Solved how to uninstall opera web browser

July 3, 2014 at 10:45:14
Specs: Windows 7
opera causing too many popups on my screen. Screen going to another screen which I don't want.Screen keeps moving so it is hard to read anything. Opera not listed in control panel so can't remove it.
do not want this on my computer.

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#1
July 3, 2014 at 11:22:44
just go into control panel/programs & features and uninstall it.

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#2
July 3, 2014 at 15:12:47
"opera causing too many popups on my screen"

Are you sure your system isn't infected?


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#3
July 4, 2014 at 14:15:06
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Agreed this sounds like an infection. If opera is not in "Control Panel > Programs and Features" then it might not even be genuine.

A good start is to run these two free programs:

http://filehippo.com/download_malwa...
Download from green icon top right, install and Run.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/dow...
Blue Download Now button top right. For this one you Save the file somewhere, then double click the saved file to run the Scan. I've found it is usually to then run the Clean, although options are available.

Please Copy/Paste both logs on here so that we can see what was found. Further checks might prove necessary.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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#4
July 12, 2014 at 08:21:07
*Opera not listed in control panel so can't remove it.*
I'm assuming they ONLY looked in the control panel....not in programs & features ;-)

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#5
July 12, 2014 at 09:50:09
Yeah, maybe the poster will come back and clarify (or maybe not).

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#6
July 12, 2014 at 14:23:48
The Opera web browser does not list itself in the Control Panel. If it did I would have removed it already. It is hidden somewhere on my computer.

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#7
July 12, 2014 at 14:31:40
Have you run the two programs I suggested in #3?

If they come up clean there are free programs such as this one which should do the job for you:
http://www.revouninstaller.com/revo...

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#8
July 12, 2014 at 21:21:13
*The Opera web browser does not list itself in the Control Panel.*

It won't....it would be listed in programs & features

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#9
July 18, 2014 at 13:04:06
I'll add my two cents worth even though it is now marked solved. Another thing that could have be done was an over the top install of the same version opera to the same location in windows. Maybe this time opera would appear in programs & features and now can be uninstalled. Perhaps someone else removed it original out of the program & features list.

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#10
July 18, 2014 at 13:49:55
Derek's method helped. Thanks.

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#11
July 18, 2014 at 14:45:22
OK, thanks for popping back to let us know.

However, keep an eye on things. If this issue was virus or malware related you computer might still need further attention to ensure it is properly clean. Pop back if necessary.

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