How to uninstall (remove) GearScroll

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What is GearScroll?

GearScroll is a browser extension that comes into the PC as an extension to the browser without user’s consent. According to the developers, GearScroll helps users find great deals and save money. It’s not true. Why? Because a lot of these isn’t real. GearScroll displays many of banner ads, coupons, and links to ad sites. GearScroll can also change your browser settings and redirect you to other sites. GearScroll slows down your computer and can cause various problems. This program can bring along other unwanted software. Therefore, you should delete it right now.

GearScroll Ads

How GearScroll gets on your PC?

GearScroll refers to the number of potentially unwanted software. These programs come on a computer without the user’s consent. Typically, PUP penetrates a computer bundled with free software, such as players, converters or archivers, and so on. Malware can be hidden in the Download manager or Installation Manager. You need to remember a few simple things to protect your PC against the penetration of potentially unwanted programs. Always follow the installation process carefully. Also, you must choose the “Advanced” or “Full” installation type in order to see the hidden elements of the installation. Don’t press the “Next” if you aren’t sure in any component of the program. Read reviews about this program and use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove GearScroll.

How to remove GearScroll from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove GearScroll

Or uninstall GearScroll manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove GearScroll from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:


no information

Then remove following files:


GearScroll.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%GearScroll

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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