AdwCleaner v5.004

AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for :

  • Adware (ads softwares)
  • PUP/LPI (Potentially Undesirable Program)
  • Toolbars
  • Hijacker (Hijack of the browser's homepage)

It works with a Search and Delete mode. It can be easily uninstalled using the mode "Uninstall".

It's compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 in 32 & 64 bits.

//////// v5.004 - 26/08/15 ////////

[NEW] - Added Generic.Maintainer detection
[NEW] - Added HKU subkeys to SearchScopes module

[BUG] - Bug with EULA scrollbar fixed
[BUG] - Bug with Spanish translation fixed

[UPD] - Tasks detection improved
[UPD] - SearchScopes detection improved
[UPD] - Drivers generic detections updated
[UPD] - Generic.Browsefox updated
[UPD] - Generic.MyWebSearch updated
[UPD] - Portuguese Brazilian translation updated
[UPD] - Dutch translation updated
[UPD] - Polish translation updated
[UPD] - Russian translation updated
[UPD] - All options but "Reset Winsock settings" unchecked by default

//////// v5.003 - 20/08/15 ////////

[BUG] - Bug with internal AutoIT function fixed

[UPD] - Local database v20-08-2015.1
[UPD] - Spanish translation updated
[UPD] - Estonian translation updated

//////// v5.002 - 18/08/15 ////////

[BUG] - Main window no longer minimize when clicking on "Quarantine manager"
[BUG] - Bug when retrieving users fixed
[BUG] - Bug with German translation fixed

[UPD] - Improved SearchScopes detection
[UPD] - Portuguese Brazilian translation updated
[UPD] - Dutch translation updated
[UPD] - Reports now saved to C:\AdwCleaner instead of C:\

//////// v5.001 - 17/08/15 ////////

[BUG] - Bug when retrieving users fixed

[UPD] - Generic.Browsefox updated
[UPD] - Generic.Tuto4PC updated
[UPD] - "Reset Chrome policies" checked by default
[UPD] - "Reset Internet Explorer policies" checked by default
[UPD] - German translation updated
[UPD] - French translation updated
[UPD] - English translation updated
[UPD] - Japanese translation updated

*+*+*+*+* v5.000 - 14/08/15 *+*+*+*+*

[NEW] - Debug mode added
[NEW] - New generic detections engine
[NEW] - Quarantine manager is now fully integrated into AdwCleaner
[NEW] - Compatibility with W10
[NEW] - "Reset Proxy settings" option added
[NEW] - "Reset Winsock settings" option added
[NEW] - "Reset TCP/IP settings" option added
[NEW] - "Reset Firewall settings" option added
[NEW] - "Reset IPSec settings" option added
[NEW] - "Reset BITS queue" option added
[NEW] - "Reset Internet Explorer policies" option added
[NEW] - "Reset Chrome policies" option added
[NEW] - Generic.BrowseFox added to generic detections

[UPD] - Local database v14-08-2015.3
[UPD] - Code optimization
[UPD] - SQLite version updated to v3.8.11.1
[UPD] - Chrome preferences detection improved
[UPD] - "HKLM\SOFTWARE\AppDataLow\Software" added to handled keys
[UPD] - "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\ShellBrowser" added to handled keys
[UPD] - "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Ext\CLSID" added to handled keys
[UPD] - "HKEY_USERS" subkeys added to handled keys
[UPD] - "Generic.Netfilter" renamed to "Generic.Vitruvian"
[UPD] - All generic detections updated
[UPD] - Tasks detection improved (x64 folders handled)
[UPD] - AppInit detection improved (x64 values handled)
[UPD] - Infected shortcuts detection improved (recursive search)
[UPD] - Auto-resize for all columns in GUI
[UPD] - "Files / Folders" report sections split
[UPD] - Reports are now saved to C:\ instead of C:\AdwCleaner
[UPD] - Searching reports are now called "AdwCleaner[SX].txt"
[UPD] - Cleaning reports are now called "AdwCleaner[CX].txt"
[UPD] - New caption in cleaning reports :

