How to remove (uninstall) DataTransportation

Instructions how to remove DataTransportation from MAC OS and browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari. Detailed guide with real working removal methods!

DataTransportation is an advertising program. It isn't a pleasant surprise, especially if you believed that it’s a good tool, yet it’s not an epic fail too. First of all, DataTransportation cannot erase your files. It's also not a Trojan that invites malicious virus into the OS. It is just adware which generates pop-ups in good supply. By all means, you shouldn’t allow it become worse, as in 10-15 days it will make your machine sick, and in a month your computer might just stop working. The ground is quite understandable: DataTransportation noticeably decreases the protection level of your infected PC. It damages the browser, because it's the most important software ever, regarding defense from adware. Browser's task is restraining unwanted tools day-and-night and at the same time letting you browse the Internet. When everything’s fine, you don’t realize how often your browsing utility protects the PC from undesired programs every day. If the browser controls are altered, though, you'll feel the difference immediately.

To realize that your system is infected, you should learn what to look at. We will provide you with some useful hints:

  • Helpful programs start working weirdly, experience unexpected errors, shut down spontaneously, etc. Such issues may occur even on a safe computer, but if it occurs more frequent than 3-4 times per month – the computer is infected. This may be provoked either by a general corruption of the device by useless programs or by conflicts amidst advertising utilities and useful software.
  • The second inconvenience of advertising program is that it lets lots of undesired utilities onto your device. And they're malicious. If the laptop is safe and sound, it deflects all attempts of adware, but since DataTransportation is already within your system, the things get nastier. DataTransportation switches the defensive algorithms, and soon you will meet dozens of undesired tools.
  • The first trouble, which meets your eyes when the OS gets infected, is that the OS loads more slowly than usual. Actually, you always remember how long does it take for it to launch, and if it grows – you spot it. It is so because adware prefers to start automatically when your computer starts. Every advertising program that DataTransportation invites into your OS uses the same tactics. In the end, the workstation will launch for three minutes or even longer, and it's completely impermissible.
  • Pop-ups are the super irritating thing, and you have noticed them from the very beginning. You’re reading our article because of them. Advertising materials come in good supply with DataTransportation, and you need to realize that they’re totally unsafe. Mostly, there's nothing to advertise, and the links lead the user to dangerous pages where you will find trashy ads and, in some cases, serious unwanted programs, which will injure your PC.

In case of seeing any of these signs – we'll tell you what to do. Do not think twice to check your system in manual mode, or to purchase a reputable antivirus and scan the computer.

How to remove DataTransportation

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove DataTransportation manually

Step 1. Uninstall the unfamiliar programs from Control Panel

Step 2. Check hosts file

Step 3. Remove DataTransportation from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari/Edge)


If you are MAC user, follow this guide How to remove virus from MAC


We know the easiest manners to uninstall adware from the customer's computer, and we’re willing to teach you. The first technique is a manual removal and the other – an automatic removal via the reputable antivirus. They are similar regarding safety, intricacy and deletion rate when we’re talking about the uninstallation of one advertising program. Still, adware likes to infect the OS in a package with a few other viruses, and you should realize that the by-hand uninstalling operation will have to be repeated for each single virus. Software-based deletion will save you lots of time and diminish the chances of failure. It’s particularly critical if you are clearing a registry or managing a scheduled tasks list. If you don’t want to install additional tools, or if you’re sure that there are no malicious programs in your machine besides DataTransportation – take advantage of the given by-hand uninstalling hints. To save plenty of time and efforts, and ensure that the machine is not only safe for a while but will be clean and protected – we offer you to check out Spyhunter. Spyhunter is an efficient antiviral tool that can delete any advertising program or malware. You may read more about Spyhunter, or install it by clicking the button below.

How to remove DataTransportation

Step 1. Check recently added applications

  • Click Applications in the Finder sidebar
  • Drag unwanted program to the Trash
  • Empty Trash

Step 2. Clean the browser


  • Start Safari browser
  • Display a menu of General Safari Settings
  • Reset Safari...
  • Press "Reset"

Google Chrome

Remove unfamiliar add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • More Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on


Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • Open a specific page or set of pages
  • Delete all specific pages


Mozilla Firefox

Delete suspicious extensions:


  • Open menu
  • Add-ons
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on


Change homepage:

  • Open menu
  • Options
  • Home
  • Choose “Blank page” into Homepage and new windows


Opera browser

Disable strange add-ons:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose add-on and press button "Disable"

Change homepage:

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


Step 3. Scan the system

Scan the system with antimalware scanner to delete infected elements, if they stayed.

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How DataTransportation gets into the system

This is a very interesting information, as you should understand the manners of penetration to shut them down. We have just told you that adware isn't a complex tool, which automatically means that DataTransportation doesn’t apply complicated penetration strategies. It isn't capable of hacking your computer to get in. DataTransportation just asks you respectfully to take it in, and you agree. Adware applies a penetration technique, called “sponsored infection.” Its main strong side is that hackers aren't doing anything, besides publishing a program package with DataTransportation inside it on some well-known torrent-tracker. Users happily do all other things: they download a bundle, install it without looking into the EULA and neglect the basic rules of computer security. To protect yourself from this issue, you should start behaving more attentively in the Web. You shouldn't use gratis programs from the untrusted sites, regardless of how big and cool they look. It isn't difficult to tell if a site is a licensed distributor of some utility, because it will display all the licenses and badges from its developer (such as this portal does). By abiding this advice you’ll decrease the chances of infection substantially.


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