How to remove (uninstall) GoCloudy

GoCloudy is an adware. Suchlike software differs from plain viruses in that their actions cannot be identified as exactly viral. There are plenty of promises announced and the capabilities described on the web-site of this add-on, but do you actually think, that you can rely on them? Every hour, the quantity of offers and advertising increase and if you'll try to delete GoCloudy - you will fail, because GoCloudy can reinstall itself after deletion. In this article, we will explain you everything about GoCloudy, how to dispose it, and how to avoid such threats in the future.


The undesired software which show you links and interfere to surf the Net can be separated on two types: adware and hijackers. The first type affects the entire PC, putting banners and advertising on each web-site and even if the browser is closed. The second kind acts exactly in the browsers by changing the results of your searches, providing unreliable output and sending you to harmful web-sites. All of these kinds of malware are accompanied with thorough specifications of their features, and the user thinks that they are good. The condition of your system is getting more pitiable in direct proportion to the time that GoCloudy had spent in it. In the end, you will realize that the workstation is full clogged by all kinds of undesired, hazardous or even harmful software. Low response speed, spontaneous shutdowns, reboots, critical errors and the poor performance of the workstation will appear every day. When the computer comes into suchlike state, customers begin to search for an answer, and understand that it was desirable to delete the advertising program at the beginning, or not to install it at all.


There are some things which GoCloudy must perform before it can function. First of all, it creates a task to recover in case of removal, and to get updating from the website of its developers. The browser is the object №2. Search engine, and homepage are changed. Browser shortcut properties are varied and the programs which refer to the quantity of advertising are switched off. All common browsers nowadays have a service that permits to hide the undesired ads, banners, pop-ups and other sorts of hype. The virus switches these services off, and you start to see that the amount of ads in the browser is extremely increased. In addition, to that the amount of ads has increased notably; its quality became really low. In rare cases, users simply can’t browse the Net, because when they try to view the certain web-page, unwanted software sends him to another one. Why adware does this? All actions of adware are aimed at one purpose: to force the user to make a click. Such links often lead to third-grade web-sites providing substandard products, or services. Such web-sites are simply not visited by anyone aside from their developers, and the only way out for them is to bait people to the web-page with use of such tricks. Any try to download anything from this web-site will call big issues. As you can see, GoCloudy is harmless in itself, but it gives the chance to perform actions which will cause harm.

Methods to remove GoCloudy

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove GoCloudy manually

Step 1. Uninstall GoCloudy from the operation system

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


We hope that you, having read the previous part of the article, recognized the need for swift elimination of hijacker from the machine. We'll teach you do it swiftly and without harmful effects. Disposal can be executed in manual way or with help of anti-viral program. Both of these options are reliable and provide effective disposal of GoCloudy. However, there are two diversities between them. Firstly, the by-hand deletion needs more skill. During uninstall in manual mode you will have to delete the adware itself, to clear the browsers from malicious add-ons, return its settings to their original position and remove some registry values. Don't try to perform the removal in manual manner if you aren't confident about this. Under this part we wrote the detailed list of advices, with video on how to delete GoCloudy from a desktop. If you are worrying about the possibility of mistake, or just decided to assure the defense of the PC for years - we propose you to purchase the removal tool. Uninstall by dint of anti-virus is much faster than deletion in manual mode and excludes the risk of fault. In addition, you will not simply clean the workstation from viruses, but also ensure the shield from such malware in the future. Currently, the best antivirus according to the customer rating is Spyhunter, and we offer you to download it. This AV-tool is really popular in all parts of the world, and ensures reliable defense. Spyhunter has the viral signature database, which is updated daily; it does not overload the CPU and does not conflict with other anti-viral software.

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GoCloudy removal instructions

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall GoCloudy from Control Panel

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

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

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

3. Clean registry:

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


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How to remove GoCloudy from Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select GoCloudy 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 GoCloudy from Control Panel

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

7. Remove elements like on Win7.


How to uninstall GoCloudy from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash


Step 2. Remove GoCloudy from the browser

How to remove GoCloudy from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove GoCloudy

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 GoCloudy from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

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

Step 2. Change homepage:

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


How to uninstall GoCloudy from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove GoCloudy

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 GoCloudy from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose GoCloudy 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 GoCloudy 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 simple thing that you have to understand about any virus: how not to let it enter the computer. Malware use plenty of ways, but they all can be divided on three main groups:

  • Infection through a viral web-page. There are websites, which disseminate the adware without any precautions. Suchlike tools have the confined list of advantages: acting download of any driver or update for your hardware, search for the latest toll-free content such as movies, music and games, providing the info about advantageous offers on the Web, the improvement of Web browsing, the realization of some tasks in Facebook. If on the web-page you receive an offer to download the program with any of these features - it is really harmful, and the site itself is suspicious.
  • Download in bundles with helpful software. If you have ever used the toll-free programs, you are familiar with this. You install the program, and during the installation there is a window with the suggestion of the installation of the miraculous media player, anti-virus, browser, the new extension for it, and, maybe, some another weird, but very "effective" tools. The checkboxes are already filled, and once you press "OK", the installation begins, and you’ll get 4-5 programs that you do not need, instead of one that you want to install.
  • The straight installation by user. It is very possible, because when the people see an alluring specification of software, they think that it is really efficient.

The e-mails are used very often, to spread malware but the advertising programs almost don't use it. If you see these words, we suppose, that GoCloudy is gone for good. The reputable anti-viral software know how to detect malware, but if you prefer the uninstall in manual mode - you must know all signs of virus.

  • The system boots really slowly. The majority of undesired programs, during the installation, tune themselves to turn on at startup, regardless of whether you need it or not. Inspect the taskbar, and search for harmful tools.
  • Appearance of advertising in all tabs. If the numbers of hype has grown up notably - it is, most likely, hijacker or adware.
  • Critical errors when using programs, shutdown or reboot of a machine without the user's permit.
  • You see many software which you haven't installed. If the program emerges in the system without your permission - it's, nothing else than the malware.

If you notice one of the mentioned above symptoms on your machine - you need to make a full scan through removal program, or manually remove all the unwanted and malicious software from your machine. Be cautious on the Web, look for the symptoms of malware on your PC, and it will always be fast and effective.



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