How to uninstall (remove) GettingApps

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What is GettingApps?

GettingApps is a browser extension that comes bundled with other free applications and programs without the user’s consent. This program is not a virus, but it is necessary as a potentially unwanted programs. After penetration, GettingApps displays a huge amount of publicity in the form of banners and coupons that may apply at the popular online stores, such as Amazon, eBay and others. According to the developers, GettingApps was created to help users to make the most profitable buy and find the best deals, but the main goal of the developers – it is to make money. Most of the proposals are a swindle. In addition, GettingApps can change the browser home page, and significantly reduce performance. GettingApps may collect personal information and pass it on to third parties. If you find GettingApps on your PC, then you should remove it immediately.

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How GettingApps 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 GettingApps.

How to remove GettingApps from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove GettingApps

Or uninstall GettingApps manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove GettingApps from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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