ClickForSale is an adware program that hijacks web browsers Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome for spying on user’s web browsing history and displaying ads and deals that match it and attract clicks. These clicks on ClickForSale ads generate profit for the adware owner shared with distributors that help to install ClickForSale. That is probably why the installation is often deceptive. ClickForSale is bundled with popular free programs and set for being automatically installed unless you notice and disable this optional adware. I guess you did not, and now you want to remove ClickForSale from your computer. It is a good idea. While ClickForSale is not malicious by design, any adware presents some threats to your security and privacy.
If you want to get rid of ClickForSale ads and deals displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, then you need to remove ClickForSale extensions, add-ons, and browser helper objects installed in these web browsers. You also need to remove similarly named Windows application just as you would remove any other Windows program. You can remove ClickForSale components manually by following this guide. However, other adware that might be present in a bundle or installed somehow else can bring you a hard time since you need to see what to kill first. SpyHunter offers a free scanner that shows you all you need, and it can automatically remove ClickForSale and other malware form your infected computer.
This removal guide helps to remove ClickForSale manually or use special security software that removes ClickForSale and other malicious programs. SpyHunter is definitely one of the best. It offers reliable malware detection, clean removal, and real-time protection against future infections.
What is ClickForSale?
ClickForSale is adware developed for making money out of computer users’ clicks on ads displayed in web browsers. Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer are infected as the most used ones. Watching ads is not what people like, and adware activities waste web traffic and slow your computer system. It also traces web browsing history and might cause some privacy issues if this information is sold to third parties e.g. advertisers and potential email spammers. So, ClickForSale is often deceptively installed with other free programs distributed over the web.
ClickForSale consist of the program that manages all the process and web browser plugins and extensions installed into each of most commonly used web browsers. This makes removing ClickForSale more complicated than removing other Windows programs. You need to be careful while installing free programs since it takes less time than removing ClickForSale from your computer. This guide describes what you need for removing this adware and other like threats.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
If you want to avoid installing programs like ClickForSale, then you need to be careful while installing free programs. You can protect your computer with programs like SpyHunter that can trace your installations, warn you on all known threats to your security and privacy, and remove any threat found on your computer. Pay attention to check boxes placed in a setup wizard for a free program that you are installing. It helps you to notice additional programs bundled to the one you get. Always use “custom” installation instead of “typical”, or “normal” since these options might hide adware programs.
ClickForSale Adware Removal ToolClickForSale Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove ClickForSale and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to ClickForSale malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete ClickForSale components manually if you want. This software is timely updated and offers a free professional support for removing mutating viruses. It helps to remove stubborn PUP (potentially unwanted programs) and spyware, protects DNS connection, your web browsers, ActiveX components, and other system elements form malware infection. SpyHunter helps to guard your computer against ClickForSale and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove ClickForSale Ads Manually
You need to uninstall all the ClickForSale 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 ClickForSale.
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 ClickForSale 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 "ClickForSale" 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 ClickForSale 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 ClickForSale program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall ClickForSale on Windows XP
Uninstalling ClickForSale 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 ClickForSale program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove ClickForSale from Chrome
Remove ClickForSale 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 ClickForSale extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove ClickForSale from Firefox
Remove ClickForSale 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 ClickForSale add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove ClickForSale from Internet Explorer
Remove ClickForSale 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 ClickForSale, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: This manual removal procedure is not difficult but might be very time consuming if you have other malicious programs on your computer. If your value your time, then you can save it by using SpyHunter for malware removal and get anti-malware protection and free professional support. Scan your system for free and see how many malicious programs are present on your computer.
Remove ClickForSale 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.