Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Easily Remove PlayGem 1.0 – How Do I Get Rid of PlayGem 1.0 from Computer?

There is a program called PlayGem 1.0 in your computer? You try to remove it from Control Panel but your antivirus is overwhelmed by sudden detected Trojans? Everything is quarantined but this program still won't go away? Please don’t worry. This post will help you remove it.

Brief Introduction of PlayGem 1.0

Designed by App Shake LTD, PlayGem 1.0 is promoted as wonderful application that will offer a physics-based puzzle game. However, it is actually a potentially unwanted program or ad-supported program that will bring a series of troubles to your computer. You are recommended to remove it in time to avoid further troubles.

It may trigger a bunch of ads labeled with “Ads by PlayGem 1.0”, “Powered by PlayGem 1.0” or “Brought by PlayGem 1.0” on your computer.
It may modify your browser settings on homepage, searches, and results.
It may add suspected extensions to your browsers and keep track of your online activity.
It may expose your browsing data (page viewed, search queries, and website URLs visited) and some personal data (usernames and passwords) to risk.
It may slow your computer by loading many other programs in the background.

Commonly, PlayGem 1.0 sneaks into your computer in aggressive ways. It often comes bundled with other third party software. If you install these infected software to your computer by default installation and without checking Terms and Agreements, PlayGem 1.0 will get installed alongside.

Instructions to Remove PlayGem 1.0

PlayGem 1.0 can not only mess up your internet experience but also slow your computer. If you find PlayGem 1.0 in your computer, you can use SpyHunter Anti-Malware to detect and remove it for good.

Step 1: Remove PlayGem 1.0 from Control Panel.

Windows 8

1. Click on bottom left corner of the screen.
2. Click on Control Panel.
3. Click Uninstall a Program.
4. Select PlayGem 1.0 from the list and click Uninstall button.

Windows 7

1. Click on Start menu, then Control Panel.
2. Click Uninstall a Program.
3. Look for PlayGem 1.0 from the list of programs and click Uninstall button on top.

Windows XP

1. Click on Start menu, then Control Panel.
2. Double-click Add or Remove Programs.
3. In the 'Currently Installed Programs' window, select PlayGem 1.0 and then click Change/Remove.

Step 2: Remove browser extensions and delete cookies.

Internet Explorer

Menu/Tools >> Manage add-ons >> Toolbars and Extensions/Search Providers

Tools >> Internet Options >> General tab >> Browsing history >> Delete...

Navigate to Advanced >> Reset... >> check Delete personal settings >> Reset >> Close

Mozilla Firefox

Firefox Menu>> Add-ons >> Extensions/Plugins

Tools >> Options >> Privacy >> Remove Individual Cookies >> Delete corresponding cookies 

Google Chrome

Google Menu>> Tools/Settings >> Extensions

And then you can go to History to delete browsing history and cookies and cached images and files

Step 3: Delete files from local disk.

Show hidden folder: start menu >> type 'folder options' and hit enter >> 'View' >> show hidden folder

Delete suspicious files from the folders below.

C:\Program Files\<random>

Step 4: Delete corrupted registry entries.

Press Win & R on your keyboard. Type 'regedit' and hit enter.

Click Edit > Find...


Here is a Removal Video for the Similar Adware. Please Watch it For Reference.

Note: SpyHunter has the ability to detect and remove rootkits, which are used to stealth install rogue anti-spyware programs and other trojans. It is designed to assist the average computer user in protecting their PC from malicious threats. Maybe the inexperience users can get help from it. If you find it hard to remove with the manual removal instruction, you can also use this automatic removal tool.

SpyHunter's free scanner is for malware detection. You have the choice of buying SpyHunter for malware removal. Here are some install procedures for it. You can read it for reference.

Step 1: After finishing downloading, click Run to install SpyHunter step by step.
Step 2: After finishing installing, SpyHunter will scan and diagnose your entire system automatically.
Step 3: As the scanning is complete, all detected threats will be listed out. Then, you can click on “Fix Threats” to remove all of the threats found in your system.

Good to know:

SpyHunter responds with advanced technology to stay one step ahead of today’s malware threats. It offers additional customization capabilities to ensure every user is able to custom tailor this anti-malware application to fit their specific needs. It is great if you remove the threats on your own. If you cannot make it yourself, SpyHunter will be another choice for you.

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