What is Slithermon?

Slithermon is an adware that gives access to the popular game Slither.io. It gets into computer as browser extension (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer) without user consent. Slithermon has nothing to do with games and entertainments, and it does not exist. Slithermon is a potentially unwanted program that promotes the advertising content. Slithermon displays various advertisements, pop-ups, coupons and much more. Clicking on advertising pop-ups jeopardizes the security of your computer and browser, because it can bring other malicious software onto your PC. Slithermon collects personal user information including browsing history, user activity on the Internet, geolocation data, search queries and much more. This information can be analyzed and shared with third parties for unknown purposes. Well, that is enough for sure that Slithermon is useless and annoying. If you have already been infected with Slithermon, then we recommend you to use our instructions to fast removal of this adware.

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How Slithermon gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs come on a computer without consent of the user. User may not notice the penetration of these programs. Slithermon comes bundled with other free downloads via freeware’s downloaders and installers. Typically, users do not attach importance to the conditions and suggestions. This is a mistake. Always read the user agreement to know what you are offering. Take your time. Try to follow closely the installation process and pay attention to the elements that are obscured or are written in small type. Select advanced installation type. Do not install programs that seem suspicious. Be careful! If your PC is already infected, then use instructions that mentioned below to uninstall Slithermon completely.

How to remove Slithermon from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Slithermon

Or uninstall Slithermon manually.

Step 1: Remove Slithermon from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Slithermon from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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