[-] : The element has been deleted
[+] : The element has been deleted after resetting its ACL
[#] : The element will be deleted on reboot
[!] : The element can't be deleted
[x] : The element has not been marked for deletion

[REM] - "Internet Explorer" tab removed (keys are now listed in "Registry" tab)
[REM] - Illyx generic detection removed
[REM] - Gomita generic detection removed
[REM] - Skintrim generic detection removed
[REM] - Pirrit generic detection removed
[REM] - Maintainer generic detection removed
[REM] - AdPeak generic detection removed

//////// v4.208 - 09/07/15 ////////

[Database] - Added local database v09-07-2015.1
[Language] - Fixed error which caused AdwCleaner to be always in english version when ran on XP
[Services] - Fixed a bug that occured during the scan
[Firefox] - Added "ghostery" to whitelisted keywords for preferences scan
[Generic.Netfilter] - Generic detection updated

//////// v4.207 - 21/06/15 ////////

[Database] - Added local database v21-06-2015.1
[Generic] - Generic detections updated
[Generic] - Fixed typo

//////// v4.206 - 01/06/15 ////////

[Paths] - Added Public\Documents to handled paths
[Language] - Fixed typo mistake in polish translation
[Language] - Fixed typo mistake in dutch translation
[IE] - Settings detection improved
[Generic.Multiplug] - Generic detection updated
[Generic.BetterSurf] - Generic detection updated
[Generic.MyWebSearch] - Generic detection updated
[Generic.Gomita] - New generic detection
[Generic.Piccolor] - New generic detection
[Registry] - FirewallPolicy detection re-enabled

//////// v4.205 - 21/05/15 ////////

[Database] - Added local database v21-05-2015.2
[Database] - Bug fixed ( Database's downloading now forces a reload from the remote site )
[Language] - Added Polish translation
[Generic.Crossrider] - Generic detection updated
[Generic.BetterSurf] - Generic detection updated
[Generic] - Generic detections updated

//////// v4.204 - 12/05/15 ////////

[Database] - Added local database v12-05-2015.2
[Generic.Netfilter] - Typo mistake fixed
[Generic.Multiplug] - Generic detection updated
[Generic] - Generic detections updated
[Other] - Changed way to detect current version

//////// v4.203 - 30/04/15 ////////

[Database] - Added local database v30-04-2015.2
[Optimization] - Database cleanup ( part 2 )
[Generic.MyWebSearch] - New generic detection
[Generic.Netfilter] - New generic detection

//////// v4.202 - 23/04/15 ////////

[Database] - Added local database v23-04-2015.1
[GUI] - Message box displaying improved
[Generic] - Generic detections updated
[Generic.Tuto4PC] - Generic detection updated
[Generic.Multiplug] - Generic detection updated
[Generic.BetterSurf] - New generic detection

//////// v4.201 - 08/04/15 ////////

[Database] - Added local database v08-04-2015.1
[Language] - AdwCleaner now detects language of current MUI pack
[Paths] - Added config\systemprofile\AppData\Local to handled paths
[Generic.Conduit] - Generic detection updated
[Generic.Skintrim] - Generic detection updated
[Firefox] - Added new generic detection for adware related JS scripts
[Proxy] - Proxy detection improved ( more checked keys )

//////// v4.200 - 29/03/15 ////////

[Database] - Added local database v29-03-2015.1
[Language] - Added Estonian translation
[Language] - Added Czech translation
[Language] - Added Brazilian portuguese translation
[Optimization] - Reduced database loading time (~15s -> ~2s)
[Optimization] - Multiplug generic detection optimized
[Optimization] - Database cleanup ( part 1 )
[Generic.Conduit] Generic detection added
[Generic.AddLyrics] - Generic detection updated
[Generic.Crossrider] - Generic detection updated
[Processes] - Added a more powerful way to kill processes
[Bug] - Fixed display in the logfile ( infected shortcuts )
[Chrome] - Preferences detection improved

