How to uninstall (remove) Addict Thing

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What is Addict Thing?

Addict Thing is a program that is potentially undesirable. According to the developers Addict Thing was created in order to help the user to optimize the computer, delete unwanted files and speed up your PC. In fact, Addict Thing entails a lot of errors, and the main task of the developers is to get you to buy the premium version. After installing the Addict Thing starts to analyze your computer, and then it displays a message stating that your computer is infected and very much in need of treatment soon. To fix this, the user must buy the premium version. However, Addict Thing – it is absolutely useless program. If you find it on your PC. You should delete it immediately.

Addict Thing Ads

How Addict Thing gets on your PC?

Programs, that are among the potentially unwanted programs come bundled with free software. Typically, such programs penetrate the PC without the user’s consent. Because of this, many users do not realize that a computer is infected with malware and the PC is at great risk. However, it is worth noting that the main reason for such penetrations – carelessness user. People do not read the terms and conditions during the installation of free software. It was there that may contain consent to install PUP. Also, during the installation, ensure that the installer did not offer you a third-party software. To prevent such problems, you should always follow the installation process, read the terms and conditions, do not agree to install additional software, and select Advanced type of installation. If Addict Thing has already penetrated into your computer, you can use the instructions below.

How to remove Addict Thing from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to Addict Thing – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Addict Thing.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Addict Thing

Or uninstall Addict Thing manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Addict Thing from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:


no information

Then remove following files:


Addict Thing.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%Addict Thing

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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