How to stop Bold Letters Ads on Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explore and Google Chrome? Why the speed of my computer is slowing down? Why there are numerous ads on every webpages? How to get this pest out of my computer?
Introduction of Bold Letters
Bold Letters is a malicious adware program which pretends to be a legit application. It floods pop-ups and advertisements on web pages that you browse. It seems that it is a useful service, actually, it is a potentially unwanted application that may infiltrate into your computer out of your permission.
Users that have installed it on their systems might experience various pop-up or pop-under ads, coupon boxes, banners, search suggestion windows, sponsored links, advertisements or other commercials, displayed on popular web pages.
Bold Letters is usually bundled with some other free ad-supported software products like freeware, shareware, torrent files, and other free downloadable content, and is being installed by default.
Dangers Bold Letters may contain
a) Each time you launch the system, Bold Letters runs in the background. It often takes up high system resources, which degrades the entire PC performance greatly, that is why your computer always suffers from crashing down.
b) If you click on the ads or links displayed on the websites you may be redirected to download other malware or virus.
c）It may privately collect your confidential information and sell them to the third-party. So your online bank account, credit card details, email address may be disclosed to the cyber criminals.
Tips to guard against Bold Letters
a) Install reputable real-time antivirus program, and scan your computer regularly.
b) Pay attention to what you are downloading, especially freeware or shareware.
c) Make clear every installation step.
d) Stay away from intrusive websites.
e) Do not click dubious links or pop-ups.
f) Avoid opening spam e-mails or suspected attachments.
There are two ways to remove this infection. It is totally up to you to decide which way you want to go:
1. Automatic Removal Method (recommended for regular or novice users) using a Professional Malware Removal Software, such as SpyHunter
2. Manual Removal (recommended for PC Experts or Enthusiasts).
Method 1. Manual steps
Step 1. Uninstall Bold Letters from your computer
1. Press Windows and R keys to open Run command.
2. Type in appwiz.cpl and click OK.
3. Highlight Bold Letters and click Uninstall/ Change or Uninstall to remove it from the system.
Step 2. Remove Bold Letters from your browser
1. Go to Tools and select Manage add-ons
2. Disable the items which are related to Bold Letters
3.Reset your browser
Open IE, click Tools on the top right corner. Select Internet Options from the drop-down list and then go to General. Clear random homepage URL and type a new one like www.google.com and the click Apply and OK. Then Click “Advanced” tab, then click Reset.
1. Click the Menu icon of Chrome and select Settings
2. Click Extensions on the left panel and remove the extensions related to Bold Letters
3. Reset your browser
Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar and select Settings:
Click Set pages link>> Delete the malicious website address, type in your favorite one and then click OK to save the change>>Tick Show Home button and then click Change link>>Delete the malicious website address, type in your favorite one and then click OK to save the change.
Note:If your default search engine is changed by Bold Letters virus, you can change it back by clicking the triangle and then clicking your favorite search engine
1. Go to Firefox’s Tools, and then select Add-ons
2. Navigate to Add-ons panel, and remove those extensions which are associated with Bold Letters
3.Reset your browser
Click on the orange Firefox icon ->> choose Help ->>choose Troubleshooting information
a) Click on Reset Firefox. Choose Reset Firefox again to make sure that you want to reset the browser to its initial state.
b) Click Finish button when you get the Import Complete window.
Method 2. Automatic steps
Step 1: Download SpyHunter by clicking on the below button
Step 2. Double click on its file and then click the Run button to enter the installation procedure
Step 4. When complete the installation, open SpyHunter and click Scan Computer Now! button to start scan your computer.
Step 5. Then check the scan result and click on Fix Threats button to make your computer clean rapidly.
Optional solution: use RegCure Pro to optimize your PC.
RegCure Pro is packed with the tools you need to boost your PC’s speed and performance. Featuring an intuitive interface and easy-to-use work flow, RegCure Pro scans common problem areas -and quickly and safely fixes them. As well, it has several tools and features to address other performance and computing issues.
Step 1. Download RegCure Pro by Clicking on the icon below
Step 2. Double-click on the RegCure Pro program to open it, and then follow the instructions to install it.
Step 3. When complete the installation, open the application and choose which part you want to scan, and then click the button Click to Start Scan
Step 4. When the System Scan is done, click Fix All button to correct all the security risks and potential causes of your computer slow performance.
With these two applications, I do think your computer should be free from the obstacle that set by Bold Letters. If you don’t have too much time or you know little about manual disinfection, SpyHunter and RegCure Pro may be the best choice for you to prevent your computer from browser hijack, infections of virus or adware and etc. Your system can be always protected.