How to uninstall (remove) PicColor

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What is PicColor

PicColor – is a browser add-on, which is created by Say Media Group Ltd. This application may be embedded into popular internet browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. It acts like a BHO (Browser Helper Object), but it is classified as potentially unwanted software. Why? Because it generates and displays various advertisements, like banners, pop-ups, in-text links and so on.Those advertisements may redirect user to malicious websites. Moreover it can scan your browser activity and collects this information. Be careful, this information can be shared. We recommend you to remove PicColor from computer.

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How is PicColor installed on my PC?

Many malware can be downloaded via email attachments, banners clicking, bundling with other software, media files, documents. But most exploitable method is bundling. Bundling – is a method, where malware is bound to a freeware or shareware and get installed with or without user’s knowledge. To avoid this, you should be careful at all steps in the program of installation, inspect different options, like Custom/Advanced setting. We recommend you to use removal utilities for full removing.

How to remove PicColor?

To remove PicColor you can use removal tool, that easily remove malware. Or if you are experienced with PC, you can remove it using our manual removal guide.

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Manual PicColor Removal Guide

windows 7 logoWindows 7:

  1. Click the Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Click Uninstall a program (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Category);
    Click Programs and Features (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Icons);
  4. Find programs possibly related to PicColor;
  5. Click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logoWindows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.);
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel;
  3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features;
  4. Find programs possibly related to PicColor;
  5. Tap or click the program, and then tap or click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

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

windows xp logoWindows XP:

  1. Click Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs;
  4. Find programs possibly related to PicColor and Click it;
  5. Click to Remove;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

google chrome logoGoogle Chrome:

You can skip steps 2-4 point by typing “chrome://extensions/” in address bar.

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on Options Icon or press Alt+E, Alt+F;
  3. Click Settings;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find PicColor;
  6. Click on bin icon to remove extension.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logoMozilla Firefox:

You can skip steps 2-3 by typing “about:addons” in address bar or pressing Shift+Ctrl+A.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox;
  2. Press Alt+T or Click Tools on the top of the browser;
  3. Click Add-ons;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find PicColor;
  6. Click Disable or Remove.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logoInternet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Press Alt+T, or Click on Gear Icon in the right-top corner;
  3. Click Manage Add-ons;
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions;
  5. Find PicColor and Click Disable ;
  6. Click More information button;
  7. Click Remove

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Conclusion

PicColor – is a nasty adware, that distracts user from browsing. Remove PicColor as soon as possible from your safety and calm browsing.

Author: Olga Karpuk

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