Remove Adware.LeadingVideos : Simple Instructions To Get Rid of Adware.LeadingVideos From System


Two days back, my several working web browsers has been suddenly blocked by Adware.LeadingVideos or other fake infection. At this time, I have found a kind of pop-up dialog box that generates lots of special banners ads, video ads or some fake advertising links during my surfing experinences. I feel so hopeless and frustrated when this adware infection presences in my browser pages for long time. So, I need quick solution to uninstall Adware.LeadingVideos from my system.

Adware.LeadingVideos Description

Adware.LeadingVideos is one of the most devastating adware infection which has been specially made to shows up a large number of deceptive advertisements when you surf the internet. In such times, your browser page may be downpour with various futile adverts or special alerts each time. In such reason, you could not guess how it gets inside your system without any manual involvement when you download and install freeware programs such as video codecs, music players, free download managers and some others. When Adware.LeadingVideos comes your machine then you will notice different advertising banner ads, codes, promotional deals, inline ads, sponsored pop-up links and so others. Furthermore, Adware.LeadingVideos has capability to releases your fake banner ads, special alerts or commercial adverts when you surf the internet.

Being more specific, it may secretly appear in form of annoying Javascript code which may fill your system screen with large number of futile advertisements without letting you know. After next time, you will see that it often creates plenty of junk files and deeply invade into your machine. This ad-supported infection may run destructive processes and execute a lot of malicious actions from time by time when you turn on or load your Windows machine. Adware.LeadingVideos may assault the registry settings intrusively and turn off the functions of firewall detections, antivirus tools or some others. It creates worse issues such as embeds bogus cookies to randomly gathers your search queries, IP address, email login details, password information and some others. It may slow down your system processing speed by injecting tons of high level computer threats. So, if you encounters such annoying advertising pop-up stuffs on the system screen, you should take reliable action to uninstall Adware.LeadingVideos completely. 


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Learn To Remove Adware.LeadingVideos Using Manual Methods

Phase 1 : Show Hidden Files To Delete Adware.LeadingVideos 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 Adware.LeadingVideos 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 Adware.LeadingVideos 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 Adware.LeadingVideos 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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