ABetterInternet.D, also called "Clean Get-Away", shows according to the EULA advertisements based on the
web pages you view and the web sites you visit. ABetterInternet.D may update itself
without any input or user interaction, install third party software and add links to your desktop. It will also hijack the browser's error page.
From the developer:
During the process of accepting this Agreement, downloading and/or using the Software, you may be offered the opportunity by BetterInternet to download software ("Third Party Software") from third party software vendors ("Third Party Vendors") pursuant to the terms of sublicense agreements or other arrangements between BetterInternet and yourself or between the Third Party Vendors and yourself ("Third Party Software Agreements").
to enable BetterInternet to provide its Software, BetterInternet collects certain types of non-personally identifiable information about individuals who are served ads by the Software.
By installing the Software, you understand and agree that the Software may, without any further prior notice to you, automatically perform the following: display advertisements of advertisers who pay a fee to BetterInternet; display links to and advertisements of related websites based on the information you view and the websites you visit; store non-personally identifiable statistics of the websites you have visited; redirect certain URLs including your browser default 404-error page to or through the Software; automatically update the Software and install added features or functionality conveniently without your input or interaction; and install desktop icons and installation files and third-party software.
If you have any of the files related to ABetterInternet.D on your system,
please send them
for additional analysis. Generally, I have only analysed a
few versions for each software component listed at this web site. With your help I
will be able to look at both old and more recent versions of the ABetterInternet.D software.
Thank you very much for your time!
BetterInternet Inc whois
End User License Agreement
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Uninstall ABetterInternet.D from "Add/Remove Programs" in the Windows® Control Panel.
Look for an entry called "Clean Get-Away". If you run into
problems uninstalling, please contact the
vendor at firstname.lastname@example.org for
Uninstall ABetterInternet.D with FreeFixer
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The tool is called FreeFixer
and can help you remove unwanted Browser Helper Objects, Internet Explorer toolbars
and software that starts automatically when you reboot your computer, so it can offer some
assistance while uninstalling ABetterInternet.D. The manual removal instructions
listed below will help you to identify what to delete with
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Please follow the instructions below if you would like to remove ABetterInternet.D manually. Please
notice that you must follow the instructions very carefully and delete everything that is mentioned. In most
cases the removal will fail if one single item is not deleted. If ABetterInternet.D remains on your system
after stepping through the removal instructions, please double-check by stepping through them again.
Start the registry editor. This is done by clicking Start then Run.
(The Run dialog will appear.) Type regedit and click OK. (The registry editor will open.)
- Browse to the key:
'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Run'
- In the right pane, delete the value pointing to 'CGETWY.exe', if it exists.
- Exit the registry editor.
- Restart your computer.
- Delete the following directory and its content:
Note: %ProgramsDir% is a variable (?). By default, this is C:\Program Files.
- Delete %WinDir%\cgetaway.exe
Note: %WinDir% is a variable (?). By default, this is C:\Windows (Windows 95/98/Me/XP) or C:\WINNT (Windows NT/2000).
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