What is SparPilot?

SparPilot – is a program that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer). SparPilot is advertising product. It gets into PC bundled with freeware’s downloaders, without user consent. After penetrating the computer, the program starts to display huge amount of promotional products, such as banner ads, coupons, pop-ups and stuff. Also, SparPilot may collect personal information (browsing histiry, network activity) and pass it on to third parties. If you find SparPilot on your computer, then you need to remove it right away.

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How SparPilot gets on your PC?

Malicious programs such as SparPilot, come on PC bundled with free downloads and applications. Often, such software comes on a computer without the user’s consent. However, in most cases, users can prevent contamination of the system. To do this, you must be careful. Always read the user agreement. Take your time and do not press the “Next” if you are not sure that the program is safe. Also, you need to select “Advanced” installation type. Read reviews about the program. Do not expose your computer at risk. If your system has been infected by SparPilot, then read our detailed instructions to destroy it right now.

How to remove SparPilot from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove SparPilot

Or uninstall SparPilot manually.

Step 1: Remove SparPilot from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove SparPilot from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:

C:\Users\{username}\Desktop\sparpilot_david_27.exe,
PUP.Optional.QuicktimeShield, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\{e1722817-ebdb-43ad-aa06-5776b048aa95}.xpi,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\bootstrap.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\install.rdf,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\package.json,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\config.json,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\icon128.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\icon48.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\icon64.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\domains.json,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\images\bar-bg.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\images\bar-logo-small.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\images\bar-logo.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\images\bg-fade-line.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\images\diagonal-line.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\images\list-item-bg-act.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\images\list-item-bg.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\images\list-item-details-bg-act.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\images\list-item-details-bg.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\images\nav-extraitem-bg-act.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\images\nav-item-bg-act.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\images\nav-item-bg.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\images\sprite.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\images\stars-empty-big.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\images\stars-empty.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\images\stars-full-big.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\images\stars-full.png,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\lib\jquery.hoverIntent.min.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\lib\jquery.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\lib\jquery.ui.min.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\pagemod\custom.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\pagemod\toolbar.css,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\pagemod\toolbar.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\lib\config.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\lib\controller.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\lib\main.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\lib\preisheld.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\lib\service\promotion-dynamic.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\lib\service\promotion-static.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\META-INF\manifest.mf,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\META-INF\mozilla.rsa,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\META-INF\mozilla.sf,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules\async\package.json,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules\async\lib\async.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules\deepest-merge\index.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules\deepest-merge\package.json,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules\deepest-merge\test\deepest-merge.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules\sparpilot-api\api.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules\sparpilot-api\package.json,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules\sparpilot-api\sparpilot-api.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules\sparpilot-api\task.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules\sparpilot-api\tasks.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules\sparpilot-api\utils.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules\trusted-links\package.json,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules\trusted-links\trusted-links.js,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\SparPilot\bootstrapped.txt,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\SparPilot\extensions_json.txt,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\SparPilot\FFInstaller_autocheck.exe,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\SparPilot\prefs_base.txt,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\jetpack\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\simple-storage\store.json

Remove following folders

C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\images,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\lib,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\data\preisheld\pagemod,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\lib,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\lib\service,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\META-INF,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules\async,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules\async\lib,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules\deepest-merge,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules\deepest-merge\test,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules\sparpilot-api,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\node_modules\trusted-links,
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\SparPilot, Quarantined, [0a655a43bedc58de3fa80517d62f837d],
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\jetpack\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com, Quarantined, [c7a8d2cbdcbeea4cda0ef824c342966a],
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\jetpack\sparpilot__campaign27@sparpilot.com\simple-storage, Quarantined, [c7a8d2cbdcbeea4cda0ef824c342966a]

Written by Rami Douafi

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