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How to remove Aboutblank (ads, banners, deals)

* What is Aboutblank

* Download WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool

* Remove Aboutblank manually

* Uninstall Aboutblank from Windows 10

* Uninstall Aboutblank from Windows 8/8.1

* Uninstall Aboutblank from Windows 7

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Threat indicator: MEDIUM

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Win32 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

Customary, Aboutblank attacked system does not give the microbiosis to other computers. But this doesn't make Aboutblank less malicious than viruses and its absolute necessity to remove Aboutblank less urgent. System Registry singularity that allows software to be applied automatically when opening the system boots can be used by Aboutblank to cheat endeavors to remove Aboutblank during the process of Aboutblank removal. Aboutblank that comes cross-bundled with shareware products softwares may be reported in the contractual agreements text, especially in condition with Aboutblank removal tools when buyer wants to remove Aboutblank. Aboutblank producers tell that consumers give authorization to activate Aboutblank. Aboutblank authors have not a notion about morals that's why it's rushly obligatory to install a decent Aboutblank removal tool. It is reasonable to remove Aboutblank before it has cribbed some weighty data from your computer.

Aboutblank intrusion method

Aboutblank installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (Aboutblank). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. Aboutblank copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is svhost.exe. Sometimes it creates new startup key with name Aboutblank and value svhost.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name svhost.exe or Aboutblank. Also, it can create folder with name Aboutblank under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation Aboutblank starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove Aboutblank immediately.

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How to remove Aboutblank manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Aboutblank, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Aboutblank.

To get rid of Aboutblank, you should:

1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

  • agent-ac.dl
  • phafxfa.exe
  • svhost.exe
  • cbme.dll
  • xea2108l.9zt
  • achpjba.dll
  • wdm.dll
  • svhost.exe
  • Message

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

**Trial version of Wipersoft provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Wipersoft.

2. Delete the following malicious folders:

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

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Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

Uninstall Aboutblank related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Aboutblank entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Aboutblank won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.

Windows 10

  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings

  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column

  • Find Aboutblank under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.

  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.

Windows 8/8.1

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate Aboutblank or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find Aboutblank

  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find Aboutblank related entries.

  • Click Remove button.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like Aboutblank are very wide-spread, and unfortunatelly many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use SpyHunter, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like Aboutblank.

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Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Aboutblank and svhost.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: installed Spy Hunter if froze during scan.

my problem is aboutblank

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: aboutblank

everytime i try to open a website aboutblank blocks it.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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