Powered By Vidsqaure Ads Removal Guide

Do you know what Powered By Vidsqaure Ads is?

Powered By Vidsqaure Ads are advertisements that you are likely to encounter if you acquire Vidsqaure, a suspicious application that supposedly can help you bypass geographical restrictions. The official website representing this app lists HBO, Netflix, ITV, and ESPN as few of the services that can become accessible for you if you install the application. Because the program is free, many are likely to install it without even researching it properly. Of course, since the fact that this application is ad-supported is not hidden, you should expect to face advertisements when installing it. Unfortunately, many users are likely to be introduced to this allegedly useful application when they execute a suspicious software bundle, and the third-party installer representing it could conceal important information. Overall, regardless of how you install this program, we advise deleting it as soon as possible. We suggest reading this report if you want to learn how to remove Powered By Vidsqaure Ads from your own operating system.

Our research team recognizes Vidsqaure as a DNS Unlocker, and it was created by Epikai, a company we know very little about. Once this program is installed, it changes DNS settings, and although that is meant to help you gain access to websites that might be restricted due to your geographical location, this also enables advertisements. You have to be extremely cautious about third-party advertisements shown by this suspicious program because they could be malicious. Although the “Powered By Vidsqaure Ads” identifier should be attached to the advertisements delivered by the program, you should not rely on that. All ads displayed to you while this adware is active should be avoided. Of course, that does not mean that you should ignore their existence altogether. While you can sort of delete Powered By Vidsqaure Ads by closing them, they will keep reappearing as long as the suspicious adware is active. As you might already know, suspicious advertisements like these ones are often supported by intrusive tracking cookies.

What do you know about tracking cookies? Most users are aware that they exist, but they know little about them. Cookies are pieces of data that are used for collecting, storing, and transmitting information. Cookies can help advertisers to learn more about you and, consequently, display more attractive ads. Due to this, the suspicious Powered By Vidsqaure Ads might seem attractive and even useful. Of course, some of these ads could be legitimate and harmless, but misleading and malicious ads might look just as harmless, and this is why you need to exercise caution at all times. If you decide to delete Powered By Vidsqaure Ads software from your operating system, we strongly recommend clearing the cache and cookies as well, which you can do via a menu that you can access by opening the browser and tapping Ctrl+Shift+Delete keys. If you are having issues with this task, post a comment below.

We strongly advise eliminating Vidsqaure from your operating system. Although this program can enable access to more websites, it also can open security backdoors via the Powered By Vidsqaure Ads it displays. The removal of this software is not very straightforward. You might find an uninstaller via the Control Panel (might be named “VidsqaurE” or “GTFHAUGHTON”), but it is unlikely to help you eliminate this adware fully. We advise following the manual removal guide below to eliminate the components of this ad-supported program and then reset DNS settings. You can also employ anti-malware software for automated removal, and this is the option we recommend because this software can also ensure the protection you need.

Restore DNS settings

Windows 10,Windows 8,Windows 7, or Windows Vista

  1. Simultaneously tap keys Win+R keys to launch RUN and enter Control Panel into the dialog box.
  2. Move to the Network and Internet menu, then go to Network, and, finally, Sharing Center.
  3. Select Change adapter settings or Manage network connections (for Windows Vista users).
  4. Right-click the chosen network and click Properties.
  5. Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)/Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6).
  6. Click the Properties button and then move to the General tab.
  7. Select Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically. Click OK.

Windows XP

  1. Navigate to the Taskbar at the bottom, click Start, and then open the Control Panel menu .
  2. Navigate to the Network Connections menu and then right-click Local Area Connection.
  3. Click Properties, choose Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), and then click Properties again.
  4. Select Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically. Click OK.

Remove Powered By Vidsqaure Ads

  1. Launch Explorer by tapping Win+E keys.
  2. Enter %PROGRAMFILES(x86)% (or maybe %PROGRAMFILES% ) into the bar at the top.
  3. Delete these folders: GTFHAUGHTON and GTFHAUGHTON Updater.
  4. Enter %WINDIR%\System32\Tasks (or %WINDIR%\Tasks\) into the bar at the top.
  5. Delete the folder named GTFHAUGHTON.
  6. Launch RUN by tapping Win+R keys.
  7. Type regedit.exe and click OK.
  8. Navigate to HKLM\SOFTWARE\.
  9. Delete the key named GTFHAUGHTON Updater.
  10. Navigate to HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node.
  11. Delete the key named GTFHAUGHTON Updater
  12. Navigate to HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\.
  13. Delete the key named {E1527582-8509-4011-B922-29E3FB548882}_is1.
  14. Also, Delete the key named GTFHAUGHTON Updater_is1.

In non-techie terms:

The Powered By Vidsqaure Ads might start popping up as soon as you install the Vidsqaure application onto your Windows operating system. This adware does offer legitimate services, but we do not classify it as a reliable tool because the advertisements it shows are irritating and potentially unreliable. You can use the guide above to get rid of this software manually, but we advise employing anti-malware software instead. Not just because the elimination of this adware can be complicated but also because other threats might be active on your operating system, and, of course, your operating system must be cleaned as soon as possible.