What is PlugSter?

PlugSter – it is browser extension that comes bundled with free software without user consent. PlugSter refers to the number of potentially unwanted software, after penetration, it starts throwing Users unnecessary advertising. PlugSter displays of banners and tons of coupons that may be relevant to popular online stores, such as Amazon, EBay and others. PlugSter also can set your browser toolbar and change your homepage. In a word – PlugSter can be a lot of trouble. Also PlugSter may lead other unwanted software, analyze your personal information and send it is to third parties. If you find it on your computer, remove it immediately.

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How PlugSter gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs come on a computer without consent of the user. User may not notice the penetration of these programs. It comes bundled with other free downloads from popular sites. Typically, users do not attach importance to the conditions and suggestions. This is a mistake. Always read the user agreement to know what you are offering. Take your time. Try to follow closely the installation process and pay attention to the elements that are obscured or are written in small type. Select advanced installation type. Do not install programs that seem suspicious. Be careful! If your PC is already infected, then use the instructions that mentioned below to remove the problem completely.

How to remove PlugSter from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove PlugSter

Or uninstall PlugSter manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove PlugSter from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstalllemur leap
Key: HKCUSoftwarelemur leap
Key: HKCUSoftwareBabSolution

Then remove following files:


lemurleap.dll
lemurleapBHO.dll
lemurleap.ico
lemurleapUninstall.exe
updatelemurleap.exe
lemurleap_nmahgw.exe

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%lemur leap

Written by Rami Douafi

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