What is Uncheckit?

Uncheckit is program, that promises to protect you from bundled downloads. However, Uncheckit itself installs along with free software. According to the developers, programs actively monitors ongoing installations and is able to decline bundled offers, protecting your computer from potentially unwanted programs. Doubtful, as installers are very different technically. More than that, Uncheckit starts generating ads itself. Obviously, developers use popular topic to make users install such software and earn on user clicks on advertising. Besides, Uncheckit installs service that won’t allow user to uninstall the program normally. Users have to boot in Safe Mode to remove Uncheckit. Learn how to get rid of Uncheckit adware using instructions in this article.

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How Uncheckit gets on your PC?

Uncheckit installs using methods, that it promises to protect from. It gets on users computers bundled with free software, without direct user actions or agreement. This behavior is not malicious, but program (as it shows ads) can be classified adware or PUP. Users need to be cautious using this program and it is strongly recommended to remove it a.s.a.p. Norton or MalwareBytes AntiMalware can help you with that.

How to remove Uncheckit from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Uncheckit

Or uninstall Uncheckit manually.

Step 1: Remove Uncheckit from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Uncheckit from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:

Uncheckit.exe
UncheckitBsn.exe
UncheckitInst.exe
UncheckitSvc.exe

Remove following folders

C:\Program Files (x86)\Uncheckit
C:\Program Files\Uncheckit
C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Uncheckit

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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