How to remove Mezaa (Virus Removal Guide)
Mezaa is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and malware found in the adware category of computer threats that serves advertisements across multiple Internet Browsers, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer. Mezaa can also introduce a computer to other unwanted issues that may disrupt a computer’s operating system and browser settings and violate a user’s basic liberties.
Potential Mezaa malware and associated programs, including third-party browser add-ons and extensions often have permission to access and collect user information, such as browser activity and history, which is then used to serve targeted advertisements, including in-text advertisements pictured above.
Advertisements display by this program are often identified by text that says something similar to “Mezaa Ads,” although these advertisements may be served by additional third-party adware and advertising platforms.
Mezaa adware primarily installs alongside freeware and other items and can also be contracted via advertisements. In most cases a user may be given the opportunity to accept or decline an offer to install this program and other items during the setup process of free downloadable items; However, the request may be ignored and the adware will install without user consent.
How to remove the Mezaa virus
- Option 1: Mezaa Removal Software & Tools – This first option details how to remove Mezaa malware using the free or full versions of Hitman Pro software and/or CCleaner by Piriform.
- Option 2: Manually remove Mezaa – This second option details how to manually uninstall Mezaa and remove unwanted browser attachments
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1. Mezaa Removal Software & Tools
Use the instructions below to automatically remove Mezaa and third-party malware, as well as automatically remove unwanted search engines from your installed internet browsers.
Hitman Pro by SurfRight
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2. Install the free or purchase the full version of Hitman Pro software.
3. Once Hitman Pro is installed, open the program 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.
4. When the scan is complete, click the Next button again to delete any threats or traces on your system.
5. If you are initially using the free version, to activate it, enter your email address twice and click the Activate button.
6. Restart your computer by selecting Reboot.
Your computer should now be clean of threats, tracking cookies, malware, and other unwanted traces.
CCleaner by Piriform
CCleaner can be used to automatically repair internet browser settings startup up settings, and uninstall Mezaa adware and associated third-party software.
1. Install the free or paid version of CCleaner by Piriform.
2. Once installed, open the program and navigate to Cleaner > Windows/Applications and click the Analyze button. Afterwards, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.
3. Next, navigate to Tools > Startup and search through each tab starting from windows, internet explorer, etc., all the way to Content Menu, for additional suspicious entries and click Disable and Delete once anything is found.
4. To automatically uninstall Mezaa and other unwanted programs, navigate to the Uninstall tab and search for Mezaa, etc. in the list of installed programs. Uninstall the unwanted software as selected by clicking the Run Uninstaller button.
2. Manually Remove Mezaa
Use the instructions below to manually uninstall Mezaa adware from Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
How to uninstall Mezaa
1. Access Windows Start Menu and navigate to the Control Panel (on Windows 8, right click the bottom left corner to access the Windows 8 Start Menu).
2. Click Uninstall a program or Add and remove a program.
3. In the list of installed programs search for Mezaa and other potentially unwanted software. Once the adware program is located, double click the unwanted program(s) or highlight them in the list and click the Uninstall button.
How to remove Mezaa add-ons and extensions
Use the instructions below to remove Mezaa add-ons and extensions from Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. It may be necessary to remove third-party browser attachments.
1. Click on the Customize icon (wrench or 3 bar icon) next to the address bar and navigate to Tools > Extensions.
2. Search for the Mezaa extension and remove it by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.
1. Type Ctrl+Shift+A.
2. On the Extensions and Plugin search for the Mezaa add-on and remove it.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
1. Click Tools and select Manage add-ons.
2. On the Toolbars and Extensions tab search for the Mezaa add-on and remove it if located.