Remove MySafeSaver (Uninstall Guide)

By | Posted on September 16, 2016 |

MySafeSaver is regarded as doubtful software generally classified as potentially unwanted program. It uses technique known as bundling where MySafeSaver files are coded together with a freeware and spread as one installer file. Without user’s suspicion, the adware gets installed into the computer without consent.

Just like any adware, MySafeSaver was made available in the goal of making money over the Internet. It will display excessive advertisements when installed, which put it in the category of adware. Users who accidentally loaded MySafeSaver into the PC deemed the situation as virus-attack. Even though they exert efforts to get rid of the adware, MySafeSaver remains on the computer and still taking control. It normally harms known browsers like Google Chrome, Edge, Internet Explorer, and Firefox.

Aside from Ads by MySafeSaver pop-up and redirects, this adware also puts your privacy in peril. It can gather certain data on the computer that is relevant to online browsing. It records visited web sites, keywords used, and other online credentials.

It is also the nature of adware like MySafeSaver to use deceptive scheme in order to trick computer users. In this particular program, it is endorsed as a tool that enhances web browsing experience by providing instant deals, offers, discounts, and coupons.


How to Remove MySafeSaver Malware

Step 1 : Use Add/Remove program of Windows to Uninstall MySafeSaver

The main cause of pop-up ads and coupons could be software that you may have installed on the computer. We need to uninstall the culprit program.

1. Click Windows Start button. Next, select Control Panel from the list. Alternatively, press Windows key + R on keyboard and run appwiz.cpl command.

2. Find the ‘Programs‘ area and click on Uninstall a program. This opens up a window showing existing software installed.

MySafeSaver Removal

3. Look for and remove MySafeSaver entry. If not present, look for any suspicious labels that was installed recently.

4. Click on Uninstall to start removing the program.

Step 2: Scan and Delete Adware with AdwCleaner

1. Download the tool called AdwCleaner from the location stated below.
Click here to download AdwCleaner (this will open a new window)

2. Once you have completed the download, please close all running programs on the computer.

3. Locate the file and double-click on adwcleaner_Ver.exe to start running the tool. Then, click on Scan button.


4. It searches for presence of harmful programs, plug-ins, add-ons, or any data that were found malicious and linked to MySafeSaver. You need to Clean all items detected by this tool.

5. Once scan is done, the tool may need to reboot your computer to finalize the cleaning process.

6. After reboot, AdwCleaner will display the log file of the recent scan.

Step 3: Remove Adware Add-on and Cleanup the Browser

After the previous scans, you may have deleted MySafeSaver from the affected browser. This next step will ensure that no more module of adware will be left on the browser. This free tool scans and checks the browser for unwanted add-on and extension, and if found, Avast Browser Cleanup will give you a report and suggestion.

1. Download this free tool and save it to your desktop.
Avast Browser Cleanup Download Link (This will open in a new window)

2. Please install the program. Start the process by double-clicking on the executable file avast-browser-cleanup-sfx.exe.

3. When run, Avast Browser Cleanup performs a test on the browser. If unwanted entries were found, it will display a button ‘Remove all add-ons listed below and cleanup browser.’ You may remove all or delete one entry at a time.

Avast Browser Scanner

4. Avast Browser Cleanup will confirm before it permanently deletes the add-on. Please click Yes to proceed with the removal of MySafeSaver on the affected browser.

Step 4: Reset Internet Browser to completely remove MySafeSaver

Cleaning your internet browser from clutter and unwanted add-on/extension is a must when dealing with MySafeSaver. The procedure below discuss on resetting various browsers to its default state.

Remove MySafeSaver from Google Chrome

Resetting Google Chrome to default settings is helpful in deleting hard-to-remove extension such as from MySafeSaver. This method is highly advisable to perform if you have difficulty in removing unwanted extension.

1. Open Google Chrome application.

2. In the address bar please type this string: chrome://settings/ and then, press Enter on keyboard.

3. Scroll down, then click Show advanced settings

4. Scroll to the bottom of the page until you see Reset Settings section.

5. Click on Reset Settings button. If it prompts for confirmation, please click Reset to proceed.

Google Chrome Reset

This function will reset your home page, new tab page, search engine, and other areas affected by MySafeSaver. Unwanted extensions will also be removed from the browser. This will not affect your bookmarks, history, and other saved data. You may also download Chrome Cleanup Tool from this page. A stand-alone reset tool from Google Chrome but with more advanced Adware scanner feature.

Reset Mozilla Firefox to Default

This section describes how to remove unwanted extension from Firefox that may be related to MySafeSaver.. This process can fix many browser issues by restoring Firefox to factory settings without affecting your essential information (bookmarks, browsing history, passwords, and Internet cookies) on the browser. If you desire to remove only specific extension, please see manual removal of add-on from Firefox.

1. Navigate to Firefox menu at the top of the browser and access the Help area. Click on Troubleshooting Information.

2. A new tab will appear. You will notice a section on upper-right corner of the screen stating Reset Firefox to its default state. Click the Reset Firefox button.

FF Reset

3. If confirmation window appears, click Reset Firefox to continue.

4. Firefox browser will close and start the resetting process. When done, it will display a list of restored data. MySafeSaver should be gone by now. Click Finish to open a fresh version of Firefox.

Restore Internet Explorer to Default Settings

1. Open Internet Explorer and navigate to top menu. Click Tools, and then Internet Options.

2. Select Advanced tab on Internet Options window.

IE Reset

3. On lower part of the window, under Reset Internet Explorer Settings area, click the Reset button. Please see image for reference.

Your data like favorites, bookmark, and history will remain in the browser. However, this process may delete add-ons by MySafeSaver and other unknown objects. If you prefer to carry out the procedure manually, please see add-on removal from Internet Explorer.

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