What is USB Locker?

USB Locker is a browser extension that comes into the PC as an extension to the browser without user’s consent. According to the developers, USB Locker helps users to find great deals and to save money. This is not so. USB Locker displays a set of banner ads, coupons, pictures, and links to ad sites. USB Locker can also change your browser settings and redirect the user to other sites. USB Locker slows down your computer and can cause various problems. This program can bring along other unwanted programs. USB Locker program is useless, so you should delete it right now.

How USB Locker 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. USB Locker 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 USB Locker completely.

How to remove USB Locker from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove USB Locker

Or uninstall USB Locker manually.

Step 1: Remove USB Locker from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove USB Locker from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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