Slick Savings - How to remove?

 
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Slick Savings is an adware program that can be installed to random computers together with other programs from the Internet. The application is responsible for displaying tons of ads with offers and discounts on the infected computer. Basically, it offers you checking some prices comparisons, for example,  when you are visiting shopping websites like Amazon, Ebay and some others. The pop ups say to be brought by Slick Savings.

About Slick Savings

You may think that it is quite nice to get some discounts or offers while shopping. However, if you actually deal with Slick Saving, you will understand how annoying it is. The program will be displaying tons of pop ups every time you browse the Internet. If you click on these messages, it will redirect you to some websites which is really annoying and also you can get infected in case it reroutes you to some malicious ones.

Slick Savings assistant is not going to always introduce you to reliable offers. Sometimes the sales and other low-priced goods can be transferred to you from sources that have a slightly negative reputation. For example, if the competitive prices are introduced to you from Alibaba.com, please be cautious that this facility has tons of negative feedback from its former buyers. Slick Savings is a vey old variant of online shopping assistants as it first emerged from the ground in 2013. However, as our article has been quite popular, we guess that people still get introduced to its advertisements.

Nowadays it is quite popular to craft programs that stand for similar purposes as Slick Savings. Such programs are promoted as an easy way to save money but actually their content might not always be looking out for your best interest. If you are feeling in doubt and feel like online advertising is bothering you way too much, then take into a consideration that your device might be influenced by an adware application.

Slick Saving not only advertises some websites, services and products, but it also collects information about your browsing habbits, search queries and websites you are visiting. This data can be very useful for marketing purposes, especially, displaying targeted advertisements in future. Slick Saving is not considered to be a virus, but it definitely contributes to posing to a risk of getting your computer infected with malware.

Distribution Methods of Slick Savings

You can get infected with adware applications like Slick Savings by recklessly choosing to download free programs. You should always download them from reliable sources and opt to choose advanced/custom modes for installations. Please monitor this process attentively and do not fall for the persuasive methods that might be utilized to convince you to download such applications. Subsidiary programs very frequently belong to potentially unwanted programs’ category (PUPs) and won’t be able to make your browsing better. In fact, the outcome might be far from what you might expect: the downloaded software can drain your CPU resources or do other damage.

Remove Slick Saving as soon as you detect it on your PC as it will only bring many problems for you. Below we provide removal instructions that explain every step you have to do to eliminate this malicious program.


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Manual removal of Slick Saving ads

How to remove Ads by SlickSavings using Windows Control Panel

Many hijackers and adware like Slick Savings install some of their components as regular windows programs as well as additional software. This part of malware can be uninstalled from Control Panel. To access it, do the following.
  • Start→Control Panel (older Windows) or press Windows Key→Search and enter Control Panel (Windows 8);
    Control panel
  • Choose Uninstall Program;
    Programs and features
  • Go through a list of programs and select entries related to Ads by SlickSavings .
    Remove toolbars
  • Click uninstall button.
    Uninstall
  • In many cases anti-malware programs are better at detecting related parasites, thus I recommend installing Spyhunter or Reimage to identify other programs that might be a part of this infection.
    Scan with spyhunter
This method will not remove some of browser plugins therefore proceed to the next part of the removal guide.
Removing Slick Savings from your browsers

  Top Remove malicious extensions from Internet Explorer

  • Press on the Gear icon→Manage Add-ons.
    Add-on
  • Go through Toolbars and extensions. Remove everything related to Ads by SlickSavings and items you do not know that are made not by Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Oracle or Adobe.
    Disable add-ons
  • Close the Options.

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Slick Savings, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  • Press on the Gear icon->Internet Options.
    Internet options
  • Choose the Advanced tab and click on the Reset button.
    Reset settings
  • Select a Delete personal settingscheckbox and click on the Reset button.
    Reset approve
  • Click on the Close button on the confirmation box, then close your browser.
    Reset

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

  Top Removing Ads by SlickSavings from Chrome

  • Click on the menu button on the top right corner of a Google Chrome window. Select “Settings”.
    Open settings
  • Click “Extensions” on the left menu bar.
  • Go through the extensions list and remove programs you do not need, especially similar to Slick Savings. Click on the trash bin icon next to Ads by SlickSavings or other add-ons you want to remove.
    Remove extensions
  • Press on the “Remove” button on the Confirmation window.
    Remove approve
  • If unsure, you can disable them temporarily.
    Disable extension
  • Restart Chrome.

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Slick Savings, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  • Click on Chrome’s menu button (three horizontal lines) and select Settings.
    Open settings
  • Scroll to the end of the page and click on the Reset settings button.
    Reset settings
  • Click on the Reset button on the confirmation box.
    Reset approve

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

  Top Removing Ads by SlickSavings from Firefox

  • Click on the menu button on the top right corner of a Mozilla window and select the “Add-ons” icon (or press Ctrl+Shift+A on your keyboard).
    Select add-on
  • Go through Extensions and Addons list, remove everything Slick Savings related and items you do not recognise. If you do not know the extension and it is not made by Mozilla, Google, Microsoft, Oracle or Adobe then you probably do not need it.
    Remove add-on

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Ads by SlickSavings, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  • Click on the menu button on the top right corner of a Mozilla Firefox window. Click on the Help button.
    Help button
  • Choose Troubleshooting Information on the Help menu.
    Troubleshooting
  • Click on the Reset Firefox button.
    Refresh firefox
  • Click on the Reset Firefox button on the confirmation box. Mozilla Firefox will close and change the settings to default.
    Refresh firefox approve

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

How to remove Slick Savings from Microsoft Edge:  Top


Resetting Microsoft Edge setting (Method 1)

  • Open Microsoft Edge and click on More actions button (three dots at the top right corner of the screen), then choose Settings.
    Open settings
  • In the Settings window, click Choose what to clear button.
    Choose clear
  • Select everything that you want to remove and click Clear.
    Clear browsing data
  • Right click on Start and choose Task manager.
    Open task manager
  • In the Processes tab right click on Microsoft Edge and select Go to details.
    Go to details
  • In the Details look for entries named Microsoft Edge, right click on each of them and select End Task to end these entries.
    End Edge task

If the first method didn't work for you, follow the steps of advanced method below. Make sure you backup your data before completing these steps.

Resetting Microsoft Edge setting (Method 2)

  • Navigate to the following folder: C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe Select all of the entries in this folder, right click on them and select Delete.
    Delete files
  • Click Start button and type in “Windows power”. Right click on the Windows PowerShell entry and choose Run as administrator.
    Open powershell
  • When Administrator: Windows PowerShell window appears on your screen, paste in this line after PS: cd C:\WINDOWS\system32 and press Enter: Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml" -Verbose}
    Run command
Once you finish these steps, Slick Savings should be removed from your Microsoft Edge browser.

  Top Removing Slick Savings from Safari (Mac OS X)

  • Click on the Safari menu.
  • Choose Preferences.
    Open preferences
  • Click on the Extensions Tab.
  • Click on the Uninstall button near the Ads by SlickSavings. Remove all other unknown or suspicious entries too. If you are not sure whether you need the extension or not, you can simply uncheck the Enable check-box to disable the extension temporarily.
    Extensions
  • Restart Safari.

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Slick Savings, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  • Click on the Safari menu on the top left corner of the screen. Select Reset Safari.
    Choose reset
  • Select which options you want to reset (usually all of them come preselected) and click on the Reset button.
    Reset

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

 

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September 6, 2013 06:52, October 10, 2016 01:21
 

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