Remove PUP.GoGameGo – Methods To Uninstall PUP.GoGameGo From PC

PUP.GoGameGo is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) for Windows based computer and can easily mes up the system by its nasty activities. The program is generated by some unethical software experts to earn money by vicious methods. To inject the infection, the authors of this program always use deceptive installation methods such as distribution of Spam emails with malicious codes as attachment, fake endorsement, tag links on hacked or malicious websites, and bundling of software. So PUP.GoGameGo can easily sneaks into targeted computer when user download bundled software products and ignore to verify additional bundled programs, allow suspicious monetization platform to run update or security scan on their computer, visit malicious websites, or trapped in a click fraud, etc.

When PUP.GoGameGo get activation on any compromised computer then it makes several changes in proper settings and configuration of operating system to dismantle entire set up. It blocks the services of security software and Firewall to frequently install other high risk malicious programs and also remains undetected as a PC threat. The user will face a very sluggish and degraded performance of computer while operations. Internet surfing on a compromised computer is also very annoying and unsafe because PUP.GoGameGo has ability to capture web browsers and use them to redirect web search on dubious websites and deliver unwanted and very intrusive pop-ups, text ads, audio/video ads, banners, coupons, etc on every web pages. The program is also designed to snoop on users Internet activities, collect information including email ID, password, debit/credit card details, etc and successfully export these information on remote server. The existence of this potentially unwanted program on your PC can result in loss of stored data, system crash and exposer of confidential information at any time, so you are advised to remove PUP.GoGameGo from your computer in time.


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Learn To Remove PUP.GoGameGo Using Manual Methods

Phase 1 : Show Hidden Files To Delete PUP.GoGameGo Related Files And Folders

1. For Windows 8 or 10 Users : From the Ribbon’s View in My PC click on Options icon.

Folder search option Win 10 or 8

2. For Windows 7 or Vista Users : Open My Computer and tap on Organize button on the upper left corner and then to Folder and Search Options from the drop down menu.

Folder search options Win vista or 7

3. Now go to the View tab and enable Show hidden files and folder options and then uncheck the Hide protected system operating files checkbox option below.

Folder and Search options step 3

4. Finally look for any suspicious files in the hidden folders as given below and delete it.


  • %AppData%\[adware_name]
  • %Temp%\[adware_name]
  • %LocalAppData%\[adware_name].exe
  • %AllUsersProfile%random.exe
  • %CommonAppData%\[adware_name]

Phase 2 : Get Rid of PUP.GoGameGo Related Extensions Related From Different Web Browsers

From Chrome :

1. Click on Menu icon, hover through More Tools then tap on Extensions.

chrome tools extensions

2. Now click on Trash icon on the extensions tab there next to suspicious extensions to remove it.

chrome extensions trash

From Internet Explorer :

1. Click on Manage add-ons option from the drop down menu on going through Gear icon.

IE manage add-ins

2. Now if you find any suspicious extension in the Toolbars and Extensions panel then right click on it and Delete option to remove it.

IE toolbar and extensions

From Mozilla Firefox :

1. Tap on Add-ons on going through Menu icon.

mozilla add-ons

2. In the Extensions tab click on Disable or Remove button next to PUP.GoGameGo related extensions to remove them.

mozilla extensions

From Opera :

1. Press Opera menu, hover to Extensions and then select Extensions manager there.

Opera Extension 1

2. Now if any browser extension looks suspicious to you then click on (X) button to remove it.

Opera Extension 2

From Safari :

1. Click Preferences… on going through Settings Gear icon.

safari settings - preferences

2. Now on Extensions tab click on Uninstall button to remove it.

Safari Extension tab

From Microsoft Edge :

Note:–As there is no option for Extension Manager in Microsoft Edge so in order to sort out issues related with adware programs in MS Edge you can change its default homepage and search engine.

Change Default Homepage of Ms Edge –

1. Click on More(…) followed by Settings and then to Start page under Open With section.

Microsoft Edge View advanced settings

2. Now select View advanced settings button and then in Search in the address bar with section, you can select Google or any other homepage as your preference.

Ms Edge Homepage 2

Change Default Search Engine Settings of Ms Edge –

1. Select More(…) then Settings followed by View advanced settings button.

Microsoft Edge View advanced settings

2. Under Search in the address bar with box click on <Add new>. Now you can choose from the available list of search providers or add you preferred search engine and click Add as default.

Ms Edge Search Engine 2

Phase 3 : Block Unwanted Pop-ups from PUP.GoGameGo On Different Web Browsers

1. Google Chrome : Click Menu icon → Settings → Show advanced settings… → Content Settings… under Privacy section → enable Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended) option → Done.

Chrome Block pop-ups

2. Mozilla Firefox : Tap on Menu icon → Options → Content panel → check Block pop-up windows in Pop-ups section.

Mozilla Block Pop-ups in Content tab

3. Internet Explorer : Click Gear Settings icon → Internet Options → in Privacy tab enable Turn on Pop-up Blocker under Pop-up Blocker Section.

Pop-up Blocker Internet Explorer

4. Microsoft Edge : Press More(…) option → Settings → View advanced settings → toggle on Block pop-ups.

Ms Edge Block Pop-ups

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