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Danger level 6
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Connects to the internet without permission


LookThisUp, according to the slogan on the official website,) should be the most useful application you will ever download. Ironically, it is much more likely that it will be the most worthless application you will ever download. The reality is that LookThisUp is yet another adware application that will not only disturb you while browsing the web, but might even expose your PC to other various infections. Do not download or install this adware application at any cost. The only thing that needs to be done regarding LookThisUp is the removal of it. The instructions of how to delete LookThisUp are located below and should be used without hesitation as this invasive program holds no beneficial features whatsoever.

LookThisUp functions in a slightly different way compared to its counterparts but achieves the same results. Instead of installing browser extensions,  the adware will create an additional system process called lokthisup.exe that will be the reason your browser is flooded with numerous commercial third-party adverts and annoying pop-ups. LookThisUp will annoy you to no end. The process can be killed but it will auto-start with your operating system; thus, a complete removal of LookThisUp is needed if you wish to stop the annoying activities caused by this adware.

Unfortunately, annoyance and frustration caused by LookThisUp are not the key reasons it should be removed. What is more alarming is that those adverts displayed by LookThisUp could turn out to be quite malicious. Since the publishers of LookThisUp do not review their third-party associates, it is possible that malware distributors could be involved. Therefore, it is not surprising that you could land on a corrupted website that would infect your system within seconds. The same could happen with various pop-ups presented by LookThisUp. They could be promoting various fake updates and by allowing such update to take place your system is also very likely to get infected. Do not take the risk of infecting your PC and remove LookThisUp without hesitation.

Often users mistakenly think that adware applications are not that harmful. Do not assume that and delete this dangerous application ASAP. The removal process of LookThisUp should be executed carefully in order to ensure that the infection is removed entirely. Often applications like LookThisUp might not only expose you to potentially harmful content on the web via dubious ads and pop-ups but the files inserted by the infection could also be used by other infections in order to enter your system silently. Do not take the risk of running LookThisUp on your operating system. If you believe that manual removal might be too complicated, we recommend using a reliable malware detection and removal tool.

How to remove LookThisUp from your PC

Remove LookThisUp from Windows 8

  1. Access the Metro UI menu.
  2. Then right-click on the background.
  3. Select All apps.
  4. Then locate and select Control Panel.
  5. Click Uninstall a program.
  6. Select LookThisUp and click Uninstall.

Remove LookThisUp from Windows 7 and Windows Vista

  1. Tap the Windows+R keys simultaneously on your keyboard.
  2. Now type Control Panel into the text box and tap Enter.
  3. Select Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove LookThisUp by double-clicking it.

Remove LookThisUp from Windows XP

  1. Tap the Windows key on your keyboard.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Then select LookThisUp and click Remove.
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