ClicktoSavings is an adware program for online shopping that hijacks web browsers Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome for spying on you browsing history and displaying ads and deals that can attract your clicks. Such clicks on ClicktoSavings advertising bring profit to this adware owners and distributors that help to install ClicktoSavings. That is probably why the installation is often deceptive. ClicktoSavings 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 ClicktoSavings from your computer. It is a good idea. While ClicktoSavings is not malicious by design, any adware presents some threats to your security and privacy.
If you want to get rid of ClicktoSavings ads and deals displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, then you need to remove ClicktoSavings 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 ClicktoSavings 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 ClicktoSavings and other malware form your infected computer.
This guide helps to remove ClicktoSavings manually or using special security software designed for ClicktoSavings removal. SpyHunter not only removes malicious programs. It offers a real-time protection against malware and PUP (potentially unwanted programs) that are not removed by anti-virus software.
What is ClicktoSavings?
ClicktoSavings 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, ClicktoSavings is often deceptively installed with other free programs distributed over the web.
ClicktoSavings 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 ClicktoSavings more complicated than removing other Windows programs. You need to be careful while installing free programs since it takes less time than removing ClicktoSavings from your computer. This guide describes what you need for removing this adware and other like threats.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
Protect your computer with programs like SpyHunter that can trace installation process, warn you on threats, and remove malware on your demand. Otherwise, you need to pay attention to EULAs and check boxes placed in setup wizard and download clients related to a free program that you download. It helps you to notice additional programs bundled to the one you get. Always use “custom”, or “advanced”, installation option instead of “typical”, or “normal” or “quick” because these options often hide adware programs from your view.
ClicktoSavings Adware Removal ToolClicktoSavings Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove ClicktoSavings and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to ClicktoSavings malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete ClicktoSavings 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 ClicktoSavings and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove ClicktoSavings from Windows
For manual removal you need to uninstall all ClicktoSavings components. Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with anti-spyware program to make sure that other hidden malicious programs are also removed.
Uninstall ClicktoSavings 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 "ClicktoSavings" 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 ClicktoSavings 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 ClicktoSavings program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall ClicktoSavings on Windows XP
Uninstalling ClicktoSavings 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 ClicktoSavings program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove ClicktoSavings from Chrome
Remove ClicktoSavings 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 ClicktoSavings extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove ClicktoSavings from Firefox
Remove ClicktoSavings 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 ClicktoSavings add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove ClicktoSavings from Internet Explorer
Remove ClicktoSavings 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 ClicktoSavings, 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 ClicktoSavings 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 ClicktoSavings Adware Infection Completely
ClicktoSavings adware might be spread in a bundle with other like programs and it might be also used by cyber criminals for spying on you and exploiting your computer as a bot for illegal internet scams. After you remove ClicktoSavings you need to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus and rescan your system with anti-spyware program like SpyHunter. This anti-malware software comes with a free scanner, and you can use scan results as a reference for manual malware removal, or opt for an automated one.