What is Olacarita
Olacarita by Olacarita OU is browser extension for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. It is originated from Estonia, but made as shopping helper add-on for Spanish market. Developers of Olacarita say it will display coupons, discounts and deals while browsing shopping sites. However, additionally it is showing unwanted ads inside Google search results and pop-ups on various pages. Uninstall Olacarita from your computer with help of this guide.
How Olacarita infected your PC
Olacarita can be installed from olacarita.com, but obviously most users will not install adware on their PC on their own. That is why it is using tricky ways, like bundling with free utilities. Developers of free utilities get paid for including Olacarita in installation package. As a result, popular programs, like media players, converters, torrent clients become propagators of adware. In addition, your antivirus program won’t save you from Olacarita as it cannot detect and remove it. To get rid of Olacarita, please, use Norton Antivirus or Malwarebytes AntiMalware.
Download Olacarita Removal Tool
To remove Olacarita completely we recommend you to use Norton Antivirus from Symantec. It detects and removes all files, folders and registry keys of Olacarita and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars.
Remove Olacarita manually for free
Here is manual step-by-step tutorial for full Olacarita removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of Olacarita installer on operating systems with latest updates and browser versions.
Remove Olacarita from Control Panel
To start removing Olacarita you should remove it using Control Panel. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use CleanMyPC to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Remove Olacarita from Windows XP:
- Click on Start button.
- Choose Control Panel.
- Click Add or Remove Programs.
- Find Olacarita.
- Click Uninstall.
Remove Olacarita from Windows 7:
- Click Start button.
- Then go to Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a Program.
- Find Olacarita and click Uninstall.
Remove Olacarita 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 Olacarita, click Uninstall.
Remove Olacarita from Windows 10:
There are 2 ways to uninstall Olacarita from Windows 10
- Click on the Start button.
- In opened menu choose Settings.
- Click on the System tile.
- Click Apps & features and locate Olacarita in the list.
- Click on it and then click Uninstall button near it.
Way two (classic)
- Right-click on the Start button.
- In opened menu choose Programs and Features.
- Locate Olacarita in the list.
- Click on it and then click Uninstall button above.
Cannot uninstall Olacarita
In some cases Olacarita won’t uninstall and gives you message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Olacarita. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing Olacarita folder and files. This happens, because file Olacarita.exe or service does not allow you to do it. In this case I will recommend you to use Norton Antivirus or Malwarebytes AntiMalware or uninstall Olacarita 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 Olacarita
Remove Olacarita add-on from your browsers
Removing Olacarita 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 Olacarita extension from your browsers manually.
- Start Google Chrome browser
- In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
- Find Olacarita extension.
- Click the trash can icon to remove it.
- Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
- In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
- Choose Olacarita 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 Olacarita from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Olacarita, 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 Olacarita.
Generally, Olacarita 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 Olacarita extension.
- Click Uninstall button.
Remove following files and folders
Alternative way to remove adware browser extension Olacarita
For safe and effective browser extension removal use avast! Browser Cleanup utility. Run it with administrator privileges and remove all extension with bad rating including Olacarita. You can also reset your browser settings for each of your browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox.