OMGApp Removal Guide

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OMGApp is an adware program that is based on the JustPlugIt engine. The main purpose of this program is to display third-party advertisements. However, you should remove the application, because the ads displayed by it are dangerous. Indeed, the developers of OMGApp have no control over what kinds of advertisements their clients promote. This policy of neglect is bound to attract shady advertisers who try to sponsor some kind of business venture that will not benefit you. So you should remove this infection from your computer as soon as possible.

The application is mostly distributed via various malicious software bundles. In the case of OMGApp, it is likely distributed with EZDownloader, Websearch.goodforsearch.info, and other infections bundled with an InstallRex or less often with Amonetize or Vittalia installers. These kinds of bundles are known to be distributed on torrent websites with the aid of bogus download buttons. It is also likely that the infection can be distributed via legitimate freeware website that bundle the infection with other programs. Yet, at present, there is no evidence to make this assertion.

We encourage users to remove the application, because the content promoted by can severely compromise your computer’s security. Seemingly legitimate advertisers might in fact be scammers who promote infected website that in turn can infect your computer with malicious applications. OMGApp is known to display advertisements in the form of coupons and pop-ups. If you click one of its ads, you might infect your PC with Trojans, spyware, keyloggers, rootkits, and various other infections that will wreak havoc on your computer.

Different infections do different things. Some infections, such as Trojans are very versatile. There are many types of Trojans and they are able to perform a variety of malicious actions, such as steal personal files, keep tabs on your actions, change computer settings, and in general Trojans can take control of your computer entirely. Other infections such as keyloggers can record key presses on your keyboard and find out what your logins and passwords are. These kinds of infections are next to impossible to remove manually, and not all malware scanners will be able to detects and remove them either.

As you can see, OMGApp is a potential hazard, since its developers do not check whether the promoted content is legitimate. This opens up opportunities for dishonest advertisers to promote fake content that can get your computer infected with dangerous malicious applications. So we are of the opinion that it would be best if you remove OMGApp from your computer as soon as possible in order to avoid exposing yourself to unreliable content. You can remove the application manually using our instructions provided below or you can get a anti-malware scanners that will get rid of it.

Remove OMGApp from Windows

Windows 8 and 8.1

  1. Open The Charm bar.
  2. Click search and type uninstall a program.
  3. Locate OMGApp, right-click on it.
  4. Click Uninstall.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel and select Uninstall a program.
  3. Locate OMGApp, right-click on it.
  4. Click Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel and select Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Locate OMGApp and click Uninstall.

Remove OMGApp from your browser

Google Chrome

  1. Tap Alt+F.
  2. Click More tools and open Extensions.
  3. Locate OMGApp and click Remove.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. Tap Alt+T.
  2. Click Manage add-ons and select Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Locate OMGApp and click Disable/Remove.
  4. Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Tap Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. Select Extensions.
  3. Locate OMGApp and Click Remove.
Download Remover for OMGApp *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

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