How to uninstall (remove) Key Stream

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What is Key Stream?

Key Stream – an extension for the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer), that is one of the potentially unwanted software. Key Stream comes bundled with free software without the user’s consent. After coming to a computer, Key Stream displays a huge amount of publicity. This advertising can be of different forms: banners, coupons, pop-ups, links to ad sites and so on. At first glance, Key Stream may seem so helpful. Key Stream “helps” the user to find the best deals of online stores. In fact, most promotional offers are false. Key Stream trying to force the user to spend money for nothing. Also, Key Stream adds registry entries, can change the settings of your computer, change your homepage, replace the search results, redirect you to ad sites and much more. Key Stream very malicious program, so you need to remove it right away.

How Key Stream gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs come on a computer without consent of the user. User may not notice the penetration of these programs. Key Stream comes bundled with other free downloads from popular sites. Typically, users do not attach importance to the conditions and suggestions. This is a mistake. Always read the user agreement to know what you are offering. Take your time. Try to follow closely the installation process and pay attention to the elements that are obscured or are written in small type. Select advanced installation type. Do not install programs that seem suspicious. Be careful! If your PC is already infected, then use the instructions that mentioned below to remove Key Stream completely.

How to remove Key Stream from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Key Stream

Or uninstall Key Stream manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Key Stream from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Key Stream.
  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 Key Stream.
  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 Key Stream.
  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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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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