How to remove PassShow ads

In this clause I will give information about PassShow. I try to give you information how it infected computer, how to delete it  and what is it. I want to tell about deleting in automatic mode and manually removing with cleaning browser's settings, files, folders and registry keys.

Programs to remove PassShow

PassShow can be uninstalled using special  programs. The best solution is to use Spyhunter. It scans user's computer for free. If you want, you can buy it after scanning.

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What is PassShow

It's not difficult to understand what hijacker installs on  PC. It opens new pages with online games or other ads, shows pop up ads in browser. Often, PassShow changes browser settings: default search engine, homepage. PassShow infects the follow browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet explorer.
Unfortunately, but sometimes it not enough to uninstall corresponding browser extensions. User needs to delete all registry keys, folders and files.

How it infects PC

Commonly, PassShow infects PC using other free programs, both, computer can be infected by 'downloaders'. If you don't want install PassShow, try to find a check with text like “Also install”, "Our partners decision", “Make... A default page in your browser”. This hijacker has a legal web site, if someone wants to download it.

Video guide

Manually removal

1. Uninstall virus from Control Panel (Control Panel  - Uninstall a program - Uninstall PassShow)
2. Remove next folders

  • C:\Program Files\PassShow

3. Remove registry keys

  • HKU\...\Software\PassShow
  • HKU\...\Software\AppDataLow\Software\PassShow
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{2d661e5b-7d7a-417c-b5b5-6479017bb314}

How to remove PassShow from browser

Removing PassShow from Internet Explorer

Disable add-on: Tools - Manage add-ons - Remove PassShow
Change homepage: Tools - Internet Options - General - Home page - Put “about:blank”
To change new tab: Tools - Internet Options - General -Tabs

Removing PassShow from Google Chrome

Remove add-on: Customize and Control Google Chrome - Tools - Extensions - Remove PassShow
Change homepage: Customize and Control Google Chrome - Settings - On startup-Set pages- Put “about:blank”

Removing PassShow from Firefox

Delete add-on: Tools - Add-ons - Remove PassShow
Homepage: Tools - Options - General - Put “about:blank” into homepage field
To change new tab:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset)


Good luck. I hope your computer is clean.  You can download real-time protection scanner - Spyhunter. It can delete this adware and protect from other viruses.


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