How to uninstall (remove) V-Bates

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What is V-Bates?

V-Bates is a program that comes in the form of an extension to the browser Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari. V-Bates comes to PC bundled with other software without the user’s consent. After penetrating, it begins to spread a large amount of advertising content. V-Bates shows various banners, coupons, links to other sites and advertising. Therefore, it’s trying to get you to make purchases that you do not need. In addition, it is worth noting that most of the promotional offers are not valid. V-Bates threatens to the safety of your personal data. It can analyze your browsing, to gather your personal information and pass it to third parties. V-Bates is a potentially unwanted program and useless, so if you find it on your computer, remove it immediately.

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How V-Bates gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs are not viruses, but it can cause serious harm to your computer. Malicious software, such as this comes to PC bundled with free downloads without user consent. However, in most cases, users could easily prevent infection in their computer. It is necessary to closely monitor the installation process, namely remember a few simple rules. Always read the user’s agreement and select the “Advanced” installation type to know about everything that the installer offers. Disagree to install components that cause you suspicious. Also, you can use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If V-Bates already penetrated on your computer, you can use our instructions indicated below.

How to remove V-Bates from your computer?

To uninstall V-Bates remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as V-Bates.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove V-Bates

Or uninstall V-Bates manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove V-Bates from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


V-Bates.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%V-Bates

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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