Comet Arcade is a computer game packed with adware that displays ads in Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Some users install this game and some get Comet Arcade deceptively installed with other free program and infected your web browser. It is not malicious as a virus, and your antivirus does not block it. If you want to remove Comet Arcade then follow this guide.
Comet Arcade is not a virus, but many computer users think that it is when Comet Arcade suddenly appear. The way of installing Comet Arcade is often deceptive because computer users do not expect bundles coming instead of a needed program. Comet Arcade is often distributed with popular free programs, and it is preset for automatic installation. Comet Arcade consists of various program components such as one installed as Windows application and multiple BHO (browser helper objects), web browser extensions or add-ons that work together for running adware activities. Therefore, if you want to remove Comet Arcade, then you need to uninstall Comet Arcade application and remove extensions related to Comet Arcade from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following Comet Arcade removal guide placed below.
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What is Comet Arcade?
Comet Arcade is a program and web browser extension that are combined in one product used for tracking your web browsing and displaying ads in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer when you visits various websites. Comet Arcade adware consists of a similarly named Windows application and plugins installed in your web browser as extensions, add-ons, or BHO (browser helper object) depend on browser. These Comet Arcade have to be removed if you want to eliminate Comet Arcade adware and get rid of ads. Your clicks on Comet Arcade ads help to make money on a pay-per-click basis, and this way on monetizing is attractive to websites that distribute free software of develop such products. For users such installation of bundled adware is quite deceptive. If you fail to notice adware presence and disable Comet Arcade before installing a free program, then your computer will be infected with Comet Arcade. You need to be careful because some adware is difficult to uninstall, and more adware might be bundled and installed along with Comet Arcade while removing it is not the thing that one would like.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
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Remove Comet Arcade Ads Manually
For manual removal, you need to remove all Comet Arcade components. First, you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs” utility (“Programs and Features” on Windows 7 and Vista) . You can start this Windows utility program by clicking a link in the Control Panel menu. Then you need to find and remove Comet Arcade extensions from your web browsers and reset browser settings to defaults or to your proffered ones.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with antispyware program to make sure that other hidden malicious programs are also removed.
Uninstall Comet Arcade 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 "Comet Arcade" 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 Comet Arcade 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 Comet Arcade program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Comet Arcade on Windows XP
Uninstalling Comet Arcade 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 Comet Arcade program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Comet Arcade from Chrome
Remove Comet Arcade 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 Comet Arcade extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Comet Arcade from Firefox
Remove Comet Arcade 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 Comet Arcade add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Comet Arcade from Internet Explorer
Remove Comet Arcade 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 Comet Arcade, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: It is possible that your computer is infected with other adware programs. You can make a check for presence of suspicious programs 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.
Remove Comet Arcade Adware Infection Completely
Comet Arcade 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 Comet Arcade 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.