How to uninstall (remove) Olive Browser

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What is Olive Browser?

Olive Browser – a malicious program that comes as an extension to the browser without the user’s consent. Olive Browser hijacks popular browsers, e.g. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. After penetrating the computer, this program starts to display banners, coupons and pop-ups, which may relate to a popular partner sites (eBay, AliExpress, and so on). Thus, Olive Browser is trying to force users to spend money. This program promises to help the user to save money; in fact, most of the offers are not real. Also Olive Browser change your browser settings, change the homepage, reduce your computer’s performance, and so on. Olive Browser collects personal information and transmits it to third parties. If the Olive Browser has infected your PC, remove it immediately.

Olive Browser

How Olive Browser gets on your PC?

Olive Browser comes without the user’s consent. The user may not realize that their computer is infected. This can happen when the user downloads the free software or application, such as Archiver, converter, player and so on. Some sites create special download managers that hide malicious software. You must follow a few rules in order to avoid penetration by malicious software. Always read the user agreement in full. You should know what you are offering. Also, always choose advanced installation type and don’t agree with the proposals to install unfamiliar and unwanted program. Don’t click “Next” until you have verified that the program is safe. Follow the installation process and take your time. Be careful. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove Olive Browser.

How to remove Olive Browser from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Olive Browser

Or uninstall Olive Browser manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Olive Browser from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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