ExtraProvider is an advertising-supported application based on JustPlugIt engine. There is no doubt that you will notice that it has entered your system because you will start seeing various commercial advertisements with such labels as “Provided by ExtraProvider”, “Ads by ExtraProvider” or “brought by ExtraProvider”. The program will not stop displaying ads unless you remove it because it is an advertising-supported application (adware). As you have probably understood, the only solution for those people who want to stop ads from appearing is to remove ExtraProvider. We will help you to remove ExtraProvider; you simply have to follow our step by step instructions placed below this article.
Computers users notice that ExtraProvider has appeared on their systems after browsing on torrent and file-sharing websites. Actually, this might be true. Researchers working at 411-spyware.com, have found out that ExtraProvider usually enters the system when computer users click on fake Download buttons placed on torrent websites. Of course, there is no doubt that you will notice if it slithers onto your computer because ads will start appearing on your screen. You will definitely notice that they are very annoying and understand why we recommend removing ExtraProvider from the system. Do not forget that there are hundreds of adware programs that act similarly, for instance, LuckyCoupon, SaveNShop, SharkManCoupon, and SaveON, so you should not forget to take care of your system’s security in advance.
It is very important that you remove ExtraProvider from your system not only because it shows ads, but also because it ads might expose you to threats. Not all the ads might cause harm to your system; however, we still do not recommend that you click on them. You should not forget that there is always a possibility to click on those ads accidentally because they will appear on your screen without prior notice and they can be placed on different websites. We do not think that it is enough to ignore them. According to the security experts at 411-spyware.com, you should remove ExtraProvider from your system entirely if you do not want to encounter malware.
It is not a serious infection, so you will be able to remove it via Control Panel. You can use our manual removal instructions if you do not know how to do that. Even if you manage to delete this adware, you should not forget that it might have entered your system together with other unreliable programs. It is necessary to remove them all, so we recommend scanning the system with an antimalware tool as well.
Windows 7 and Vista