//////// v4.113 - 22/03/15 ////////

[Database] - Added local database v22-03-2015.2
[Generic.Tuto4PC] - Generic detection updated
[Generic.Crossrider] - Generic detection updated
[Generic.AddLyrics] - Generic detection updated
[Language] - Added Spanish translation
[Language] - Fixes in Russian translation
[Tasks] - Generic detection updated
[Chrome] - Added "ExtensionWhitelist" to managed keys
[Paths] - Added StartMenuCommonDir to handled paths
[Paths] - Added config\systemprofile\Documents to handled paths
[Generic] - Updated generic registry detections
[Winsock] - Added Winsock cleaning
[Processes] - Whitelisted Splashtop processes
[GUI] - Fixed error in progression percentage increase
[Generic.PullUpdate] - Added generic detection

//////// v4.112 - 09/03/15 ////////

[Database] - Added local database v05-03-2015.1
[Language] - Added Italian translation
[Language] - Added Russian translation
[Language] - Added Dutch translation
[Language] - Added Japanese translation
[Generic] - Fixed false positive
[EULA] - Typo corrections

//////// v4.111 - 18/02/15 ////////

[Database] - Added local database v18-02-2015.3
[Language] - Language file updated

//////// v4.110 - 05/02/15 ////////

[Database] - Added local database v05-02-2015.2
[Processes] - Multiple processes whitelisted
[Language] - Language file updated

//////// v4.109 - 24/01/15 ////////

[Database] - Added local database v24-01-2015.3
[Proxy] - New proxy detection
[Paths] - Added "FavoritesLinks" to handled paths
[Bug] - Fixed duplicate entries in the logfile
[Generic.Maintainer] - Added generic detection
[Generic.Sambreel] - Generic detection updated
[Generic.Multiplug] - Generic detection updated
[Chrome] - Chrome Canary added to handled browsers

//////// v4.108 - 17/01/15 ////////

[Database] - Added local database v13-01-2015.2

//////// v4.107 - 07/01/15 ////////

- En mémoire des victimes de l'attentat au journal Charlie Hebdo

//////// v4.106 - 21/12/14 ////////

[Processes] - Multiple processes whitelisted
[Generic.Tuto4PC] - Generic detection updated
[Database] - Added local database v21-12-2014.4

//////// v4.105 - 08/12/14 ////////

[Processes] - Whitelisted "bomgar-scc.exe"
[Processes] - Whitelisted "Elsinore.ScreenConnect.WindowsClient.exe"
[Tasks] - Improved scheduled tasks deletion
[Generic.AddLyrics] - Generic detection updated
[Generic.Tuto4PC] - Generic detection updated
[DNS] - Added PUP related DNS
[Bug] - Fixed bug with Firefox files research
[Registry] - Added clearing of DefaultScopes
[Database] - Added local database v08-12-2014.2

//////// v4.104 - 05/12/14 ////////

[Firefox] - Cyberfox added to handled browsers
[Bug] - Fixed error line 2057
[Bug] - Fixed error in folders/files research

//////// v4.103 - 01/12/14 ////////

[Database] - Fixed a bug which caused AdwCleaner to skip database download on XP machines
[Database] - Added local database v01-12-2014.1
[Generic.Sambreel] - Fixed a bug in drivers file detection ( extra "\" )
[Tasks] - Generic detection updated

//////// v4.102 - 23/11/14 ////////

[Chrome] - Added AppDataCommonDir checking for Chrome extensions
[Database] - Added local database v23-11-2014.3
[Registry] - Added DNS checking
[GUI] - Modified progress display informations
[Changelog] - New display

//////// v4.101 - 09/11/14 ////////

- Bug fixed ( Firefox files/folders detection )
- Bug fixed ( AdwCleaner's file deletion )
- Bug fixed ( Uninstall )
- Fixed display bug in logfile
- Updated logfile header

//////// v4.100 - 08/11/14 ////////

- Fixed bug in EIFL research module
- Added generic detection for SearchScopes keys
- New method to manage Chrome preferences
- New method to manage Firefox preferences

//////// v4.002 - 27/10/14 ////////

- Updated generic detections
- Fixed bugs

//////// v4.001 - 20/10/14 ////////

- Added registry keys to search :
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\LowRegistry\DOMStorage
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extension Compatibility

