How to Remove RetroGamer Toolbar from IE/Firefox/Chrome

Posted by Britt Duncan - January 7, 2015

Cannot remove RetroGamer?It forces you to browse the web from it? See tons of commercials? This removal guide shows how to uninstall it quickly.

Introduction to RetroGamer

RetroGamer is found to be a nasty and unwanted toolbar that messes up your work on the browser completely. It is set to display on your homepage after changing the settings of your browsers without permission or consent. This application is able to work on all major web browsers. Some users may try to switch to another web browser to avoid this pest after they find out it’s difficult to remove it. However, RetroGamer soon takes control over the rest browser as well. RetroGamer is distributed widely with the help of free third party software. Those risky shaware may recommend that you download RetroGamer as well when you try to initiate the download. That’s exact the right and critical moment when you can reject installing this RetroGamer.

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Once it enters your system, this toolbar overrides your homepage with strange site. Also, the engine results from RetroGamer will be seen to include tons of sponsored ads and links. Therefore, when you search for something online and click on the first search results on the first page, you are actually building traffic for those shady websites. In addition, if you fail to remove this toolbar timely off the system, it may even insert other harmful materials, like Vosteran. com, Groovorio.com and Couponarific to compromise the PC furthermore. Therefore, you should keep in mind that your online sessions won’t be safe with this pest and it needs to be removed from the web soon.

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Summary of RetroGamer Adware :

1. It gets itself installed by taking advantage of users’ discreetness;
2. It compromises the browser by changing default settings, such as homepage, search engine and bookmark;
3. Its sole purpose is to dispense promoting information for dubious websites and build up traffic for them;
4. It displays redirecting ads and transfers unwary users to malware incubated websites;
5. It has close relation with online Trojans, browser hijackers, spyware and ransomware;
6. It spies on users’ privacy and collects confidential information.

Instruction on Removing RetroGamer Malware

According to our research, we found that RetroGamer adware often gets installed together with other programs. And RetroGamer adware has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing RetroGamer virus.

1. Clear browser cookies.

a. Google Chrome: click Tools and then Options. Move to Under the Hood tab, find Privacy session and click Clear browsing data button. At the displaying window, tick Delete cookies and other site data and click Clear browsing data to confirm removal.

b. Internet Explorer: click Tools and then Internet Options. Select General tab and click Delete button at Browsing history section. Find Cookies column and click Delete button next to it.

c. Firefox: Click Tools and choose Clear Recent History from the list. At the popup window, select Everything from drop-down menu of Time range to clear . Next, click Details, then tick Cookies and click Clear Now button.

2. Remove futile extensions.

* Google Chrome: Click Customize and ControlToolsExtensions. Remove RetroGamer related add-ons by clicking Bin button.

* Internet Explorer: Click SettingsManage Add-onsProgramsManage Add-ons. Disable all the suspicious add-ons.

* Firefox: Click Firefox menu → Add-onsExtensions. Select RetroGamer related browser add-ons and click Disable.

3. Show Hidden Files and Delete Malicious ones.

For Windows 7:
(1) Click Start and choose Control Panel. Search for Folder Options and click on it.
(2) Go to General tab, tick show hidden files, folders and drives at Advanced Settings session and click OK.

(3) Search for listed harmful files created by RetroGamer adware and clear them all.


For Windows 8:

(1). Press Win+R to open run box, type in Control Panel and hit enter.

(2). Click Appearance and Personalization and then Folder Options. Move to View tab, tick Show hidden files, folders, and drives. Click Apply and then OK to confirm the change.

(3). Search for listed harmful files created by RetroGamer adware and clear them all.



4. Stop virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.

(1). Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager.

(2). Find out RetroGamer malware processes and terminate them.

5. Remove all the malicious files registry entries through Registry Edit.

(1). Tap Win+R to open Registry Editor.

(2). Search for and remove all harmful registry entries of RetroGamer.

RetroGamer Adware Removal Video:

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