How to uninstall (remove) ViewThat

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What is ViewThat?

ViewThat – is potentially unwanted program that comes bundled with free software without the user’s consent. The main task of this program – it is spread in the form of advertising banners, coupons, and pop-up windows. This advertising may refer to popular sites such as Amazon, Walmart, LightInTheBox, and so on. ViewThat hijacks your browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer) and starts to annoy the user while browsing. This advertising can occur at any time, and if you try to close it – you will be redirected to ad site. Also, ViewThat can substitute your search results, change the homepage, and other. ViewThat may collect personally identifiable information (e.g. history of the browsing) and transfer it to third parties. If your computer is infected with this program, you must remove the ViewThat now.

ViewThat Ads

How ViewThat gets on your PC?

Most of the penetrations of adware or malware occur without user’s consent. Often, programs as it come bundled with free programs and applications. For example, when you download the player, converter, or anything else, then you run the risk of catching Potentially Unwanted Program. To avoid infecting your computer, you should remember a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button until you have verified that the program is safe. Choose the Advanced installation type to see all of the additional software that installer offers you. Read reviews about obscure and suspicious programs. In addition, there are many programs in the Internet, which can help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already was attacked by ViewThat, use our instructions which are specified below.

How to remove ViewThat from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove ViewThat

Or uninstall ViewThat manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove ViewThat from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


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Then remove following files:


ViewThat.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%ViewThat

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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