MintcastNetworks adware is a PUP (potentially unwanted program) responsible for ads displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This happens if MintcastNetworks adware infected your computer when you installed it yourself, or got it installed with a free program that you download. MintcastNetworks is not malicious, and your antivirus didn’t warn you on this potential threat. Now, you want to remove MintcastNetworks and it is a good idea because any adware program is a potential threat to your security and privacy.
The way of installing MintCastNetworks is often deceptive. If you wonder how MintCastNetworks was installed on your computer, then you just failed to disable optional MintCastNetworks installation offered by the download client that comes with a free program from the Internet. Various websites use bundling to monetize free program distribution. MintCastNetworks is one of adware programs that is used for this purpose, and it is set to be automatically installed unless you notice it and disable MintCastNetworks before installing a free program.
MintCastNetworks is installed as a Windows application and as multiple web browser components installed as MintCastNetworks BHO (browser helper objects), extension or add-on in Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. If you want to remove MintCastNetworks and get rid of advertising in your web browser, then you need to uninstall MintCastNetworks application and remove extensions related to MintCastNetworks from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following MintCastNetworks removal guide placed below.
If you want to remove MintCastNetworks ads, other malicious programs, and protect your computer against future infections, then use SpyHunter. This security software is one of the best and offers reliable real-time protection. It helps to keep your web browser clean and safe. SpyHunter provides very useful scan results that you can use for manual MintCastNetworks removal if you prefer to manually remove MintCastNetworks components and other malicious files and settings that are found.
What is MintCastNetworks?
MintCastNetworks 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. MintCastNetworks adware consists of a similarly named Windows application and plugins present as web browser extensions, add-ons, and BHO. These MintCastNetworks components are designed for tracking your web browsing and displaying advertising in various ways. If you click on MintCastNetworks ads, then the owner gets profit for your click from promoters. That is why MintCastNetworks 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. MintCastNetworks 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 MintCastNetworks 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 against malware with a help of SpyHunter that can block common means used by malware for sneaking into your system and infecting your computer. 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.
MintCastNetworks Adware Removal ToolMintCastNetworks Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove MintCastNetworks and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to MintCastNetworks malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete MintCastNetworks 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 MintCastNetworks and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove MintCastNetworks from Windows
You need to uninstall all the MintCastNetworks 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 MintCastNetworks.
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 MintCastNetworks 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 "MintCastNetworks" 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 MintCastNetworks 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 MintCastNetworks program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall MintCastNetworks on Windows XP
Uninstalling MintCastNetworks 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 MintCastNetworks program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove MintCastNetworks from Chrome
Remove MintCastNetworks 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 MintCastNetworks extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove MintCastNetworks from Firefox
Remove MintCastNetworks 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 MintCastNetworks add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove MintCastNetworks from Internet Explorer
Remove MintCastNetworks 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 MintCastNetworks, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: Manual removal procedures for MintCastNetworks are easy. Though, if your value your time and suspect other computer infections, then it is better to use SpyHunter instead of the manual removal. This security software scans your computer system and helps to remove all malicious program that are found.
Remove MintCastNetworks Adware Infection Completely
MintCastNetworks 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 MintCastNetworks 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.