How to uninstall (remove) SteelCut

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What is SteelCut

SteelCut – is a browser extension, which is developed by SuperWeb LLC. It can be installed on many web browsers, like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox. It is described as useful program, that helps user with net surfing. However, it is considered as potentially unwanted software, because of displaying different advertisements (banners, pop-ups, in-text links). Those advertisements may redirect users to potentially harmful websites. This is why it is recommended to remove SteelCut from computer.

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How is SteelCut installed on my PC?

Since SteelCut is classified as adware, it needs a sneaky method of PC infection. So developers decided to use “bundling”. Bundling – is a method of PC infection, where malware is bound to free or share software. So when user installs freeware, he install malware too. To prevent this, be careful and attentive during installation process. If possible choose custom/advanced setup options, so you can disable installation of unknown and unwanted programs. Don’t download freeware from unknown and suspicious websites.

How to remove SteelCut?

To get rid of SteelCut we recommend to user special removal tools. Also you can use our manual removal guide and remove SteelCut manually.

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to SteelCut – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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Manual SteelCut Removal Guide

windows 7 logoWindows 7:

  1. Click the Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Click Uninstall a program (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Category);
    Click Programs and Features (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Icons);
  4. Find programs possibly related to SteelCut;
  5. Click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logoWindows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.);
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel;
  3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features;
  4. Find programs possibly related to SteelCut;
  5. Tap or click the program, and then tap or click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

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

windows xp logoWindows XP:

  1. Click Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs;
  4. Find programs possibly related to SteelCut and Click it;
  5. Click to Remove;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

google chrome logoGoogle Chrome:

You can skip steps 2-4 point by typing “chrome://extensions/” in address bar.

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on Options Icon or press Alt+E, Alt+F;
  3. Click Settings;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find SteelCut;
  6. Click on bin icon to remove extension.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logoMozilla Firefox:

You can skip steps 2-3 by typing “about:addons” in address bar or pressing Shift+Ctrl+A.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox;
  2. Press Alt+T or Click Tools on the top of the browser;
  3. Click Add-ons;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find SteelCut;
  6. Click Disable or Remove.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logoInternet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Press Alt+T, or Click on Gear Icon in the right-top corner;
  3. Click Manage Add-ons;
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions;
  5. Find SteelCut and Click Disable ;
  6. Click More information button;
  7. Click Remove

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Conclusion

SteelCut – is typical adware, that annoys user by advertisements. You shouldn’t store this adware on your PC.

Author: Olga Karpuk

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