What is Constant Fun?
Developed by SuperWeb LLC, Constant Fun is a dubious application claiming to provide various features that supposedly improve the Internet browsing experience - "We're passionate about improving web by providing the best tools to enhance the browsing experience, from searching the web to comparing online deals to find the best prices. We've combined all of our great ideas into the Constant Fun product suite, a FREE set of tools that work to make your browsing experience... better!"
On initial inspection, this browser plug-in may seem legitimate and useful, however, due to its rogue behavior, Constant Fun is categorized as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Following successful infiltration without users' consent, Constant Fun generates various intrusive online advertisements and tracks Internet browsing activity.
Constant Fun generates pop-up, interstitial, transitional, full-page, search, banner, comparison shopping, and other similar intrusive ads. All are displayed using a ‘virtual layer’ (a tool allowing placement of third party graphical content) and, thus, none originate from users' visited websites.
By concealing underlying content, ads generated by Constant Fun significantly diminish the Internet browsing experience. Furthermore, some redirect to malicious websites containing infectious content - clicking them risks further adware or malware infections.
Research shows that Constant Fun records IP addresses, unique identifier numbers, websites visited, pages viewed, search queries entered into search engines, and other similar browsing-related data.
Some of this collected information might contain personally identifiable details that are shared with cooperating third party companies. For these reasons, the presence of an information-tracking application such as Constant Fun on your system can lead to serious privacy issues or even identity theft.
All falsely claim to provide various 'useful' features simply to trick users to install. Neither Constant Fun, nor any other apps developed by SuperWeb LLC, provide users with any significant value. These applications deliver intrusive online advertisements and collect personal data - their sole purpose is to generate revenue for the developers.
How did Constant Fun install on my computer?
Although Constant Fun has an official promotion site, many users download and install this app inadvertently. This is due to a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' - stealth installation of potentially unwanted programs with regular software/apps.
The developers know that many users do not express enough caution during download and installation. For this reason, they conceal the installation of PUPs within the 'Custom' or 'Advanced' settings. Therefore, by rushing these processes, and skipping most/all steps, users expose their systems to risk of infection.
How to avoid installation of potentially unwanted applications?
To protect your system from adware-type infections, be attentive during the download and installation processes. Closely analyze each step using the 'Custom' or 'Advanced' settings. Furthermore, all additionally-included applications should be cancelled, since they are likely to be malicious.
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- What is Constant Fun?
- STEP 1. Uninstall Constant Fun application using Control Panel.
- STEP 2. Remove Constant Fun adware from Internet Explorer.
- STEP 3. Remove Constant Fun ads from Google Chrome.
- STEP 4. Remove 'Ads by Constant Fun' from Mozilla Firefox.
- STEP 5. Remove Constant Fun ads from Safari.
- STEP 6. Remove rogue plug-ins from Microsoft Edge.
Constant Fun adware removal:
Windows 11 users:
Right-click on the Start icon, select Apps and Features. In the opened window search for the application you want to uninstall, after locating it, click on the three vertical dots and select Uninstall.
Windows 10 users:
Right-click in the lower left corner of the screen, in the Quick Access Menu select Control Panel. In the opened window choose Programs and Features.
Windows 7 users:
Click Start (Windows Logo at the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose Control Panel. Locate Programs and click Uninstall a program.
macOS (OSX) users:
Click Finder, in the opened screen select Applications. Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash (located in your Dock), then right click the Trash icon and select Empty Trash.
In the uninstall programs window, look for "Constant Fun", select this entry and click "Uninstall" or "Remove".
After uninstalling the potentially unwanted program that causes Constant Fun ads, scan your computer for any remaining unwanted components or possible malware infections. To scan your computer, use recommended malware removal software.
Remove Constant Fun adware from Internet browsers:
Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:
Remove malicious add-ons from Internet Explorer:
Click the "gear" icon (at the top right corner of Internet Explorer), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for "Constant Fun", select this entry and click "Remove".
If you continue to have problems with removal of the constant fun adware, 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 the gear icon. Select Internet Options.
In the opened window, select the Advanced tab.
Click the Reset button.
Confirm that you wish to reset Internet Explorer settings to default by clicking the Reset button.
Remove malicious extensions from Google Chrome:
Click the Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome), select "Tools" and click "Extensions". Locate "Constant Fun", select this entry and click the trash can icon.
If you continue to have problems with removal of the constant fun adware, reset your Google Chrome browser settings. Click the Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome) and select Settings. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen. Click the Advanced… link.
After scrolling to the bottom of the screen, click the Reset (Restore settings to their original defaults) button.
In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Google Chrome settings to default by clicking the Reset button.
Remove malicious plug-ins from Mozilla Firefox:
Click the Firefox menu (at the top right corner of the main window), select "Add-ons". Click "Extensions", in the opened window, remove "Constant Fun".
Computer users who have problems with constant fun adware removal can reset their Mozilla Firefox settings.
Open Mozilla Firefox, at the top right corner of the main window, click the Firefox menu, in the opened menu, click Help.
Select Troubleshooting Information.
In the opened window, click the Refresh Firefox button.
In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Mozilla Firefox settings to default by clicking the Refresh Firefox button.
Remove malicious extensions from Safari:
Make sure your Safari browser is active, click Safari menu, and select Preferences....
In the opened window click Extensions, locate any recently installed suspicious extension, select it and click Uninstall.
Make sure your Safari browser is active and click on Safari menu. From the drop down menu select Clear History and Website Data...
In the opened window select all history and click the Clear History button.
Remove malicious extensions from Microsoft Edge:
Click the Edge menu icon (at the upper-right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Extensions". Locate all recently-installed suspicious browser add-ons and click "Remove" below their names.
If you continue to have problems with removal of the constant fun adware, reset your Microsoft Edge browser settings. Click the Edge menu icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge) and select Settings.
In the opened settings menu select Reset settings.
Select Restore settings to their default values. In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Microsoft Edge settings to default by clicking the Reset button.
- If this did not help, follow these alternative instructions explaining how to reset the Microsoft Edge browser.
Commonly, adware or potentially unwanted applications infiltrate Internet browsers through free software downloads. Note that the safest source for downloading free software is via developers' websites only. To avoid installation of adware, be very attentive when downloading and installing free software. When installing previously-downloaded free programs, choose the custom or advanced installation options – this step will reveal any potentially unwanted applications listed for installation together with your chosen free program.
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