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Now-a-days there is a pervasive amount of adware programs on the web which are the software tools of the Adware Vitruvian family. WordFly is one of the same kind of software which presents irrelevant advertisements on your system’s display screen while you are surfing the Internet regardless of your search query. It advertises itself as an online utility and allows you to highlight the text on a web page and it will show the definition of respective text or direct you to the relevant page. The problem arises at the point when it gets installed.


It marks a line under the words you are navigating and displays infiltrated ads tagged as WordFly Advertisements, Brought by Wordfly, or Ad by Wordfly while you put the cursor on them. Also, these adware displays as pop-ups which appears in a new tab or window when users click on the URLs of their sites. These programs are segregated as unwanted programs and usually detected as Adware .Vitruvian or Adware:32/InfoAtoms. Although they can’t be considered as malicious tools, but create a panic while working on the web. However, it may mislead the users from the topic or link, they are exploring means as an anonymous source they mislead the users.

They get installed as a free utility with the other free programs and don’t reveal their sole identity. While downloading or installing any software online, they make their space into your device. So it is recommended to you while accepting the license of agreement go through the details once. Give the priority to the custom and advance search so that any third party application doesn’t get installed. If the installation window states that you are about to install a forbidden adware or toolbar cancel the agreement forthwith and don’t open the free application again.

The only object of WordFly is to diffuse their advertisements on the sites users visit most. In fact, most of the popular browsers are under the influence of such activities. These adware superimposes their window or pop-ups on the content you are navigating and in this way it becomes difficult for you to read the detailed documentation on the site you are exploring. It is recommended to visit the site of the defencebyte to remove this irrelevant advertisement suite.

The tool required by the user:

  •    defencebyte AntiVirus Pro
    Follow the given steps to get this unnecessary adware out of your system-

Step 1 : Make use of Add/Remove program of your system to Uninstall WordFly Advertisements

The main reason why pop up ads appear could be software that you may have installed on the computer for which we will have to delete the same software responsible for this.

1. Click Windows Start button. Then user must press Control Panel from the list.
2. Find the ‘Programs‘area and click on Uninstall a program. This will show a window containing existing software installed.

3. Look for and remove WordFly Advertisements entry. In case you don’t find any, then search for any malicious labels that were installed lately.
4. Click on Uninstall to start removing the program.

Step 2: Scan and Delete WordFly Advertisements with defencebyte AntiVirus Pro

1.Download the tool called defencebyte Antivirus Pro from the location stated below.
Click here to download defencebyte Antivirus Pro (this will open a new window)
2. Once you have completed the download, please close all the programs running on the computer.
3. Locate the file and double-click on defencebyteAVPro.exe to start running the tool.

4. It searches for any kind of harmful programs, be it plug-ins, add-ons, or any data that were found malicious and linked to WordFly Advertisements. The user may have to delete all the items that were previously deleted.

5. Once the scan is done, the tool may need to reboot your computer to get the cleaning process over with.

Step 3: To reset the Browser for completely removing WordFly Advertisements

Cleaning your internet browser by removing unnecessary add-on/extension is really important when dealing with WordFly Advertisements. The procedure mentioned below describes how to reset various browsers to its default state.

Restore Google Chrome to Default Settings

Resetting Google Chrome to default settings is useful in removing hard-to-remove extension such as from WordFly Advertisements. This method is highly suggested to exercise if you have face any kind of difficulty in removing non-essential extension.

1. Open Google Chrome, Internet browser.
2. Click on the Menu (three-bar icon) located on the upper right side corner of the browser.
3. From the pull-down menu, click on Settings.


4. Once you are on chrome://settings/ tab, click on ‘Show advanced settings…‘ at the bottom of the window.
5. Navigate to the bottom of the page and click on the Reset browser settings button.
6. Close the existing tab and restart Google Chrome. This process is expected to remove the WordFly Advertisements extension by now.

Reset Mozilla Firefox to Default

This section describes how to delete unnecessary extension from Firefox that may be linked to WordFly Advertisements. This process helps you fix various browser issues by restoring Firefox to factory settings without making any changes to your essential information (bookmarks, browsing history, passwords, and Internet cookies) on the browser. If you wish to remove only particular extension, go through the manual removal of add-on from Firefox.
1. Navigate to Firefox menu at the top of the browser and get the access to the Help area. The user should then press on Troubleshooting Information.
2. A new tab will appear. You will notice a section on upper-right corner of the screen stating Reset Firefox to its default state. Press the Reset Firefox button.

3. If confirmation window appears, then you must press Reset Firefox to continue.
4. Firefox browser will close and start the resetting process. After it is done, it will show up a list of restored data. WordFly Advertisements should be removed by now. Press Finish to open a fresh version of Firefox.

Restore Internet Explorer to Default Settings

1. Open Internet Explorer and navigate to top menu. Press Tools, and then Internet Options.
2. Select advanced tab on the Internet Options window.

3. On the lower part of the window, under Reset Internet Explorer Settings area, click on the Reset button. Please go through the image for reference.
Your data like favourites, bookmark, and history will be preserved in the browser. However, this process may delete add-ons by WordFly Advertisements and other anonymous objects. If the user wants to carry out the steps manually, then go through add-on removal from Internet Explorer.

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