How to uninstall (remove) Celebrity Alert

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What is Celebrity Alert?

Celebrity Alert – a browser extension that comes without user consent. Celebrity Alert is not a virus, but it is malware. After penetration into the PC, it starts to display a ton of unnecessary advertising with different content (banners, coupons, links to ad sites, and so on). Celebrity Alert promises to help the user to save money. Celebrity Alert shows the most “best” offer. In fact, these offers are not valid. Celebrity Alert created in order to allow users to spend money on nothing. Celebrity Alert changes the homepage. It can add a toolbar that is difficult to hide. Celebrity Alert displays ads constantly during your browsing. Celebrity Alert can also transfer your personal data to third parties. This program increases the traffic and reduces the performance of your computer. If you find Celebrity Alert on your PC, then you need to remove it urgently.

Celebrity Alert Ads

How Celebrity Alert gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs sneak into a computer bundled with other free software. It comes without the user’s consent. The user may not realize that their computer is infected. This can happen when the user downloads the free software or application, such as Archiver, converter, player and so on. Some sites create special download managers that hide malicious software. You must follow a few rules in order to avoid penetration by malicious software. Always read the user agreement in full. You should know what you are offering. Also, always choose advanced installation type and don’t agree with the proposals to install unfamiliar and unwanted program. Don’t click “Next” until you have verified that the program is safe. Follow the installation process and take your time. Be careful. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove Celebrity Alert from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Celebrity Alert

Or uninstall Celebrity Alert manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Celebrity Alert from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


Celebrity Alert.dll

And following folders


C:Program FilesCelebrity Alert

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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