What is CocoChaos?

CocoChaos is a browser extension that refers to the number of potentially unwanted programs. CocoChaos hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. CocoChaos distributes promotional information and products while your browsing. This program displays the banners, coupons, pop-ups and other advertising products. The main objective of this program is to earn money. This program tries to force the user to spend money. Most of the suggestions from this program are false. Also CocoChaos changing your browser options, collects your personal information (such as browsing history) and it can redirect user to ad sites. Your private information and data may be transferred to third parties. If you find a CocoChaos on your computer, you should remove it right away. Do not waste your time. Use our instructions below.


How CocoChaos gets on your PC?

Similar programs belong to potentially unwanted programs. These programs come on a computer without the user’s consent, so you may have overlooked the penetration of this program. PUP is installed on PC bundled with freeware program such as archivers, download managers, players and so on. The user must be considerate during the installation process to prevent the penetration of unwanted programs. To do this, you need to read the user agreement. Do not agree to install unknown or suspicious programs. Not need to trust programs from unknown publishers. Always follow the installation process and do not rush to click “Next”. If your computer is already infected, you can use our instructions listed below to get rid of CocoChaos.

How to remove CocoChaos from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove CocoChaos

Or uninstall CocoChaos manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove CocoChaos from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

Key: HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtStats{85199c75-aefc-40b8-8cbb-4558173b0764}
Key: HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtSettings{85199c75-aefc-40b8-8cbb-4558173b0764}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeCocoChaos
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionexplorerBrowser Helper Objects{85199c75-aefc-40b8-8cbb-4558173b0764}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionexplorerBrowser Helper Objects{85199c75-aefc-40b8-8cbb-4558173b0764}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingutilCocoChaos_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingutilCocoChaos_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingutilCocoChaos_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingupdateCocoChaos_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingupdateCocoChaos_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingupdateCocoChaos_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingupdateCocoChaos_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingCocoChaos_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingCocoChaos_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingCocoChaos_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingCocoChaos_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001servicesUpdate CocoChaos
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001serviceseventlogApplicationUtil CocoChaos
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingutilCocoChaos_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001serviceseventlogApplicationUpdate CocoChaos
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001servicesUtil CocoChaos
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetserviceseventlogApplicationUpdate CocoChaos
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetserviceseventlogApplicationUtil CocoChaos
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetservicesUtil CocoChaos
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetservicesUpdate CocoChaos

Then remove following files:


And following folders


Written by Rami Douafi

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