How to remove AdwarePunisher?
What is AdwarePunisher?
AdwarePunisher is another form of Spylocked and SpySoldier. It is a rogue anti-spyware parasite that sneaks into a victim's computer after a Trojan-caused backdoor creation. AdwarePunisher starts displaying unsolicited popup advertisements and imaginary security risk messages, then offers the victim to purchase the "product" to protect the system from further intrusions. However, AdwarePunisher does not feature any real protection and is a parasite by itself.
AdwarePunisher is Extremely dangerous
AdwarePunisher may spread via Trojans
AdwarePunisher may display fake security messages
AdwarePunisher may install additional spyware to your computer
AdwarePunisher may repair its files, spread or update by itself
AdwarePunisher violates your privacy and compromises your security
for AdwarePunisher detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like AdwarePunisher and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Manual AdwarePunisher removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove AdwarePunisher, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Spyhunter or other malware and spyware removal applications found on 2-viruses.com.
Stop these AdwarePunisher processes:
Disable these AdwarePunisher DLL files::
Remove these AdwarePunisher Registry Entries:
Remove these AdwarePunisher files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other AdwarePunisher infected files and get help in AdwarePunisher removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing AdwarePunisher and similar threats.
AdwarePunisher is classified as Rogue Anti-Spyware. After infecting a user’s system, it proceeds to scare its victim into buying the “product” by displaying fake security messages, stating that your computer is infected with spyware and only AdwarePunisher can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads AdwarePunisher trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, AdwarePunisher offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, AdwarePunisher does not only fix the errors, but it also takes the user’s money and may even install additional spyware into the victim’s computer.
Some Rogue Anti-Spyware, such as AdwarePunisher, may offer users to buy it after the victim clicks on a banner or a pop-up while surfing the internet. Usually, a Trojan is installed to a victim’s computer after clicking on the advertisement. It then proceeds to download or even install AdwarePunisher, which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as AdwarePunisher, is nearly impossible to remove manually.