What is ClickTheApp?

If you see advertisements on your screen, especially those that have a label “Ads by ClickTheApp”, there is no doubt that an advertising-supported application has slithered onto your computer. The ClickTheApp adware program is based on the JustPlugIt engine and it is rather prevalent nowadays. Specialists say that this adware program can slightly change its name but you will still be able to recognize it. As can be seen, this program does not want to be recognized and deleted, which tells much about its reliability. If you do not want to keep this untrustworthy program and deal with its commercial ads day after day, you have to erase ClickTheApp from the system. You will find the instructions below, but we suggest that you read through this article first.

How does ClickTheApp act?

ClickTheApp will not do anything beneficial because it has been developed to generate and display advertisements on a user’s screen. In fact, it is very likely that ads generated by this adware program will be very annoying and intrusive, which means that your browsing session might be ruined. Ads might not only interfere with your activities on the web, but might also redirect to corrupted websites. It might be enough to click on a single advertisement. Those users who do not want to encounter malicious software have to get rid of ClickTheApp as soon as possible. This is the only way to reduce the possibility of infecting your system. Continue reading in order to get all the necessary information regarding the removal of this adware program.

You can download other JustPlugIt-based adware programs from various P2P websites if you surf them rather carelessly. We do not think that you want this to happen, so we suggest being very cautious all the time. First of all, you should double-check whether you click on the right Download button. Secondly, it is advisable to install a really trustworthy antimalware tool on the system. We recommend acquiring and installing SpyHunter. You will have a clean system as long as you keep this security application enabled.

How to get rid of ClickTheApp

Many users find the removal of ClickTheApp rather difficult because it is not enough to delete it via Control Panel. According to our specialists, only Internet Explorer users can delete it easily. Do not worry; we will help you to remove ClickTheApp if you use Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome too. You can use our instructions which we have placed below this article or you can perform the system scan. In fact, the latter method is more effective because other threats, e.g. LightningDownloader and hijacker, which travel bundled with ClickTheApp, will be erased from your system too. If you erase ClickTheApp manually, do not forget to take care of these threats. An automatic tool will help you to do that very quickly.

Remove ClickTheApp

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Select Control Panel and click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Find the undesirable software and select it.
  4. Click Remove.

Windows 7 and Vista

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

Windows 8

  1. Tap the Windows key + R and enter control panel in the box. Click OK.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click on ClickTheApp and then uninstall it from the system.

Windows 10

  1. Locate the search box and enter Control Panel into it.
  2. Select Uninstall a program and right-click on the application.
  3. Uninstall it.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser and tap Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. Select Extensions.
  3. Find the unwanted extension and then Remove/Disable it.

Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser and access the menu.
  2. Select More tools from the menu and click Extensions.
  3. Locate the unwanted extension and click the recycle bin button placed next to it.
  4. Click Remove.

In case you have questions regarding the removal of ClickTheApp, you can always leave them in the comment box placed below this article. We will answer you as soon as possible.

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