Settings Manager

What is Settings Manager?

Settings Manager is an adware helper which is usually related to the infamous browser hijacker Both the hijacker and the adware helper are published by Aztec Media Inc., and this company can use different tactics to spread the unreliable software to as many operating systems as possible. According to malware researchers working in the internal lab, it is necessary to remove Settings Manager and from your operating system. If you do not delete the adware helper, it is most likely that you will not be allowed to replace the undesirable search tools as well. Needless to say, this is not the only reason why Settings Manager has been installed onto your operating system.test 100% FREE spyware scan and
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How does Settings Manager work?

According to our researchers, Settings Manager may be installed together with SystemK, which is one more adware helper often linked to the hijacker. This hijacker can be installed without permission, which means that in certain cases Settings Manager could be installed without permission or notification as well. Of course, this application is not invisible, and most users should be able to find it in the list of installed software. You should be able to find it under %PROGRAMFILES% as well. If you do, we recommend removing Settings Manager files right away. Make sure that you delete all files representing this adware helper; otherwise, the undesirable activity will continue. Needless to say, you must remove all other adware helpers as well.

If you do not delete adware helpers, they could collect information regarding your virtual activity. On top of that, Settings Manager could be employed to manage software updates. Keep in mind that the hijacker is a malicious threat which you need to delete, not update. Unfortunately, the infection created by Linkey may be only one of the many active threats. Whether you suspect other threats to be active or not, we recommend using a malware scanner. Even if the tool does not detect other threats, you should not assume that your operating system is secure. The browser hijacker that you need to delete has found its way in, and so it is only a matter of time before other threats attack.

How to remove Settings Manager

The adware helper Settings Manager is a silent application, and most computer users will not know that it exists until they tackle the removal of software related to it. If the application is installed together with a malicious browser hijacker, you may have to delete Settings Manager first before removing the threat. The manual removal instructions below will help you get rid of Settings Manager from your PC. Then you must delete the remaining threats, and if you want to, you can search for the removal guides linked to specific infections using our search box.

Remove Settings Manager

Remove from Windows XP:

  1. Click Start on the Taskbar and select Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add or Remove Programs and then click Change and Remove Programs.
  3. Remove the undesirable application from your PC.

Remove from Windows Vista & Windows 7:

  1. Click the Windows logo on the Taskbar and select Control Panel.
  2. Open the Control Panel and click Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the program you want to delete and select Uninstall.

Remove from Windows 8:

  1. Tap the Windows key to access the Metro UI menu and right-click on the screen.
  2. Select All apps, open the Control Panel, and then click Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the program you want to delete and click Uninstall.
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