What is Score Escape

Score Escape by Yontoo Technology Inc. is another adware browser extension for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. After installation users see banners signed as “Ads by Score Escape” or “Score Escape Ads” in their browsers. Contents of such ads may be not connected with the topic of the website they are shown on. In this tutorial I will explain step-by-step process to remove Score Escape in case you experience problems uninstalling it.

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How Score Escape infected your PC

Score Escape can infect your computer when you install free software on your computer or using pirated software. Several years ago hackers created bot-nets and infected PCs with trojans. Nowadays most of infections are adware, toolbars, and search hijackers. Adware like Score Escape allows free software developers earn something even on totally free software by bundling it with adware. Third-rate ad networks use apps like Score Escape to advertise. We recommend you to remove this extension immediately.

Download Score Escape Removal Tool

Download Removal Tool

To remove Score Escape completely we recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 from EnigmaSoft Limited. It detects and removes all files, folders and registry keys of Score Escape and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars.

Remove Score Escape manually for free

Here is manual step-by-step tutorial for full Score Escape removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of Score Escape installer on operating systems with latest updates and browser versions.

Remove Score Escape from Control Panel

To start removing Score Escape you should remove it using Control Panel. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use IObit Uninstaller to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Remove Score Escape from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Score Escape.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Remove Score Escape from Windows 7:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Then go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Score Escape and click Uninstall.

Remove Score Escape from Windows 8:

  1. Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Score Escape, click Uninstall.

Cannot uninstall Score Escape

In some cases Score Escape won’t uninstall and gives you message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Score Escape. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing Score Escape folder and files. This happens, because process scoreescapebho.dll or service updateScoreEscape.exe does not allow you to do it. In this case I will recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes or uninstall Score Escape in Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode do the following:

  1. Reboot your computer.
  2. While it starts booting press F8 button.
  3. This will open Advanced Boot Options menu.
  4. Choose Safe Mode and wait until Windows loads.
  5. Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program and remove Score Escape

>> See detailed instructions and video tutorial on how to boot in Safe Mode

Remove Score Escape add-on from your browsers

Removing Score Escape 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 Score Escape extension from your browsers manually.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find Score Escape extension.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
  3. Choose Score Escape extension.
  4. 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 Score Escape from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Score Escape, please, do the following:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
  3. In opened menu Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Score Escape.

Opera Browser:

Generally, Score Escape does not install in Opera browser however you can always double check. Do the following:

  1. Start Opera browser.
  2. Go to Tools > Extensions > Manage Extensions.
  3. Find Score Escape extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button.

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avast browser cleanup 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 Score Escape. You can also reset your browser settings for each of your browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox.

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