Do you know what Rock Turner Ads are?
Rock Turner Ads are commercial pop-ups that appear on your screen when you browser online shopping malls. They are generated by Rock Turner adware application. This program gets installed on your computer together with various freeware applications, because Rock Turner Ads does not have a direct download link at its official website (rockturner.biz). Removing Rock Turner Ads is also not too troublesome, as you can terminate the application via Control Panel. However, the presence of Rock Turner Ads on your computer also means that you may have other potentially unwanted applications installed as well.
Based on the security research, once the program is installed onto computer, Rock Turner Ads also add an extension to all main browsers, including Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. The fact that the application is compatible with these browsers is disclosed at rockturner.biz; although there Rock Turner is presented as an extension that can help you find relevant information on the web faster. The fact that Rock Turner Ads appear every time you access a supported web page is not made explicit. Whenever these pop-ups appear, they are labeled as “ads by Rock Turner” or “Rock Turner ads”.Rock Turner Ads screenshot
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Depending on which version of Rock Turner Ads you install on your computer, the application may also add an additional toolbar to your default Google search page. This toolbar can redirect almost every search query to Twitter, YouTube, Flickr or eBay.
Rock Turner Ads do not present any serious security issues, but you should still be careful about this adware application. The main problem is that such programs do not review all the third party content that is displayed on their ads. Thus, anyone could make use of Rock Turner Ads to promote potentially harmful content as long as they knew how to do that.
That is the main reason why you should remove the likes of Rock Turner Ads from your computer. Since this application generally gets distributed bundled with freeware, you should run a full system scan for other potentially unwanted applications as well. We provide manual removal instructions for Rock Turner Ads below, but in case you encounter any problem while trying to get rid of Rock Turner Ads, please do not hesitate to contact us by leaving a comment.
Last, but not least, make sure your computer is safeguarded from potential threats by a licensed computer security application.
Manual Rock Turner Ads Removal
- Slide mouse cursor to the bottom right of your desktop.
- When Charm bar appears, click Settings and click Control Panel.
- Go to Uninstall a program and remove Rock Turner.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start menu and go to Control Panel.
- Under Programs click Uninstall a program.
- Highlight Rock Turner and press Uninstall.
- Open Start menu and navigate to Control Panel.
- Double-click Add or remove programs and uninstall Rock Turner.
In non-techie terms:
Rock Turner is a potentially unwanted program that displays Rock Turner Ads. These advertisements may expose you to potentially corrupted content that may even lead to malware infection. Hence, it is necessary to remove Rock Turner Ads from your computer immediately.