GetPrivate Removal Guide

Do you know what GetPrivate is?

GetPrivate is an application that will create Virtual Private Network (VPN) between your computers and their super fast serves. Thus, you will be able to browse the web securely, privately, and anonymously. The program is completely legal and it is not dangerous to use if you have downloaded it from its official website According to the specialists of, GetPrivate was not the most reliable program in the past; thus, you should be very cautious in order not to download this unreliable version because it might be still available on unreliable websites. Thus, if you suspect that you have this suspicious version of the program, you should better delete GetPrivate without any further considerations.

Even though GetPrivate is currently a reliable proxy application, your system might still contain this untrustworthy version. It is very likely that it slithered onto your computer some time ago. As the specialists of have revealed, this old version of GetPrivate had some Trojan-like features and it used to enter the system without user’s permission. As it has been found out, it tended to enter the system together with freeware or shareware. Thus, it is very likely that other suspicious applications hide on your system as well. We advise you to delete them together with the unreliable version of GetPrivate because these applications might cause you a great deal of inconvenience as well.

Keep in mind that many suspicious applications tend to enter the system without user’s consent; thus, the unreliable version of GetPrivate is not the only one that might appear on your computer. Thus, you should protect your system from threats in advance. Our security experts believe that the easiest way to do that is to install an antimalware tool on the system. Of course, you should also know that it is not advisable to download software from doubtful sources. According to your specialists, it might be risky to click on ads that appear on different websites as well.

It is not difficult to delete the legitimate version of GetPrivate because it can be easily eliminated via Control Panel. If you have never tried removing applications yourself, you should follow our manual removal instructions. Unfortunately, it might not be so easy to delete the unreliable version of GetPrivate; thus, it would be clever to acquire an antimalware tool and then scan your system with it. We recommend using SpyHunter for this matter.

How to remove GetPrivate

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select the program that you wish to erase.
  5. Click the Remove button.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open the Start menu and then open Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click on GetPrivate.
  4. Click the Uninstall button.

Windows 8

  1. Tap the Windows key + R.
  2. Type in control panel and click OK.
  3. Select Uninstall a program.
  4. Find the unwanted application on the list. Select it.
  5. Click Uninstall.

In non-techie terms:

If you have managed to delete the unreliable version of GetPrivate manually, you should still know that the program might have already attracted other unreliable applications, which is why it is advisable to check the condition of your system. The easiest way to do that is to scan the system with an antimalware scanner.