SecretCreditCard Removal Guide

Do you know what SecretCreditCard is?

SecretCreditCard is an app that promises to provide you with great credit card deals. It is not actually explained how this program can provide users with these deals; however, this is enough to attract them. Once installed, this program will create a shortcut on your Desktop. When you launch this program, a Secret Credit Card window will appear promoting different kinds of sites. According to our research team, this suspicious program loads and automatically redirects you to one of the many pages. This is a dead giveaway that this program is not trustworthy, and there are many other signs that should help you recognize the true nature of this program. Whether you are confused, or you want to delete SecretCreditCard from your operating system, this is the report you need to read. Note that there is a comment section below that you can use to initiate discussion about this suspicious application.

The distribution of SecretCreditCard is quite mysterious. If you download this app from its official site,, you might be offered to install various suspicious programs. Depending on where you live, you might be introduced to potentially unwanted programs, such as MyPCBackup, ad-supported programs, such as Search Know, or other kinds of software that we generally identify as unreliable or even malicious. According to our research, the software offered along with the program might be switched around, so there truly is no way of knowing which programs you will be exposed to. Of course, it is best to stay away from all of them. Another way of distribution is software bundles. When testing this app in our internal lab, we have found that it can be introduced to users via third-party software bundles. It is notable that BeautyMost, HealthySure, BlingJobs, and others similar apps are distributed in the same way. It was also found that this program could be promoted via modified search results, and you might come across those if you use unreliable search tools, for example, those promoted by browser hijackers.SecretCreditCard Removal GuideSecretCreditCard screenshot
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Once installed, as mentioned previously, it creates a shortcut that is added to the Desktop. Note that the same shortcut might be added to the Start Menu as well. As you launch it, you are redirected to different websites, including,, and Although these sites might offer great deals, you have to be careful. You have to be the most careful with the ads shown via Internet Explorer. A new IE window will show up every time you interact with the SecretCreditCard shortcut, and the content promoted might be very misleading. Surveys, shopping deals, and quizzes shown to you might be attractive, but your interaction with them might lead to personal information leaks. As it was found, the kind of content that is shown to you also depends on your geographical location because this increases the chances of you interacting with it. The ads shown to you could trick you into giving away personal information and could act as a gateway for tracking cookies to collect even more data about you.

Is SecretCreditCard beneficial? We believe it is not, and it is the smartest decision to eliminate it from your operating system. The good thing is that the removal of this adware (advertising-supported program) is not difficult. In fact, you can successfully uninstall it via Control Panel. Open this menu and use “Add or Remove Programs” or “Uninstall a program” tools to uninstall this adware from your PC. We propose a different method that still allows eliminating this program manually. If you choose this method, you will need to erase files and registry keys. Although this guide might seem scary, it is fairly easy to follow. What about third-party malware installed on your PC? Although you can get rid of it manually as well, we suggest saving your time and reinforcing your virtual security by implementing anti-malware software.

Delete SecretCreditCard from Windows

  1. First right-click and Delete the shortcut on the Desktop and Start Menu.
  2. Simultaneously tap Win+E to launch Explorer.
  3. Enter %ProgramData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs (or %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\ if you use Windows XP) into the address bar at the top.
  4. Right-click and Delete the SecretCreditCard folder.
  5. Enter %ProgramFiles% and find the SecretCreditCard folder (if you cannot find it, you should check the %ProgramFiles(x86)% directory).
  6. Right-click and Delete the folder.
  7. Simultaneously tap Win+R to access RUN.
  8. Enter regedit.exe and click OK.
  9. Right-click and Delete the and keys in these paths:
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\
  10. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\.
  11. Right-click and Delete the {ADCB693A-DC78-427A-A2D7-0C753BAFD694}_is1 key.

In non-techie terms:

Too good to be true. This is the saying that perfectly fits SecretCreditCard, and we strongly suggest deleting it from your operating system. This advertising-supported program might show some deals, but whether or not they are trustworthy is disputable. The worst part about this adware is that it shows ads, quizzes, surveys, and other third-party content that is not only unrelated to the credit card offers promised but also is potentially misleading. We suggest eliminating this adware right now, and you can do that by following the guide in this report. If you have questions, do not forget to post them below.