How to remove (uninstall) NotToTrack

Adware, such as NotToTrack became highly prevalent last time. These programs differ from normal viruses in that their doing cannot be identified as really harmful. There are many promises announced and the functions listed on the website of this tool, but do you actually think, that you can trust them? If adware will live in your machine for two weeks or more you'll realize, that it is not truly proficient, and will try to uninstall it. But, virus can reinstall itself past the disposal. In this item, we want to tell you everything about NotToTrack, how to dispose it, and how to defend your system from infection in the future.


The viruses which show you pop-ups and interfere to use the Internet can be divided on two kinds: adware and hijackers. The first group strikes the whole system, placing links and advertising on every web-page and on the desktop. The second group acts exclusively in the browsers by manipulating the search results, showing unreliable results and sending you to infected websites. All of these kinds of programs are supplemented with explicit specifications of their options, and the user decides that they are good. The condition of your system is getting more unstable in direct proportion to the time that NotToTrack had lived in it. In the end, you'll see that the PC is wholly overwhelmed by all kinds of undesired, useless or even really dangerous software. Restarts, the poor performance of your machine, spontaneous shutdowns, fatal failures and low speed of response will appear every day. When the computer arrives into such state, people begin to look for an answer, and understand that it was desirable to delete the virus in the first hours of infection, or do not download it at all.


After the infection NotToTrack performs a series of actions aimed at protection against deletion, and to prepare for action. This is a kit of measures aimed at defense against elimination. The browser is the secondary object. Search system, and home-page are altered. Browser shortcut properties are varied and the services that refer to the amount of hype are turned off. The browsers nowadays have a function which hides the unwanted ads, banners, pop-ups and other types of hype. Adware switches these functions off, and you understand that the quantity of ads in the browser is dramatically increased. Besides the fact that you are getting all the advertisement on the Net, doesn't matter are they worthy or not, NotToTrack exhibits you its own advertising windows and banners. If the hijacker lives on the computer for 5-7 days, user simply can't browse the Web because of pop-ups, ads and redirections in browser and sometimes even to turn on the computer. So, what is the reason of this? The meaning of these actions is to coerce you to click on the links shown by malware. Viral links may lead to the different sites. Some of them provide goods, some - suggest toll-free programs or services. The only thing to understand about such web-pages is: they provide benefit exclusively to their developers. Any try to get anything from this site will call serious problems. As you can see, NotToTrack don't cause damage on its own, but it allows the user to perform actions that will cause harm.

Methods to remove NotToTrack

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove NotToTrack manually

Step 1. Uninstall NotToTrack from the operation system

Step 2. Remove NotToTrack from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)


If you read the "What is" part, the necessity of NotToTrack uninstall is evident to you. Don't go to the uninstall immediately: you should learn each removal method before you start. Disposal may be executed in manual mode or with help of antivirus. Any of these manners is worthy and provides efficient removal of adware. But, there are some differences among them. Foremost, the removal in manual mode needs a lot of experience. During by-hand removal the user will need to remove the hijacker itself, to clear the browser from suspicious extensions, return its controls to their original condition and delete few registry values. Suchlike procedures are really simple for the skilled user, but you looked for a solution on the Internet, so you, most likely can't uninstall NotToTrack and you require some support. Under this paragraph you will see the thorough list of hints, and the video guide on how to delete NotToTrack from your PC. If you worry that you can make a mistake, or you are going to provide the stable work of your machine for many months - we offer you to purchase the removal tool. Removal with assistance of special program is notably easier than deletion in manual manner and excludes the chance of fault. AV-tool offers the great level of protection, and the hand uninstall ensures no security, because you simply eliminate the virus, and leave the gates open for all threats. Now, the best anti-virus on the user rating is Spyhunter, and we advise you to try it. This anti-virus is respected in many countries, and provides reliable defense. Spyhunter uses daily updated virus database, it does not overload the CPU and does not interfere with other antiviruses.

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NotToTrack removal instructions

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall NotToTrack from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select NotToTrack and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\NotToTrack
  • C:\ProgramData\NotToTrack
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\NotToTrack

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "NotToTrack" and delete these elements


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How to remove NotToTrack from Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select NotToTrack and press Uninstall


How to uninstall from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete NotToTrack from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select NotToTrack and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.


How to uninstall NotToTrack from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash


Step 2. Remove NotToTrack from the browser

How to remove NotToTrack from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove NotToTrack

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs


How to delete NotToTrack from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove NotToTrack

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Set pages
  • Put “about:blank”


How to uninstall NotToTrack from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove NotToTrack

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).


How to delete NotToTrack from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose NotToTrack and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.


How to delete NotToTrack from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"


Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions


Advantages of different removal methods


How to protect the computer?

There is one significant thing that you must know about any virus: how not to let it enter the computer. This happens via three basic ways:

  • Infection through a suspicious web-site. Some web-pages spread the adware and aren't even hiding it. Such tools have the confined list of features: the fulfillment of certain actions in the social networks, showing the newest free media-content such as games, movies and music, self installation of all updates and drivers for your devices, search for most profitable deals on the Net, the acceleration of Net surfing. Any such function is already integrated into the browsers, or is in the list of Windows services, so, it means that these software are simply worthless, and the web-site, which propagates them is, probably, malicious.
  • Download in the package with reliable programs. If you often use the free software, you know what that means. You install the software, and then you see the window with the proposal to install the special program, super-useful file manager, browser, the new add-on for it, and, maybe, few another weird, but very "useful" tools. There's no need to decide anything because the all fields are already filled, and in most cases, it will be really difficult to abort the installation of unwanted software.
  • The straight download by user. Clever composed specification of the software and its brilliant (and nonexistent) features misguides the customer, and he sets up the program.

The e-mails are used very often, to distribute viruses but it is rarely used by adware. We suppose that if you're reading this paragraph of the guide, NotToTrack will be totally eliminated from your computer. If you prefer the deletion in manual manner, you should know how to realize that your laptop has a virus.

  • Slow boot of Windows. Most of the adware, during the installation, tune themselves to turn on at startup, regardless of whether you need it or not. On the taskbar you can see all currently launched tools, and decide the ones that are good and which are not.
  • Hype is everywhere. If the quantity of advertising increased notably - it is, most likely, hijacker or adware.
  • Critical faults when using software, restart or shutdown of a workstation without your resolution.
  • The appearance of the bizarre software on the computer. If the tool emerges on the PC without your resolution - it's, nothing else than the malware.

If you see one of the described above symptoms on your machine - you should perform an overall scan with use of removal software, or manually uninstall all the undesired and malicious tools from your computer. Don't believe in everything you see on the Internet, look for the symptoms of malware on your PC, and it will be ready for anything.



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