What is Elements Peruse?

Elements Peruse is a browser add-on which official description gives a defective impression of application’s legitimacy. Yet Elements Peruse is determined as adware. The application behavior can be for sure called as highly intrusive. Once it gets onto browsers it starts to generate ads that often are marked as “Powered by Elements Peruse”, “Brought by Elements Peruse”, or somehow else. No matter how these ads look – usually they take your recently visited pages as the basis of content, they promote the sites of Elements Peruse sponsors. To remove Elements Peruse you should delete its components completely.

Elements Peruse

How Elements Peruse gets on your PC?

Elements Peruse is mainly installed without user’s knowledge. It may happen during usual browsing the web – the installation of Elements Peruse can be triggered by suddenly appeared advertisement or notification about available updates. At the same time the method called bundling is another popular means of malware distribution. When malware is bundled it means that it is added to a setup as a complementary element, and when you install usual program you get Elements Peruse as well.

How to remove Elements Peruse from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Elements Peruse

Or uninstall Elements Peruse manually.

Step 1: Remove Elements Peruse from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Elements Peruse from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstaller\elements peruse
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\elementsperuse
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\elementsperuse
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\elementsperuse-a.akamaihd.net
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Update Mgr elementsperuse
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\Service Mgr elementsperuse
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\Update Mgr elementsperuse
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Service Mgr elementsperuse

Remove following files:

%TEMP%\elements peruse
%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\elements peruse
%PROGRAMFILES%\elements peruse
elementsperuse-a.akamaihd[1].xml

Remove following folders

%PROGRAMFILES%\Elements Peruse\

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