How to uninstall (remove) OMGApp

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What is OMGApp?

OMGApp – a browser extension that hijacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. Immediately after penetration OMGApp cast member starts advertising, which may relate to popular online stores. Banner ads and coupons are starting to appear constantly during browsing. It can drive you mad. According to the developers, OMGApp created in order to help the user to make the best purchase. That’s a lie. These proposals are not true. Developers want you to give them money for nothing. In addition, OMGApp can change the settings of your browser to change the home page, install a toolbar, modify the search results and redirect the user to other sites. Also, this program collects your personal data, browsing history, and so on. This information may be disclosed to third parties. OMGApp is not a virus, but it is necessary as a potentially unwanted software, so if you find it on your PC, then you should remove it immediately.

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How OMGApp gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs, such as OMGApp, sneak into a computer bundled with other free software. It 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 OMGApp.

How to remove OMGApp from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove OMGApp

Or uninstall OMGApp manually.

Step 1: Remove OMGApp from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find OMGApp.
  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 OMGApp 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 OMGApp, 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 OMGApp 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 OMGApp from your browser.

Step 2: Remove OMGApp from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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