How to remove Ads by GetLucky from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer (Adware Removal Guide)

If you are constantly getting bombarded by Ads by GetLucky it is the first sign of the infection with GetLucky adware. Usually these pop-up ads by GetLucky appear in such web browsers as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. But you should know that pop-up ads is only one of the side effects that GetLucky adware cause. Also, this adware can modify your default home page and search engine to some questionable website and you won’t be able to restore your previous home page and search. The other thing you should be aware is that GetLucky adware will be always executed on the background, slowing down your pc and collecting personal data such as browsing history, search queries, browser version, ip address, full name and even your logins and passwords that you input. All of the recorded data will be transferred to the third party. After analyzing your personal data you will be spammed by spam emails, pop-up ads, discount coupons, deals and offers based on your preferences and recent searches.

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GetLucky is widely advertised on the Internet as a useful program that can save your time and money by providing you with various discount coupons and price comparison for products that you search between famous online stores like eBay and Amazon. Sounds useful, but on reality user will suffer from the excessive amount of intrusive ads that will appear while you browsing the Internet whether you want it or not. The redirects caused by GetLucky adware will lead you to fake online stores that will steal your PayPal or credit card information when you input it. While GetLucky remains on your computer you are risking to become a victim of credit card fraud and identity theft. It is recommended to clean your pc from GetLucky adware as soon as possible.

GetLucky adware can be downloaded by users from its official website, but most of the times it comes to users’ computers without their knowledge. It happens when user downloads freeware or shareware programs from unofficial websites, download portal or torrents. Freeware hosted on those websites are usually bundled with adware, spyware and other malicious programs. You should avoid visiting those websites as well as opening spam email attachments. However, if you are already infected with GetLucky adware, we recommend you to follow our step-by-step removal guide written below. The removal process is quite complicated, since you will have to remove GetLucky adware and all of its components from your system and your web browsers, but if you patiently follow the steps described in the guide you will be able to get rid of GetLucky adware. You may save your time and download our automatic removal tool that was specifically designed to detect and remove adware like GetLucky from your computer.

GetLucky Removal Instruction

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Manual Removal Instruction for GetLucky

Step 1
UNINSTALL GETLUCKY AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • Click on the Start button in the left lower corner and select → Control Panel. After that find the Programs and Features (if you are running Windows XP , then click on Add/Remove Programs).
    GetLucky remove from Windows - step 1.1
Windows 8/8.1/10
  • If you are running Windows 8 or Windows 10 operating system , then right-click on the Start which is in the lower left corner of the screen. After that select Control Panel and go to Programs/Uninstall a Program.
    GetLucky remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall GetLucky and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the GetLucky or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them.
    GetLucky remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
REMOVE GETLUCKY FROM YOUR WEB BROWSERS
  • Step 3
Remove suspicious add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Manage Add-ons.
    Remove GetLucky from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the GetLucky and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove GetLucky from Internet Explorer - Step 2.2
How to change your homepage if it was modified by browser hijacker:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Internet Options.
  • On General tab remove unwanted URL and enter your desired domain name such as google.com. Click Apply to save changes.
    Remove GetLucky from Internet Explorer - Step 2.3
Resetting Internet Explorer browser
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and chose Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Now click on Reset button, the new window should appear. Select the Delete Personal settings option and click on Reset button again. Now you have deteled GetLucky completely.
  • Remove GetLucky from Internet Explorer - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon which is located in the top right corner. Now select Add-ons and go to Extensions.
  • Remove GetLucky from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select GetLucky and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove GetLucky from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.2
Resetting Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu icon which is on the upper left corner of the browser and click on the question mark. Now, choose Troubleshooting Information option.
  • Remove GetLucky from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.3
  • New windows will pop-up where you can see Refresh Firefox to its default state message and Refresh Firefox button. Click this button to remove GetLucky completely.
  • Remove GetLucky from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon in the upper right corner and select More Tools and then select Extensions.
  • Remove GetLucky from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the GetLucky and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove GetLucky from Google Chrome - Step 2.2
  • Click on menu icon once again and select Settings and then Manage Search engines it will be right under the Search section.
  • Remove GetLucky from Google Chrome - Step 2.3
  • Now you will see all of the Search Engines installed in your browser. Remove any suspicious search engines. We advise you to leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
  • Remove GetLucky from Google Chrome - Step 2.4
Resetting Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon which is on the top right corner of your Google Chrome browser. Now select Settings. Click Show Advanced Settings...
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and find there Reset settings and click on it.
  • Remove GetLucky from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove GetLucky completely.
  • Remove GetLucky from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3
FINAL GETLUCKY REMOVAL PROCEDURE

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the GETLUCKY and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.

Information added: 10/21/2015 10:38 PM;