How to uninstall (remove) Gate Snapper

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What is Gate Snapper

Gate Snapper – is a browser extension, which is created by SuperWeb LLC. It can be installed on many known browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. Developers claim, that their program improves users browsing by adding different features. But it is classified as adware, because it downloads and displays various advertisements, which may redirect user to potentially malicious websites. It is highly recommended to remove Gate Snapper from computer.

Gate Snapper

How is Gate Snapper installed on my PC?

As many ad-supported programs, Gate Snapper can be installed without users agreement and knowledge. It uses “bundling” for invisible PC installation. How “bundling” works? Simple, malware gets bound to free software, like emoticons, games, file-sharing software or screen-savers. So when user installs this freeware, bound malware gets installed too. To avoid this situation, don’t download poor software, especially from unknown sources. Be careful and attentive during installation process. You also can disable Gate Snapper installation by unmarkling checkboxes in advanced/custom setup options.

How to remove Gate Snapper?

To get rid of Gate Snapper you can use special removal tool, that fully removes adware like Gate Snapper. Also you can remove it manually, read out manual removal guide and follow its instructions.

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to Gate Snapper – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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Manual Gate Snapper Removal Guide

windows 7 logoWindows 7:

  1. Click the Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Click Uninstall a program (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Category);
    Click Programs and Features (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Icons);
  4. Find programs possibly related to Gate Snapper;
  5. Click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logoWindows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.);
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel;
  3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Gate Snapper;
  5. Tap or click the program, and then tap or click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

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

windows xp logoWindows XP:

  1. Click Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Gate Snapper and Click it;
  5. Click to Remove;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

google chrome logoGoogle Chrome:

You can skip steps 2-4 point by typing “chrome://extensions/” in address bar.

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on Options Icon or press Alt+E, Alt+F;
  3. Click Settings;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find Gate Snapper;
  6. Click on bin icon to remove extension.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logoMozilla Firefox:

You can skip steps 2-3 by typing “about:addons” in address bar or pressing Shift+Ctrl+A.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox;
  2. Press Alt+T or Click Tools on the top of the browser;
  3. Click Add-ons;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find Gate Snapper;
  6. Click Disable or Remove.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logoInternet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Press Alt+T, or Click on Gear Icon in the right-top corner;
  3. Click Manage Add-ons;
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions;
  5. Find Gate Snapper and Click Disable ;
  6. Click More information button;
  7. Click Remove

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Conclusion

Gate Snapper – is an annoying adware, that poses as Browser Helper Object. In addition, it may be the reason of PC infections. Remove Gate Snapper from PC as soon as possible.

Author: Olga Karpuk

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