How to Remove Suitup Ads

By | Posted on July 1, 2016 | Updated on July 6, 2016

Suitup is a tool that allegedly enhances your web browsing experience. This desktop widget is a combination of useful features such as Searching, Connecting, Translating, Screen Capture, and Unit Conversion. Suitup also provides search bar for selected browser like Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer.

The program has so much promising features not offered by any apps. However, its value is a long way from reality as Suitup is deemed as potentially unwanted program (PUP). When this program is running on the computer, user may notice abrupt changes. Home page and search default will be the primary target of this adware. Adjustments on these sections are vital for its online marketing scheme. Suitup will display advertisements on home page and part of search result. Additionally, user will get excessive display of pop-ups with labels Ads by Suitup or Brought by Suitup.

Apart from advertisements, one’s personal data is in danger with the presence of Suitup. This adware monitors how user surf the web. Under its watch are web site frequently visited, search inquiries, and other essential online data. Links coming from this adware can also redirect the browser to unsafe sites hosting malicious codes.

Suitup Ads

Suitup and other adware come into the computer uninvited. It is typically bundled to free software like download manager, free games, tools, and bogus software update. In other means, user may deliberately install Suitup if they were convinced about the usefulness of this adware. In any case, you must get rid of this adware if you wish to surf the web securely. As mentioned, Suitup can be a threat to your online security and can lead to future malware infection.

Online Security Scanner Report for

Norton SafeWeb Not yet tested Community Rating: 0.0 Updated: July 01, 2016
MCAfee Site Advisor Link is safe Feedback: No Data Updated: July 01, 2016
AVG Threat Labs Currently safe Ratings: No Data Updated: July 01, 2016

How to Remove Suitup

This section contains comprehensive guide to help you remove threats from the affected computer.

It is highly suggested that you carry out all the steps in exact manner to effectively get rid of malware.

Step 1 : Use Add/Remove program of Windows to Uninstall Suitup

The main cause of pop-up ads and coupons could be software that you may have installed on the computer. We need to uninstall the culprit program.

1. Click Windows Start button. Next, select Control Panel from the list.

2. Find the ‘Programs‘ area and click on Uninstall a program. This opens up a window showing existing software installed.

Suitup Removal

3. Look for and remove Suitup or Linkury entry. If not present, look for any suspicious labels that was installed recently.

4. Click on Uninstall to start removing the program.

Step 2: Scan and Delete Adware with AdwCleaner

1. Download the tool called AdwCleaner from the location stated below.
Click here to download AdwCleaner (this will open a new window)

2. Once you have completed the download, please close all running programs on the computer.

3. Locate the file and double-click on adwcleaner_Ver.exe to start running the tool. Then, click on Scan button.


4. It searches for presence of harmful programs, plug-ins, add-ons, or any data that were found malicious and linked to Suitup. You need to Clean all items detected by this tool.

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

6. After reboot, AdwCleaner will display the log file of the recent scan.

Step 3: Remove Suitup Add-on/Extension and Cleanup the Browser

After the previous scans, you may have deleted Suitup from the affected browser. This next step will ensure that no more module of adware will be left on the browser. This free tool scans and checks the browser for unwanted add-on and extension, and if found, Avast Browser Cleanup will give you a report and suggestion.

1. Download this free tool and save it to your desktop.
Avast Browser Cleanup Download Link (This will open in a new window)

2. Please install the program. Start the process by double-clicking on the executable file avast-browser-cleanup-sfx.exe.

3. When run, Avast Browser Cleanup performs a test on the browser. If unwanted entries were found, it will display a button ‘Remove all add-ons listed below and cleanup browser.’ You may remove all or delete one entry at a time.

Avast Browser Scanner

4. Avast Browser Cleanup will confirm before it permanently deletes the add-on. Please click Yes to proceed with the removal of Suitup on the affected browser.

Step 4: Reset Internet Browser to completely remove Suitup

Cleaning your internet browser from clutter and unwanted add-on/extension is a must when dealing with Suitup. The procedure below discuss on resetting various browsers to its default state.

Restore Google Chrome to Default Settings

Resetting Google Chrome to default settings is helpful in deleting hard-to-remove extension such as from Suitup. This method is highly advisable to perform if you have difficulty in removing unwanted 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 your 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 Reset browser settings button.

6. Close the existing tab and restart Google Chrome. That should have removed Suitup extension.

Reset Mozilla Firefox to Default

This section describes how to remove unwanted extension from Firefox that may be related to Suitup.. This process can fix many browser issues by restoring Firefox to factory settings without affecting your essential information (bookmarks, browsing history, passwords, and Internet cookies) on the browser. If you desire to remove only specific extension, please see manual removal of add-on from Firefox.

1. Navigate to Firefox menu at the top of the browser and access the Help area. Click 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. Click the Reset Firefox button.

FF Reset

3. If confirmation window appears, click Reset Firefox to continue.

4. Firefox browser will close and start the resetting process. When done, it will display a list of restored data. Suitup should be gone by now. Click Finish to open a fresh version of Firefox.

Restore Internet Explorer to Default Settings

1. Open Internet Explorer and navigate to top menu. Click Tools, and then Internet Options.

2. Select Advanced tab on Internet Options window.

IE Reset

3. On lower part of the window, under Reset Internet Explorer Settings area, click the Reset button. Please see image for reference.

Your data like favorites, bookmark, and history will remain in the browser. However, this process may delete add-ons by Suitup and other unknown objects. If you prefer to carry out the procedure manually, please see add-on removal from Internet Explorer.

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