VirusIt Removal Guide

Do you know what VirusIt is?

VirusIt by Lamphouse Media LLC is an advertisement-supported program, and it is an annoying one at that. Once installed, this irritating piece of software will flood your desktop with surveys, prize giveaways, and other kinds of promotional content that we do not recommend interacting with. If you click on any ads shown to you, it is possible that you will be tricked into disclosing personal information or even downloading unfamiliar software. If you do not delete VirusIt, these irritating, potentially malicious ads will keep showing up, and this is dangerous. The removal of this ad-supported program is not complicated, and if you want to learn which steps you need to make to succeed, you have to continue reading.

The distribution of VirusIt is extremely strange. Although this program is advertised at, not all users will be able to download it. In some cases, the installer simply drops a desktop link to some bogus advertisement. In other cases, the installer is launched without any trouble. Our researchers have found that many computer users execute this clandestine adware while installing third-party software, and it is likely that this software will require removal as well. Whether or not you download VirusIt yourself, you need to delete this adware as soon as possible. As mentioned previously, it can expose you to misleading offers. Unfortunately, that is not all that you need to beware of. It was found that VirusIt can collect personal information, which can lead to identity theft. The Privacy Policy of this adware reveals that private information could be used to send commercial text messages! If you do not want to have you phone flooded with ads as well, you MUST remove VirusIt ASAP.VirusIt Removal GuideVirusIt screenshot
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Although VirusIt promotes the BitDefender scanner, and possibly other authentic tools and services, there is no denying that this adware requires immediate removal. If you have downloaded this adware using a third-party installer, you have to scan your operating system to see which other unreliable programs you need to delete from your operating system. Unfortunately, you might have to follow the same process even if you downloaded the program via The official installer might bundle MyPcBackUp, Opera Browser,, and other suspicious/unwanted programs that you might want to remove. We advise installing an automated malware remover to delete VirusIt along with other unreliable programs on your PC. If you choose the manual removal option, the guide below is the first step you need to complete.

Delete VirusIt from Windows

Delete from Windows XP

  1. Click the Start menu icon on the Taskbar.
  2. Select Control Panel for more options.
  3. Navigate to Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Click the undesirable program and select Remove.

Delete from Windows Vista or Windows 7

  1. Click the Windows icon on the Taskbar.
  2. Open Control Panel and click Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the application you wish to remove.
  4. Click the Uninstall button.

Delete from Windows 8 or Windows 10

  1. Launch RUN (simultaneously tap Win+R).
  2. Open the Control Panel menu.
  3. Move to Uninstall a program and right-click VirusIt.
  4. Select Uninstall to remove this program.

In non-techie terms:

There is no doubt that it is best to remove VirusIt, and it is unlikely that anyone will postpone this task, considering that this ad-supported program is completely useless. While there are many suspicious programs that offer some sort of beneficial services, VirusIt is not one of them. This adware cannot scan your PC for viruses, as it promises, and the only thing it can do is put your virtual security at risk. Keep in mind that the manual removal guide above was designed to help you remove this particular adware. Other infections and unreliable programs active on your PC are likely to require different removal methods.