How to uninstall (remove) SideTerms

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What is SideTerms?

SideTerms – a browser extension that comes bundled with other free downloads without user consent. SideTerms is not a virus, but this program carries a greater potential threat to the security of your computer. After penetration, SideTerms displays advertisements, banners and coupons, which may contain information of popular online stores. SideTerms «helps” the user to find the cheapest deals on the Internet. It is not! Most of these offers are not true. The main task at SideTerms – is to make money and make you pay for nothing. Also SideTerms change your browser can change your homepage and send your personal information to third parties. SideTerms – this is a potentially unwanted program, and if you find it on your PC, then you need to remove it right away.

SideTerms

How SideTerms gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs sneak into a computer bundled with other free software. It comes without the user’s consent. The user may not realize that their computer is infected. This can happen when the user downloads the free software or application, such as Archiver, converter, player and so on. Some sites create special download managers that hide malicious software. You must follow a few rules in order to avoid penetration by malicious software. Always read the user agreement in full. You should know what you are offering. Also, always choose advanced installation type and don’t agree with the proposals to install unfamiliar and unwanted program. Don’t click “Next” until you have verified that the program is safe. Follow the installation process and take your time. Be careful. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove SideTerms from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove SideTerms

Or uninstall SideTerms manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove SideTerms from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


no information

Then remove following files:


sideterms.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%sideterms

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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