ElevenInstall is an adware program that monetizes free software installation. Once installed on your browser, it starts generating pay-per-click revenue from various ads, banners, and in-text hyperlinks. Its removal is advisory due to the danger your computer may be exposed to after navigating the cursor on any of the suggested content.
Users should be acknowledged that they have installed adware that uses the ElevenInstall platform. One reason is that security experts underline that this potentially unwanted program is likely to use a plug-in to promote its manipulations and add a registry key. Thanks to this key, the attackers make sure that the application launches after every re-boot.
Another argumentation is that ElevenInstall adware gathers information about users’ search queries and visited websites. Thanks to this sensitive information, the user becomes invaded by personalized promotions. The end goal? Making profit out of thin air.
When Did I Download ElevenInstall?
Most probably, the last time you downloaded a free program from an unverified source. Like all adware programs, ElevenInstall is bundled with freeware and third-party software. Users usually are not aware that besides the chosen program they also installed a potentially unwanted one. To avoid this, always aim for custom installation.
Should I Be Concerned?
ElevenInstall may be described as troublesome because it compromises privacy, collects private data and may redirect you to potentially malicious web pages. Furthermore, the registry key it adds to your Windows increases your computer’s vulnerability.
In addition to the above, after it installs the host program, it will flood your machine with other adware and unknown programs without your consent. The suspicious tool is also capable of changing various settings.
Is It Advisory to Remove ElevenInstall?
Experts recommend its removal in order to save your computer from further contamination. To do so, follow the manual guide or run a trusted spyware removal program.
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- Guide 1: How to Remove ElevenInstall from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of ElevenInstall from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove ElevenInstall from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase ElevenInstall from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall ElevenInstall from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove ElevenInstall from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate ElevenInstall from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove ElevenInstall from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove ElevenInstall
Step 2: Uninstall ElevenInstall and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 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 are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by ElevenInstall on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by ElevenInstall there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of ElevenInstall from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall ElevenInstall and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove ElevenInstall via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove ElevenInstall files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as ElevenInstall, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove ElevenInstall from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase ElevenInstall from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall ElevenInstall from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove ElevenInstall from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the ElevenInstall will be removed.
Eliminate ElevenInstall from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.