Get Rid of Ads by SkinnyPlayer

Ads by SkinnyPlayer

I started to download some audio songs from the Internet. All of a sudden, an unwanted program got installed in my computer without taking my approval and that is Ads by SkinnyPlayer. It constantly brings up endless pop-ups, warnings, surveys and other commercial ads on my computer screen that is really very frustrating for me. Is there an effective way to uninstall this unwanted program from my PC..??

 Ads by SkinnyPlayer?

Ads by SkinnyPlayer is an irritating adware program that uses illegal ways to intrude into your computer. The main source of this adware program are freeware and spam links. Once it gets installed to your PC, it will display countless pop-up ads, coupons, deals and discounts on your computer screen. Although, it may be useful for some online shopping users but most of the system users don't need such intrusive adware program. These ads can distracts your attention from your online work and consume high CPU resources. Therefore, to get back your system from this infection and make the browser activities normal then it is better to get rid of Ads by SkinnyPlayer immediately from your computer.

Nasty impacts of Ads by SkinnyPlayer

  • This unwanted program is capable of downloading some malware extensions, toolbars and add-ons secretly.
  • You may encounter with several pop-up ads, coupons, banners, boxes and sponsored link advertisements.
  • Ads by SkinnyPlayer will overflow your screen with lots of intrusive ads.
  • Your system Ad-blocker and antivirus tool cannot block it.
  • It will slows down the Internet Speed and computer performance.


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How to Uninstall Ads by SkinnyPlayer from Compromised System

Step:1 First of all, Reboot your PC in Safe Mode to make it safe from Ads by SkinnyPlayer

(this Guide illustrates how to restart Windows in Safe Mode in all versions.)

Step:2 Now you need to View all Hidden Files and Folders that exist on different drives

Step:3 Uninstall Ads by SkinnyPlayer from Control Panel

  • Press Start Key + R together and Type appwiz.cpl
  • appwiz

  • Now Press on OK
  • This will Open the Control Panel. Now look for Ads by SkinnyPlayer or any other Suspicious program
  • once found, Uninstall Ads by SkinnyPlayer ASAP
  • Step:4 How to Remove Ads by SkinnyPlayer from Startup Items

  • To Go to Startup Area, Click on Start Key + R
  • Type msconfig in the search area and click on Enter. A window will pop-out
  • Misconfig 1



  • In the Startup area, look for any suspicious Ads by SkinnyPlayer entries or that are from Unknown Manufacturers
  • (This is an important step and users are advised to monitor all items carefully over here before proceeding further.)
  • Step:5 How to Remove Ads by SkinnyPlayer from Localhost Files

  • Click on Start Key + R in Combination. Copy and Paste to Open hosts File
  • notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts
  • Soon, you will get a list of suspicious IP’s in the bottom of the screen
  • hosts_opt-1

  • this is quite helpful in knowing if your browser has been hacked
  • Steps 6: How to Remove Ads by SkinnyPlayer and Block Pop-ups on Browsers

    How to Remove Ads by SkinnyPlayer from IE

    Open IE and Click on Tools. Now Select Manage add-ons
    IE Extension 1

    In the pane, under Toolbars and Extensions, Choose the Ads by SkinnyPlayer extensions which is to be deleted

    IE toolbar and extensions

  • Now Click on Remove or Disable Option.
  • Press Tool button and Select Internet Option
  • Internet-options

  • This will lead you to the Tab, now Select Privacy Tab, Turn on Pop-up blocker by clicking on it.
  • IE-block-pop-ups


    How to Uninstall Ads by SkinnyPlayer from Google Chrome

  • Google Chrome is to be Opened
  • Now Click on menu present at the top right corner
  • Choose Tools >> Extensions
  • Select Ads by SkinnyPlayer related Extensions and now Click on Trash icon to remove Ads by SkinnyPlayer
  • chrome-extensions 2

  • Under Advanced Settings Option, Enable Do not allow any Site to Show pop-ups. Click on Ok to apply it.
  • Chrome-not-allow-pop-ups

    How to Block Ads by SkinnyPlayer on Mozilla FF

  • Select and Open Mozilla FF, Select Ads by SkinnyPlayer or other Add-ons by clicking on Menu button
  • Mozilla Addon 1

  • In the Add-ons Manager, Select the extension related to Ads by SkinnyPlayer.
  • Mozilla Addon 2

  • Now Click on Remove to delete Ads by SkinnyPlayer permanently
  • Also Select and Check mark “Block Pop-up Windows” under po-ups in the Content Tab
  • How to Get Rid of Ads by SkinnyPlayer on Edge on Win 10

  • First of all Open MS Edge and Click on “More actions(…)” link
  • Edge-1
  • Now Select and Click on Settings In Menu under “More Actions”
  • Edge-2

  • Under Settings, screen click on View Advanced Settings button
  • Edge-3

  • In Advanced Settings, turn on Block pop-ups by toggling button to ON
  • Edge4


    Following the above Manual Steps will be effective in blocking Ads by SkinnyPlayer. However, if you are unable to accomplish these steps, click the button given below to scan your PC


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