PredictAd Removal Guide

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If you are on a look-out for new computer software, you need to be extra cautious because such suspicious programs as PredictAd could be attached without any of your notice. After installing 7art Nature Screensaver or other applications, you might discover that the home page of all of your browsers has been switched to search.autocompletepro.com. Have you noticed this seemingly unauthorized modification? Then you need to think whether you have not activated AutoComplete Pro. If you do not remember this, it is possible that you have not paid attention to the chosen software installation setup or the program has been dropped on the computer without your consent. To discover why you need to delete PredictAd and what removal techniques you need to apply, we recommend reading further.

Have you installed AutoComplete Pro in the hopes of improving your web search? Unfortunately, aside from allegedly quicker searches and easy access links to various websites, the application can also get you involved in potentially dangerous activities. As the Privacy Policy of the application discloses, HTTP cookies can be employed to track information about your browsing habits. The collected information may regard recent browsing history, personal preferences, Bookmarked items and similar data. Because of this you may be introduced to advertisements which specifically target your interests. Even though this sounds beneficial, there is a risk that certain advertisements could be managed by malignant third parties who could even corrupt the web cookies to retrieve your passwords and usernames. This is the reason why you should also beware of PredictAd search suggestions and filtered search results.

Even though the application is not consider critically dangerous, you should be careful about the adware it may initiate. To remove PredictAd you can utilize the manual removal instructions presented below. Nonetheless, if you find the instructions too complicated or you believe that your PC is infected with other dangerous programs, it would be best to use automatic spyware removal software. If you entrust SpyHunter, the application will detect and delete the potentially unwanted program as Adware.PredictAd.

Manual PredictAd Removal

Step 1: Delete from the PC

Delete from Windows 8:

  1. Tap the Windows key to access the Metro UI start screen.
  2. Right-click, select All apps and click Control Panel.
  3. Go to Uninstall a program and right-click AutoComplete Pro.
  4. Select Uninstall to delete it.

Delete from Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel and select Uninstall a program.
  3. Select the application you wish to remove and hit Uninstall.

Delete from Windows XP:

  1. Click Start and open Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Click the unwanted program and select Remove.

Step 2: remove from browsers

Remove from Internet Explorer:

  1. Open the browser, simultaneously tap Alt+T and select Manage Add-ons.
  2. Select Toolbars and Extensions and click the undesirable add-on.
  3. Click Disable.
  4. Select Search Providers and Remove the undesirable option. Click Close.
  5. Now tap Alt+T again and select Internet Options.
  6. Click on the General tab, remove search.autocompletepro.com from Home Page and click OK.

Remove from Google Chrome:

  1. Open the browser, simultaneously tap Alt+F and select Settings.
  2. Go to On Startup, mark Open a specific page and click Set pages.
  3. Change or remove the URL search.autocompletepro.com and click OK.
  4. Go to Appearance, mark Show Home button and click Change.
  5. Repeat step 3 and then restart the browser.

Remove from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+H.
  2. Select Troubleshooting Information.
  3. Click Reset Firefox.
  4. Click Reset once more to confirm the choice.
  5. Finally click Finish.
Download Remover for PredictAd *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

PredictAd technical info for manual removal:

Files Modified/Created on the system:

# File Name File Size (Bytes) File Hash
1SuggestMeYes.dll95744 bytesMD5: 36d07e37fe445bea55f54ca8c033ad00
2AutocompletePro.dll97760 bytesMD5: 1af4ef45da1438b8bea811e3964321d1
3AutocompletePro64.dll111616 bytesMD5: 972a2544250e4293112290e7e54f2734
4InstTracker.exe8704 bytesMD5: fdb8a7445724c2631a260d854f73b0e4
5autocompletepro.tmp1163264 bytesMD5: abddb8c8645217d598cf51dd37d99f18
6AcRemoteUpdate.exe12288 bytesMD5: d939cff50440465875259d2d12ed38ec
7FireFoxExtension.exe6656 bytesMD5: 2bb8c9dc52fa320e4e2a385a039ee753
8unins000.exe707354 bytesMD5: 2bd2c41bb77bae425ec52abfc59151dc

Memory Processes Created:

# Process Name Process Filename Main module size
1InstTracker.exeInstTracker.exe8704 bytes
2AcRemoteUpdate.exeAcRemoteUpdate.exe12288 bytes
3FireFoxExtension.exeFireFoxExtension.exe6656 bytes
4unins000.exeunins000.exe707354 bytes

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