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 Content Push News or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Content Push News 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 Content Push News or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them
  5. Choose Remove

If the above-mentioned methods didn’t help in eliminating the threat, then it’s better to rely on an automatic way of deleting Content Push News.

Download Norton

We also recommend to download and use Norton to scan the system after Content Push News removal to make sure that it is completely gone. The antimalware application will detect any vicious components left among system files and registry entries that can recover Content Push News.

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