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Remove the SearchAY Browser Hijacker (Uninstall Guide)

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The SearchAY program is a browser hijacker that installs Google Chrome extensions that change the new tab page and your search provider to sites under the developer’s control. The sites that your browser gets hijacked to are typically Russian sites that contain a search form. SearchAY utilizes Python scripts that are started automatically when you […]

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Remove Fastoplayer Ads from Web Sites

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Fastoplayer advertisements are injected into web sites that you are browsing by various adware programs that you may have installed. For example, My Web Shield will inject fastoplayer advertisements into various sites, such as Walmart.com, as seen below. When these advertisements are displayed they will be labeled Ads by fastoplayer, Ad by Fastoplayer, Fastoplayer Ads, […]

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Remove the CPU.exe Monero Miner

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The CPU.exe Miner is a Trojan that utilizes a victim’s computer processor to mine the Monero, or XRM, digital currency. When installed, this Trojan will create numerous executables that when executed will launch a process called CPU.exe. The CPU.exe process will then connect to the mining pool at xmr.pool.minergate.com and utilize all of the processor’s […]

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Remove My Web Shield Adware (Uninstall Guide)

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My Web Shield is an adware program that is advertised as being able to block your computer from visiting dangerous sites. While it does appear to perform this behavior, it also injects advertisements into web sites that you visit. These advertisements will be in the form of intrusive deal bars, video ads, in-text ads, and […]

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Remove P2PEnhance PUP (Uninstall Guide)

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P2PEnhance is a potentially unwanted program that configures your computer to distribute unknown files using P2P. Once installed, it will create a Windows Service called P2PEnhance that automatically starts when Windows starts. Once started, this service will connect to a site under the developers control to download various configuration files that will determine how this […]

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Remove the MaohaWiFi Program (Uninstall Guide)

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MaohaWiFi is a potentially unwanted program that is commonly bundled with free programs that you download from the Internet. This programs allows your computer to act as a hotspot by sharing the Internet connection of the computer. According to research by Malwarebytes, though, this family of programs contains a hidden backdoor that could be utilized […]

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Remove the Search By MovixHub Google Chrome Extension

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In order to remove Search By MovixHub Extension completely you will need to reset Chrome back to its initial settings. Doing these steps will erase all configuration information from Chrome such as your home page, tab settings, saved form information, browsing history, and cookies. This process will also disable any installed extensions. All of your […]

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Remove the WindowsTime.exe Bitcoin Miner

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The WindowsTime Miner is a Trojan that utilizes a victim’s graphics card to mine bitcoins. When installed, this Trojan will install a bitcoin mining program that will attempt to mine bitcoins for the malware developer by using the resources of your graphic card. The WindowsTime Miner works by installing the open-source Python PyOpenCL bitcoin miner […]

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Remove the VK+OK AdBlock Google Chrome Extension

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VK OK AdBlock is a potentially unwanted Google Chrome extension that states that it blocks advertisements on the Russian VK social network. While it may actually perform this ability, my main concern is with how it is distributed, how it makes connections to server’s in Russia, and how to excludes itself from Windows Defender’s scanning. […]