Quick Procedures To Get Rid of PrintOnKey From System

PrintOnKey is one of the most pesky program which is classified into the member of adware application and it is mainly created to carry out lots of malevolent activities on the browsers. Some virus researchers says that it is generally promoted as useful and handy application which claims that you can enhance or boost your web browsing experiences and save your money and time by providing relevant deals, promotional coupons and other online functionalities. But you should note that  these functionalities are totally fake and and it does not provides several useful coupons to save your money. Generally speaking, it may lurk in phishing mails attachments, shareware downloads, p2p file sharing data and other untrustworthy sources. When you install such free applications then it often distract attentions and usually interfere with user's online activities. When PrintOnKey adware installed, then it can change the start up settings, registry entries and also modifies your web browser settings without any approval.

In worse case, it displays plenty of special banner ads, interstitial ads, promotional messages and other online related advertisements. You should be careful that when you try to visit online shopping websites every minutes then these types of intrusive pop-up thinks are automatically popping up on the system screen. It is highly able to delivers various additional toolbars, plug-ins or browser helper objects to the browsers without giving any kind of information. This adware can take control your numerous versions of PC browsers which are installed onto the Windows machine. So, you should take removal steps to uninstall PrintOnKey adware from the computer as early as possible.



How to Uninstall PrintOnKey from Compromised System

Step:1 First of all, Reboot your PC in Safe Mode to make it safe from PrintOnKey

(this Guide illustrates how to restart Windows in Safe Mode in all versions.)

Step:2 Now you need to View all Hidden Files and Folders that exist on different drives

Step:3 Uninstall PrintOnKey from Control Panel

  • Press Start Key + R together and Type appwiz.cpl
  • appwiz

  • Now Press on OK
  • This will Open the Control Panel. Now look for PrintOnKey or any other Suspicious program
  • once found, Uninstall PrintOnKey ASAP
  • Step:4 How to Remove PrintOnKey from Startup Items

  • To Go to Startup Area, Click on Start Key + R
  • Type msconfig in the search area and click on Enter. A window will pop-out
  • Misconfig 1



  • In the Startup area, look for any suspicious PrintOnKey entries or that are from Unknown Manufacturers
  • (This is an important step and users are advised to monitor all items carefully over here before proceeding further.)
  • Step:5 How to Remove PrintOnKey from Localhost Files

  • Click on Start Key + R in Combination. Copy and Paste to Open hosts File
  • notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts
  • Soon, you will get a list of suspicious IP’s in the bottom of the screen
  • hosts_opt-1

  • this is quite helpful in knowing if your browser has been hacked
  • Steps 6: How to Remove PrintOnKey and Block Pop-ups on Browsers

    How to Remove PrintOnKey from IE

    Open IE and Click on Tools. Now Select Manage add-ons
    IE Extension 1

    In the pane, under Toolbars and Extensions, Choose the PrintOnKey extensions which is to be deleted

    IE toolbar and extensions

  • Now Click on Remove or Disable Option.
  • Press Tool button and Select Internet Option
  • Internet-options

  • This will lead you to the Tab, now Select Privacy Tab, Turn on Pop-up blocker by clicking on it.
  • IE-block-pop-ups


    How to Uninstall PrintOnKey from Google Chrome

  • Google Chrome is to be Opened
  • Now Click on menu present at the top right corner
  • Choose Tools >> Extensions
  • Select PrintOnKey related Extensions and now Click on Trash icon to remove PrintOnKey
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  • Under Advanced Settings Option, Enable Do not allow any Site to Show pop-ups. Click on Ok to apply it.
  • Chrome-not-allow-pop-ups

    How to Block PrintOnKey on Mozilla FF

  • Select and Open Mozilla FF, Select PrintOnKey or other Add-ons by clicking on Menu button
  • Mozilla Addon 1

  • In the Add-ons Manager, Select the extension related to PrintOnKey.
  • Mozilla Addon 2

  • Now Click on Remove to delete PrintOnKey permanently
  • Also Select and Check mark “Block Pop-up Windows” under po-ups in the Content Tab
  • How to Get Rid of PrintOnKey on Edge on Win 10

  • First of all Open MS Edge and Click on “More actions(…)” link
  • Edge-1
  • Now Select and Click on Settings In Menu under “More Actions”
  • Edge-2

  • Under Settings, screen click on View Advanced Settings button
  • Edge-3

  • In Advanced Settings, turn on Block pop-ups by toggling button to ON
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    Following the above Manual Steps will be effective in blocking PrintOnKey. However, if you are unable to accomplish these steps, click the button given below to scan your PC


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