What is AppTrailers?

AppTrailers is a program that comes to the computer in the form of an extension to the browser. AppTrailers hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. This potentially unwanted program, which comes without the user’s knowledge, complete with free programs. AppTrailers distributes promotional content. This program displays the banners and coupons, as well as pop-up advertising content. This advertising may refer to the popular Internet sites and online shops. AppTrailers shows the most “best” offer. In fact, most offers are false. The main objective in this program – is to make the user spend money for nothing. AppTrailers also reduces the performance of your PC, increases traffic, changes your browser options, and changes the search results. AppTrailers also collects your personal information. This information may be disclosed to third parties. If you find AppTrailers on your computer, we recommend that you remove it immediately.

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How AppTrailers gets on your PC?

AppTrailers comes on the computer without the user’s knowledge. It can get on your PC insensibly in the form of additional content or come bundled with free software. Also, this program can be installed from its website or partner sites. Often users download freeware via Installation Manager, which hides within itself potentially unwanted programs (download.com, ebay.com etc.). Installation of programs, in these cases, happens quickly and installation progress is not displayed. Thus, the user does not expect that computer is at risk. The user should read attentively the user agreement and not hurry to press “Next” button. Try to choose the “Advanced” type of installation. If the program is already infiltrated on your PC, then you need to get rid of AppTrailers now!

How to remove AppTrailers from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove AppTrailers

Or uninstall AppTrailers manually.

Step 1: Remove AppTrailers from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find AppTrailers.
  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 AppTrailers 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 AppTrailers, 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 AppTrailers 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.

After that remove AppTrailers from your browser.

Step 2: Remove AppTrailers from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of AppTrailers:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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