DealGest is an adware program for online shopping. It 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 DealGest advertising bring profit to this adware owners and distributors that help to install DealGest. That is probably why the installation is often deceptive. DealGest 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 DealGest from your computer. It is a good idea. While DealGest is not malicious by design, any adware presents some threats to your security and privacy.
If you want to get rid of DealGest ads and deals displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, then you need to remove DealGest 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 DealGest 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 DealGest and other malware form your infected computer.
If you want to remove DealGest ads, remove other malicious programs, and protect your computer against future infections, then use SpyHunter. This security software provides real-time protection and helps to keep your web browser clean and safe. SpyHunter has a very reliable malware detection rate and provides a very useful scan results that might help you with DealGest removal if you prefer to manually remove DealGest components.
What is DealGest?
DealGest is a program and web browser extension that are designed for tracking your web browsing and displaying ads and deals in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer when you visits various websites. DealGest adware consists of a similarly named Windows application and plugins present as web browser extensions, add-ons, and BHO. These DealGest components are designed for tracking your web browsing and displaying advertising in various ways. If you click on DealGest ads, then the owner gets profit for your click from promoters. That is why DealGest 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. DealGest 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 DealGest is quite straight, but other adware that might come with it is often difficult to remove without special tools.
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” installation instead of “typical”, or “normal” since these options might hide adware programs.
DealGest Adware Removal ToolDealGest Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove DealGest and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to DealGest malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete DealGest 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 DealGest and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove DealGest Ads Manually
First, you need to uninstall DealGest application using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then you need to remove web browser extensions that belong to DealGest adware installed in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer.
Use the following guide for manual removal, or scan your computer with anti-malware for removing other malicious programs from your infected computer.
Uninstall DealGest 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 "DealGest" 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 DealGest 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 DealGest program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall DealGest on Windows XP
Uninstalling DealGest 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 DealGest program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove DealGest from Chrome
Remove DealGest 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 DealGest extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove DealGest from Firefox
Remove DealGest 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 DealGest add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove DealGest from Internet Explorer
Remove DealGest 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 DealGest, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: This manual removal procedure is easy to follow, and DealGest should be gone by now if you follow the guide. Other adware, spyware, malware, and viruses might infect your computer. You need either to detect and manually remove them, or use security programs for automated malware detection and removal.
Remove DealGest Adware Infection Completely
DealGest adware might be spread in a bundle with other like programs. As a result, your system might be also infected with malicious programs used by cyber criminals for stealing money and illegal activities. After you remove DealGest adware you have to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus. Then it is a good idea to scan your system with anti-malware program like SpyHunter 4. This software offers a free scanner that helps with manual removal, and you can opt for automated removal, professional support, and anti-malware protection.