What is PressGamer?

At first glance PressGamer seems a very useful program for downloading games for free and quickly. But it’s not so good. PressGamer is an extension for the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer), which comes bundled with freeware without user’s consent. The main objective of this program – it is the spread of various types of advertising (banners, coupons, pop-ups, etc.). PressGamer takes effect immediately after penetration of the PC. Arrogant advertisement will appear at any time during your browsing. Advertising has in popular online stores and partner companies. However, most of the proposals are not true. Developers are trying to get you to buy something that is not. Also, PressGamer can change your browser settings, home page and other settings. PressGamer doesn’t do anything useful, it increases traffic and reduces the performance of your PC. If you find PressGamer, you must immediately remove it.

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How PressGamer gets on your PC?

Adware, such as PressGamer, comes to PC bundled with free software without the user’s consent. This happens because users rarely follow the installation process. This program can get on the computer along with the archivers, players and other freeware. Always follow the installation process to avoid infecting your computer. Also, read the user agreement, don’t click the “Next” button if you doubt that the program is safe. No need to click “I agree” if the additional software that you are offered is unknown and uncertain. Choose the Advanced installation type to see everything that the installer offers you. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of PressGamer right now.

How to remove PressGamer from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove PressGamer

Or uninstall PressGamer manually.

Step 1: Remove PressGamer from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove PressGamer from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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