Optional.Spigot.A Removal Guide

Do you know what Optional.Spigot.A is?

If your security tool detected that Optional.Spigot.A infection is residing on your system, you should know that there are no doubts that you have some kind of program published by Spigot Inc. on your computer. It has been found out that your system might contain Dealio Toolbar, Widgi Toolbar, Slick Savings, and similar applications. However, not all of them can be considered bad because this company also publishes reliable products, for instance, toolbars for such companies as AVG and IObit. It might be rather difficult to find out whether your system contains reliable Spigot Inc. products or not yourself, which is why we recommend that you scan your system with a reliable antimalware tool.Optional.Spigot.A Removal GuideOptional.Spigot.A screenshot
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The specialists of spyware-techie.com have implemented a research in their internal lab and found out that Spigot Inc. provides a monetization platform for software developers mainly. The information provided on its official website, which is spigot.com, claims that Spigot’s add-ons “provide software developers with the ability to maximize monetization per user”. What is more, software publishers can promote their programs using Spigot’s global network. As you can see, Spigot Inc. offers rather useful service; however, it is still not advisable to keep those applications that are classified as potentially undesirable programs or adware.

The majority of those suspicious applications travel bundled with freeware. Thus, they might enter your system without your permission. It means that if your security tool has detected Optional.Spigot.A on your system, you should better check whether there are no undesirable programs on your system. If you find any, you should better erase them entirely. In order to prevent various suspicious applications enter your system in the future, you should always keep your antimalware tool enabled. Besides, it is not advisable to download software from doubtful sources because you might install different kinds of suspicious applications alongside. Last but not least, you should always install applications attentively.

It is advisable to delete unreliable Spigot Inc. applications from the system as soon as possible because they might perform various suspicious applications, for example, they might flood your screen with different kinds of ads, collect your information associated with your browsing activities, and might even allow other undesirable software enter your system. If your security tool is not capable of detecting unreliable software, you should better install a more reliable one on your system, for instance, SpyHunter and then launch the scanner.

How to get rid of the undesirable program

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select the undesirable software.
  5. Click the Remove button.

Windows 7 and Vista

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

Windows 8

  1. Tap the Windows key to access the Metro UI menu.
  2. Start typing Control Panel and select it.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Locate the application that needs to be erased from the system. Select it.
  5. Click the Uninstall button.

In non-techie terms:

If you have deleted Spigot Inc. software manually, we still advise that you check whether your system does not contain other undesirable applications. For this matter, you can use a free diagnostic SpyHunter scanner. You can download it by simply following the instructions provided below the article.