Score Escape is a program offered for browsing enhancement developed by SuperWeb LLC as ad-supported extension. It is installed with other free programs and updates and hijacks your 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 Score Escape advertising bring profit to this adware owners and distributors that help to install Score Escape. That is probably why the installation is often deceptive. Score Escape is bundled with popular free programs and set for being automatically installed unless you notice and disable this optional adware. While Score Escape is not malicious by design, any adware presents some threats to your security and privacy.
If you want to get rid of Score Escape ads and deals displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, then you need to remove Score Escape 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 Score Escape 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 Score Escape and other malware form your infected computer.
This removal guide will help you to remove Score Escape manually or with a help of special security software that removes Score Escape and other malicious programs. SpyHunter offers quality detection, clean removal, and real-time protection against malicious programs.
What is Score Escape?
Score Escape is a program that promises to make your web browsing more productive but all it really means is watching more ads in your web browser. Such adware is often distributed and deceptively installed with free programs that you download. If you fail to notice and disable Score Escape before installing a free program, than Score Escape components are automatically installed, and you will see ads and various deals in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer when you visit various websites related to online shopping. While it is not malicious, Score Escape as any other adware just wastes your web traffic and compromises your privacy by tracking your browsing history. If your profile is shared among promoters, then you will get more ads and junk mail. So, it’s your choice, and if you want to remove Score Escape, then this guide is for you. It is easy to remove Score Escape components, and you can get rid of all ads displayed in your web browser unless you have other malicious programs installed.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
If you want to avoid installing adware like Score Escape, then remember that this kind of programs is set for automatic installation and the information about adware bundled to your download is definitely not the first thing they want you to see. Pay attention to marked check boxes in setup wizards for free programs and set on “custom” installation option instead of “typical” because the last might hide bundled adware. Be careful while installing free programs. Use SpyHunter 4 for a real-time anti-malware protection, reliable malware detection, and clean and safe removal of various threats from your computer.
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Remove Score Escape from Windows
For manual removal, you need to remove all Score Escape 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 Score Escape 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 Score Escape 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 "Score Escape" 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 Score Escape 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 Score Escape program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Score Escape on Windows XP
Uninstalling Score Escape 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 Score Escape program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Score Escape from Chrome
Remove Score Escape 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 Score Escape extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Score Escape from Firefox
Remove Score Escape 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 Score Escape add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Score Escape from Internet Explorer
Remove Score Escape 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 Score Escape, 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 Score Escape Adware Infection Completely
Score Escape adware might come bundled with other adware programs. Some of ads might also be used by cyber criminals for installing malware and exploiting your computer as a bot for illegal activities. After you remove Score Escape 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.