How to uninstall (remove) Assist Point

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What is Assist Point?

Assist Point adware add-on from Yontoo/SuperWeb LLC family that installs in major browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It then starts to create and display ads, pop-ups in browser windows that are signed as “Ads by Assist Point” or “Assist Point Ads”. It can also insert extra advertising into search engine results. Users complain that this adware dies not allow them to uninstall it from Control Panel. use instructions below in order to remove Assist Point completely.

ads by assist point

How Assist Point gets on your PC?

Assist Point can infect your PC, when you download or install free software. Nowadays, such software can be monetized by installing third-party search engines or adware like Assist Point. Your are offered to install additional soft during installation process. If you did not click “Decline” button or uncheck necessary checkboxes, adware is installed on your computer and in every browser. It usually creates Assist Point folder in Program Files or hidden ProgramData folder on system drive.

How to remove Assist Point from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to Assist Point – 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 Assist Point.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Assist Point

Or uninstall Assist Point manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Assist Point from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

Then remove following files:


Assist Point.exe

And following folders


C:Program FilesAssist Point

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

Author: Tim Kas
Computer security specialist. I try to do my best and share my knowledge with you by creating simple-to-follow and useful guides on various topics about computer security.

1 thought on “How to uninstall (remove) Assist Point

  1. SpyHunter will let you download it on your computer and run a scan and it will find assist point. However it will not uninstall it until purchase the key. In my particular case nothing has worked so far. Spybot can’t find it. Malwarebytes can’t find it. It is not in the browser extensions. I did manage to find a piece of it in the registry. But it’s still rooted somewhere.

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