What is Sagittarius?

Sagittarius is an adware that will worsen your browsing experience with its presence on your computer. The malware developers masqueraded their product as a screensaver displaying everyday horoscope. Once it infiltrates the systems it can get installed on all popular browsers like Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Just after this, it adds a visual layer on the pages and generates ads on top of page content. Not only the adware behavior is irritating, it can also cause further infection, as clicking on an ad triggers instant redirection. To stop commercials from appearing you should remove Sagittarius.

Sagittarius ads

How Sagittarius gets on your PC?

Sagittarius is distributed as a free screensaver and can be downloaded from the official site. Still, as its developers need to spread it to as many systems as possible, they recourse to deception. The most favored approach of malware creators is adding the product to an installer of a legitimate application. In addition to hiding its presence in the steps of Default setup, malware creators have fancied a non-suspicious disguise to Sagittarius. So, you should be extremely cautious while installing software – always choose Advanced installation mode and read the reviews on the applications you’re uncertain with.

How to remove Sagittarius from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Sagittarius

Or uninstall Sagittarius manually.

Step 1: Remove Sagittarius from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Sagittarius from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following folders

%PROGRAMFILES%\Sagittarius\

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