How to uninstall (remove) Gooternet

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What is Gooternet?

Gooternet is a program that comes in the form of an extension to the browser and hijacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. Gooternet is a potentially unwanted program. Gooternet is not a virus, but it can bring a lot of inconvenience to the user. After penetration of the PC Gooternet begins to display a variety of promotional content such as banners, coupons and links to ad sites. The developers of this program are collaborating with some popular websites. According to the developers, this program is designed to help the user to find the best offers, but actually Gooternet trying to get you to make a pointless purchase, since most of the proposals is a scam. Gooternet also may collect personal data and send it to third parties. Gooternet should be removed, if you find it on your PC.

Gooternet

How Gooternet gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs, such as Gooternet, sneak into a computer bundled with other free software. It 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 Gooternet.

How to remove Gooternet from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to Gooternet – 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 Gooternet.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Gooternet

Or uninstall Gooternet manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Gooternet from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


Key: HKLMSoftwareGooternet

Then remove following files:


gooternet-bho.dll
uninstall.exe

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%Gooternet

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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