How to uninstall (remove) CoolExt

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What is CoolExt?

CoolExt is program that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer). This program displays advertisements, banners and coupons. This program infects a computer without the user’s consent. CoolExt can advertise goods of such popular sites like Amazon, eBay and the like. Also, CoolExt can change your homepage. CoolExt changing your browser options, and adds its toolbar. Also, it can redirect the user to ad sites. The main goal of the developers is to make money. Many users don’t know that many great deals are false, so user can spend his money on nothing. CoolExt can distribute its files all over your computer, so you can’t easily remove it. CoolExt isn’t a virus, but this program relate to the number of Potentially Unwanted Programs (abbreviated as PUP). CoolExt increases traffic, slows down your computer and can collect your personal information and send it to third parties. If you find CoolExt on your PC, then don’t waste time, remove it now.

How CoolExt gets on your PC?

Adware, such as CoolExt, comes to PC bundled with free software without the user’s consent. This happens because users rarely follow the installation process. This program can get on the computer along with the archivers, players and other freeware. Always follow the installation process to avoid infecting your computer. Also, read the user agreement, don’t click the “Next” button if you doubt that the program is safe. No need to click “I agree” if the additional software that you are offered is unknown and uncertain. Choose the Advanced installation type to see everything that the installer offers you. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of CoolExt right now.

How to remove CoolExt from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as CoolExt.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove CoolExt

Or uninstall CoolExt manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove CoolExt from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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