About this adware

PDFSpark is responsible for all the ads showing up on your screen, as it’s an advertising-supported application. It is possible that you did not set up the adware voluntarily, which indicates it invaded through free program packages. If you know what the adware does recognizing the adware should not be problematic. An adware’s most obvious sign is ads appearing everywhere. Those ads will come in all kinds of forms and might very distinctly interfere with your browsing. You should also note that even if an adware isn’t necessarily a serious threat, it is likely it could reroute to you some malware. You are encouraged to remove PDFSpark before you end up with malicious software.

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What does PDFSpark do?

You’re possibly puzzled about how you unknowingly set up the adware. It occurred through application packages, PUPs are attached to freeware so that they might install together with it. Keep two things in mind during free application installation. One, some kind of item may be adjoined to the software, and if you use Default mode during its installation, you will also install the offer. Choosing Advanced or Custom mode during free software installation is the way to go because you will not only be able to check for added offers but will be given the option of unmarking everything. And if it is already installed, we advise you to erase PDFSpark as soon as possible.

Soon after the ad-supported program setup, you will begin seeing a lot adverts on your screen. Some might not even notice an increase in adverts but if they show “Ads by PDFSpark” continually, that is a huge sign of an adware, and therefore you would have to erase PDFSpark. Most of your browsers, including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, will be affected. After a while, more personalized adverts will pop up. This is happening because an advertising-supported application tracks your Internet surfing, gathers information which is then used for advertising purposes. An advertising-supported software will mainly attempt to make money from advertisements but it may occasionally lead to severe infections. A lot of ad-supported program created advertisements are hosted on unsafe websites, and if you press on one, you could be led to a page with malware. Remove PDFSpark because otherwise, you could be jeopardizing your device.

PDFSpark uninstallation

There are a couple of ways to remove PDFSpark, and you need to opt for the one you’re most comfortable with. Choose to terminate PDFSpark yourself if you think you can find the contamination yourself. We will present you a manual PDFSpark uninstallation guide below this article to assist you. If you want an easier way to remove PDFSpark, have  a professional removal tool to take care of everything.

Learn how to remove PDFSpark from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall PDFSpark

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start Erase PDFSpark
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program Erase PDFSpark

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start Erase PDFSpark
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel Erase PDFSpark
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program Erase PDFSpark
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start Erase PDFSpark
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Erase PDFSpark
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program Erase PDFSpark
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove Erase PDFSpark
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove PDFSpark from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear Erase PDFSpark
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons Erase PDFSpark
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings Erase PDFSpark
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 Erase PDFSpark
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings Erase PDFSpark
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Erase PDFSpark
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset Erase PDFSpark
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete PDFSpark from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings Erase PDFSpark
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data Erase PDFSpark
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager Erase PDFSpark
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder Erase PDFSpark
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell Erase PDFSpark
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script Erase PDFSpark
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove PDFSpark from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Erase PDFSpark
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete Erase PDFSpark

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu Erase PDFSpark
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page Erase PDFSpark
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines Erase PDFSpark
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu Erase PDFSpark
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings Erase PDFSpark
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset Erase PDFSpark

Step 5. Remove PDFSpark from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Erase PDFSpark
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions Erase PDFSpark
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Erase PDFSpark
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options Erase PDFSpark

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting Erase PDFSpark
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Erase PDFSpark

Step 6. Remove PDFSpark from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu Erase PDFSpark
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions Erase PDFSpark
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu Erase PDFSpark
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history Erase PDFSpark
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history Erase PDFSpark
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu Erase PDFSpark
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced Erase PDFSpark
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu Erase PDFSpark
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

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