How to uninstall (remove) 4shared app

What is 4shared?

4shared is a potentially unwanted program that comes to the PC without user consent. According to the developers, this is a service provide free file sharing and storage. In fact, 4shared also can have deceptive ads, and(or) redirects to promotional websites. This constantly opens up new tabs that contain advertising. Also, 4shared increases the traffic and slow down your computer. If you find 4shared on your PC, you must uninstall the potentially unwanted program.

Remove 4shared app

How 4shared gets on your PC?

Adware, such as 4shared, comes to devices from official sources both bundled with free software without user consent. This happens because users rarely follow the installation process. This program can get on the computer along with the archives, players and other freeware. Always follow the installation process to avoid infecting your computer. Also, read the user agreement, don’t click the “Next” button if you doubt that the program is safe. No need to click “I agree” if the additional software that you are offered is unknown and uncertain. Choose the Advanced installation type to see everything that the installer offers you. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of 4shared right now.

How to remove 4shared from your computer?

The easiest and modern way of removing pop-ups, trojans, ransomware or other viruses is to use automatic removal tools. See our Anti-malware tools below for further instructions.

Recommended Anti-malware tools:

Try SpyHunter 5 Antimalware

 

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Try Bitdefender Mobile Security

 

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Also, you can try to remove 4shared manually. For uninstalling 4shared remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and registry keys.

Step 1: Remove 4shared from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find 4shared.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find 4shared and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find 4shared, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate 4shared and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Step 2: Remove following files and folders of 4shared:

Remove following registry entries:

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