We consider Slickcart.net application as an adware and a browser hijacker program. It gets in your system as browser extension using tricks and deception. There are few ways to do that. The first way is to be wrapped in the spam email message as a file or a viral link. The second way is more common and effective, is to be bundled with another free software program, that was downloaded from some viral website. Users are often forgetting about removing some ticks and it lead to the installation of two programs bundled together.
Once Slickcart.net extension is in, you will see a lot of annoying ads and pop-ups, offering you different deals and sales. If you left click them, they will reroute you to another website, possibly viral. You can catch some serious malware programs there, like a cookie file that will track and collect your privat information.
Keeping this extension is a great risk to your privacy and safety. The personal information can be used by someone with bad motives and this is not good. We advise you to remove Slickcart.net extension as soon as you will be aware of its presence in your PC. Our removal guide below will help you to find and eliminate this threat.
How to remove Slickcart.net adware extension?
You can try to remove Slickcart.net extension manually, use our Manual Removal Guide for Slickcart.net adware extension for that. It will help you to locate and delete this extension off your computer. But remember, that all the consequences are on you and you alone. There is no knowing what can go wrong in these things.
If you don”t know how to remove it on your own, we advise you to install a specific removal tool developed by GridinSoft. It will locate and remove Slickcart.net adware and all other malicious programs in your PC. Follow the instructions below to do that.
Automatic removal guide for Slickcart.net adware extension:
If you decided to use the removal tool, all you need to do is to follow the next steps:
Step 1. Download and install Slickcart.net removal tool from the link below.
The installation process is quite simple, you can choose the language you prefer most, before the process itself. After, you can choose the exact path where anti-virus will be installed. Press “Next” button to proceed and installation process will begin.
Step 2. Run the scan of your PC.
NOTE: Before you start to scan your computer, CLOSE ALL ACTIVE BROWSER WINDOWS on this time.
After the installation, start the program. Every time when you run this anti-virus it will start an automatic standard scan of your computer. You will have 5 seconds to cancel the scan if you don’t need it. Otherwise, the scan will begin. There are other ways to start scan manually. Just Press on “Scan” tab and than left-click on “Standard scan” or another kind of scan you need.
After the start of scanning process you will see the screen with progress bar and alerts, that will show you what kind of malware Trojan Killer found during the scan and the exact location of it.
Step 3. Apply actions to Slickcart.net adware extension infected files.
When the scanning process of your PC will be finished, Trojan Killer will show you all threats that were found on your PC and a list of actions, that you can Apply to them. First, you can select what kind of action you want to Apply to this malware. Then, press “Apply” button to produce action and delete all threats.
Step 4. Reset you browser settings.
NOTE: This operation will close all instances of selected browsers. Any unsaved changes will be lost. Please, save all work in progress before you continue.
When you eliminated Slickcart.net adware extension as a program, we strongly recommend you to reset your browser settings. For that, you can go to “Tools” tab and press “Reset browser settings” button.
You will see the window with options. You can choose what Internet browser and the exact options you want to reset.
How to prevent the Slickcart.net infection:
Removing the malware from your PC is a good thing. But it doesn’t mean that you will be protected from the repeated infection. The best way to deal with this malware is to not get infected in the first place. If you want to prevent the infection follow the simple tip below:
- Do not install free applications from unreliable websites!
- If you did download this kind of program, select custom installation and remove any tick in the checkbox that seems questionable.
- Use an anti-virus software on your PC.
- Scan your Computer at least once a week.
Also, you can activate the Real-time protection in Trojan Killer anti-virus. To do that, go to the “Protection” tab and press “Start” button to the right of the label.
If you consider yourself a skilled user, you can try to delete this adware on your own. We must remind you when you eliminate adware manually, all the unexpected consequences and risks are lying on you and you alone. So let’s begin!
Manual removal guide for Slickcart.net adware extension:
Removing Slickcart.net should be your main concern. First, you must delete this add-on as a software from your PC. Right after cleaning all of the folders you’ll be able to begin cleaning up the web browser. Before removing Slickcart.net pop-ups, it’s necessary to totally reset the web browser. If you still thinking about manual removal of Slickcart.net malware, follow these steps below:
Step 1. Remove Slickcart.net from your PC.
To delete Slickcart.net adware extension from your computer, you can find the “Uninstall the program” tool on your Operation System.
- Windows 8/8.1: Right-click on Start – Quick Access Menu – Control Panel – Uninstall a program. You will see the list of programs and software, that is installed on your PC. Find “Slickcart.net”, click on it and press ‘Uninstall”
- Windows 7: Click on Start – Control Panel – Uninstall a program. You will see the list of programs and software, that is installed on your PC. Right-click on “Slickcart.net” and press ‘Uninstall”.
- Windows XP: Click on Start – Control Panel – Add/Remove Programs. Similar windows with the list of programs will show you. Right-click on “Slickcart.net” and press “Remove”
Step 2. Browser setting reset guide
After you removed the Slickcart.net adware extension you will need to reset browser settings. To do it, follow the tips below:
- If you have Google Chrome Browser go to the “Settings” tab and press “Show advanced settings”. In the bottom of the page click in “Reset settings” button.
- For the Mozilla Firefox press the “Refresh Firefox” button in the right top corner.
- Opera users can reset settings by deleting “Operapref.ini file” in folder “C:\Users\user_name\AppData\Roaming\Opera\Opera\”.
- For Internet Explorer users open “Tools” menu, than click “Internet options”. In the next window click “Advanced” button and than press “Reset”.
If the manual removal guide didn’t work for you or it worked with unwanted consequences we strongly recommend you to install the automatic Slickcart.net removal tool and follow the steps from Automatic removal guide for Slickcart.net adware extension. You can find this guide higher. Use the link below to download the particular tool.
We hope this guide helped you with your problem. If you have any questions about Slickcart.net adware extension or you have some thoughts about viruses, that you’d liked to share, please, leave a comment below. We will be happy to assist you.