NetMeterX Removal Process (remove NetMeterX)

October 11, 2018

NetMeterX is a adware application that may render advertisements or pop-up messages that attempt to promote flash style games over the Internet that users can supposedly play directly from their desktop. Those who utilize the NetMeterX ads by clicking on them may experience site redirects or loading of questionable content.

Due to the intrusiveness of NetMeterX ads and its associated websites, many PC users affected by such a component will want to remove it from their system. Such a process usually involves using a trusted antimalware tool to automatically detect and eliminate all components related to NetMeterX.

Preventing the return of NetMeterX adware threats or similar components will require the computer user utilizing caution when installing freeware apps that come bundled with add-on software.

Are you getting popups from NetMeterX? Have you identified that you have NetMeterX installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove NetMeterX completely from your computer?

Why should you remove NetMeterX?

If NetMeterX resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that NetMeterX may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking NetMeterX removal process.

How can you manually remove NetMeterX

Manual removal of NetMeterX may not be for everyone. Each manual NetMeterX removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic NetMeterX removal process.

NetMeterX can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate NetMeterX in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find NetMeterX, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing NetMeterX. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process

    bookmark-add-favorite

  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with NetMeterX from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with NetMeterX, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"

    safe-mode

  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with NetMeterX by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\NetMeterX folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed NetMeterX completely from your computer. If you find that NetMeterX is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic NetMeterX removal process.

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