Facts Right (Removal Guide)

Facts Right adware generates pop-up and in-text advertisements across Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and other popular internet browsers. Facts Right ads can easily be identified by small text on the advertisements that say “Ads by Facts Right.”

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Facts Right ads can appear when you hover your mouse over an image, when you hover your mouse over a text hyperlink (in-text advertisement), or at random times in your web browser. Facts Right adware may also serve pop-under advertisements that take-up an entire browser window or browser tab.

The Facts Right infection method is standard to most adware infestation. The program used to serve Facts Right ads is usually promoted as something it is not or bundled inside third-party software bundlers and download managers.

Threat Details

Names Facts Right, Facts Right virus *This infection is not technically defined as a computer virus
Detection Categories Adware, Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)
Publisher Description N/A
Symptoms Pop-up and in-text advertisements in the web browser
Browser redirections to sponsored webpages
Decreased internet speed and performance
Decreased computer functionality and performance
Bundles with malware and other potentially unwanted programs with additional symptoms
Common Path(s) C:\Program Files (x86)
C:\Users\{USER}\Downloads\
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Facts Right Removal Options

Manual Removal Guide

This manual Facts Right removal guide contains steps to help you completely remove Facts Right and other threats from your computer. In order to eradicate this threat please follow each step in order.

Facts Right Removal Steps

1. The first step to remove Facts Right is to uninstall the program from Windows Control Panel if there is a usable uninstall entry. To uninstall Facts Right go to Start Menu > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program (or Add and Remove Programs) and search for Facts Right and other suspicious programs in the list. Once you have found Facts Right, double click it to begin the uninstall process. Repeat this step for any other suspicious programs you may have found.

2. The second step to remove Facts Right is to remove any unwanted browser add-ons and extensions that may have installed from each web browser on your computer.

Google Chrome Go to Customize and control Google Chrome > More Tools > Extensions
Mozilla Firefox Go to Menu > Add-ons
Microsoft Internet Explorer Go to Tools > Manage add-ons
Apple Safari Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions

3. The third step to remove Facts Right is to scan your computer and eradicate malicious files using Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

4. Download and Install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

5. Open Malwarebytes and click the large blue Scan Now button to begin a scan.

6. Once the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and Finish button afterwards. If Malwarebytes suggests that you restart your computer please do so.

7. The fourth step to remove Facts Right is to scan your computer and eradicate malicious files using HitmanPro; a reputable second-opinion scan and removal tool.

8. Download and Install HitmanPro by Surfright.

9. Open HitmanPro and click Next to start scanning your computer. *If you are using the free version you may chose to create a copy or perform a one-time scan.

10. When the HitmanPro scan is complete click the Next button and then click the Reboot button. *To activate the free version of HitmanPro: enter your email address twice and click the Activate button.

11. The fifth step to remove Facts Right is to clean-up and repair settings with CCleaner.

12. Download and Install CCleaner by Piriform.

13. Open CCleaner and go to the main Cleaner screen. Click the Analyze button. When the process is complete, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

14. Go to Tools > Startup and search for suspicious entries in each tab starting from Windows all the way to Content Menu. If you find anything suspicious click it and click the Delete button to remove it.

15. Go to the Registry window and click the Scan for Issues button. When the scan is complete click the Fix selected issues… button and click Fix All Selected Issues.