What is Glindorus?

Glindorus a potentially unwanted program. Glindorus comes bundled with other free software that users can download from popular sites that distribute freeware. Glindorus hijacks popular browsers Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome. This program comes as a browser extension and begins to change the settings of your browser, homepage and so on. After penetration, Glindorus displays banner ads, coupons and other promotional information that relate to popular sites, such as Walmart, BestBuy, eBay and others. In addition, Glindorus adds its toolbar to your browser, which is large. There are lot of advertising in the toolbar too. Also, Glindorus may redirect you to sites with advertising content. Glindorus created to provoke you to spending money. Many users believe the tricks of developers and spend their money on things that they don’t need. Glindorus also can analyze your browsing history to display the advertisements that will interest you most of all. Glindorus is not a virus, but this program can significantly degrade your browsing. We recommend removing it right away if you found it on your PC.

glindorus ads

How Glindorus gets on your PC?

Glindorus comes to computer bundled with other freeware. It gets into PC without the user’s consent. Often the user doesn’t notice the penetration of such programs. This is because people don’t follow the installation process. Many people just click “Next” and don’t read the user agreement. This is a major mistake. Always be careful during installation. Read user agreement and decline installing of suspicious programs and don’t agree to change the homepage. You can also read reviews about the programs that seem suspicious. Do not rush during installation. That’s how you can prevent the occurrence of such unwanted programs. If Glindorus already infected your PC, then use our instructions, which is listed below.

How to remove Glindorus from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Glindorus

Or uninstall Glindorus manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Glindorus from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerBrowser Helper Objectsglindorus{9598e82a-7e09-4438-b425-b9e9718c3c73}

Then remove following files:


glindorusBHO.dll
glindorus.Common.dll
updateglindorus.exe
glindorusUninstall.exe
Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll
sqlite3.exe
Glindorus.dll

And following folders


C:Program FilesGlindorus

Written by Rami Douafi

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