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warning-adwareBitAccelerator is classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) also known as Adware.BitAccelerator and BitAccelerator. BitAccelerator may present itself as a Browser Helper Object (BHO). In fact, the program is ad-supported meaning that adware features are typical for it. Even though, PUPs are not malicious threats, their prolonged presence in the system is associated with several issues.

Download a System Scanner, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By BitAccelerator.

Collection of private data and worsened PC/ browser performance are quite likely to happen. That is why the removal of BitAccelerator is recommended.

BitAccelerator Distribution Method

Potentially unwanted programs usually enter the system through bundled download. Bundling of software may not be illegal, but it often leads to unwanted downloads of adware and PUPs. It could be avoided if the user opts out of the automatic installer and always goes for the custom one. Under the ‘advanced’ option, he gets the chance to deselect any added pieces of software and thus avoid bundling.

BitAccelerator Description

As already mentioned, BitAccelator may be the reason for several issues on an affected machine:

  • Addition of tracking cookies and gathering of personally identifiable information.
  • Slowing down or crashing the browser, as well as the system itself.
  • Slowing down the Internet speed.

Some experts are concerned that BitAccelerator is associated with computer worm invasions. Its removal is eagerly recommended.

BitAccelerator Removal Manual

Having in mind the problems it may cause, running a full system scan with the help of a powerful AV tool seems like the best removal option.
The steps provided below will guide the user through the removal process.

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1. Remove/Uninstall BitAccelerator

1. Remove/Uninstall BitAccelerator in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall BitAccelerator.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove BitAccelerator from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select BitAccelerator and click “Remove

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    After BitAccelerator is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate BitAccelerator and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After BitAccelerator is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select BitAccelerator to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.

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    After BitAccelerator has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on BitAccelerator
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall BitAccelerator. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the BitAccelerator will be removed.

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    3. Remove BitAccelerator automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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