What is Glass Bottle
Glass Bottle by Yontoo Technology Inc is unwanted browser extension, that generates ads and pop-ups in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. After infecting it starts malicious activity by displaying unwanted advertising, that is not connected with the sites you visit. Glass Bottle shows ads of different kind – “brought by Glass Bottle”, “Ads by Glass Bottle” or just “Glass Bottle”. These banners often lead to bad quality websites, offering flash player updates, coupon drop-downs, deals, price comparison. Learn how to remove Glass Bottle adware from your PC.
How Glass Bottle infected your PC
Glass Bottle spreads like parasite, in package with free programs install files. Unfortunately, developers of legal utilities agree to bundle such programs with their soft. As a result, adware spreads like epidemic. Users, as a rule, don’t pay much attention to installation of programs and open a backdoor for adware like Glass Bottle. It installs hidden form the user, and he or she does not have opportunity to stop or block installation. Then, adware takes root in the system and person have to go through all the routine of removing Glass Bottle. Use Removal Tool to save time and nerves on removing Glass Bottle.
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Remove Glass Bottle manually for free
Here is manual step-by-step tutorial for full Glass Bottle removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of Glass Bottle installer on operating systems with latest updates and browser versions.
Remove Glass Bottle from Control Panel
To start removing Glass Bottle you should remove it using Control Panel. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use IObit Uninstaller Pro to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Remove Glass Bottle from Windows XP:
- Click on Start button.
- Choose Control Panel.
- Click Add or Remove Programs.
- Find Glass Bottle.
- Click Uninstall.
Remove Glass Bottle from Windows 7:
- Click Start button.
- Then go to Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a Program.
- Find Glass Bottle and click Uninstall.
Remove Glass Bottle from Windows 8:
- Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
- Click Search.
- After that click Apps.
- Then Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
- Find Glass Bottle, click Uninstall.
Cannot uninstall Glass Bottle
In some cases Glass Bottle won’t uninstall and gives you message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Glass Bottle. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing Glass Bottle folder and files. This happens, because file GlassBottle.dll or service does not allow you to do it. In this case I will recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes AntiMalware or uninstall Glass Bottle in Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode do the following:
- Reboot your computer.
- While it starts booting type F8 button.
- This will open Advanced Boot Options menu.
- Choose Safe Mode and wait until Windows loads.
- Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program and remove Glass Bottle
Remove Glass Bottle add-on from your browsers
Removing Glass Bottle from Control Panel often does not bring desired effect. It is browser extension and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove Glass Bottle extension from your browsers manually.
- Start Google Chrome browser
- In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
- Find Glass Bottle extension.
- Click the trash can icon to remove it.
- Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
- In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
- Choose Glass Bottle extension.
- Click Disable or Remove button.
Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):
Note: There is no feature to remove browser extensions from browser in latest version of Internet Explorer. To remove Glass Bottle from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Glass Bottle, please, do the following:
- Open Internet Explorer.
- Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
- In opened menu Manage Add-ons.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions.
- Click Disable Glass Bottle.
Generally, Glass Bottle does not install in Opera browser however you can always double check. Do the following:
- Start Opera browser.
- Go to Tools > Extensions > Manage Extensions.
- Find Glass Bottle extension.
- Click Uninstall button.
Remove following files and folders
Glass Bottle files:
Glass Bottle folders:
C:\Program Files\Glass Bottle
Alternative way to remove adware browser extension Glass Bottle
For safe and effective browser extension removal use avast! Browser Cleanup utility. Run it with administrator privileges and remove all extensions with bad rating including Glass Bottle. You can also reset your browser settings for each of your browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox.