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How to remove EXact Advertising (ads, banners, deals)



Threat's profile Threat indicator: HIGH

Name of the threat:EXact Advertising

Command or file name:prltect.exe

Threat type:Adware

Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Affected browsers:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

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EXact Advertising intrusion method

EXact Advertising installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (EXact Advertising). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. EXact Advertising copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is prltect.exe . Then it creates new startup key with name EXact Advertising and value prltect.exe . You can also find it in your processes list with name prltect.exe or EXact Advertising. Also, it can create folder with name EXact Advertising under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about EXact Advertising, please ask below. You can use programs to remove EXact Advertising from your browsers below.


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How to remove EXact Advertising manually

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

To get rid of EXact Advertising, you should:

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

  • bs51-eginwl51-vb.exe
  • exactadvertising.exe
  • exdl2.exe
  • exul3.exe
  • flash.exe
  • installer_icmediax.exe
  • mqexdlm.srg
  • mscb.dll
  • nls.exe
  • cashback.exe

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.

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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 EXact Advertising related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for EXact Advertising 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 EXact Advertising 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 EXact Advertising 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 programs that can be connected with EXact Advertising 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 entries related to EXact Advertising
  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start
  • In the menu choose Control Panel
  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.
  • Find EXact Advertising related entries.
  • Click Remove button.

Remove EXact Advertising related extensions from your browsers

EXact Advertising in some cases can be accompanied with browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option Toolbar Remover under Tools in Spyhunter Remediation Tool to remove unwanted browser extensions related to EXact Advertising. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Spyhunter Remediation Tool. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:

Internet Explorer

  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner
  • In the menu choose the Manage Add-ons
  • Select Toolbar and Extension tab.
  • Choose add-on possibly related to EXact Advertising or other related adware BHO.
  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective EXact Advertising removal use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome.
  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/
  • In the list of add-ons find related to EXact Advertising and click recycle bin icon.
  • Confirm EXact Advertising removal.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • In the address bar type about:addons
  • Click Extensions tab.
  • In the list of extension locate ones related to EXact Advertising.
  • Click Remove button near it.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like EXact Advertising are very widespread and, unfortunately, many anti-virus programs fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any anti-virus programs and creates additional shield against threats like EXact Advertising.


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