What is Not Set?

Not Set is a browser extension that comes bundled with free software without user consent. Not Set promises to help users find the best offers of popular stores such as eBay, Amazon and so on. Not Set displays a bunch of promotional items such as banners, coupons and other promotional links. In fact, many coupons and offers are not valid. Not Set can change your homepage or install toolbar. Also, Not Set increases the traffic and slow down your computer. Remove this program is not easy, since it creates registry entries and copy the files on your entire computer. Even if you delete Not Set from the control panel, it can be restored again. If you find Not Set on your PC, you must uninstall the potentially unwanted program.

How Not Set gets on your PC?

Most of the penetrations of adware or malware occur without user’s consent. Often, programs as Not Set come bundled with free programs and applications. For example, when you download the player, converter, or anything else, then you run the risk of catching Potentially Unwanted Program. To avoid infecting your computer, you should remember a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button until you have verified that the program is safe. Choose the Advanced installation type to see all of the additional software that installer offers you. Read reviews about obscure and suspicious programs. In addition, there are many programs in the Internet, which can help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already was attacked by Not Set, use our instructions which are specified below.

How to remove Not Set from your computer?

To uninstall Not Set remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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You can try both of these products to remove Not Set

Or uninstall Not Set manually.

Step 1: Remove Not Set from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Not Set.
  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 Not Set 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 Not Set, select it and click Uninstall.

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

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Not Set and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Not Set from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Not Set from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Not Set.
  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 Not Set.
  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 Not Set.
  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.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Not Set:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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