How to uninstall (remove) SegmentAssister

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What is SegmentAssister?

SegmentAssister – a program that is installed on the computer as an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer). After penetration on the PC, SegmentAssister begins to spread promotional products of partner companies (eBay, Amazon, and others.). SegmentAssister displays banners and coupons, pop-ups and links to ad sites. Advertising can appear at any time during browsing, it very much prevents for the user. Also, SegmentAssister can change the search results, redirect the user to other sites, bring in another unwanted software, and more. SegmentAssister change your browser settings and homepage. SegmentAssister threatens the security of your personal information. It reviews the history of your browsing, collects your personal information and this can be transferred to third parties. SegmentAssister is a potentially unwanted program, so you need to remove it immediately.

How SegmentAssister gets on your PC?

Malicious software infects a computer without the user’s consent. Usually, SegmentAssister comes with free applications and programs that you can download from popular free sites such as download.com, Softpedia, Freewarefiles, Shareware, Soft32 and many others. These sites tend to create their own download managers that implement a potentially unwanted program. Users are not attentive during installation, so the computer can be infected. Always follow the important rules. Read user agreement. Take your time. Do not press the “Next” button, if you are not sure that the program will not harm your computer. Select advanced installation type. Do not settle for questionable deals and carefully follow the installation process. If SegmentAssister has already penetrated to the PC, you can use our instructions to remove it immediately.

How to remove SegmentAssister from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to SegmentAssister – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove SegmentAssister

Or uninstall SegmentAssister manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove SegmentAssister from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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