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How to Stop Ads by LookForIt – LookForIt Adware Removal Instruction

LookForIt Description


LookForIt can be classified as a adware program. It pops up when users browse the web site randomly. LookForIt states that it helps users enhance their music experience, and will find any lyrics on YouTube and display them alongside the music video you listen to. However, users are not recommended to download LookForIt from this ad pop-up because it is a browser infection, and will inject other infections or viruses into your computer in this way. Malware or rogue programs can be installed to your PC if you click Download.

LookForIt adware program injects its own files to your system, and changes your default browser settings as soon as it comes to your PC. Malicious toolbar and add-ons will be installed to your browsers as well, to mess up your browser functions. Besides the LookForIt pop-ups, users may get other advertisements related to commercial product, or computer optimizer programs.

LookForIt is installed when users download or update share programs or games from the Internet. It can be distributed via spam email attachments or hacked web sites as well.

Properties of LookForIt Adware Program


1. LookForIt comes with free downloads from the Internet;
2. LookForIt injects its own files to your system;
3. LookForIt installs malicious toolbar and add-ons to your browsers;
4. LookForIt is able to affect all your browsers;
5. LookForIt injects other viruses to your computer;


How to Remove LookForIt Adware Program?



Approach one: manually remove LookForIt adware program.

Step 1- Open Windows Task Manager and close all running processes.
( Methods to open Task Manager: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC or Press the Start button->click on the Run option->Type in taskmgr and press OK.)

Step 2- Remove these associated Files on your hard drive such as:

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe
%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe
%Temp%\random.exe

Step 3- Remove add-ons:

Internet Explorer
1) Go to 'Tools' → 'Manage Add-ons';
2) Choose 'Search Providers' → choose 'Bing' search engine or 'Google' search engine and make it default;
3) Select 'Search Results' and click 'Remove' to remove it;
4)  Go to 'Tools' → 'Internet Options', select 'General tab' and click 'Use default' button or enter your own website, e.g. Google.com. Click OK to save the changes.

Google Chrome
1) Click on 'Customize and control' Google Chrome icon, select 'Settings';
2) Choose 'Basic Options'.
3) Change Google Chrome's homepage to google.com or any other and click the 'Manage search engines...' button;
4) Select 'Google' from the list and make it your default search engine;
5) Select 'Search Results' from the list remove it by clicking the "X" mark.

Mozilla Firefox
1) Click on the magnifier's icon and select 'Manage Search Engines....';
2) Choose 'Search Results' from the list and click 'Remove' and OK to save changes;
3) Go to 'Tools' → 'Options'. Reset the startup homepage or change it to google.com under the 'General tab'.

Step 4- Reset Internet Explorer by the following guide (take IE as an example):
Open Internet Explorer >> Click on Tools >> Click on Internet Options >> In the Internet Options window click on the Connections tab >> Then click on the LAN settings button>> Uncheck the check box labeled “Use a proxy server for your LAN” under the Proxy Server section and press OK.


Approach two: automatically remove LookForIt adware program with SpyHunter.

Step one: Download SpyHunter by clicking the following icon.

Step two:Install SpyHunter on your computer step by step.




Step three: After installation, fully scan your computer, and then detect and remove every unfamiliar programs related to LookForIt adware program.



Conclusion: Both manual removal and automatic removal with SpyHunter are available methods for eliminating LookForIt adware program, but manual removal demands a good command of computer from the user.Because manual removal is dangerous and complicated, and any errors including deleting registry entries and important system files will crash your computer system. If you are not sure whether you can handle manual removal or not, I strongly recommend you to download and install SpyHunter to assist you to remove LookForIt adware program, the powerful and effective antivirus program. Moreover, if you install SpyHunter on your computer, it can help to protect your computer from being attacked by other virus in the future.


1. Automatically remove LookForIt adware program with SpyHunter from your infected computer.
2. SpyHunter helps your computer be free from being infected by virus.