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Remove ScreenGlaze from Your PC

ransomware1ScreenGlaze is a questionable application developed by Client Connect LTD that is supposed to provide the user with additional PC screen saver options. Such feature may be considered helpful, however the application is categorized as adware and its removal is recommended by malware experts. ScreenGlaze may disrupt your online browsing routine by displaying numerous advertisements in the web pages you visit.
Clicking on third-party ads may have adverse consequences for your machine, such as redirects to unverified web pages or even malware infiltration from corrupted websites.

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How Does ScreenGlaze Affect Your System?

ScreenGlaze is promoted as freeware that enables different images and search box while the screen saver on your PC is active. Many PC users find this functionality useful, but malware experts warn that the program also generates a considerable amount of online advertisements that may lead you to unverified or even malicious websites and expose your system to numerous risks if you click on them.

ScreenGlaze may track some of the user’s browsing data, like bookmarks, browsing history and search entries, and share it with third party advertisers.

ScreenGlaze may cause unwanted redirects to predetermined web pages.

How Does ScreenGlaze End Up on Your PC?

ScreenGlaze can be downloaded online or may end up on your PC in a freeware bundle. PUPs (potentially unwanted programs) and adware often get installed on a computer without the user noticing them. Most users automatically click on the “Next” button until the software installation is done. You can have full transparency of the process by selecting the Custom options; this way you can view a list of the additional plug-ins, add-ons and applications that get installed with the initially downloaded program and opt out. The expert’s advice is to select your download sources mindfully and keep your AV tools up-to-date.

Adware programs like ScreenGlaze also are delivered through drive-by downloads and spam email attachments.

ScreenGlaze Removal Manual

ScreenGlaze is not a virus; however the promoted third party ads hide a potential risk of malware infiltration if you click on them. This is why deleting ScreenGlaze from your PC is the responsible thing to do. ScreenGlaze can be removed manually or with a competent anti-spyware tool. Below you will find a step-by-step manual on how to remove ScreenGlaze permanently from your machine.


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1. Remove/Uninstall ScreenGlaze

1. Remove/Uninstall ScreenGlaze 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 ScreenGlaze.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove ScreenGlaze 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


    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu


    Select ScreenGlaze and click “Remove


    After ScreenGlaze 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


  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate ScreenGlaze and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After ScreenGlaze 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 ScreenGlaze 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’.


    After ScreenGlaze 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.

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on ScreenGlaze
    Click ‘Uninstall’


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

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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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