How to uninstall (remove) PlataMoose

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What is PlataMoose?

PlataMoose is a program that comes in the form of an extension to the browser and hijacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. PlataMoose is a potentially unwanted program. PlataMoose is not a virus, but it can bring a lot of inconvenience to the user. After penetration of the PC PlataMoose begins to display a variety of promotional content such as banners, coupons and links to ad sites. The developers of this program are collaborating with some popular websites. According to the developers, this program is designed to help the user to find the best offers, but actually PlataMoose trying to get you to make a pointless purchase, since most of the proposals is a scam. PlataMoose also may collect personal data and send it to third parties. PlataMoose should be removed, if you find it on your PC.

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How PlataMoose gets on your PC?

PlataMoose penetrates to computer bundled with free programs. Malicious software comes on a computer without consent of the user and can cause irreparable damage to your computer. Most often, the user can prevent the penetration of such programs on their own. For this, it is necessary to follow closely the installation process and not to rush. Read the user agreement, do not agree to install suspicious software. Choose advanced or full installation type. Read reviews about the programs. You can also use special programs that will help you protect your PC. If you have found malware, use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove PlataMoose from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as PlataMoose.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove PlataMoose

Or uninstall PlataMoose manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove PlataMoose from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


no information

Then remove following files:


PlataMoose.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%PlataMoose

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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