Tutorial AdwCleaner

AdwCleaner is a an efficient tool to remove Toolbar, Adwares and others PUP (Potentially Unwanted Programs).
AdwCleaner is free.

Here the link to download AdwCleaner : https://toolslib.net/downloads/viewdownload/1-adwcleaner/

On the right, click on the blue Download Button.

AdwCleaner_Download
AdwCleaner is now open.

  • Scan : Scan the computer and list Adwares, Toolbar and others Unwanted Programs.
  • Clean : Remove all the Adwares, Toolbars and Others Unwanted Programs.
  • Report : Open a scan Report
  • Uninstall : Remove AdwCleaner from your Computer.

First you need to perform a scan, click on the scan button.

AdwCleanerAll the Unwanted Programs are listed as results.
If you want to keep any programs, uncheck it.
Most of the time, you dont need to uncheck, only for AVG Toolbar that can be bundle as a third software, if AVG is installed on your computer, you can uncheck it.

Click on the Clean button.

AdwCleaner_scanAdwCleaner warn you that all your programs will be closed.
then AdwCleaner need to reboot the computer to finish the cleaning.
AdwCleaner_scan2then AdwCleaner need to reboot the computer to finish the cleaning.

AdwCleaner_scan3At the startup, a clean report is open.AdwCleaner_scan4

Then you can launch AdwCleaner and click to the uninstall button to remove it or you can keep it if you want to make futher scan.
If AdwCleaner is not up to date, a popup will warn you, it is recommand to always download the last version.