What is GetLucky?

At first glance, GetLucky is a very useful program that helps to save money and find the very advantageous offers in the Internet, but it’s not true. GetLucky – it’s an extension for browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer), that comes bundled with free software without user consent. GetLucky is a potentially unwanted program and can cause irreparable damage to your PC. After penetrating computer, GetLucky begins to display ads, banners and other promotional products. This ad may pop up at any time during your browsing. Thus, GetLucky promotes products of its partners, online stores and other. It changes your browser’s homepage and can also redirect the user to other sites and replace the search results. Among other things, GetLucky collects your personal information, browsing history, and so on. It is done in order to pick up the goods and services which will interest you most. GetLucky also increases the amount of traffic and significantly reduces the performance of your PC. If you find GetLucky on your computer, remove it immediately!

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How GetLucky gets on your PC?

GetLucky comes without the user’s consent. The user may not realize that their computer is infected. This can happen when the user downloads the free software or application, such as Archiver, converter, player and so on. Some sites create special download managers that hide malicious software. You must follow a few rules in order to avoid penetration by malicious software. Always read the user agreement in full. You should know what you are offering. Also, always choose advanced installation type and don’t agree with the proposals to install unfamiliar and unwanted program. Don’t click “Next” until you have verified that the program is safe. Follow the installation process and take your time. Be careful. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove GetLucky.

How to remove GetLucky from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove GetLucky

Or uninstall GetLucky manually.

Step 1: Remove GetLucky from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove GetLucky from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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