How to remove Key Lime Lizard (Virus Removal Guide)
What is Key Lime Lizard?
Reputable Antivirus and Anti-Malware vendors have flagged the Key Lime Lizard program as suspicious and will detect the program and associated browser attachments as adware. This adware serves advertisements across multiple internet browsers once installed and can also get onto a computer system and attach to popular internet browsers without initial detection by most Antivirus products before it gets isolated for suspicious activities.
Potential Key Lime Lizard malware primarily gets onto a computer without detection and attaches to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer as a browser add-on and extension. In some cases this program will use multiple browser add-ons and extensions, as well as third-party apps used to access and collect user browsing data.
Key Lime Lizard adware may come bundled with additional items that can cause different issues and will have different browser permissions set. Usually these different permissions allow the additional parasites to change additional existing internet browser settings. In turn, additional items may cause unwanted browser redirects and start-ups to suspicious websites such as lasaoren.
How to remove Key Lime Lizard (Virus Removal)
1. Automatic Removal Guide
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2. Install the free or paid version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.
3. Once Malwarebytes is installed, run the program. *Malwarebytes may automatically begin to update and scan your computer at this point.
4. Once the Malwarebytes program has been open, if a scan has not initiated, please click the large Scan Now button or visit the “Scan” tab to initiate a scan. Before the scan is started Malwarebytes may ask to update the software, make sure to do so if prompted to.
5. Once the scan is complete, click the Quarantine All button to remove the files.
6. You may also chose to visit the History tab and click Delete All to remove these files from the Quarantine log, although these files no longer prove a threat.
CCleaner by Piriform
CCleaner can be used to automatically repair internet browser settings, fix system startup up settings, and uninstall unwanted software.
1. Install the free or paid version of CCleaner by Piriform.
2. Once installed, open the program and navigate to Cleaner > Windows/Applications and click the Analyze button. Afterwards, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.
3. Next, navigate to Tools > Startup and search through each tab starting from windows, internet explorer, etc., all the way to Content Menu, for additional suspicious entries and click Disable and Delete once anything is found.
4. To automatically uninstall unwanted software, navigate to the Uninstall tab and search for the program in the list of installed programs. Uninstall the unwanted software as selected by clicking the Run Uninstaller button.
2. Manual Removal Guide
How to uninstall Key Lime Lizard
1. Access Windows Start Menu and navigate to the Control Panel (on Windows 8, right click the bottom left corner to gain access to the Windows 8 Start Menu. Windows 8 may also select Programs and Features).
2. In Windows Control Panel, click Uninstall a program or Add and remove a program in the Programs section (If you are using Windows 8 you will bypass the Control Panel).
3. In the list of installed programs, search for software titled Key Lime Lizard. Once the adware is located, double click the unwanted program or select it with your mouse and click the Uninstall button. *Follow any on-screen instructions that may prompt to remove this program.
How to remove Key Lime Lizard add-ons and extensions
1. Click on the Customize icon (wrench or 3 bar icon) next to the address bar and navigate to Tools > Extensions.
2. Search for the Key Lime Lizard extension and remove it by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.
1. Type Ctrl+Shift+A.
2. On the Extensions and Plugin search for the Key Lime Lizard add-on and remove it.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
1. Click Tools and select Manage add-ons.
2. On the Toolbars and Extensions tab search for the Key Lime Lizard add-on and remove it if located.