Do you know what ContextTrue is?
ContextTrue is one of those applications that will flood your browser with numerous third-party commercial adverts and annoying pop-ups while you browse the web. Such applications are dubbed as adware by malware experts. Usually adware applications are advertised as useful tools that will help users to save money while shopping online, and ContextTrue is no exception. Unfortunately, ContextTrue and many of its counterparts does not perform in a way that it promises. In many cases, adware applications are going to expose your operating system to other infections. Removal of ContextTrue is necessary if you are keen on keeping your system clean and secure. The article includes a comprehensive removal guide setup by researchers at Sypware-Tehcie.com and virtual security tips that you should practice in order to avoid getting your system infected.ContextTrue screenshot
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Reports show that many users get their systems infected without their knowledge. That signifies that ContextTrue is mostly distributed via bundled freeware. Most of the bundled installers are obtained on dubious websites. These websites do not inform users properly about the downloads that they provide. Avoid such web pages for any software downloads. Stick to official websites only as it will reduce the risk of infecting your PC. Furthermore, implement a professional malware detection and removal tool to secure your system from getting infected in this or any other manner.
Once ContextTrue gains access to your operating system it will install browser extensions to browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. The extensions are used by adware applications to display third-party commercial adverts and annoying pop-up while you browse the web.
It is important to note that some of those displayed adverts might contain redirect links. After clicking on an advert inserted with a redirect link, you are likely to land on a potentially malicious websites. You might also land on a fake online retailer website. Such web pages are created by cybercriminals in order to steal your sensitive data. Do not purchase anything from an unknown online vendor before learning about it as much as you can. By entering certain personal details while making a purchase you could be exposing important information about yourself that might end up in identity theft. Removal of ContextTrue is necessary if you wish to avoid exposing yourself and your PC.
Take immediate measures if you find ContextTrue running on your PC. The removal guide that was put up by malware experts at Spyware-Techie.com is not that tricky to execute. Therefore, even users without advanced computer knowledge should be able to execute it. We also recommend that you recheck your operating system for any potential leftovers of the infection after manual removal as they can be used to restore the infection or provide a gateway for other internet-based infections into your PC.
How to remove ContextTrue from your operating system
Remove ContextTrue from Windows 8
- Access the Metro UI menu and right-click on the background.
- Now select All apps.
- Locate and select Control Panel.
- Now click Uninstall a program.
- Select ContextTrue and click Uninstall.
Remove ContextTrue from Windows 7 and Windows Vista
- Tap the Windows key and select Control Panel.
- Now select Uninstall a program.
- Locate ContextTrue and delete it by double-clicking it.
Remove ContextTrue from Windows XP
- Click the Start button.
- Select Control Panel.
- Now click Add or Remove Programs.
- Finally, remove ContextTrue.
In non-techie terms:
If you think that it is too difficult for you to manually recheck the system for the traces of ContextTrue, do not worry. We provide an automatic removal guide as well; the instructions are provided below.