CycloneCover Removal Guide

Do you know what CycloneCover is?

CycloneCover is one of those untrustworthy adware programs that might slither onto your computer anytime. In most cases, it finds a way on a user’s system because users carelessly install new programs, tend to download software from untrustworthy third-party websites, and simply do not have any security tool installed on their systems. If this program has slithered onto your computer as well, you should know that it is very important to remove it from your system as soon as possible. Luckily, it is not so difficult to do that, but, if you still need some help with its removal, make sure that you read this article from beginning to end.

CycloneCover itself belongs to the family of JustPlugIt-based adware. It is very likely that this adware has been published in order to generate money for the publisher because it does not do anything beneficial. Even though it does not act in a useful way, there is no doubt that you will notice if it slithers onto your computer because various ads, including banners, pop-ups, in-text ads, and shopping suggestions will start appearing on your screen. In most cases, users notice them when they visit various online shops (e.g., Amazon and eBay). Of course, advertisements will appear on other websites as well. Many computer users find these commercials interesting because they are based on information about their browsing activities. Yes, there is basically no doubt that CycloneCover records non-personally identifiable information in order to provide you with commercials. Luckily, this can be easily stopped. You simply have to eliminate CycloneCover.

Specialists say that CycloneCover has probably entered your system because you have clicked on a fake download button located on some kind of torrent or file-sharing website. You should always double-check whether you really click on the normal download button. In fact, it would be really wise not to download any programs from untrustworthy third-party websites if you want to keep your system safe. What's more, our specialists believe that you should install a security tool on your system in order to be 100% safe. You should decide which tool to install on the system responsibly because there are hundreds of unreliable tools that might cause serious harm to your computer.

CycloneCover has to be removed from your system as soon as possible if you do not want to cause harm to your system. You can perform the removal manually or automatically. Both these methods are good; however, other existing threats (e.g., EZDownloader and browser hijacker) will not disappear anywhere if you delete CycloneCover manually. You have to take care of these programs as well. It is also possible to remove them manually, or you can simply scan your PC with a trustworthy antimalware scanner, such as SpyHunter, and it will remove these threats for you.

How to delete CycloneCover

Windows XP

  1. Click on the Start button.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select the program and click Remove.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Right-click on the unwanted program.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Windows 8

  1. Access the Metro UI menu and start typing Control Panel.
  2. Open it.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select the undesirable software.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch your browser and tap Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. Select Extensions.
  3. Find the unwanted extension and then remove it from your browser.

Google Chrome

  1. Launch your browser and tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Extensions from the menu on the left.
  4. Find the extension associated with CycloneCover and click the recycle bin button next to it.
  5. Click Remove.

In non-techie terms:

There are hundreds of JustPlugIt-based adware programs on the web, so you should not forget to take care of your system’s security in order not to encounter untrustworthy programs ever again. It seems that it will be enough to install a trustworthy antimalware tool on the system in order to protect your PC, so make sure that you do that ASAP.