How to uninstall (remove) GreatSave4u

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What is GreatSave4u?

GreatSave4u – a browser extension that comes bundled with free software without user consent. The main objective of this program – the dissemination of advertisements. At first glance, it seems useful GreatSave4u harmless program; it really is not doing anything useful. After penetrating the computer, it starts to display a huge amount of advertising information, such as banners and coupons. This advertising may refer to popular sites such as Amazon, Walmart and others. Pop-ups can occur at any point of your browsing. Thus, GreatSave4u trying to get you to spend money for nothing. Also, this program can change your browser settings, change the homepage, redirect the user to other sites, and replace the search and so on. Also, your personal information may be disclosed to third parties. If you find GreatSave4u on your PC, then you need to remove it immediately.

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How GreatSave4u gets on your PC?

Malicious software penetrate to computer bundled with free programs. Malicious software comes on a computer without consent of the user and can cause irreparable damage to your computer. Most often, the user can prevent the penetration of such programs on their own. For this, it is necessary to follow closely the installation process and not to rush. Read the user agreement, do not agree to install suspicious software. Choose advanced or full installation type. Read reviews about the programs. You can also use special programs that will help you protect your PC. If you have found GreatSave4u, use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove GreatSave4u from your computer?

To uninstall GreatSave4u remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have GreatSave4u in their database. You can try to use them for removing GreatSave4u.

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to GreatSave4u – 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 GreatSave4u.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove GreatSave4u

Or uninstall GreatSave4u manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find GreatSave4u.
  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 GreatSave4u 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 GreatSave4u, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove GreatSave4u from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find GreatSave4u.
  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 GreatSave4u.
  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 GreatSave4u.
  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:


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Then remove following files:


greatsave4u.dll

And following folders


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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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