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Danger level 7
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Annoying Pop-up's

Crime Watch

Crime Watch is a free computer program notifying computer users about the latest crime news. The program displays notification in the upper-right corner of the screen, and those notifications can be turned off by pressing Ctr+Alt+Z. The program is free of charge and is compatible with the three most popular Internet browsers, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. However, upon installing the Crime Watch program, you will not find any browser add-ons related to this program. The program does not create any browser extensions, but that does not mean that you cannot remove it from the computer. In fact, we recommend that you get rid of Crime Watch because this program is advertising-supported, which means that it can show some third party advertisements.

Crime Watch is claimed to be developed by Mathematical Applications, which is believed to be the same as Small Island Development, Ratio Applications, Time Lapse Solutions, etc. The program is based on the Injekt platform and is promoted at crimethreatalert.com, whose design is almost identical of the design of the websites promoting TV Time, Movie Wizard, Meteoroids, and some other free programs.

All these programs similar or identical to Crime Watch are programmed to display third-party advertisement, including pop-ups, pop-unders, interstitial advertisements, in-line advertisements, etc. The developers of the program are not liable for the offers provided to you, which means that you use the program at your own risk. By installing the program, you give the Crime Watch program your permission to provide you with pop-up offers, but, if you have no intention of using this program and want to put an end to the display of the third-party advertisements, remove the program from the computer right now.

Do not delay the removal of Crime Watch, because this program can collect some information about you browsing behavior. The team behind the Crime Watch program is interested in your preferences and interests; hence, information such as your clicks, browsing history, and time spent on various websites can be collected. As a result, the information collected can be used to create new advertisements matching your interests, and new advertising strategies may be implemented.

As regards the type of removal of Crime Watch, we recommend that you rely on a reputable security program. Every operating system needs protection against malware and spyware programs, such as Trojan horses, rootkits, and ransomware infections. Crime Watch is not a computer infection, but, if you do not install a reputable security program, the operating system can get infected at any time, and the consequences may be more serious than the installation of Crime Watch.

How to manually remove Crime Watch

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove the Crime Watch program.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Select Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Uninstall the unwanted program.

Windows 8

  1. Move the mouse pointer to the lower-left corner of the screen.
  2. Right-click on the pop-up window.
  3. Select the Control Panel option.
  4. Select the Uninstall a program option.
  5. Remove the Crime Watch program.

If you want to be sure that the Crime Watch program is no longer present on your PC, install the scanner available below.

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