- Updated generic detections
- Added generic detection for "tracing" keys

//////// v4.000 - 12/10/14 ////////

- Updated to AutoIT v3.3.0.12
- New method to manage database

//////// v3.311 - 30/09/14 ////////

- Database update
- False positive fixed

//////// v3.310 - 12/09/14 ////////

- Database update

//////// v3.309 - 02/09/14 ////////

- Major database update
- False positive fixed

//////// v3.308 - 20/08/14 ////////

- Database update
- Generic.Multiplug detection updated
- False positive and bug fixed

//////// v3.307 - 17/08/14 ////////

- Database update
- ProductID detection improved
- Bug fixed ( Generic.Crossrider )

//////// v3.306 - 15/08/14 ////////

- Database update
- Added StartMenuInternet keys for Opera browser
- DefaultScope detection updated
- Added processes to whitelist
- Generic.Sambreel detection updated
- Generic.Crossrider detection updated
- Generic.Multiplug detection updated
- Generic.AddLyrics detection updated
- Generic.AdPeak detection updated

//////// v3.305 - 13/08/14 ////////

- Database update
- Fixed Crossrider scheduled task detection
- Generic.AdPeak detection updated
- Generic.DownloadProtect detection updated
- Generic.Skintrim detection updated
- Generic.Tuto4PC detection updated
- Generic.Multiplug detection updated
- Deleted debug message
- Updated Firefox extensions detection
- Updated Chrome extensions detection
- Language file updated
- Added Generic.AddLyrics detection

//////// v3.304 - 08/08/14 ////////

- Bug fixed

//////// v3.303 - 06/08/14 ////////

- Database update
- False positive removed
- Generic.Crossrider detection updated
- Generic.Downloadprotect detection updated
- Generic.Multiplug detection updated
- Generic.Skintrim detection updated

//////// v3.302 - 30/07/14 ////////

- Database update
- False positive removed
- Added processes to whitelist
- Updated scheduled task detections
- Added possibility to cancel cleaning before closing processes
- Generic.AdPeak detection updated

//////// v3.301 - 28/07/14 ////////

- Bug fixes

//////// v3.300 - 27/07/14 ////////

- Database update
- Generic.Crossrider detection updated
- Generic.Multiplug detection updated
- Generic.Tuto4PC detection updated
- Generic.Skintrim detection added
- Generic.AdPeak detection added
- Generic.Illyx detection added
- Generic.Sambreel detection added
- Generic.DownloadProtect detection added
- Scheduled task detections updated
- DefaultScope detections updated

//////// v3.216 - 17/07/14 ////////

- Database update

//////// v3.215 - 09/07/14 ////////

- Database update

//////// v3.214 - 29/06/14 ////////

- Database update
- Generic detections updated
- False positive removed

//////// v3.213 - 23/06/14 ////////

- Major database update

//////// v3.212 - 05/06/14 ////////

- Database update
- False positive removed

//////// v3.211 - 26/05/14 ////////

- Database update

//////// v3.210 - 19/05/14 ////////

- False positive removed

//////// v3.209 - 18/05/14 ////////

- Database update

//////// v3.208 - 11/05/14 ////////

- Database update
- Removed "Hosts Anti-PUP/Adware" ( development stopped )
- Italian translation modified
- False positive removed

//////// v3.207 - 05/05/14 ////////

- Database update

//////// v3.206 - 04/05/14 ////////

- Database update
- Fixed bug ( Firefox )
- Fixed bug ( Paths detection )

//////// v3.205 - 28/04/14 ////////

- Database update
- Added detection of bad IFEO entries
- Improved firefox extensions detection
- Fixed bug
- Added new icons

//////// v3.204 - 26/04/14 ////////

- Deletion of files/folders on reboot improved
- Optimized code ( ~10s faster )
- Updated generic detections
- User profiles detection improved
- Fixed bug ( Chrome database management )
- Fixed an error in the logfile display ( Tasks )

//////// v3.203 - 26/04/14 ////////

- Database update
- Fixed bug in Chrome preferences detection
- Fixed typo mistakes in Italian translation
- Fixed typo mistakes in Japanese translation
- New design ( Thanks to Peter Z. )

