How to remove (uninstall) Cloud Extender

This item is devoted to an adware called Cloud Extender and manners to remove it. If you see lots of advertising on each website, and the performance of the machine has abruptly diminished - this material will help you find out what adware is, spot the main problem and sweep the machine of dangerous software.

Cloud Extender

There are three main sorts of advertising tools that may be found on the Internet these days: browser toolbars, adware and browser hijackers. These utilities are initially designed not to be helpful, so their functions are targeted only at getting money from advertising fraud. Many customers mistakenly think that such programs are worthy, being fooled by massive catalogues of their advantages, but all these functions either do not work, or just cannot exist. So, what's the real aim of advertising programs?

  • Common adware is known because of endless spam with different pop-ups, banners and ads. These programs could be masked almost to anything: tools for downloading and updating drivers, programs for finding movies and music, video and audio players, system optimizers and much more. Ads emerge as pop-ups, links or separate blocks in the browser.
  • Browser hijackers don't show ads on well-known web-sites. Hijackers, from time to time open a special website in your browser that passes to one of the infected websites.
  • Browser toolbars show ads too, but not as active as other two species of advertising programs. Also they pick info about victim's search queries and viewed pages that are then sent on to fraudsters for further research. Such information is of considerable value for any advertising company.

Adware is numerous and use special ways to infect the PC and to work in it. These advertising utilities have one thing in common - they all provide issues for the customer and prevent the user from using the Internet. Except that, since all suchlike utilities are trying to convince you to visit the untrusted and sometimes infected websites, they let other viruses to infect the system.


Now, when you know why was this adware developed, it's time to understand how to find Cloud Extender and eliminate it. The largest and the most important attribute of adware is the advertising overflow. Sign #2 is the emergence of additional programs in the system that you haven’t downloaded. Such things might happen if the pop-up shown by a virus doesn't lead to the site, but to direct loading of the malicious file. Harmful programs behave imperceptibly so you can't realize that you actually installed them.

The sign №2 is a noticeable retardation of the machine, and an increase in the loading time of the system. Retardation of PC speed is not only the result of virus, but this happens quite often. The reason for this deceleration is that unlike decent software, adware has to permanently work, displaying ads and redirecting user to undesired websites. This means that the program is launching at computer's startup and shutting down only when the PC stops working. If 4 or more such programs will sneak on your machine, their contemporaneous operation begins to overwhelm the system, and takes so many resources that reliable utilities just can't work. When the computer is in this state, it starts to suffer from trouble turn-offs, critical errors of basic programs and retardation. If you notice any of these symptoms - you should scan the system with a decent anti-virus or delete all dangerous software by hand.

Methods to remove Cloud Extender

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Cloud Extender manually

Step 1. Uninstall Cloud Extender from the operation system

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


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

If you understand that your PC is at risk and want to browse the Web with comfort, you need to remove Cloud Extender as soon as possible. In current case it's not only about deleting Cloud Extender, but also about total clearing of system. User can perform it in manual manner, however it will take a lot of time and efforts, while having a considerable chance of failing. The thing is that various undesirable programs use various ways to protect themselves from uninstalling. They keep backup copies everywhere on hard drive, hide their main folders, set pending installation tasks after deletion etc. If man is not practiced enough in deletion of viruses, the probability of mistake and further malfunctions is very high. If you prefer the safe way, we suggest you to use Spyhunter anti-virus program. This soft is able to quickly and accurately eliminate any viruses from the computer, but also guard it from attacks hereafter. Spyhunter can boast of many features, including interaction with well-known AV programs, low price, 24/7 tech-support, daily updates of the signature database and high quality of scanning and deletion. If you are interested, and want to buy Spyhunter, or get the free version - click on the button below.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall Cloud Extender from Control Panel

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

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Cloud Extender
  • C:\ProgramData\Cloud Extender
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Cloud Extender

3. Clean registry:

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


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How to remove Cloud Extender from Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Cloud Extender 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 Cloud Extender from Control Panel

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

7. Remove elements like on Win7.


How to uninstall Cloud Extender from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash


Step 2. Remove Cloud Extender from the browser

How to remove Cloud Extender from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Cloud Extender

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 Cloud Extender from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Cloud Extender

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Delete all specific pages


How to uninstall Cloud Extender from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Cloud Extender

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 Cloud Extender from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Cloud Extender 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 Cloud Extender 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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