How to uninstall (remove) ClickCaption

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What is ClickCaption?

ClickCaption is a browser extension that comes into the PC as an extension to the browser without user’s consent. According to the developers, ClickCaption helps users to find great deals and to save money. This is not so. ClickCaption displays a set of banner ads, coupons, pictures, and links to ad sites. ClickCaption can also change your browser settings and redirect the user to other sites. ClickCaption slows down your computer and can cause various problems. This program can bring along other unwanted programs. ClickCaption program is useless, so you should delete it right now.

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How ClickCaption gets on your PC?

ClickCaption comes on the computer without the user’s consent. As a rule, potentially unwanted software come bundled with free software, such as players, archivers, converters and more. Most users do not notice the penetration of malicious software. Also, many antiviruses do not have such programs in their bases. You need to follow the rules, which can help you to avoid malicious software. Always read the Terms of Service. Follow the installation process and select only the “Advanced” installation type. Remove the check mark from components of the program, which is questionable. Use special software that can protect your PC. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove ClickCaption now.

How to remove ClickCaption from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove ClickCaption

Or uninstall ClickCaption manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove ClickCaption from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


ClickCaption.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%ClickCaption

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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