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Threat's profile Threat indicator: HIGH

Name of the threat:SoftwareOnline

Command or file name:(*.*)

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

If you don't have SoftwareOnline removal tool installed on your machine, you may discover some annoying commercial proposals promising you some products for free or with reduced price, so, you realize that it is better to remove it or at the least try to perform other protective actions. SoftwareOnline products present publisizing materials using every likelihood appeared, so it is better to have removal tool setup to perform removal of particular pest. The keepers of SoftwareOnline-infected machines may meet serious problems when trying removing it even with a seemly removal tool. You can run into the matter with concealed files being used by SoftwareOnline. If you don't install removal tool it may rise so that you'll get SoftwareOnline setup to the prompt stopper exception list in Windows XP. There may be an spread danger of exposure to needless or unsavory content when you don't have SoftwareOnline removal tool.


SoftwareOnline intrusion method

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


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  • Removes all files created by SoftwareOnline.
  • Removes all registry entries created by SoftwareOnline.
  • Fixes browser redirection and hijack if needed.
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How to remove SoftwareOnline manually

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

To get rid of SoftwareOnline, you should:

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

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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 SoftwareOnline related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for SoftwareOnline 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 SoftwareOnline 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 SoftwareOnline 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 SoftwareOnline 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 SoftwareOnline
  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

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

Remove SoftwareOnline related extensions from your browsers

SoftwareOnline 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 SoftwareOnline. 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 SoftwareOnline or other related adware BHO.
  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective SoftwareOnline 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 SoftwareOnline and click recycle bin icon.
  • Confirm SoftwareOnline removal.

Mozilla Firefox

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

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like SoftwareOnline 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 SoftwareOnline.


Here are the descriptions of problems connected with SoftwareOnline and (*.*) we received earlier:

Problem Summary: Shell32.dll

I have a netbook, it has Window 7 Starter. I want to change my background but it will NOT let me. Is there any way to bypass this Shell32.dll that is stopping me from changing the background?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: shell32.dll.exe

This keep out my admin law and this is my big problem because i can't do everything, i can´t see control panel and others function

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: shell32.dll.exe

This keep out my admin law and this is my big problem because i can't do everything

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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