Remove Ads by CosstMinn (adware)

CosstMinn is a new adware program, and you might see it popping up in your browsers affected by it. This adware is able to convert regular words of a visited website into links. So, when you move the computer mouse towards such words, these CosstMinn Ads will pop up. Typically all such words converted into links will be also highlighted with some colour.

CosstMinn Ads will be displayed by this adware in various ways. One of them is through displaying various advertisement banners which will be integrated into visited websites. Another way they will be shown is in the form of some pop-up windows (as we’ve explained above).

CosstMinn adware

CosstMinn adware may reveal itself when user visit any websites, not necessarily the commercial ones. But most often they will appear when you go to Walmart, Amazon, Ebay, Bestbuy, etc. As a result of CosstMinn adware in your PC the browser affected by it will work extremely slow. Plus, you might as well experience the problem of persistent search engine redirection through random third-party websites, and facing a lot of strange pop-up windows offering you to download all kinds of other potentially unwanted or even malicious programs.

CosstMinn adware is actively spread today along with many other free applications. You need to be very careful when you deal with them. Do not allow any hidden installations to take place on your PC without your consent or approval. Always select the option of a custom installation, instead of the standard one. Please carefully read the End User’s License Agreements of all free programs you want to install. Doing so will help you to avoid all unwanted installations from being made on your computer. Please follow the guide below that will help you to get rid of CosstMinn adware from your system.

Software for CosstMinn adware automatic removal:

CosstMinn adware removal tool

Important steps for CosstMinn adware removal:

  1. Downloading and installing the program.
  2. Scanning of your PC with it.
  3. Removal of all infections detected by it (with full registered version).
  4. Resetting your browser with Plumbytes Anti-Malware.
  5. Restarting your computer.

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Adware detailed removal instructions

Step 1. Uninstalling this adware from the Control Panel of your computer.

Instructions for Windows XP, Vista and 7 operating systems:

  1. Make sure that all your browsers infected with CosstMinn adware are shut down (closed).
  2. Click “Start” and go to the “Control Panel“:
  3. Start - Control Panel

  4. In Windows XP click “Add or remove programs“:
  5. Add or remove programs in Windows XP

  6. In Windows Vista and 7 click “Uninstall a program“:
  7. Uninstall a program in Windows Vista and 7

  8. Uninstall CosstMinn adware. To do it, in Windows XP click “Remove” button related to it. In Windows Vista and 7 right-click this adware program with the PC mouse and click “Uninstall / Change“.

Instructions for Windows 8 operating system:

  1. Move the PC mouse towards the top right hot corner of Windows 8 screen, click “Search“:
  2. Windows 8 search

  3. Type “Uninstall a program“, then click “Settings“:
  4. Uninstall a program in Windows 8

  5. In the left menu that has come up select “Uninstall a program“:
  6. Uninstall a program in Win 8

  7. Uninstall this adware program. To do it, in Windows 8 right-click such adware program with the PC mouse and click “Uninstall / Change“.

Step 2. Removing adware from the list of add-ons and extensions of your browser.

In addition to removal of adware from the Control Panel of your PC as explained above, you also need to remove this adware from the add-ons or extensions of your browser. Please follow this guide for managing browser add-ons and extensions for more detailed information. Remove any items related to this adware and other unwanted applications installed on your PC.

Step 3. Scanning your computer with reliable and effective security software for removal of all adware remnants.

  1. Download Plumbytes Anti-Malware through the download button above.
  2. Install the program and scan your computer with it.
  3. At the end of scan click “Apply” to remove all infections associated with this adware.
  4. Important! It is also necessary that you reset your browsers with Plumbytes Anti-Malware after this particular adware removal. Shut down all your available browsers now.
  5. In Plumbytes Anti-Malware click “Tools” tab and select “Reset browser settings“:
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  7. Select which particular browsers you want to be reset and choose the reset options:
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  9. Click “Reset browser settings” button.
  10. You will receive the confirmation windows about browser settings reset successfully.
  11. Reboot your PC now.