How to uninstall (remove) TwistTinker

What is TwistTinker?

TwistTinker is potentially unwanted software that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser without the user’s consent. Once it arrives, it begins to throw the user a huge amount of advertising, banners and coupons. According to the developers, TwistTinker created in order to help the user to find the best offers stores such as eBay, Amazon and others. In fact, the main goal of the developers is to make money and to get you to commit senseless purchase. The lion’s share of the proposals are a fraud and are not real. In addition, TwistTinker can change the settings of your browser to change the home page, set your toolbar, and more. TwistTinker is not a virus, but you should remove it immediately.

How TwistTinker gets on your PC?

Malicious software penetrate to computer bundled with free programs. TwistTinker comes on a computer without consent of the user and can cause irreparable damage to your computer. Most often, the user can prevent the penetration of such programs on their own. For this, it is necessary to follow closely the installation process and not to rush. Read the user agreement, do not agree to install suspicious software. Choose advanced or full installation type. Read reviews about the programs. You can also use special programs that will help you protect your PC. If you have found malware, use our instructions to remove TwistTinker.

How to remove TwistTinker from your computer?

To uninstall TwistTinker remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

According to our tests there are 3 products that have TwistTinker in their database. Please, use them to remove TwistTinker.

Recommended Solution:

SpyHunter 4 – fully removes all instances of TwistTinker – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solutions:

1. Plumbytes Anti-Malware – detects files, registry values and folders of TwistTinker.

 

Download Plumbytes Anti-Malware
 

2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – finds TwistTinker – can clean up leftover items after removal.

 

Download MalwareBytes Antimalware

 

Or uninstall TwistTinker manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find TwistTinker.
  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 TwistTinker 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 TwistTinker, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove TwistTinker from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find TwistTinker.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose TwistTinker.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable TwistTinker.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

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Written by Rami Douafi

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