How to uninstall (remove) Twinkle Star

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What is Twinkle Star?

Twinkle Star – a browser extension that comes bundled with other free downloads without user consent. Twinkle Star is not a virus, but this program carries a greater potential threat to the security of your computer. After penetration, Twinkle Star displays advertisements, banners and coupons, which may contain information of popular online stores. Twinkle Star «helps” the user to find the cheapest deals on the Internet. It is not! Most of these offers are not true. The main task at Twinkle Star – is to make money and make you pay for nothing. Also Twinkle Star change your browser can change your homepage and send your personal information to third parties. Twinkle Star – this is a potentially unwanted program, and if you find it on your PC, then you need to remove it right away.

Twinkle Star

How Twinkle Star gets on your PC?

Malicious programs such as Twinkle Star, come to the computer as an extension to the browser. Scheme of penetration of potentially unwanted software can change constantly. Most often, these programs (extension) come into your PC without the user’s consent, but it is worth noting that this is due to the negligence of the user. Many ad sites create their own download managers. Each time when you download some free software, try to pay attention to what you are offered to install. Sometimes, simply uncheck the element that seems suspicious to you. Always try to read the user agreement, don’t hurry to click “Next”. Carefully follow the installation process. Resort to using third-party programs that can help you to protect your computer. If your PC is already infected, then use our instructions listed below.

How to remove Twinkle Star from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Twinkle Star

Or uninstall Twinkle Star manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Twinkle Star from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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