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Cursor Mania. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

removal by - -   Also known as CursorMania | Type: Adware

What is CursorMania?

CursorMania or Cursor Mania is one of potentially unwanted program that was created by a well known developer FunWebProducts. This program is spread in a form of toolbar, which is compatible with Internet Explorer, google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and other web browsers. We don't recommend installing this program on your computer because it may cause lots of unwanted activities on your computer. First of all, it may alter your start page and the default search engine what can lead you to continuous redirects to Mywebsearch and other unknown search sites. No matter that they look just like Google or Bing, they should be avoided because they are mostly used to show people ad-supported content and trick them into visiting suspicious websites. Beware that you should stay away from such sites because there is no guarantee that they are safe and not used for spreading malware. In addition, just like any other FunWebProducts adware, Cursor Mania adware may start tracking your browsing on the web and may collect your search terms, mostly visited websites, data that you enter when visiting your favorite sites, your email address, computer's IP address, its location, etc. While you may think that this information can't be used for dangerous activities, it can.

No matter how useful Cursormania virus looks (it promises to help people improve their browsing on the web by showing them new mouse cursor images), it should be avoided. Please, be careful when downloading freeware on your computer because this can lead you to the infiltration of this adware. It is has already showed up on your machine, you can remove it with the help of Reimage. It should be detected as a potentially unwanted program or an adware. 


How can CursorMania hijack my computer?

The way how you can install CursorMania on your computer is really simple – in most of the cases users download it in a bundle with freeware and shareware as an optional component. Of course, you can also install this program manually but we really don't recommend that. Otherwise, you may start suffering from annoying pop-up ads, in-text links and banner ads during your browsing. If ads by CursorMania don't scare you, you should also keep in mind that this program may start tracking your browsing on the web and may collect your search terms or mostly visited websites. If you want to avoid unexpected appearance of this adware on your computer, you have to keep in mind that this program can be installed together with other programs without any visible permission asked. That's why you should always select Custom or Advanced installation of the freeware and then try to monitor the whole installation process. You should uncheck all check marks that claim that you want to make MyWebSearch your homepage or the default search engine. 

How to remove CursorMania virus?

If CursorMania has infiltrated your computer, we don't recommend leaving it there because it may lead you to various issues on your computer. In order to avoid CursorMania redirects, slow downs and other problems, use a guide below.

You can remove Cursor Mania automatically with a help of one of these programs: Reimage, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.

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Cursor Mania manual removal

Kill processes:
cursor mania.exe
Quick menu: Manual Cursor Mania Removal Guide
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Remove Cursor Mania from Windows 7 / Vista / XP systems

  • Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).

Remove Cursor Mania from Windows 10 / Windows 8 systems

  • If you are Windows 10 / Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.
Uninstall Cursor Mania and related programs
  • Here, look for Cursor Mania or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes.
Right click on each of suspicious entries and select 'Uninstall'
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Remove Cursor Mania from Mac OS X system

If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.

Cick 'Go' and select 'Applications'

Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Cursor Mania or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.

Click on every malicious entry and select 'Move to Trash'
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Remove Cursor Mania from Internet Explorer (IE)

Remove dangerous add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons.
Click on menu icon and select 'Manage add-ons'
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for Cursor Mania and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable:
Right click on each of malicious entries and select 'Disable' Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. Stay in General tab.
  • Here, remove malicious URL and enter preferable domain name. Click Apply to save changes.
Delete malicious URL, enter your desired domain name and click 'Apply' to save changes Reset Internet Explorer
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Here, select Reset.
  • When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete Cursor Mania removal.
Go to 'Advanced' tab and click on 'Reset' button. Now select 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' button again
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Remove Cursor Mania from Mozilla Firefox (FF)

Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Add-ons Extensions.
Click on menu icon and select 'Add-ons'
  • Here, select Cursor Mania and other questionable plugins. Click Remove to delete these entries.
Select 'Extensions' and look for malicious entries. Click 'Remove' to get rid of each of them Reset Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu on the top left and click on the question mark. Here, choose Troubleshooting Information.
Click on menu icon and then on '?'. Select 'Troubleshooting Information'
  • Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete Cursor Mania removal.
Click on 'Reset Firefox' button for a couple of times
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Remove Cursor Mania from Google Chrome

Delete malicious plugins
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Tools Extensions.
Click on menu icon. Select 'Tools' and 'Extensions'
  • Here, select Cursor Mania and other malicious plugins and select trash icon to delete these entries.
Look for malicious entries and delete each of them by clicking on the Trash bin icon
  • Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section.
When in 'Settings', select 'Manage search engines...'
  • When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
Click 'X' to remove malicious URLs Reset Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Reset browser settings.
When in 'Settings', scroll down to 'Reset browser settings' button and click on it
  • Click Reset to confirm this action and complete Cursor Mania removal.
Click on 'Reset' button to complete your removal
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Remove Cursor Mania from Safari

Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu at the top left of the screen. Once you do this, select Preferences.
Click on 'Safari' and select 'Preferences'
  • Here, select Extensions and look for Cursor Mania or other suspicious entries. Click on the Uninstall button to get rid each of them.
Go to 'Extensions' and uninstall malicious add-ons Reset Safari
  • Open Safari browser and click on Safari in menu section at the top left of the screen. Here, select Reset Safari....
Click on 'Safari' and select 'Reset Safari...'
  • Now you will see a detailed dialog window filled with reset options. All of those options are usually checked, but you can specify which of them you want to reset. Click the Reset button to complete Cursor Mania removal process.
Select all options and click on 'Reset' button

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Geolocation of Cursor Mania

Map reveals the prevalence of Cursor Mania. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: Puerto Rico, Malaysia, Philippines, Romania and Bulgaria.

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