How to remove (uninstall) OptiBuy

This page is devoted to an unwanted tool called OptiBuy and manners to eliminate it. OptiBuy infects the computers that have Windows system and MAC OS.  If you see too many ads in the browser, and the efficiency of the PC has recently diminished - this page will help you find out what adware is, understand the basic issue and clean the PC of strange software.

Adware includes the very long list of various forms, but the very efficient of them are browser hijackers, browser toolbars and actual adware. These tools are originally developed not to benefit customers, so their features are targeted only at getting money from advertising fraud. The majority of customers mistakenly think that suchlike programs are helpful, being deceived by impressive lists of their functions, but all these advantages either do not work, or just cannot exist. So, what is the true aim of adware?

  • Browser hijackers do not generate ads on the reliable sites. Instead of banners they redirect their victims to the suspicious web-pages. These tools help the foul website owners to create traffic and decrease the protection level of victim's laptop.
  • Adware differs in that it places useless ads on each website that the user views and also on the desktop. Scammers want adware to look useful, so it might be disguised as one of dozens of useful programs for data archiving, text redacting, web-browsing, etc. Ads that are displayed by adware are not reliable and we strongly recommend you not to click on them.
  • Toolbars are less irritating than browser hijackers and adware, but ads are not their only task. They also collect the info about victim's computer and about his actions on the Internet. Suchlike data is of significant value for each advertising company.

Advertising tools are different and use different techniques to penetrate the workstation and to act in it. They have one thing in common - they all cause inconvenience to the user and prevent the user from browsing the Web. Aside from apparent discomfort, such as the flood of advertising and links, OptiBuy has another malicious property: the abnormal decrease of machine's security.


So, you understand which goals are targeted by advertising tools and, we will tell you how to find it. Now you know that the main property of advertising programs is the rise in the quantity of pop-ups. Mark #2 is the emersion of strange tools on your computer that you don't remember downloading. This can appear if the pop-up displayed by OptiBuy does not lead to the site, but to download of the installation file. Undesired programs act imperceptibly and you cannot realize that you actually downloaded them.

The third mark is a strong lag of the computer, and an growth in its loading time. We should say that these issues often arise for other roots, not related to advertising tools. PC retards because any advertising program is working in the background and never turns off. This means that virus is running at computer's boot and turning off only when the system stops working. If 4 or more such tools will sneak on your PC, their simultaneous work overburdens the system, and needs so many resources that useful utilities just cannot run. When the PC is in this state, it begins to suffer from trouble turn-offs, retardation and critical errors of different services. If you see any of these marks - you need to check the machine via high antiviral tool or delete all harmful programs by hand.

Methods to remove OptiBuy

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove OptiBuy manually

Step 1. Uninstall OptiBuy from the operation system (instructions for Win and MAC)

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


If you are tired of seeing advertising on the Web and discomfort from numerous attributes of adware infection, you need to delete OptiBuy as soon as possible. The escape is to remove OptiBuy and then thoroughly scan the system for malware. The removal can be performed in manual manner, but this way will consume some time and might be not successful. OptiBuy and other suspicious software do as much as possible to protect themselves from deletion and make it as complicated as it can be. Adware stores backup copies everywhere on HDD, hide their main folders, leave pending tasks for reinstalling after elimination etc. If you are not experienced enough in removal of suspicious, the chance of failure and further complications is extremely high. The simplest and the very efficient technique to get rid of adware is to download Spyhunter Antivirus for Windows or MAC Booster for MAC. These programs are not only able to fast and accurately eliminate any adware from the PC, but also shield it from viruses in the future. Spyhunter can boast of many qualities, including interaction with popular anti-virus tools, moderate price, high quality of scanning and removal, day and night technical support and daily updates of the viral database. If you are interested, and want to buy Spyhunter, or get the trial version - click on the link under this paragraph.

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OptiBuy removal tool for MAC

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Instructions for manual deletion

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall OptiBuy from Control Panel

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

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

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

3. Clean registry:

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


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How to remove OptiBuy from Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select OptiBuy 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 OptiBuy from Control Panel

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

7. Remove elements like on Win7.


How to uninstall OptiBuy from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash


Step 2. Remove OptiBuy from the browser

How to remove OptiBuy from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove OptiBuy

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 OptiBuy from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

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

Step 2. Change homepage:

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


How to uninstall OptiBuy from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove OptiBuy

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 OptiBuy from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose OptiBuy 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 OptiBuy 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


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