CheckMeApp is an adware program spread as a tool for measuring speed of your web. It consists of a Widows program and web browser extension, add-ons, or browser helper objects installed in Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. If you want to remove CheckMeApp, then you need to remove all of these CheckMeApp components. Besides displaying ads in your web browser CheckMeApp compromises your privacy with activities related to web search history tracking. It also wastes your web traffic and load your computer with activities that you barely need. CheckMeApp is often deceptively installed with popular free programs that you download. This practice is called bundling and involves attaching CheckMeApp installation program to a setup wizard that came with a free program or a download client often used for installing additional programs.
CheckMeApp barely would hurt your computer, but ads get annoying while removing advertising from web browsers is a task unfamiliar to many computer users often combined with tricks that help to keep the adware for as long as possible. You need to be attentive when installing free programs, and if adware programs like CheckMeApp infect your computer, then it is better to remove them ass soon as possible. Use the guide below for manual CheckMeApp removal or a CheckMeApp removal tool that helps to remove other malicious programs and protect your security and privacy.
This removal guide will help you to remove CheckMeApp manually or with a help of special software that removes CheckMeApp and other malicious programs. SpyHunter offers quality detection, clean removal, and real-time protection against malicious programs.
What is CheckMeApp?
CheckMeApp is a program that measures speed of your web connection that comes as ad-supported. It tracks your web browsing and displays ads and deals in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer when you visits various websites. CheckMeApp adware consists of a similarly named Windows application and plugins present as web browser extensions, add-ons, and BHO. These CheckMeApp components are designed for tracking your web browsing and displaying advertising in various ways. If you click on CheckMeApp ads, then the owner gets profit for your click from promoters. That is why CheckMeApp is often deceptively installed. It wastes your time, web traffic, and compromises your privacy since gathered information about your habits are often shared among promoters. CheckMeApp is often distributed with free program downloads. It is deceptively installed unless you disable this optional program before installing the program that you download. Removing CheckMeApp is quite straight, but other adware that might come with it is often difficult to remove without special tools.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
If you want to avoid installing adware like CheckMeApp, then remember that this kind of programs is set for automatic installation and the information about adware bundled to your download is definitely not the first thing they want you to see. Pay attention to marked check boxes in setup wizards for free programs and set on “custom” installation option instead of “typical” because the last might hide bundled adware. Be careful while installing free programs, and it will save your time. Use SpyHunter as a CheckMeApp removal tool instead. This anti-malware product is very reliable and offers a premium real-time anti-malware protection against dangerous or malicious software that otherwise might infect your computer.
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Remove CheckMeApp from Windows
You need to uninstall all the CheckMeApp components manually. First you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs”. Then you need to remove web browser add-on components that belong to CheckMeApp.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with anti-malware and anti-virus software to make sure that other threats are found and removed.
Uninstall CheckMeApp on Windows 8
- On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.
- Select "CheckMeApp" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.
Optional: If on a desktop, right click "Start" button (or the lower left corner) to open the "Quick Access Menu". Then find and click on "Programs and Features"
Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.
Uninstall CheckMeApp on Windows 7, Vista
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right
- Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and highlight CheckMeApp program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall CheckMeApp on Windows XP
Uninstalling CheckMeApp from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
- Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
- Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and click on CheckMeApp program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove CheckMeApp from Chrome
Remove CheckMeApp extensions from Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find CheckMeApp extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove CheckMeApp from Firefox
Remove CheckMeApp add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find CheckMeApp add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove CheckMeApp from Internet Explorer
Remove CheckMeApp extensions from Internet Explorer
- Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
- Click on Manage add-ons option.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on CheckMeApp, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: This manual removal procedure is quite time consuming. If your value your time, then you can save it by using CheckMeApp Removal Tool instead of the manual removal and scan your system with bundled free anti-spyware program to get rid of other computer infections.
Remove CheckMeApp Adware Infection Completely
It is possible that your computer is infected with other adware programs. You can check suspicious program names with the list of adware removal tools names and see if it match. If they match, than the program belongs to adware and our removal tools can handle it for sure. Actually, they can remove hundreds thousands of viruses, but there is always a gray area where any anti-virus fails. This checking procedure is very helpful while real scanning for viruses is definitely better.