Powered By Vidsqaure Ads Removal Guide

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If you start seeing suspicious Powered By Vidsqaure Ads, they are likely to be delivered by Vidsqaure. This Epikai product was designed to bypass the restrictions that certain online services have regarding the geographical region. For example, if Netflix is not available in your country, this application should help you overcome the obstacle by enabling full access to this video streaming service. Obviously, this kind of service is very desirable, and we are sure that many users will be tempted to install this program right away. Well, although the tool does work the way it is supposed to work, you have to think about the ads that it displays. Even if they look like regular online ads, no one can guarantee you that they are actually reliable. In the worst case scenario, interaction with suspicious advertisements could lead to the information of malicious programs that you will need to remove. Also, it is possible that ads could be used to expose you to scams. Due to these risks, we advise deleting Powered By Vidsqaure Ads ASAP.

The official website for the suspicious application is vidsqaure.com. Unfortunately, the installer does not exist, which means that it is spread is some other manner. Vidsqaure is most likely to be bundled with third-party software, but it is difficult to say what kind of software could be offered along with this advertising-supported program because it all depends on the installer responsible for its distribution. You are likely to face potentially unwanted programs, possibly other adware, and, maybe, malicious Trojans. The worst part is that malicious software distributors could conceal malware in a way that it would be impossible to recognize it. Due to this, if you have started seeing Powered By Vidsqaure Ads, you need to scan your operating system immediately. Hopefully, the suspicious adware is the only threat that is found on your PC. In the unfortunate event of other threats corrupting your PC, make sure you remove the most dangerous threats first. We might classify the adware as a potential threat, but it is not the kind of threat whose removal you should worry about if more dangerous malware is present.

So, why should you remove Powered By Vidsqaure Ads? These advertisements might be unreliable because they are introduced to you by unknown third parties. Vidsqaure might be good at modifying DNS settings, but it is not responsible for the advertising. At most, it uses tracking cookies to record and share information about you, but it does not create advertisements by itself. Instead, it is likely to collect money from third-party advertisers for promotional services. Also, we know better than to just trust any program that can change DNS settings because there are plenty of potentially unreliable and malicious programs that can do that, including ZX Player, AnyFlix, and VIDKit. Note that these programs are discussed in different reports, and you should treat them as unique threats. This removal guide was specifically designed for those who are dealing with Powered By Vidsqaure Ads. Speaking of these ads, one more thing to note is that the tag indicating the software linked to them might not be attached to all of them.

If you uninstall VidsqaurE or GTFHAUGHTON (both uninstallers might be used to represent the same program) via Control Panel, the suspicious adware might be gone for good. Unfortunately, it is also possible that you will not achieve anything by uninstalling this adware. In fact, in some cases, the uninstaller might not exist at all. Our research team suggests adjusting DNS settings to restore them back to normal and then deleting Vidsqaure components. Do not be intimidated by the steps represented in the guide below because they are not that hard to follow. Obviously, if you are struggling to keep up, you should not get involved to avoid any mistakes that could create more problems for you. In that case, you can use anti-malware software. Other reasons to install it include the full elimination of other potentially existing malware or PUPs and further protection of your vulnerable operating system.

Restore DNS Settings

Windows XP:

  1. Open the Start menu from the Taskbar and click Control Panel.
  2. Click Network Connections.
  3. Right-click the Local Area Connection and select Properties.
  4. Choose Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and then click Properties.
  5. Mark Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically.
  6. Click OK and then eliminate the unwanted components.

Windows 10/Windows 8/Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Tap Win+R keys at the same time to launch RUN.
  2. Type Control Panel into the dialog box and click OK.
  3. Open the Network and Internet menu.
  4. Click Network and Sharing Center.
  5. Choose Change adapter settings (Windows Vista users will have to choose Manage network connections).
  6. Right-click the network, select Properties, and then click the Networking tab.
  7. Choose Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)/Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) and click Properties.
  8. Mark Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically.
  9. Click OK and then eliminate the unwanted components.

How to delete Vidsqaure

  1. Open Windows Explorer by tapping Win+E keys on the keyboard.
  2. Type %PROGRAMFILES% (or %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%) into the bar at the top and tap Enter.
  3. Right-click and Delete the folders named GTFHAUGHTON and GTFHAUGHTON Updater.
  4. Now, enter %WINDIR%\System32\Tasks (or %WINDIR%\Tasks\) into the bar at the top.
  5. Right-click and Delete the task named GTFHAUGHTON.
  6. Launch RUN by tapping Win+E keys.
  7. Enter regedit.exe into the dialog box to launch Registry Editor.
  8. Right-click and Delete the GTFHAUGHTONUpdater key in these paths:
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\
  9. Move to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\.
  10. Right-click and Delete the keys named GTFHAUGHTON Updater_is1 and {E1527582-8509-4011-B922-29E3FB548882}_is1.
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