How to remove (uninstall) SoftPlanet Update Manager

SoftPlanet Update Manager is the suspicious utility whose facilities are used by cyber-criminals to promote their web-sites. There are two main sorts of promotional tools: adware and hijackers, and methods of their doings are very similar. The single distinction between them is that the hijackers use only browsers and adware just floods the user with various advertising. The most widespread method of penetration for suchlike programs is to play a useful tool. All advantages of these tools are depicted very blurry, so it is difficult to realize, does SoftPlanet Update Manager its job or not. Quick search, improved detection of deals and discounts, indication of the activity of your mates on social networks and other stupid functions – this is what those tools are offering. Actually, they can't perform even what they declared and just show the irritating advertisement.

Lots of the users don't believe that SoftPlanet Update Manager is not harmful independently. The dangerous can waste your files, lock the system or delete some programs and folders, but SoftPlanet Update Manager cannot do this. The functions of SoftPlanet Update Manager are innocuous, but it lets user to injure his computer as bad as he can. Through advertisement, advertising tool creates the massive income of users to definite sites and makes money for web-criminals. The owners of boosted sites pay to hackers for advertisement and promotional services, thereby giving a stimulus to make new species of adware. This system is very hard to break and advertising programs will operate until each and every user will get a bad experience with hijackers and adware, and stop downloading these sorts of tools.

After penetrating the PC and installation promotional tool, worries about one thing: displaying ads. The massive flow of ads begins to take over browser and desktop, leaving you no chance to surf the web. The normal advertisement appears in especial spaces, but the ads by SoftPlanet Update Manager may arise in the middle of the screen and cover the info you need on the website, without having a shutdown button. Any interaction with the advertisement can invite the harmful program. If we're talking about browser hijacker infection victim also suffers from regular redirects to malicious sites. The simplest method to heal the system and recover the browsers is the removal of SoftPlanet Update Manager and total cleaning of system.

 

Methods to remove SoftPlanet Update Manager

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove SoftPlanet Update Manager manually

Step 1. Uninstall SoftPlanet Update Manager from the operation system

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

 

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It’s not very difficult to remove any adware, but for several people it could be an issue. The skilled users may know how to execute the removal in manual way, but if you are not totally certain - just use our instructions. If you closely follow this guide, the removal will take place quickly and easily. The benefit from manual deletion is diminishing each hour that virus spends on your computer, so you should not waste time. Each day of delay summons dozens of suspicious banners and the dangerous programs are behind all of them. If you could not uninstall this hijacker on the first day, you have to use the worthy anti-viral program that can promptly and accurately get rid of massive contamination. We will show you such program: its name is Spyhunter. Simply click on the button below to install it.

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall SoftPlanet Update Manager from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select SoftPlanet Update Manager and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\SoftPlanet Update Manager
  • C:\ProgramData\SoftPlanet Update Manager
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\SoftPlanet Update Manager

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "SoftPlanet Update Manager" and delete these elements

 

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How to remove SoftPlanet Update Manager from Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select SoftPlanet Update Manager 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 SoftPlanet Update Manager from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select SoftPlanet Update Manager and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall SoftPlanet Update Manager from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

Step 2. Remove SoftPlanet Update Manager from the browser

How to remove SoftPlanet Update Manager from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove SoftPlanet Update Manager

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 SoftPlanet Update Manager from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove SoftPlanet Update Manager

Step 2. Change homepage:

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

 

How to uninstall SoftPlanet Update Manager from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove SoftPlanet Update Manager

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 SoftPlanet Update Manager from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose SoftPlanet Update Manager 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 SoftPlanet Update Manager 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

 

How to protect the computer?

Although it's quite simple to remove SoftPlanet Update Manager, no one will enjoy to do this every day. It is not profitably for swindlers to create complex malware, so they just make hundreds of low-quality programs instead of few extremely harmful ones. So, you should know not only how to delete viruses, but firstly, how to avoid the contamination. Here are few hints which may assist you to keep your system clean

  • Each time you install something, you need to attentively revise each appearing window. User's nonchalance is the reason of hijacker's efficiency. All irritating features of adware are described in the EULA which you accustomed to overlook. Most of adware use a method called "Partner setup" or "quick setting", which means that in addition to the needed software you get 3-4 others. You need to reject such propositions, because malware use this manner of spreading very frequently.
  • E-mail is very easy to use for scammer's purposes. If you don't know who's the person who sent an e-mail - don't open it. The files that are added to any letter should be only opened with use of "sandbox" programs.
  • All propositions in the Web that promise you incredible benefit should be taken skeptically. Most of such propositions are fake, created to boost the web-page, where they are placed, but the last 20% of them lead to actual scam schemes that might make you face the serious losses.

These rules are not hard to follow, but they all are allowing you to avoid the contamination by malicious software. Even if the application of the advices is making you feel uncomfortable - you have to understand: it is much better to avoid contamination than to get rid of its consequences. Let your PC be fast and secure, and don't forget that we'll easily fix any issues with hazardous programs.

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