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Sale-o is an ad-supported browser extension that can be installed on Windows operating computers. Sale-o can get attached to your web browser (Mozilla, Chrome, IE, Safari) as a BHO (browser helper object), an add-on or extension. Because of its ability to display numerous advertising materials in the web pages viewed by the user Sale-o is considered a PUP (potentially unwanted program) and its removal is recommended.

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How Does Sale-o Affect Your PC?

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Once installed, Sale-o is known to cause the following:

  • Redirect the user to questionable websites
  • Display a variety of pop-ups, banners, in-text and other advertisements in the web pages the user visits
  • Diminish the performance of your web browser

The advertising materials promoted by the application have one purpose only – to generate profit and boost the web traffic of certain websites. As innocent as these ads may look, malware researchers warn that clicking on them is considered risky. You may get linked to corrupt web pages where a variety of threats may find their way to your system.

Adware and potentially unwanted programs are known for their data collecting capabilities. Personally non-identifiable information is typically tracked for the purposes of targeted advertising. This includes IP address, location, browsing history, performed searches. In most cases, if the user provides sensitive data like email address or a phone number, they may get saved as well. Be careful what information you enter online and check if the apps and add-ons you install, add tracking cookies to your web browser.

Sale-o may also cause unpermitted redirects to certain third-party websites, the content of which may turn out to be unsafe.

How Is Sale-o Distributed?

You can download the application online, but in most cases it enters the user’s system unnoticed, bundled with free programs like PDF creators and media players. Stealth installations are quite common lately, so is you want to monitor the installation process closely, select the Advanced options and un-tick the pre-checked boxes.

How to Remove Sale-o from Your Computer?

Potentially unwanted programs are not malicious per se, but they are associated with third-party ads, system slowdowns, and other security issues. To protect the safety of your machine, experts recommend avoiding the presence of such software on your PC. Follow the step-by-step instructions below to remove Sale-o permanently from your computer.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Sale-o

1. Remove/Uninstall Sale-o 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 Sale-o.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Sale-o 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 Sale-o and click “Remove

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

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

    3. Remove Sale-o automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

    3. Remove Sale-o automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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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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