What is Treasure Track?

Treasure Track is a potentially unwanted software that comes on your PC without yours consent. Treasure Track hijacks your browser, it can modify the browser settings and change the homepage. Treasure Track also can modify the search results and redirect user to ad sites. This program deals with the dissemination of advertisements. Treasure Track displays coupons and banners with a ton of ads. Many of the proposals of this program does not real, that’s why users risk spending money for nothing. Treasure Track created to make money, it’s a useless program. In addition, this program can collect your personal data and transmit it to third parties. Treasure Track can become a conduit for other malicious programs. This is not a virus, but this program can deliver a lot of trouble, so we recommended you to remove it right now.

Treasure Track ads

How Treasure Track gets on your PC?

Similar programs belong to potentially unwanted programs. These programs come on a computer without the user’s consent, so you may have overlooked the penetration of this program. PUP is installed on PC bundled with freeware program such as archivers, download managers, players and so on. The user must be considerate during the installation process to prevent the penetration of unwanted programs. To do this, you need to read the user agreement. Do not agree to install unknown or suspicious programs. Not need to trust programs from unknown publishers. Always follow the installation process and do not rush to click “Next”. If your computer is already infected, you can use our instructions listed below to get rid of Treasure Track.

How to remove Treasure Track from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Treasure Track

Or uninstall Treasure Track manually.

Step 1: Remove Treasure Track from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Treasure Track from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{0AF414B9-2453-4D03-96E4-F8A69ECF1EB5}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{4F3AA4FF-8467-4B46-A1D6-F8F8711F7CA3}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{c15f7751-35ba-4cf7-854c-68f36524f7d8}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Treasure Track

Remove following files:


TreasureTrackBHO.dll
updateTreasureTrack.exe
uninstaller.exe
c15f7751-35ba-4cf7-854c-68f36524f7d8.dll
firefox@www.treasuretrack.net.xpi

Remove following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%\Treasure Track\
%PROGRAMDATA%\Treasure Track\

Written by Rami Douafi

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