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Thursday, September 4, 2014

Remove "Ads by AllDaySaving" ad pop-up (Uninstall Guide)

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If you've just noticed that you are suddenly seeing a proliferation of "Ads by AllDaySaving" pop-up adverts on your computer, you're under siege from full page screens displaying misleading pop-ups, or you're seeing a suspiciously high amount of links to weight loss, gaming, gambling, or adult websites when you're online then there is a very high likelihood that you have been infected with adware. Please use this guide to remove Ads by AllDaySaving and any associated malware from your computer.

Adware, or advertising supported software to give it its full name, is something that experts in the IT industry have previously estimated to affect as high as 80% of all home PCs. That's a huge amount! And while not all adware is malicious, this number also includes spyware, which adware is often bundled with – and that's the really worrying bit. Adware that displays AllDaySaving ads also has spyware modules to track what websites you are visiting, how much time you spend on them and your search terms as well. Of course, it's not a usual spyware program that can steal your passwords or any other valuable information but it's steal a threat. And it's always better to know than not to know because it's not just annoying ad pop-up, it's also spyware. In addition to this, most of us who have been infected by adware or spyware haven't got a clue how it got there. This is so true for AllDaySaving adware as well. Even scarier is the fact that if you have spyware on your computer the chances are you don't know about it. Luckily, this one doesn't hide but instead displays annoying and very often misleading ads.

That's because this adware is a lot more obvious than any type of spyware: it will show you the aforementioned adverts, links or pop-up windows and it can divert you to websites you don't want to visit. It can also have another unwanted knock on effect and make your PC run far more slowly. And whilst not all adware is harmful, chances are you don't want "Ads by AllDaySaving" on your machine for that reason alone.

AllDaySaving Adware is a program running on your computer that shows you adverts when you're online and connected to the Internet. It has been created to generate revenue for the developer, and is often used as a trade off - enabling you to download a program for free while the adverts cover the developer's programming costs.

Spyware is different: this is a dangerous program that monitors the way you use your computer and logs your browsing habits, including your log ins, user names and passwords. Spyware is usually installed without your knowledge and through deceptive means. You can find a list of spyware programs here.

Adware and spyware are both often lumped under the heading of 'computer virus' but, although adware can be annoying, and spyware can be dangerous, neither of them typically cause as much carnage as a true virus can. The other similarity is that they both observe your browsing habits – this is so adware can tailor make its ads to suit your interests and spyware, as seen, can potentially commit fraud or identity theft. They will both also cause your computer to run far slower than usual due to the tracking software they've installed on your machine.

In both cases, AllDaySaving adware and software are often bundled with other programs that you've downloaded which is why you need to exercise caution when you're downloading files from the Internet. Unfortunately there is no one antivirus program to protect you from all malware – or adware - so being vigilant and installing an additional anti-malware program is a good idea.

One more thing, it probably won't be listed as AllDaySaving in Control Panel. In our case it was named Grillaprice. Yours can be different. The easiest way to identify which program may cause these problems is to list all programs by install date. What is more, most of the time Publisher information is empty. Apparently, scammers do not have time for this.

To remove Ads by AllDaySaving from your computer, please follow the steps in the removal guide below. If you have questions, please leave a comment down below. I will be more than happy to help you. Good luck and be safe online!

Written by Michael Kaur,

"Ads by AllDaySaving" Removal Guide:

1. First of all, download anti-malware software and run a full system scan. It will detect and remove this infection from your computer. You may then follow the manual removal instructions below to remove the leftover traces of this malware. Hopefully you won't have to do that.

2. Remove AllDaySaving adware related programs from your computer using the Add/Remove Programs control panel (Windows XP) or Uninstall a program control panel (Windows 7 and Windows 8).

Go to the Start Menu. Select Control PanelAdd/Remove Programs.
If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, select Control PanelUninstall a Program.

If you are using Windows 8, simply drag your mouse pointer to the right edge of the screen, select Search from the list and search for "control panel".

Or you can right-click on a bottom left hot corner (formerly known as the Start button) and select Control panel from there.

3. When the Add/Remove Programs or the Uninstall a Program screen is displayed, scroll through the list of currently installed programs and remove the following:
  • Grillaprice
  • and any other recently installed application

Simply select each application and click Remove. If you are using Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8, click Uninstall up near the top of that window. When you're done, please close the Control Panel screen.

Remove "Ads by AllDaySaving" related extensions from Google Chrome:

1. Click on Chrome menu button. Go to ToolsExtensions.

2. Click on the trashcan icon to remove Grillaprice, LyricsSay-1, MediaPlayerV1, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.

If the removal option is grayed out then read how to remove extensions installed by enterprise policy.

Remove "Ads by AllDaySaving" related extensions from Mozilla Firefox:

1. Open Mozilla Firefox. Go to ToolsAdd-ons.

2. Select Extensions. Click Remove button to remove Grillaprice, LyricsSay-1, MediaPlayerV1, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.

Remove "Ads by AllDaySaving" related add-ons from Internet Explorer:

1. Open Internet Explorer. Go to ToolsManage Add-ons. If you have the latest version, simply click on the Settings button.

2. Select Toolbars and Extensions. Click Remove/Disable button to remove the browser add-ons listed above.