How to uninstall (remove) CheckMeUp

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What is CheckMeUp

CheckMeUp – is a browser application, which is developed by Virtue Interactive Ltd. It may be integrated into browsers, like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera. Designers of this program say that their product helps user with browsing, checks the internet speed and save money. Looks like a good program, but it is classified as ad-supported software. Why? Because it generates and displays too much advertisements on webpages that user visits. Those advertisements may redirect user to malicious websites.

CheckMeUp

How is CheckMeUp installed on my PC?

As many malware, CheckMeUp can be installed on personal computer by users. But the most exploitable method is “bundling”. It means, that malicious software is bound to free software and get installed with it. To avoid this situation, don’t download freeware and shareware from unknown websites. Download only license software from official websites. Pay attention to every step while installing free software. Choose Custom or Advanced setup settings and disable installation of unwanted programs.

How to remove CheckMeUp?

To remove CheckMeUp you read our manual removal guide and remove it by your self. Also you can use removal tools, which are more effective, then manual removal.

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Alternative Solution:

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Manual CheckMeUp Removal Guide

windows 7 logoWindows 7:

  1. Click the Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Click Uninstall a program (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Category);
    Click Programs and Features (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Icons);
  4. Find programs possibly related to CheckMeUp;
  5. Click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logoWindows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.);
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel;
  3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features;
  4. Find programs possibly related to CheckMeUp;
  5. Tap or click the program, and then tap or click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

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

windows xp logoWindows XP:

  1. Click Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs;
  4. Find programs possibly related to CheckMeUp and Click it;
  5. Click to Remove;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

google chrome logoGoogle Chrome:

You can skip steps 2-4 point by typing “chrome://extensions/” in address bar.

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on Options Icon or press Alt+E, Alt+F;
  3. Click Settings;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find CheckMeUp;
  6. Click on bin icon to remove extension.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logoMozilla Firefox:

You can skip steps 2-3 by typing “about:addons” in address bar or pressing Shift+Ctrl+A.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox;
  2. Press Alt+T or Click Tools on the top of the browser;
  3. Click Add-ons;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find CheckMeUp;
  6. Click Disable or Remove.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logoInternet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Press Alt+T, or Click on Gear Icon in the right-top corner;
  3. Click Manage Add-ons;
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions;
  5. Find CheckMeUp and Click Disable ;
  6. Click More information button;
  7. Click Remove

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Conclusion

CheckMeUp – is a nasty adware, that annoys user by displaying a lot of commercials. It is recommended to uninstall CheckMeUp from computer.

Author: Olga Karpuk

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