Remove FixIt Ads From Web Browsers – FixIt Adware Removal Guide


"FixIt Ads infested web pages and redirections has completely ruined my Internet sessions. I have no any accurate idea that how FixIt Ads get into my computer. My web browser has got some unwanted toolbar and extensions without my permission. I have uninstall FixIt and some other strange programs from my PC nut I could not get rid of FixIt Ads from my web browser. Please help me to remove FixIt Ads permanently on my Windows computer."

FixIt is determined as a potentially unwanted program and it causes many issues on Windows computer. However the developers of this program, advertised it as an useful program to solve potential problems. Security researchers have suggested not to use this program and quickly uninstall FixIt from computers. On the other hand developers (alleged cyber criminals) have claimed that, the program helps to keep computer system protected, boost system performance and enhance web browsing experience. It could be fallacious for Internet users when they visit its official website or view deceptive endorsement campaign over Internet. PC users often search web for free PC optimization and clean-up tools, so they easily come in hoax of such fake advertisements and claims made by FixIt. After installation, users finds the program ineffective which also serve tons of online advertisements. With time, FixIt cause vulnerabilities and users face it adverse consequences.

Apart from fake endorsement and offer to install without paying any amount, FixIt Ads also comes bundled with other legit and frequently downloaded freeware such as PDF reader, Flash player, games, media player etc. So installation of freeware without investigating additional programs may bring this adware infection inside your computer. Also opening of Spam email and clicking to view attachment file or following the links may activate FixIt Ads adware infection on your computer. Any way once after getting activated, the adware program serve tons of online advertisements to promote third parties second rated products and thus earns revenue for its developers. When it get opportunities it also steals your credit card details, personal identifiable and logging information for online accounts. So you should employ follwing removal instructions to get to get rid of FixIt Ads on your computer.


How to Uninstall FixIt Ads from Compromised System

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

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

    How to Remove FixIt Ads 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 FixIt Ads 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 FixIt Ads from Google Chrome

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

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

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

  • Now Click on Remove to delete FixIt Ads permanently
  • Also Select and Check mark “Block Pop-up Windows” under po-ups in the Content Tab
  • How to Get Rid of FixIt Ads 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 FixIt Ads. 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 FixIt Ads or its removal process