How to uninstall (remove) Spy Lookout

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What is Spy Lookout?

Spy Lookout is a browser extension that hijacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. According to the developers, Spy Lookout is a program that is designed to help the user to make purchases on popular sites such as Amazon, eBay, Walmart and others. Nevertheless, the real goal of the developers is to make money. Spy Lookout begins to display a huge amount of advertising in the form of coupons, banners and other things. Spy Lookout can also redirect you to an ad site or change the search results. Then it adds a large toolbar, in which a lot of publicity too. This program will appear every time when you open your browser. Spy Lookout can also change the settings of your browser, including the homepage. Spy Lookout is not a virus, but this program doesn’t do anything useful. It can slow down browsing, collect your personal information and send it to third parties. Those waste of time, remove Spy Lookout Now.

Spy Lookout ads

How Spy Lookout gets on your PC?

Most of the penetrations of adware or malware occur without user’s consent. Often, programs as Spy Lookout, come bundled with free programs and applications. For example, when you download the player, converter, or anything else, then you run the risk of catching Potentially Unwanted Program. To avoid infecting your computer, you should remember a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button until you have verified that the program is safe. Choose the Advanced installation type to see all of the additional software that installer offers you. Read reviews about obscure and suspicious programs. In addition, there are many programs in the Internet, which can help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already was attacked by this, use our instructions which are specified below.

How to remove Spy Lookout from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Spy Lookout

Or uninstall Spy Lookout manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Spy Lookout from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesInterface{2830488C-079B-45C2-88B6-AFE4EAA2DF85}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCLSID{E5A7A645-8318-4895-B85C-EDC606B80DB6}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesAppID{384997EE-E3BE-49C4-9ECA-C62B7C08128A}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallSpyLookout
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerBrowser Helper Objects{44ed99e2-16a6-4b89-80d6-5b21cf42e78b}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeGoogleChromeExtensionsigjjkeeamkpihpncmmbgdkhdnjpcfmfb

Then remove following files:


app.dat
common.crx
main.js
overlay.xul
chrome.manifest
install.rdf
common.dll
SpyLookout.ico
Uninstall.exe

And following folders


C:ProgramDataSpyLookout
C:UsersAll UsersSpyLookout

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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