How to uninstall (remove) CloudGuard

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What is CloudGuard?

CloudGuard – an extension for the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer), that is one of the potentially unwanted software. CloudGuard comes bundled with free software without the user’s consent. After coming to a computer, CloudGuard displays a huge amount of publicity. This advertising can be of different forms: banners, coupons, pop-ups, links to ad sites and so on. At first glance, CloudGuard may seem so helpful. CloudGuard “helps” the user to find the best deals of online stores. In fact, most promotional offers are false. CloudGuard trying to force the user to spend money for nothing. Also, CloudGuard adds registry entries, can change the settings of your computer, change your homepage, replace the search results, redirect you to ad sites and much more. CloudGuard very malicious program, so you need to remove it right away.

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How CloudGuard gets on your PC?

Malicious programs such as CloudGuard, come to the computer as an extension to the browser. Scheme of penetration of potentially unwanted software can change constantly. Most often, these programs (extension) come into your PC without the user’s consent, but it is worth noting that this is due to the negligence of the user. Many ad sites create their own download managers. Each time when you download some free software, try to pay attention to what you are offered to install. Sometimes, simply uncheck the element that seems suspicious to you. Always try to read the user agreement, don’t hurry to click “Next”. Carefully follow the installation process. Resort to using third-party programs that can help you to protect your computer. If your PC is already infected, then use our instructions listed below.

How to remove CloudGuard from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove CloudGuard

Or uninstall CloudGuard manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove CloudGuard from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


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Then remove following files:


CloudGuard.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%CloudGuard

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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