How to uninstall (remove) Knowledge Gains

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What is Knowledge Gains?

Knowledge Gains – it’s browser extension that hijacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. This program displays ads (banners, coupons) at the time when you are running the browser. This ad can appear at any time during your browsing. Knowledge Gains can show offers from online stores such as Amazon, Walmart, eBay and so on. Knowledge Gains «help» user to save money. In fact, many of the proposals are false. The main task at Knowledge Gains – is to get you to spend money. Also Knowledge Gains constantly collects your personal information, for example, browsing history, and so on. Also, your personal information may be disclosed to third parties. Knowledge Gains is a potentially unwanted program, and we recommend you to remove it without wasting time.

Knowledge Gains

How Knowledge Gains 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 Knowledge Gains – use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove Knowledge Gains from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Knowledge Gains

Or uninstall Knowledge Gains manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Knowledge Gains from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


no information

Then remove following files:


Knowledge Gains.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%Knowledge Gains

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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