Remove Lucky Leap Adware (Easy Uninstall Guide)
If you like online shopping you might have encountered Lucky Leap. It is an ad-supported application which is supposed to help users find better deals online. The developers of Lucky Leap claim that the program is capable providing the user with relevant advertisements, and even coupons for discounted goods. In reality, it provides no useful function for the user. Furthermore, Lucky Leap exploits the user. It fills the screen with various deceiving ads, which when clicked on leads to websites owned by third parties. Users should not trust the websites associated with the Lucky Leap program.
Lucky Leap is distributed using two methods. Firstly, the users might download the application because they are tricked in to believing that the app is a useful piece of software. Secondly, Lucky Leap is often bundled with various free software. As a result, users are unpleasantly surprised when they finish the installation of the desired software. They find out that Lucky Leap adware is also installed and is there to stay. What makes it really annoying is the fact that the installation of the plugin happens without any consent of the user.
The activities of Lucky Leap are well known to the IT security experts. They call these types of programs PUPs or adware. These are programs that reach computers discreetly and then start to really annoy the users by performing various unwanted activities. Lucky Leap and other PUPs are not dangerous enough to be classified as viruses, but these programs are still dangerous.
The only solution when Lucky Leap is found on the computer is to try and remove the app as soon as possible. It won’t benefit you in any way.
Automatic Lucky Leap Removal
Download and install SpyHunter to detect Lucky Leap and remove it.
Windows XP/Vista/7/8. Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
- Install SpyHunter by double-clicking the downloaded file. Follow the on-screen instructions
- SpyHunter will automatically scan and detect threats
Note: download size is 3.0 MB. SpyHunter trial version offers an unlimited number of scans and detections. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Manual Lucky Leap removal
Important Note: Lucky Leap can be removed manually, however any mistakes can lead your PC to permanent damage of the system. Therefore a manual removal process is highly recommended for IT experts and system administrators. For regular users, FixBrowsers.com team recommends using SpyHunter or any other reputable security application.
1. To remove Lucky Leap, check your Add/Remove Programs list in Control Panel (Start -> Control Panel -> Add/Remove Programs). In the list search for apps related to “Lucky Leap” and then choose ‘Uninstall’.
2. Delete any browser plugin related to “Lucky Leap”:
Firefox -> Add-ons -> Extensions.
Google Chrome -> Settings -> Extensions.
Internet Explorer -> Manage add-ons ->Toolbars and Extensions.
3. Delete any folder related to “Lucky Leap” from the following folders: