ClickTheApp may appear when you go to the Internet, especially when you visit various e-commerce websites, such as Walmart, Amazon, Ebay, Bestbuy, etc. Following this useful guide will help you in removing ClickTheApp Ads and related adware program from your personal computer. Please, continue reading.
ClickTheApp Ads are very persistent indeed. This adware may attack all popular browsers, including Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, IE. The application may be hidden. Probably, you cannot disclose the name of this malware in the list of legally installed programs in your system. However, you may notice a plenty of other doubtful software in your PC, which obviously deserve to be removed by you.
How does ClickTheApp get into my system?
It is important to note that today various free programs are by default integrated with different adware samples. Your responsibility when dealing with free software is to be careful not to allow any extra third-party applications to become the part of your system. To defend your PC from various malicious applications (such as ClickTheApp), you should not skip such option as a Custom. If you click on this button you will detect all extras which may sneak on your system without your permission.
How to remove ClickTheApp?
If you detect ClickTheApp and don’t wish to keep it on your PC, then you can follow the removal guide given below to remove it. You may choose a manual method to delete this infection, but it should be reminded that, the manual removal is a cumbersome and risky task which must only be attempted by advanced users. If you are a novice user, it is a better option to use an automatic removal tool, for instance Trojan Killer by GridinSoft.
Removal tool for ClickTheApp:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with ClickTheApp in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Trojan Killer and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):