BetterMarkit Ads

Also Known As: BetterMarkiIt Virus
Type: Adware
Damage level: Low
Distribution: High
Damage Level

BetterMarkit ads removal instructions

What is BetterMarkit?

The BetterMarkit browser plugin is created by Revizer Technologies Ltd and promises to make browsing the Internet more productive by integrating quick sharing and search functions of highlighted text. While such added functionality may seem legitimate, BetterMarkIt is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. Developers of this add-on use a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' and computer users often install this plugin inadvertently without their consent when downloading free software. After installation, BetterMarkit tracks users' Internet surfing activity by recording demographic information, browsers type, operating system type, and IP addresses.

Moreover, this potentially unwanted application generates intrusive ads including, for example, banners, pop–ups, pop-unders, coupons, price comparison, in-line text, and display advertisements. At time of research, this browser extension performed no malicious tasks, however, Internet users should be aware that its presence can lead to privacy issues, and clicking the third party ads generated by it, could lead to malware and virus infections. For these reasons, you are advised to remove BetterMarkit from your Internet browser/s.

Bettermarkit ads

BetterMarkit is similar to other adware, which infiltrate Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) via free software downloads and cause intrusive ads. Examples include LinkeyTube Dimmer, and Shopper Pro. To avoid installation of potentially unwanted applications, express caution when downloading free software since, today, most free software download websites use 'download clients' - programs that offer installation of advertised browser extensions together with the chosen free software. When downloading free programs, inspect each download step and opt-out of installation of advertised browser plug-ins by clicking on the 'decline' button. Computer users who observe ads generated by BetterMarkit should use this removal guide to eliminate adware from their Internet browser/s.

Deceptive free software installer used in BetterMarkit adware distribution:

bettermarkit adware installer

Quick menu:

BetterMarkit removal:

Windows 7 users:

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Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" in the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel". Locate "Programs and Features".

Windows XP users:

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Click "Start", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel". Locate and click "Add or Remove Programs".

Windows 8 users:

Accessing Programs and Features (uninstall) in Windows 8

Right-click in the screen’s bottom-left corner, select Control Panel. In the opened window choose "Uninstall a Program".

Bettermarkit uninstall

In the uninstall programs window look for "BetterMarkit", select this entry and click "Uninstall" or "Remove".

After uninstalling BetterMarkit, scan your computer for any remaining unwanted components or possible malware infections. Recommended malware removal software.

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Remove BetterMarkit from Internet browsers:

Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:

Internet Explorer logoRemove BetterMarkit from Internet Explorer:

Removing Bettermarkit from Internet Explorer extensions step 1

Click on the "gear" icon Internet Explorer options icon (at the top right corner of Internet Explorer) select "Manage Add-ons". Look for "BetterMarkit" and disable it.

Removing Bettermarkit from Internet Explorer extensions step 2

Optional method:

If you continue to have problems with the removal of BetterMarkit, reset your Internet Explorer settings to default.

Windows XP users: Click "Start", click "Run", in the opened window type "inetcpl.cpl" In the opened window click the "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.

Windows Vista and Windows 7 users: Click the Windows logo, in the start search box type "inetcpl.cpl" and click enter. In the opened window click the "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.

Windows 8 users: Open Internet Explorer and click on the "gear" icon. Select "Internet Options". In the opened windows select "Advanced" tab and click on the "Reset" button.

Google Chrome logoRemove BetterMarkit from Google Chrome:

Removing Bettermarkit from Google Chrome extensions step 1

Click the Chrome menu iconGoogle Chrome options icon(at the top right corner of Google Chrome) select "Tools" and click on "Extensions".  Locate: "BetterMarkit", select it and click the trash can icon.

Removing Bettermarkit from Google Chrome extensions step 2

Optional method:

If you continue having problems with the removal of BetterMarkit add-on you can reset your Google Chrome browser settings. Click the Chrome menu iconGoogle Chrome options icon(at the top right corner of Google Chrome) and select "Tools". In the opened menu select "Extensions" and click "Settings" (at the left corner of the screen). Scroll down to the bottom of the screen. Click on the "Show advanced settings…." link. After scrolling to the bottom of the screen click on the "Reset browser settings" button. In the opened window click on the "Reset" button.

Mozilla Firefox logoRemove BetterMarkit from Mozilla Firefox:

Removing Bettermarkit from Mozilla Firefox extensions step 1

Click on the Firefox menu firefox menu icon(at the top right corner of the main window) select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions" and remove "BetterMarkit".

Removing Bettermarkit from Mozilla Firefox extensions step 2

Optional method:

Computer users who have problems with removal of BetterMarkit can reset their Mozilla Firefox settings.

Open Mozilla Firefox, at the top right corner of the main window click on the Firefox menufirefox menu iconin the opened menu click on the "Open Help Menu" iconfirefox help menu then select "Troubleshooting Information", in the opened window click on "Reset Firefox" button.

Summary:

BetterMarkit Ads is an adware program that tracks user's Internet browsing and generates intrusive online advertisements. Most commonly adware or potentially unwanted applications infiltrate user's Internet browsers through free software downloads. Internet users should know that nowadays most of free software download websites are using download clients to manage their freeware download process, unfortunately some of the mentioned download clients don't properly disclose the fact that advertised browser plugins or toolbars will be installed together with the free program that users have decided to download.

Download clients and installers that are used to distribute adware commonly hide the “decline” button that can be used to opt-out of installing the advertised potentially unwanted applications. Some of the malicious free software download websites doesn't allow to download the chosen freeware if users decide to decline the installation of promoted software. Notice that the safest source for downloading free software is it's developers website. Screenshot of the free software download clients that are used in BetterMarkit Ads distribution:

Free software download clients used in adware distribution

To avoid installation of BetterMarkit Ads be very attentive when downloading and installing free software. If your download is managed by a download client be sure to decline installation of promoted browser plug-ins and toolbars:

Using decline button to avoid installation of adware

When installing the already downloaded free program choose “custom” or “advanced” installation options – this step will reveal all of the potentially unwanted applications that are being installed together with your chosen free program:

Using custom installation when downloading free software
If you are experiencing problems while trying to remove BetterMarkit Ads from your computer, please ask for assistance in our malware removal forum.

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