What is LookThisUp?

LookThisUp is a program that is potentially undesirable. According to the developers LookThisUp was created in order to help the user to optimize the computer, delete unwanted files and speed up your PC. In fact, LookThisUp entails a lot of errors, and the main task of the developers is to get you to buy the premium version. After installing the LookThisUp starts to analyze your computer, and then it displays a message stating that your computer is infected and very much in need of treatment soon. To fix this, the user must buy the premium version. However, LookThisUp – it is absolutely useless program. If you find it on your PC. You should delete it immediately.

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How LookThisUp gets on your PC?

Penetration of such programs depends largely on the care of users. Most of malware comes bundled with other programs that the user downloads from the free sites. Few are closely watching the installation process, and sometimes do not know that their computer is at risk. Always read the user’s agreement and don’t press “Next” button once. First, make sure that the program is safe. Select advanced installation type. Remember that there are many similar programs in the Internet. Read reviews about the programs, and if your computer is already infected, then use the instructions below.

How to remove LookThisUp from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove LookThisUp

Or uninstall LookThisUp manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove LookThisUp from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


HKLMSoftwareLookThisUp

Then remove following files:


LookThisUp.dll

And following folders


C:Program FilesLookThisUp

Written by Rami Douafi

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