What is Sonic Train?

Sonic Train is another typical adware browser add-on for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Its publisher is Bronze Aid. Its purpose is to create and show ads, pop-ups, banners to users. Formally, “Ads by Sonic Train” should contain useful information for users shopping online. For example, discounts, coupons, deals and offer. But in reality, advertising of Sonic Train is useless and dangerous. It may contain links to malicious or unwanted programs. It is recommended to remove Sonic Train from your computer. Below is complete guide.

sonic train ads

How Sonic Train gets on your PC?

Sonic Train adware uses tricky ways to get on your computer. It uses “bundled” installers. Most of the free programs on the web monetize their traffic with advertising software or with much more dangerous programs. When you install or download free program be careful, as you can receive an offer to install adware like Sonic Train. Decline all such offers and uncheck checkboxes that say something extra will be installed. Use Norton (available below) to remove Sonic Train for free.

How to remove Sonic Train from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Sonic Train

Or uninstall Sonic Train manually.

Step 1: Remove Sonic Train from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Sonic Train from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{93932E77-F684-41DB-BD4F-510E5888A8C6}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{5C245780-5D83-494C-9055-BC5EA98D3AE7}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{7e4c3aec-6e9b-4266-8d54-dfc359232d8a}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\Interface\{93932E77-F684-41DB-BD4F-510E5888A8C6}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects{7e4c3aec-6e9b-4266-8d54-dfc359232d8a}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Sonic Train
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\SonicTrain

Remove following files:


7e4c3aec-6e9b-4266-8d54-dfc359232d8a.dll
7za.exe
firefox@www.sonictrain.net.xpi
Uninstaller.exe
SonicTrain.dll

Remove following folders


C:\Program Files (x86)\Sonic Train
C:\Program Files\Sonic Train

Written by Rami Douafi

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