What is PrintOnKey?

PrintOnKey is a typical adware, that is installed to the browsers without users’ knowledge and generates a mass of advertising banners, in-text links and pop-ups. But if you have got the adware on your computer, you may want to remove PrintOnKey not only because of the ads. You should keep in mind that none of the displayed goods are promoted by real manufacturer or seller, and none of the coupons and discounts are real. The best offers shown on the pop-ups are aimed to catch the interest of the viewer and make him click the ad, that will, if the things shape up in your favor, lead to site with even more advertisement, otherwise, to a site that poses a threat.

PrintOnKey ads

How PrintOnKey gets on your PC?

PrintOnKey tries to sneak into the system in the most unnoticeable way. For this purpose, it is usually distributed as a supplement to more popular software in an effort to confuse the user. Not everyone would read the terms of installation and change its options. However, it often results in getting infected with a malware. For the safety of the system, one should choose Custom or Advanced installation and deselect anything that looks suspicious.

How to remove PrintOnKey from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove PrintOnKey

Or uninstall PrintOnKey manually.

Step 1: Remove PrintOnKey from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove PrintOnKey from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:

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Remove following folders

%PROGRAMFILES%\PrintOnKey\

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