How to uninstall (remove) Vizu

What is Vizu?

Vizu is an advertising program that is installed on the PC in the form of an extension to the browser without the user’s consent. When it comes, it starts to display a ton of ads, banner ads, coupons, links to other sites and advertising. Vizu looks pretty cute, developers advertise it as a very useful tool that helps users to find the best offers of popular sites such as Amazon, eBay and others. Vizu can install a toolbar, a lead for other malware to change the homepage and redirect the user to ad sites while browsing. Also, Vizu may transfer your personal information to third parties. If you find Vizu on your computer, remove it immediately.

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How Vizu gets on your PC?

Penetration of Vizu depends largely on the care of users. Most of malware comes bundled with other programs that the user downloads from the free sites. Few are closely watching the installation process, and sometimes do not know that their computer is at risk. Always read the user’s agreement and don’t press “Next” button once. First, make sure that the program is safe. Select advanced installation type. Remember that there are many similar programs in the Internet. Read reviews about the programs, and if your computer is already infected by Vizu, then use the instructions below.

How to remove Vizu from your computer?

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

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Vizu in their database. You can try to use them for removing Vizu.

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Alternative Solutions:

1. WiperSoft Antispyware – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Vizu.

 

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2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – can find malware threats, similar to Vizu

 

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Or uninstall Vizu manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Vizu from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Vizu.
  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 Vizu.
  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 Vizu.
  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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