What is Discover Treasure?

Discover Treasure is an advertising browser extension. It earns on user clicks on ads generated by add-ons installed by Discover Treasure in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Ads appear in the forms of pop-ups, flash banners, underlined links, drop-down advertisements. Ad modules have different inscriptions – “Related Search by Discover Treasure”, “powered by Discover Treasure”, “brought by Discover Treasure”. So such ads can be a certain sign of adware infection with Discover Treasure. Complete guide to remove Discover Treasure from Windows is available below.

discover treasure ads

How Discover Treasure gets on your PC?

Discover Treasure can be installed along with torrents, cracks, free software. You can get it while using software download sites like CNET.com, UpdateStar.com, Soft32.com. Inspect all steps of the installation process every time you install any type of program on your computer. Usually, you need to click the “Decline” button or choose “Advanced” installation options and uncheck all additional offers. Also, you can use Norton that can prevent the installation of unwanted apps. Norton will also remove Discover Treasure adware from your system.

How to remove Discover Treasure from your computer?

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

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Step 1: Remove Discover Treasure from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Discover Treasure.
  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 Discover Treasure 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 Discover Treasure, 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 Discover Treasure 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 Discover Treasure from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Discover Treasure from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{BEA71033-EEB5-44CF-8C7C-A0DED58D0D93}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{8418BD97-7DF8-4D42-92D5-1ADD44B270C0}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{F83D1872-D9FF-47F8-B5A0-49CC51E24EE8}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{52dfc801-83d0-4562-93bf-f22d344c737e}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\DiscoverTreasure
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Discover Treasure

Remove following files:


52dfc801-83d0-4562-93bf-f22d344c737e.dll
firefox@www.discovertreasurenow.com.xpi
uninstaller.exe

Remove following folders


C:\Program Files (x86)\Discover Treasure
C:\Program Files\Discover Treasure

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

3 Comments

  1. I have applied ur provided solution lets see if it works

  2. Thank you very much for sharing the guide it worked for me. I was very upset with it and through this guide i have removed it.

  3. Получилось почистить!

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