What is View Similar?

View Similar is a free browser extension that is available for all popular browsers, like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc. The application is promoted as ‘price stalker’ that will collect the most valuable information about the lowest prices and alert the user about bargains. No matter how advantageous this may sound, in fact, View Similar is an adware that will make your web browsing chaotic. It performs the promised functions only on surface, in reality it uses a virtual layer and generates ads according to your last search queries. The ads themselves are not connected with shopping sources and lead to promoting by View Similar sites. To get rid of the ads you should remove View Similar both from the browsers and from the system.

View Similar ads

How View Similar gets on your PC?

The majority of people who has experienced the View Similar infection say that the ads have appeared out of nowhere. So that it can be said for sure that View Similar official website is not the most popular way of the adware distribution. More regularly the users noted that the commercials have appeared after the installation of some software. To stop View Similar from getting on your computer you should pay attention to the setup process. Choose Advanced installation mode instead of Default and within it look for the steps that will allow you to opt out of additional applications.

How to remove View Similar from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove View Similar

Or uninstall View Similar manually.

Step 1: Remove View Similar from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove View Similar from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

no information

Remove following files:

unins000.exe

Remove following folders

\%ProgramFiles%\View Similar\

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