Windows 7, Google Chrome
Hi, I am having a problem with text link ads appearing on Google Chrome web pages, and some legitimate links being redirected or opening a new window. I am running Windows 7.
When I hover over the text link, a small ad pops up and the words "Click to Continue> by IcoValid"
Sometimes when I click on a legitimate link on a web page it will pop up a new window with an ad. At the top of the page it says :This ad brought to you by IcoValid. More Info" and the More Info link goes to
Which says this:
You may be seeing ads as part of our advertising solution for Internet properties (such as websites or web browser extensions). This solution provides content at no cost to you and displays advertisements during your web browsing experience. It was installed by you, or someone using your computer.
You currently have the following software installed: IcoValid extension
To opt out of these advertisements for 24 hours, click here
You are able to suppress ad placements for 24 hours by clicking "Hide this ad" under each placement. Clearing your cookies will cause the ads to come back. If you wish to remove the advertising completely, you must uninstall the software.
If you'd like to remove all software and associated advertising provided by this product, you may easily uninstall the program from "Add/Remove programs" on your Windows computer. For additional help please visit our support page.
Advertising Support Staff
I did not click on any of the links in this page.
In my Chrome extensions it is listed as "IcoVallid" and there is no bin icon to delete it, and I can not uncheck the 'enabled' box.
In my Programs and Features I see IcoVallid listed but when I click on it then on 'uninstall' I get the error message "An error occurred while trying to uninstall IcoVallid. It may already be uninstalled."
Thank you in advance for any help you can provide!