How to remove Discover Treasure

What is Discover Treasure?

Discover Treasure is an adware application of ill-famed SuperWeb LLC., that is known for its malware production. Discover Treasure promises free tool for widening user’s browsing experience. It promises to show users the wonders on the Internet, however it doesn’t define ‘wonders’, and instead of providing information that could be valuable or of interest, it bombards users with never-ending ads. Well, the offers of coupons and discounts could be considered handy, if only the commercials by Discover Treasure were real. The purpose of the adware is to produce pop-ups and banners that would look like attractive shopping offers, so as to users wanted to see the detail on the site. Unfortunately, the sites promoted by Discover Treasure bear no relationship with genuine trading sites. For not to spend your time and fray your nerves with fighting the ads flow, you should remove Discover Treasure adware.

Discover Treasure

How Discover Treasure got installed on your computer?

Discover Treasure concentrates on infiltrating Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Miscrosoft Edge and other popular browsers, so it travels under the pretence of browser add-on. Its developer undersanding the low chances of its direct distribution utilizes untrue practices like bundling and hard promotion. The adware is frequently installed coupled with some freeware, so be sure that you’ve checked the terms and details of installation before starting it.


Symptoms of Discover Treasure infection

  • First and the most striking proof of what you have an adware is ads generated on pages where they haven’t appeared before. The ads can be of any type – pop-ups, in-text hyperlinks, banners and their amount increases on shopping sites. Some of them may be labeled as “Ads by Discover Treasure”, “Brought by Discover Treasure”, “Powered by Discover Treasure”, etc.
  • Another indicator of adware infection is appearance of new programs that you don’t remember installing and processes in start-up queue.
  • Also, you may notice the significant slowdown in the system operating, since running of the applications required for adware activity may consume a lot of CPU.
  • Besides slowing down the computer itself, adware infection may as well negatively affect the speed of Internet connection.

How to remove Discover Treasure?

To make sure that the adware won’t appear again, you need to delete Discover Treasure completely. For this you need to remove the application from the Control Panel and then check the drives for such leftovers as Discover Treasure files and registry entries.
We should warn you that performing some of the steps may require above-average skills, so if you don’t feel experienced enough, you may apply to automatic removal tool.

Download Norton

Performing an antimalware scan with Norton would automatically search out and delete all elements related to Discover Treasure. It is not only the easiest way to eliminate Discover Treasure, but also the safest and most assuring one.


Steps of Discover Treasure manual removal

Uninstall Discover Treasure from Control Panel

As it was stated before, more likely that the adware appeared on your system brought by other software. So, to get rid of Discover Treasure you need to call to memory what you have installed recently.

How to remove Discover Treasure from Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button and open Control Panel
  2. Go to Add or Remove Programs
  3. Find the application related to Discover Treasure and click Uninstall

How to remove Discover Treasure from Windows 7/Vista

  1. Click the Start button and open Control Panel
  2. Go to Uninstall Program
  3. Find the application related to Discover Treasure and click Uninstall

How to remove Discover Treasure from Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click the menu icon in left bottom corner
  2. Choose Control Panel
  3. Select the Uninstall Program line
  4. Uninstall the application related to Discover Treasure

How to remove Discover Treasure from Windows 10

  1. Press Win+X to open Windows Power menu
  2. Click Control Panel
  3. Choose Uninstall a Program
  4. Select the application related to Discover Treasure and remove it

noteIf you experience problems with removing Discover Treasure from Control Panel: there is no such title on the list, or you receive an error preventing you from deleting the application, see the article dedicated to this issue. Read what to do if program won’t uninstall from Control Panel


Remove Discover Treasure from browsers

Since most of adware threats use a disguise of a browser add-on , you will need to check the list of extensions/add-ons in your browser.

How to remove Discover Treasure from Google Chrome

  1. Start Google Chrome
  2. Click on Tools, then go to the Extensions
  3. Delete Discover Treasure or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Discover Treasure from Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer
  2. Click on the Tools/Gear icon, then select Manage Add-ons
  3. Delete Discover Treasure or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Discover Treasure from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox
  2. Click on the right-upper corner button
  3. Click Add-ons, then go to Extensions
  4. Delete Discover Treasure or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

Remove files and registry entries added by Discover Treasure

Sometimes removal via Control Panel is not enough since the built-in application can leave some files that shortly will restore the adware. So, you need to find all of the following items and delete them.

Remove Discover Treasure files and folders:

\Program Files\Discover Treasure
Program Files\Discover Treasure\uninstaller.exe
Program Files\Discover Treasure\7za.exe

Remove Discover Treasure registry entries:

SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{52dfc801-83d0-4562-93bf-f22d344c737e}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{52dfc801-83d0-4562-93bf-f22d344c737e}
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Update Mgr DiscoverTreasure
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Service Mgr DiscoverTreasure
SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\Update Mgr DiscoverTreasure
SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\Service Mgr DiscoverTreasure
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Update Mgr DiscoverTreasure
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Service Mgr DiscoverTreasure
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions, value: {52DFC801-83D0-4562-93BF-F22D344C737E}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstaller\Discover Treasure

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