How to Remove Ads by Gems Swap

Posted by John Larkin - March 23, 2016

What is Gems Swap?

Gems Swap is an infamous browser extension. If it installs onto your web browser, it will generate a lot of sponsored ads to disrupt your network activities. Ads by Gems Swap can be seen on different web pages and you can’t get rid of them completely. This adware will embed malicious codes into your computer for the purpose of displaying more sponsored ads and getting revenue. You’d better not click on any of suspicious pop ads. Some of victims say that the ads from Gems Swap always redirect people to unfamiliar sites. In order to attract your attention, these intrusive ads will also offer a variety of deceptive shopping coupons, discounts, game resources and free software download links.
But if you click on ads by Gems Swap, you will download potentially unwanted programs, in addition to suffering from annoying redirection. If the PC gets infected with others adware, it will be bombarded with more insecure pop ads. Besides, lots of system space will be occupied by junk files. By that time, your computer will respond very slowly. At the same time, security problems might occur. Gems Swap adware can be used by unknown third parties to spy on you and collect browser histories. If cyber hackers know about your online banking detail, they will likely take money away. Hopefully, you can get rid of Gems Swap adware from the PC as soon as possible.

Gems Swap needs to be removed as soon as possible:

1. It is able to hijack web browsers and change the web content;
2. It sends numerous insecure ads and pop-ups to targeted computers;
3. It can help potentially unwanted programs come into your PC;
4. It will work as a spy, tracking your browser histories and steal personal information.

Fix 1: Automatically Remove Gems Swap Adware

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Fix 2: Manually Remove Gems Swap Adware

Step One: Guide to uninstall Gems Swap from Control Panel

Uninstall Gems Swap from Windows 7

1. Go to the desktop and right click the taskbar, select Start Task Manager. In the Processes tab, check the unknown processes like Gems Swap and click End Process button.

2. Click Start button and pull out the Start Menu. Hit Control Panel > Uninstall a program.

3. Click Installed On tab so as to sort the programs by installed date. Check programs that were not installed by yourself, right click on Gems Swap and then select Uninstall.

Uninstall Gems Swap from Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

1. Simply move the mouse pointer to either corner until the Charms bar appears along the right edge of the screen. Then click on Search.

2. Type Control Panel and select it from the results to the left.

3. Click View by Category and then click Uninstall a program. Select Gems Swap, and right click on it to select Uninstall.

Uninstall Gems Swap from Windows 10

1. Press Windows and X keys on the keyboard to open the Quick Access Menu and then choose Control Panel in it.

2. Click View by Category and then click Uninstall a program.

3.Select Gems Swap, and right click on it to select Uninstall.

Step Two: Guide to Remove Gems Swap & Stop Pop-ups

As mentioned above, Gems Swap can affect popular web browsers, such as IE, Chrome and Firefox. Now the following will show you how to get rid of Gems Swap and stop pop-ups.

Get Rid of Gems Swap from Google Chrome

1. Open Google Chrome, click menu button at the top-right corner;

2. Select Tools and then Extensions.

3. Select the extension you don’t want and click the bin icon to remove it.

4. Move to Settings page. Scroll down the page until you see the Show advanced settings link.

5. Under Privacy, click Content settings.

6. Select Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended) under “Pop-ups”.

Get Rid of Gems Swap from Mozilla Firefox

1. Open Firefox, click menu button and select Add-ons.

2. Click Extensions panel in the Add-ons Manager tab. Choose the extension you want to remove and click Remove button.

3. Click menu button again and choose Options.

4. In the Content tab, check the “Block pop-up windows” option under Pop-ups.

Get Rid of Gems Swap from Internet Explorer

1. Open the IE, click the Tools button and select Manage add-ons.

2. In the Add-on Types pane, click Toolbars and Extensions. Select the add-on you want to delete on the right pane and then click Disable or Remove option.

3. Click the Tools button again and choose Internet Options.

4. In the Privacy tab, check the Turn on Pop-up Blocker box under Pop-up Blocker.

5. Click OK.

Get Rid of Gems Swap from Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

1. Open Microsoft Edge browser. Click on “More actions ()” link;

2. In “More actions” menu, Click on Settings to open Settings screen;

3. In “Settings” screen, click View advanced settings button below Advanced settings;

4. In “Advanced settings” screen, turn ON toggle button below the Block pop-ups to block the pop-ups.

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