What is DesktopClock?

DesktopClock is a browser extension that comes bundled with free software without user consent. DesktopClock promises to help users find the best offers of popular stores such as eBay, Amazon and so on. DesktopClock displays a bunch of promotional items such as banners, coupons and other promotional links. In fact, many coupons and offers are not valid. DesktopClock can change your home page or install your toolbar. Also, DesktopClock increases the traffic and slow down your computer. Remove this program is not easy, since it creates registry entries and copy the files on your entire computer. Even if you delete DesktopClock from the control panel, it can be restored again. If you find DesktopClock on your PC, you must uninstall the potentially unwanted program.

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How DesktopClock gets on your PC?

Malicious software, such as DesktopClock, comes to your computer bundled with a free program like archivers, players, converters and other freeware. Some ad sites and sites that distribute free programs can insert adware and malware in their download managers. Potentially unwanted programs come without consent of the user, so users often don’t know that their computer is infected. Always follow the installation process, read the user agreement and select “Advanced” installation type to avoid such problems. Take your time, do not press the “Next” button until then, until you aren’t convinced that the program is safe. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of DesktopClock completely.

How to remove DesktopClock from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove DesktopClock

Or uninstall DesktopClock manually.

Step 1: Remove DesktopClock from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate DesktopClock and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove DesktopClock from your browser.

Step 2: Remove DesktopClock from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of DesktopClock:

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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