How to Remove Ads by First Color Pop-up

Posted by John Larkin - April 10, 2015

Ads by First Color are everywhere? Would you like to get rid of Ads by First Color from each web page? Please check this removal guide shows how to manually clear off pop-ups.

Information about First Color

Similar to Webplayer and BeFrugal, First Color is a potentially unwanted program that often attaches itself to unreliable media players and malware. When some of users access these insecure resources, they will probably pick up this First Color adware. Usually, the unlucky users will not realize that this adware has been invaded into their computers until they see many ads displaying “By First Color”. But it is too late. Ads by First Color have successfully occupied web browsers like IE, Chrome and Firefox and messed all normal web pages. Even, the unlucky users can find these annoying pop-up ads on search results. As long as victims click on these ads, they will be redirected to iffy websites.

You will need to take steps to clear off these nuisance pop-up ads when you encounter them on your PC device. Some computer users report that these ads not only guide them into dangerous websites, but also slow down computer performance. Each time Ads by First Color show up, they generate tons of junk files and eat up lots of system resources. What’s more, First Color adware can utilize the system security holes to generate more pesky pop-up advertisements. Hence, it is extremely necessary to get rid of First Color adware if you want to stop pop-up ads permanently.

Screenshot of First Color Virus

First Color will do harm to Windows system:

1. First Color alters system start-up items and browser settings.
2. First Color installs extra unwanted programs to computers.
3. First Color generates plenty of unwanted pop-up advertisements on various web browsers.
4. First Color uses security vulnerabilities to help other nasty viruses enter the compromised PC.
5. First Color tracks users’ browsing traces for collecting personal information.

First Color Virus Manual Removal Tips

As mentioned above, First Color virus is able to slow down computer performance and cause more unexpected problems. If you want to keep the system secure, you will need to take steps to get rid of First Color as soon as possible. But one thing you should pay attention to is that First Color manual removal may be complex and difficult. Hence, you can utilize this Automatic Virus Remover to do the job if you want to get rid of First Color virus and other hidden unwanted programs completely and avoid more troubles.


Check out Add/Remove Programs on the Control Panel and uninstall suspicious programs that cause annoying pop-up ads.

a. Click Start Menu > click Control Panel > click Uninstall a program.

b. Find out First Color and those recently installed programs. Right-click on the selected program and choose Uninstall.


Delete all unwanted and malicious add-ons and extensions from IE, Chrome and Firefox.

Internet Explorer

a. Click Tools to open a menu, and click Manage add-ons.

b. Click Tools and Extensions in the left panel, and then select First Color and other unknown add-ons, remove them by clicking on Disable button.

c. Click Tools again and select Internet Options.

d. Move to Advanced tab and then click Reset button, a new window will open. Check Delete personal settings and click Reset button.

Mozilla Firfox

a. Open Firefox browser, press Ctrl + Shift + A keys together to enter Firefox Extension panel.
b. Click First Color and other unwanted add-ons, remove them by clicking Remove button.

c. Click on Firefox button, and move to Help > click Troubleshooting Information.

d. Click Reset Firefox button.

Google Chrome

a. Click the menu icon, move to More tools and click Extensions.
b. Choose First Color and other suspicious add-ons, remove them by clicking the Trash icon.

c. Click the menu icon and choose Settings.
d. Click Show advanced settings

e. Scroll down the page and click Reset settings button.

f. Click Reset when the warning pops up.


Remove all files of First Color from the Operating System.

a. Open Run box by hitting Windows and R keys simultaneously.

b. Type a command regedit to the box and click OK.

c. In Registry Editor, remove the files as shown below:

C:\program\appdata\Roaming\First Color\uninst.exe
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\uninstall [random]
HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\Windows\CurrentVersion\Disallow\Run [random]

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