How to uninstall (remove) TheBlocker

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What is TheBlocker?

TheBlocker – a browser extension that comes without user consent. TheBlocker is not a virus, but it is malware. After penetration into the PC, it starts to display a ton of unnecessary advertising with different content (banners, coupons, links to ad sites, and so on). TheBlocker promises to help the user to save money. TheBlocker shows the most “best” offer. In fact, these offers are not valid. TheBlocker created in order to allow users to spend money on nothing. TheBlocker changes the homepage. It can add a toolbar that is difficult to hide. TheBlocker displays ads constantly during your browsing. TheBlocker can also transfer your personal data to third parties. This program increases the traffic and reduces the performance of your computer. If you find TheBlocker on your PC, then you need to remove it urgently.

TheBlocker Ads

How TheBlocker 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. It comes bundled with other free downloads from popular sites. 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 the instructions that mentioned below to remove TheBlocker completely.

How to remove TheBlocker from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to TheBlocker – 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 TheBlocker.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove TheBlocker

Or uninstall TheBlocker manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove TheBlocker from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


no information

Then remove following files:


TheBlocker.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%TheBlocker

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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