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Cloudscout Ads Removal

Cloudscout Ads is just another adware that disguises as an extremely useful tool but, in reality, is extremely useless. It is also considered to be a PUP (potentially unwanted program) that can even sneak onto your computer without your permission. But, for some reason, there are users that download it willingly. Why? Well, if we open the official page of Cloud Scout, we can immediately notice that the application claims to offer really good features. To make it clearer, here is a quote from the webpage: "This free application (ad-supported) allows users to surf the web with confidence by blocking access to millions of inappropriate websites such as pornography, gambling, violence, racism, etc." We can make the conclusion that the people who have children might be extremely interested in this feature - after all, who wouldn't want to protect their kids from bad Internet content? However, even the developers themselves state that the application is supported by ads, and this is quite risky. Read more...

Remove ihpmserver.exe

Ihpmserver.exe is an executable file that is stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\RayDld folder. This folder also contains another executable called Raydld.exe. Both Ihpmserver.exe and Raydld.exe belong to a browser hijacker. Their purpose is to prevent you from deleting the unwanted hijacker from your computer. The files are signed by Hefei Infinity Technology Co., Ltd. You should not keep them installed. We suggest that you terminate Ihpmserver.exe and its associated files and programs as soon as you can. Read more...

Notification Helper Ads Removal

Notification Helper Ads is classified as an adware-type application and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). It is considered to be quite dangerous because of its malicious behavior. The application generates advertisements that are deceiving and should be ignored, that is why all users are advised to remove Notification Helper Ads from their computer as quickly as possible. So, how does this application actually work? First of all, you will notice its existence because of pop-up advertisements that you will encounter at the lower-right side of your computer screen. The ads are placed in little boxes. They report that your PC is not functioning as well as it should, and they offer you some "help". You are provided with a telephone number that supposedly should connect you with an experienced IT technician. Do not call the number if you don't want more problems! It is all a scam, and you should delete Notification Helper Ads instead of trusting it. Read more...

Remove Search.top-arama.com

Search.top-arama.com is a browser hijacker that can alter your browser settings including your home page and default search provider. In its End-User License Agreement, it is stated that the hijacker shows advertisements and collects your non-personally identifiable and personal information.

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Background Container.dll or RunDLL Error Message

The Background Container.dll or RunDLL Error Message, which usually appears on users screens after they reboot their computers, is usually the result of the deletion of the Conduit Virus. The presence of this message means that there was a problem starting a particular task. If you are sure that you have removed the Conduit Virus from your computer but still see the Background Container.dll or RunDLL Error Message, it means that this threat is not fully erased. Read more...

Ornacorn.com – How to remove?

Ornacorn.com is a suspicious pop-up generated by an advertising-supported program that you have on your computer. Adware is usually compatible with all browsers, so you will see the fake pop-up no matter which one of them you open. The unreliable domain is used by various advertisers in order to distribute their commercials. What is important for you to know that the advertising content you see on this page can be untrustworthy. You may be exposed to fake adverts promoting potentially unwanted or even malicious software and other virtual scams. We suggest that you get rid of Ornacorn.com as soon as you can. Read more...

Coccoc.com – How to remove?

Coccoc.com is a malicious domain that pops-up on your screen every time you open your browser. The reason you see this site is because your computer contains a potentially unwanted or an ad-supported application. This application disrupts your browsing by inserting various commercials into it and redirecting you to unsafe websites. The adware is usually compatible with all popular browsers, so you will encounter the fake pop-up no matter which one of them you use. Do not trust a word presented on the bogus page and get rid of Coccoc.com related program as soon as you can. Read more...

Sonic Train Ads – How to remove

Sonic Train is  browser plug-in developed by SuperWeb LLC. It can be also classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware that should be erased from your personal computer. Unfortunately, it is compatible with the majority of browsers, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. It attacks your favorite browser without your consent and does various changes to it in order to display a huge amount of commercial advertisements. This puts your PC in great danger, so you have to remove Sonic Train Ads from your computer as soon as you finish reading this article - it brings only bad luck. Our security team reminds you to never keep potentially unwanted applications on your device: it is better to download software from official sources that would not lead to further infections. Read more...

Remove Max Driver Update

Max Driver Update is categorized as a PUP (potentially unwanted program) mainly because of its suspicious actions. It is developed by CSDI, a French company located in Paris. Although its creators promise that the program is beneficial, it actually does its job rather poorly. Fortunately, it is not a virus so it does not carry a huge threat. However, no user should have useless applications on their computer. The potentially unwanted program can cause you monetary loss because its services are rather expensive. Our security experts recommend you to remove Max Driver Update from your personal computer because it is not only worthless, but also quite suspicious. Read more...

Suphpnot.exe Removal

Suphpnot.exe, also known as HPNotify.exe, is an executable file that enters computers system together with browser hijackers. The file belongs to a potentially unwanted program called Search Protect, which has been linked to various hijackers such as Omiga Plus, WebSearches, MyStartSearch, and more. The file is usually stored in MiuiTab, SupTab, Xtab or Stab folder and it is digitally signed by Thinknice Co., Limited. The executable may be detected under a variety of names including Adware.SearchProtect, Adware.Mutabaha.480, BrowserModifier:Win32/SupTab, PUA_SEARCHPROT, and others. We recommend that you delete Suphpnot.exe from your computer and terminate its associated program. Read more...