uExtText Chrome Extension Review
uExtText Chrome Extension is an ad-supported application presenting text ads, banner ads, pop-up ads, coupons and deals to increase visitors of its partners’ websites. Although it may seem legitimate and useful according to its self-description, it becomes a big headache to all its users due to the numerous types of ads it distributes.
uExtText Chrome Extension is defined as Adware and PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) that makes trouble to its users. From research, we find that most of users do not notice the infiltration of uExtText Chrome Extension until the occurrence of annoying ads by uExtText Chrome Extension on their web browsers like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. The victims do not know when and how this adware get it their PCs, they obey all security tips and never do harmful things like visiting porn websites, but they still get infected by uExtText Chrome Extension. In fact, it can sneak into a Windows PC even if you just do regular operations just like software installation. Nowadays, lots of adware are actively spread online via free programs. If you do not cautious enough when installing 3rd party free software, various adware, hijacker and other bundled rogueware will be installed without your knowledge.
The annoying ads by uExtText Chrome Extension not only make your PC perform terrible, but also put you in actual danger. Clicking on uExtText Chrome Extension ads and popup could cause high-risk adware or malware infections. It is affiliated with third parties and get paid via helping its partners gain website traffic and sell products. You may see misleading warning generated by uExtText Chrome Extension attempting to install useless and even harmful programs; and you may be redirected to 3rd party websites that contains malicious links for malware infiltration. Furthermore, uExtText Chrome Extension is able to track your search queries, viewed websites, IP addresses, saved account details and some sensitive info like home address, phone number and credit card number. To avoid further problems and troubles, we recommend you to get rid of this adware program from your PC immediately with the help from the following tutorial.
How to Manually Remove uExtText Chrome Extension from Windows OS? (Steps)
>> If you are a Mac OS user, please read the Mac guide: How to Manually Remove Virus & Malware From Mac OS?
( Remember to BOOKMARK this page because some operations in the removal process may quit this page)
Step 1 – Uninstall suspicious and unwanted programs from Control Panel:
1. Uninstall suspicious and unwanted programs from Windows 10
- Click Start menu at bottom-left corner of your Win 10 screen:
- Select System :
- Select Apps & features, and then select uExtText Chrome Extension related apps or unwanted programs, then click Uninstall:
2. Get rid of suspicious and unwanted programs from Windows 8
– Press the Windows Key to open Start Screen. If it does not comes out, then use this option:
- Win 8 User – Hover the cursor in the bottom-left corner of your win 8 screen and wait for the Start Screen appears, then click on the icon to toggle over to the Start Screen
- Win 8.1 User – Click on the Start icon in the lower left-hand corner to open the Start Screen.
– Select uExtText Chrome Extension related apps or unwanted programs, and then click on Uninstall:
Win7 & Vista
3. Remove suspicious and unwanted programs from Win7 & Vista
- Click Start button and select Control Panel:
- Select “Uninstall a program”
- Select uExtText Chrome Extension or related unsafe apps , and then click Uninstall
Step 2 – Delete suspicious and unwanted extensions from Web Browsers
Delete suspicious and unwanted extensions from Google Chrome
Start Google Chrome and click the “Customize and control Google Chrome” icon at the top right corner >> Select More Tools and click Extensions:
Identify suspicious extensions related with uExtText Chrome Extension and click click trash icon to remove it:
Uninstall suspicious and unwanted extensions from Mozilla Firefox
Start Firefox and click the 3 parallel lines icon at the top right corner and Click Add-ons :
Under Extensions tab: If you see unknown or suspicious add-ons listed, select it and click Remove:
Remove suspicious and unwanted extensions from Internet Explorer
Start IE: Click on the cogwheel icon at the top right corner and click Manage Add-ons
Under Toolbar and Extension tab: Select suspicious extensions and click Disable button
Remove suspicious and unwanted extensions from Microsoft Edge
If you have enabled Extensions function on Edge, follow the steps here to delete suspicious and unwanted extensions:
Start Edge: Click the More (…) button ahe tog right corner and click Extensions:
Select the extensions you want to remove and click Uninstall
Remove suspicious and unwanted extensions from Opera Browser
Start Opera Browser: Click Menu button at top left corner and select Extensions:
Select “All” list: Select suspicious and unwanted extensions and click the “X” button to uninstall it:
Step 3 – Delete harmful registry files related with uExtText Chrome Extension from Regedit Editor.
1. Press Windows key and R key at the same to launch “Run” window >> Input regedit and click OK to launch Registry Editor:
2. In Registry Editor: Select Edit button and click Find >> Then type the virus name and click Find Next:
3. Right-click on the malicious registry files you find and click Delete:
Step 4 (Optional) – Reset web browsers to remove malicoius items installed by uExtText Chrome Extension.
Reset Google Chrome
Start Chrome browser and click on (☰) icon at top right corner And select Settings:
Type “reset” into search box and click Reset button at the bottom:
Click RESET to confirm:
Reset Mozilla Firefox
Start Firefox: click on (☰) icon at the upper right corner >> Click Help >> Click “Troubleshooting Information”
Click the “Refresh Firefox” button and click another “Refresh Firefox” button when dialog box will appear on your screen.
Reset Internet Explorer
Start IE browser: Click gear icon at the upper right corner and select “Internet option”
Now click“Advanced” and click on “Reset” button.
Check out the “Delete personal settings” box and click on “Reset” button.
Reset Microsoft Edge
Start Microsoft Edge browser: Click More (…) icon on the top right corner and select Settings :
Click Clear browsing data button and then click Clear to confirm:
Start Opera browser: Now click Help menu and select About Opera:
Copy the Paths of Profile and Cache, and then open them one by one by pasting them into the Search Box of Start Menu:
Delete the two folders: Profile and Cache and your opera will be reset.
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