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Lockerterminal Removal Manual

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NameLockerterminal
TypeAd-supported application
Short DescriptionLockerterminal is a suspicious application that may administer various types of ads.
SymptomsThe display of ad content.
Distribution MethodVia bundling, unsafe browsing, fake software updates, etc.
Detection toolDownload SpyHunter, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Lockerterminal

pop-upsIn case you see a pop-up or any other type advertisements with the name Lockerterminal somewhere on them, there is a good possibility you have adware on your computer. Adware PUPs are very annoying programs that are created for one and only purpose – to generate profits for their developers. Security experts strongly advise removing Lockerterminal from the computer since it may track user information, slow down the PC and in some cases, redirect to dangerous third-party sites.

How Did Lockerterminal Get In My PC?

There are several ways that programs, like Lockerterminal use to be installed on the user PC and the most useful ones are marketing-related. You may have downloaded Lockerterminal by going over unfamiliar sites, but you may also have them on your computer via the bundling method of distribution. It involves the combination of one or more programs in the installer program of free software, downloaded from third parties. This can usually be software such as media players, file converters and other software.

More About Lockerterminal

Once on your computer, Lockerterminal may employ tracking technologies such as different types of cookies. Cookies are small text files, stored on your computer that collect different information about you search history, online clicks and so on. This may be done with the purpose of implementing the so-called ‘behavioral advertising’. This strategy is connected with the displaying of advertisements, based on your interests, hence increasing the likelihood of you clicking on them. It is very useful against users with a low level of experience in online browsing or fast clickers.

More to it ,some of the ads may take the user to third-party sites of unknown origins. This is the main reason ad-supported applications are not to be trusted. Third-party sites may conceal different risks for your computer information and may cause unnecessary headaches. The threats are several:

  • Infection of the PC with malware – These are viruses, trojan horses, ransomware trojans, worms, keyloggers and other.
  • Scamming the user out of his funds – This includes expensive fake tech support calls, fraudulent registration forms that may or may not include the user’s financial information in them and several other scams.

When it comes to making money, cyber-criminals have dedicated time and effort to develop and sophisticate their attacks on the average user. This is why you should always keep track of the latest threats so that you come prepared when you encounter such. After all, the best defense against such threats is the user himself.

Removing Lockerterminal From Your Computer

In case you feel convinced that Lockerterminal is completely useless for you, you should take the steps to its removal. It is highly recommended to follow the here mentioned removal manual to manually uninstall this program from your PC. Also, make sure that you install a specific anti-malware program that will help you locate any leftover type of files and remove them from your computer. By employing malware protection, you automatically make your PC safer against future threats since the program updates itself on a daily basis with the latest in malware and non-malware.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Lockerterminal

1. Remove/Uninstall Lockerterminal 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 Lockerterminal.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Lockerterminal 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 Lockerterminal and click “Remove

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    After Lockerterminal 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 Lockerterminal and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Lockerterminal 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 Lockerterminal 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 Lockerterminal 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 Lockerterminal
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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

    3. Remove Lockerterminal automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

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

    To clean your computer with the award-winning software Spy Hunter – donload_now_140
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    Berta Bilbao

    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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