How To Remove PPTAssist

My PC got infected by PPTAssist. It is showing lots of unwanted ads on my PC. This dubious threat is not going out of my PC. I have installed AdwCleaner and Malwarebytes on my PC and scanned the entire but found nothing. PPTAssist ads are following me on every website that i visit. Please help me to remove PPTAssist from my computer system. Any help will be appreciated. Thank You.


PPTAssist is a nasty adware progream that can silently enter your computer through bundled this party programs and websites. This dubious threat can easily get inside your system when you download any bundled third party programs, open spam emails, visit suspicious websites and share files on unknown websites. Once it get inside your computer, it will inject its malign codes to the registry editor and get started on your system when you start your PC. PPTAssist is an annoying threat that can bring severe damage on your computer system. It has the main objective to boost the traffic of sponsored websites and generate profit.

PPTAssist can also assail your working web browser. It normally infect the most popular web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and others. After getting inside your machine, it will start throwing tons of unwanted ads on your machine and also redirect your browser on unknown websites. PPTAssist can also steal your private details including your banking details, credit card number, login ID, passwords etc. and send to remote hackers. It is important to immediately remove PPTAssist soon from your computer.


How to Uninstall PPTAssist from Compromised System

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

(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 PPTAssist 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 PPTAssist or any other Suspicious program
  • once found, Uninstall PPTAssist ASAP
  • Step:4 How to Remove PPTAssist 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 PPTAssist 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 PPTAssist 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 PPTAssist and Block Pop-ups on Browsers

    How to Remove PPTAssist 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 PPTAssist 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 PPTAssist from Google Chrome

  • Google Chrome is to be Opened
  • Now Click on menu present at the top right corner
  • Choose Tools >> Extensions
  • Select PPTAssist related Extensions and now Click on Trash icon to remove PPTAssist
  • 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 PPTAssist on Mozilla FF

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

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

  • Now Click on Remove to delete PPTAssist permanently
  • Also Select and Check mark “Block Pop-up Windows” under po-ups in the Content Tab
  • How to Get Rid of PPTAssist 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 PPTAssist. However, if you are unable to accomplish these steps, click the button given below to scan your PC


    Don’t forget to given your feedback or submit any question if you have any doubt regarding PPTAssist or its removal process