What is GameLauncher?

GameLauncher 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 user consent via freeware’s downloaders. GameLauncher can advertise goods of such popular sites like Amazon, eBay and so on. Also, GameLauncher changes your homepage and search engine. GameLauncher changing your browser options, and can add its toolbar. In plus, it can redirect the user to ad sites during the browsing. The main goal of the developers is to make money. Many users do not know that many great deals are false, so user can spend his money on nothing. GameLauncher can distribute its files all over your computer, so you cannot remove it easily. GameLauncher is not a virus, but this program relates to the number of Potentially Unwanted Programs (abbreviated as PUP). GameLauncher increases traffic, slows down your browser and can collect your personal information and send it to third parties. If you find GameLauncher on your PC, then do not waste time, remove it now.

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How GameLauncher gets on your PC?

Similar programs belong to potentially unwanted programs. These programs come on a computer without the user’s consent, so you may have overlooked the penetration of this program. PUP is installed on PC bundled with freeware program such as archivers, download managers, players and so on. The user must be considerate during the installation process to prevent the penetration of unwanted programs. To do this, you need to read the user agreement. Do not agree to install unknown or suspicious programs. Not need to trust programs from unknown publishers. Always follow the installation process and do not rush to click “Next”. If your computer is already infected, you can use our instructions listed below to get rid of GameLauncher.

How to remove GameLauncher from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove GameLauncher

Or uninstall GameLauncher manually.

Step 1: Remove GameLauncher from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove GameLauncher from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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