OkiiTan is a program that claims to enhance usability of your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. However, the only real enhancement you get is more ads in your web browser. OkiiTan wastes your web traffic and compromises your privacy by tracking your web browsing. OkiiTan adware consists of various components that include Windows application and web browser extensions, add-ons, and BHO (browser helper objects). If you want to remove OkiiTan ads from your web browser, then you need to remove all of the listed components from your computer. It might sound as a problem, but actually you can easily remove OkiiTan manually by following this guide. Using special software might be preferable if you have more infections and cannot get rid of all ads displayed in your web browser or have other problems.
This removal guide will help you to remove OkiiTan adware manually or use special security software that removes OkiiTan and other malware. SpyHunter offers reliable malware detection, clean removal, and real-time protection against future problems with malicious programs.
What is OkiiTan?
OkiiTan is an adware that consists of a Windows application and various web browser extensions designed for displaying ads. These components help to track your web browsing and pull adds related to websites that you visit. If you click such ads, then some profit for OkiiTan developers and distributors is generated. That is why installing OkiiTan is often deceptive. It comes bundled with free programs and is automatically install unless you disable OkiiTan before installing a free program. This adware wastes your time and web traffic. It compromises your privacy because the information about your browsing habits might be shared with other promoters. Removing OkiiTan is not difficult, and you can do it yourself by following this removal guide.
Protection against adware deceptive installation:
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.
OkiiTan Adware Removal Tool
SpyHunter is a great OkiiTan Removal Tool. It helps to remove OkiiTan and other malicious programs found on your computer. Thorough process of detection let remove residual damages let by malicious program in your system even if such programs was removed by your anti-virus software. This security tool is frequently updated and has a very reliable malware detection rate. It means that real-time anti-malware protection offered with SpyHunter is truly reliable. If you use it as OkiiTan Removal Tool, you will also get a free online support that helps to solve problems and remove even the most complicated computer infections. Real-time protection helps to guard your computer against malware infections and PUPs similar to OkiiTan.
Remove OkiiTan Ads Manually
First, you need to uninstall OkiiTan using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then you need to remove web browser add-on components that belong to OkiiTan adware.
Use the following guide for manual removal, or scan your computer with anti-malware for removing other malicious programs from your infected computer.
Uninstal OkiiTan adware program
- Click Start button, and then click Control Panel in the system Start menu.
- Double-click “Add or Remove Programs” (“Programs and Features” for Win7 and Vista) in the Control Panel menu window.
- Scroll through the program list, highlight “OkiiTan” item, and click Remove. Look for other adware programs and uninstall them.
Remove OkiiTan Ads from Internet Explorer
Remove OkiiTan extensions from Internet Explorer Browsers
- Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
- Pick Manage add-ons.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions on left, and look for “OkiiTan” extensions.
- Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.
Remove OkiiTan Ads from Firefox
Remove OkiiTan add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and find Tools in top menu.
- Click it and select Add-ons.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar.
- Find “OkiiTan” add-ons. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove OkiiTan Ads from Chrome
Remove OkiiTan extensions for Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on the Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
- Choose Settings from the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed extensions.
- Find and Disable/Delete all “OkiiTan” extensions.
- Restart your browser.
Note: Removing OkiiTan is not difficult if you have some minimal experience. Though you can still have some problems if you get other bundled adware or malicious programs present. You also need to remove these threats to your security and privacy. Use free scanners that come with SpyHunter and OkiiTan Removal Tool for help or let these programs to take care of the problem.
Remove OkiiTan Adware Infection Completely
OkiiTan adware might be bundle with other similar programs. They might be used by cyber criminals for spying on computer users and exploiting computers or stealing money online. After you remove OkiiTan 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 or one that comes with OkiiTan Removal Tool. Both anti-malware scanners are free, and you can always check is your computer infected or not.
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