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* What is Lphant

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* Remove Lphant manually

* Uninstall Lphant from Windows 10

* Uninstall Lphant from Windows 8/8.1

* Uninstall Lphant 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

Lphant intrusion method


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

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How to remove Lphant manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Lphant, 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 Lphant.

To get rid of Lphant, you should:

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

  • Lphant.lnk
  • ammp3.dll
  • avcodec-51.dll
  • avformat-51.dll
  • avutil-49.dll
  • cacert.pem
  • CDRip.dll
  • ClientHelper.dll
  • DiscoveryHelper.dll
  • GIFAnimator.dll
  • ImageUploader5.ocx
  • IMTrProgress.dll
  • IMWebControl.dll
  • InstallHelper.dll
  • lame_enc.dll
  • Launcher.exe
  • Uninstall.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:

  • %LOCAL_APPDATA%\Lphant\
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\My Documents\My Music\Lphant
  • %PROGRAMFILES%\Lphant Applications\

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

  • Key: HKCU\Software\Gabest
  • Key: HKCU\Software\MozillaPlugins\LphantPlugin
  • Key: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Lphant
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\MusicNet
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Lphant
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Lphant.LauncherEventHandler
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Lphant.file
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Lphant.Device
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Lphant.AudioCD
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Lphant
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Applications\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.wmx\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.wmv\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.wmd\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.wma\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.wm\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.wav\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.snd\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.rmi\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.mpv2\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.mpg\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.mpeg\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.mpe\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.mpa\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.mp3\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.mp2v\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.mp2\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.midi\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.mid\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.m1v\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.ivf\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.cda\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.avi\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.au\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.asf\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.aiff\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.aifc\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.aif\OpenWithList\Lphant.exe

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 Lphant related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Lphant 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 Lphant 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 Lphant 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 Lphant 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 Lphant

  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find Lphant related entries.

  • Click Remove button.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like Lphant 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 Lphant.

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