How to uninstall (remove) Content Accelerator

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What is Content Accelerator?

Content Accelerator is a program that comes in the form of an extension to the browser and hijacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. Content Accelerator is a potentially unwanted program. Content Accelerator is not a virus, but it can bring a lot of inconvenience to the user. After penetration of the PC Content Accelerator begins to display a variety of promotional content such as banners, coupons and links to ad sites. The developers of this program are collaborating with some popular websites. According to the developers, this program is designed to help the user to find the best offers, but actually Content Accelerator trying to get you to make a pointless purchase, since most of the proposals is a scam. Content Accelerator also may collect personal data and send it to third parties. Content Accelerator should be removed, if you find it on your PC.

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How Content Accelerator gets on your PC?

Content Accelerator isn’t a virus, but this program can be classified as potentially unwanted software. Such malware comes on your computer with other free programs. Most often, it comes without the user’s knowledge. Therefore, many users aren’t even aware that their computer has been compromised by malware. Remember, no need to rush during installation of programs. Always follow the installation process, read the user agreement and select only the “Advanced” installation type. Don’t settle for installation of the suspicious software. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button. Also, you can always read reviews about a particular program. Be careful and attentive. If Content Accelerator has already come into PC, then you urgently need to get rid of this program. To do this, use our detailed instructions, which are listed below.

How to remove Content Accelerator from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Content Accelerator

Or uninstall Content Accelerator manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Content Accelerator from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


Content Accelerator.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%Content Accelerator

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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