How to Remove Cache Killer Chrome Extension

Can’t Remove Cache Killer? This page includes detailed Cache Killer Removal instructions!

Cache Killer has been on the market for quite a while. This previously helpful app is no longer safe. The app is now categorized as Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP). Despite the name of the category, there is nothing potential in your situation. You don’t want the Cache Killer on board. This utility tracks your online activities and uses the collected data for aggressive and misleading online marketing. Once installed, the PUP takes control over your browser. Its first task is to block its competitors’ content. Additionally, the PUP initiates a massive ad bombardment on you. You have noticed the increased number of online commercials, haven’t you? Well, with every passing day, the ads will multiply. The Cache Killer PUP injects ad banners, in-text adverts, and hyperlinks on every website you open. Its owners will be paid for every advert you click on. And so, the PUP displays appealing adverts only. But how is this even possible? Easy enough. The PUP spies on you and uses the collected data to target you with appealing adverts. Thus, if you enter “sneakers” into some search engine, the PUP will flood you with coupons and discounts for sports shoes. It sounds great, doesn’t it? Well, appearances deceive. The Cache Killer PUP does not verify the commercials, nor the advertisers behind them. The displayed adverts may as well be misleading, scams or corrupted. Keeping Cache Killer on board is not worth the risk! Your best course of action is the immediate removal of the intruder. You can do it either manually or automatically. It’s up to you! The sooner you clean your computer, the better!

Remove Cache Killer

How did I get infected with Cache Killer?

The Cache Killer has an official download. You can also get it from your Chrome Web Store. Yet, some PC users don’t have the slightest idea how this app got installed on their computers. We are not surprised. The Cache Killer PUP uses stealth installation to reach more users. It travels hidden in software bundles, torrents, and spam emails. A little extra caution, however, can prevent these techniques from succeeding. Freeware and shareware apps often become hosts for such parasites. Be very careful when you are installing software. Always opt for the Advanced option in the Setup Wizard. Only under it, will you be able to see all additional apps that are about to be installed. Again, only under the Advanced Setup will be able to deny them access. You will be presented with a list of all changes that are about to be made. Don’t rush. It is up to you to keep your machine virus-free. Deselect all suspicious elements. If you think that something looks suspicious, there probably is a good reason for that. Read the Terms and conditions and do some online research. Make sure you know what you are approving on board. If you are not certain, abort the installation. One can never be too sure. It sounds trivial, but it’s true. Better safe than sorry. The Internet is bursting with dangerous viruses. They all use the same distribution techniques. Always do your diligence. Only your caution can keep your device clean.

Why is Cache Killer dangerous?

The Cache Killer PUP should not be tolerated on board. It can ruin your browsing experience in seconds. If you don’t take prompt actions against the parasite, it may cause more than a mere annoyance. The Cache Killer utility does, not verify the commercials it displays so freely. Neither does it check the advertises. All sorts of crooks and hackers take advantage. An unverified advert may arouse unwarranted expectations at best. At worse, it may infect your machine with more malware or viruses. Cache Killer may also redirect your web browser to scam websites or to infected pages. Question everything. You will be presented with numerous “great opportunities,” financial software, PC optimization tools, free adult websites and online games. With the PUP on board, these pages are far more likely to be scams than to be legit ones. Do not test your luck. Eventually, you will be redirected to an infected website. Do not wait for this scenario to unfold. Remove the Cache Killer PUP immediately!

How Can I Remove Cache Killer?

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the Cache Killer infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.

  • Open your task Manager by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+ESC keys simultaneously
  • Locate the process of Cache Killer.exe and kill it


  • Open your windows registry editor by typing”regedit” in the windows search box

Navigate to (Depending on your OS version)

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] or
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] or

and delete the display Name: Cache Killer

Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command

Type “Appwiz.cpl

Locate the Cache Killer program and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. Review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.

Navigate to C:/Program Files and delete Cache Killer folder. Double check with any antimalware program for any leftovers. Keep your software up-to date!

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