How To Uninstall Ads by Dolphin Deals Completely From Windows PC

Ads by Dolphin Deals

Know More About Ads by Dolphin Deals

Ads by Dolphin Deals is categorized as a potentially unwanted program which attached itself as a web browser add-on to displays plenty of ads, discounts, coupons, deals and offers on many popular websites, including online shopping websites in particular. Once settled, Ads by Dolphin Deals will release drop-down graphics which appears at the upper right hand corner of your window. Built over the third application platform, it often installed either on its own or as a part of another installer packages. In majority cases, Ads by Dolphin Deals installed on the system's control panel with suspicious programs downloaded from the Internet. It addition, it can easily affect the web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Opera, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge with other add-ons or extensions.

Truly speaking, Ads by Dolphin Deals is not a virus but classified as an ad-supporting program which is closely associated with adware or potentially unwanted program. It has symptoms related to adware since it displays lots of coupons and offers in the form of pop up window. Although, it claims to leap you through the Internet with an ease but the truth is that Ads by Dolphin Deals will completely slow down your web browsing experience while it shows irritating pop up ads. Many PC users unwittingly install the add-ons as a part of another download. So, to avoid installing such a undesired add-ons, you are highly suggested to pay close attention while downloading and installing any program or applications from the Internet. Always opt for the custom install process in case of any unwilling attached applications, toolbars or extensions installed. Many users find that Ads by Dolphin Deals from nowhere, and quite eager to remove it but have no idea. Then, below the removal guide will help you through the process to eliminate this adware from your system completely and permanently in order to protect the PC from any damages.


Learn To Remove Ads by Dolphin Deals Using Manual Methods

Phase 1 : Show Hidden Files To Delete Ads by Dolphin Deals Related Files And Folders

1. For Windows 8 or 10 Users : From the Ribbon’s View in My PC click on Options icon.

Folder search option Win 10 or 8

2. For Windows 7 or Vista Users : Open My Computer and tap on Organize button on the upper left corner and then to Folder and Search Options from the drop down menu.

Folder search options Win vista or 7

3. Now go to the View tab and enable Show hidden files and folder options and then uncheck the Hide protected system operating files checkbox option below.

Folder and Search options step 3

4. Finally look for any suspicious files in the hidden folders as given below and delete it.


  • %AppData%\[adware_name]
  • %Temp%\[adware_name]
  • %LocalAppData%\[adware_name].exe
  • %AllUsersProfile%random.exe
  • %CommonAppData%\[adware_name]

Phase 2 : Get Rid of Ads by Dolphin Deals Related Extensions Related From Different Web Browsers

From Chrome :

1. Click on Menu icon, hover through More Tools then tap on Extensions.

chrome tools extensions

2. Now click on Trash icon on the extensions tab there next to suspicious extensions to remove it.

chrome extensions trash

From Internet Explorer :

1. Click on Manage add-ons option from the drop down menu on going through Gear icon.

IE manage add-ins

2. Now if you find any suspicious extension in the Toolbars and Extensions panel then right click on it and Delete option to remove it.

IE toolbar and extensions

From Mozilla Firefox :

1. Tap on Add-ons on going through Menu icon.

mozilla add-ons

2. In the Extensions tab click on Disable or Remove button next to Ads by Dolphin Deals related extensions to remove them.

mozilla extensions

From Opera :

1. Press Opera menu, hover to Extensions and then select Extensions manager there.

Opera Extension 1

2. Now if any browser extension looks suspicious to you then click on (X) button to remove it.

Opera Extension 2

From Safari :

1. Click Preferences… on going through Settings Gear icon.

safari settings - preferences

2. Now on Extensions tab click on Uninstall button to remove it.

Safari Extension tab

From Microsoft Edge :

Note:–As there is no option for Extension Manager in Microsoft Edge so in order to sort out issues related with adware programs in MS Edge you can change its default homepage and search engine.

Change Default Homepage of Ms Edge –

1. Click on More(…) followed by Settings and then to Start page under Open With section.

Microsoft Edge View advanced settings

2. Now select View advanced settings button and then in Search in the address bar with section, you can select Google or any other homepage as your preference.

Ms Edge Homepage 2

Change Default Search Engine Settings of Ms Edge –

1. Select More(…) then Settings followed by View advanced settings button.

Microsoft Edge View advanced settings

2. Under Search in the address bar with box click on <Add new>. Now you can choose from the available list of search providers or add you preferred search engine and click Add as default.

Ms Edge Search Engine 2

Phase 3 : Block Unwanted Pop-ups from Ads by Dolphin Deals On Different Web Browsers

1. Google Chrome : Click Menu icon → Settings → Show advanced settings… → Content Settings… under Privacy section → enable Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended) option → Done.

Chrome Block pop-ups

2. Mozilla Firefox : Tap on Menu icon → Options → Content panel → check Block pop-up windows in Pop-ups section.

Mozilla Block Pop-ups in Content tab

3. Internet Explorer : Click Gear Settings icon → Internet Options → in Privacy tab enable Turn on Pop-up Blocker under Pop-up Blocker Section.

Pop-up Blocker Internet Explorer

4. Microsoft Edge : Press More(…) option → Settings → View advanced settings → toggle on Block pop-ups.

Ms Edge Block Pop-ups

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