//////// v3.202 - 23/04/14 ////////

- Database update
- Added "Search Provider" detection for Chrome
- Japanese translation available

//////// v3.201 - 22/04/14 ////////

- Chrome preferences detection ( minor changes )
- Italian translation available

//////// v3.200 - 22/04/14 ////////

- Chrome preferences detection improved
- Database update
- Fixed Dutch translation
- False positive removed

//////// v3.103 - 21/04/14 ////////

- Database update
- False positive removed
- Generic Multiplug detection corrected

//////// v3.102 - 20/04/14 ////////

- False positive removed
- Generic Multiplug detection corrected

//////// v3.101 - 20/04/14 ////////

- Database update
- Generic Multiplug detection updated
- Users profile detection changed
- Dutch translation available


//////// v3.100 - 20/04/14 ////////

- Major database update
- False positive removed
- Bulgarian translation available
- Russian translation available
- Proxy detection updated

//////// v3.024 - 18/04/14 ////////

- Database update
- Fixed a bug in AppInit module

//////// v3.023 - 01/04/14 ////////

- Database update
- False positive removed

//////// v3.022 - 13/03/14 ////////

- Database update
- False positive removed

//////// v3.021 - 10/03/14 ////////

- EULA added

//////// v3.020 - 27/02/14 ////////

- Database update

//////// v3.019 - 17/02/14 ////////

- Database update

//////// v3.018 - 28/01/14 ////////

- Database update

//////// v3.017 - 12/01/14 ////////

- Database update

//////// v3.016 - 22/12/13 ////////

- Database update
- Typo mistake corrected ( german translation )

//////// v3.015 - 10/12/13 ////////

- Database update

//////// v3.014 - 01/12/13 ////////

- Major database update
- Multiplug generic detection updated
- Estonian translation available

//////// v3.013 - 24/11/13 ////////

- Database update

//////// v3.012 - 11/11/13 ////////

- Fixed typo mistake in Polish translation
- Turkish translation available
- Database update

//////// v3.011 - 03/11/13 ////////

- Database update
- False positive removed
- Generic.Crossrider detection improved
- Generic.Multiplug detection improved
- Improved planified tasks module

//////// v3.010 - 20/10/13 ////////

- Database update
- Generic.Crossrider detection improved
- Polish translation updated

//////// v3.009 - 19/10/13 ////////

- Database update
- Fixed bug ( infected shortcuts )

//////// v3.008 - 17/10/13 ////////

- Database update

//////// v3.007 - 09/10/13 ////////

- Database update
- Added some proxy detection
- Improved products detection

//////// v3.006 - 01/10/13 ////////

- Database update

//////// v3.005 - 22/09/13 ////////

- Database update

//////// v3.004 - 15/09/13 ////////

- Database update
- False positive removed

//////// v3.003 - 07/09/13 ////////

- Added possibility to resize the GUI
- False positive removed
- Fixed bug ( some keys were deleted but it wasn't written in the report )
- Fixed bug ( portuguese-brazilian translation )
- Corrected typo mistakes in Spanish translation

//////// v3.002 - 01/09/13 ////////

- Corrected bug about Firefox whitelist
- False positive removed
- Major database update
- Added Avira Toolbar auto-detection
- Updated German translation
- Updated Portuguese brazilian translation
- Updated English translation
- Updated Spanish translation

//////// v3.001 - 24/08/13 ////////

- Major database update

//////// v3.000 - 20/08/13 ////////

Adds :

- New GUI
- Added quarantine manager
- Added PUC ( Product Update Code) module
- Added FirewallPolicy keys module
- Added planified tasks module
- Added Firefox extensions dedicated module
- Added function to reset key or service ACL
- You can now unselect an element if you don't want to delete it

Improvements :

- Infected shortcuts module improved
- Generic detections ( Tuto4PC, Conduit, MultiPlug, CrossRider, ... ) improved
- Removal process of an element improved
- AppInits_DLL management improved
- Chrome preferences file management improved
- Firefox preferences file management improved
- Deletion on reboot improved
- Improved IE module
- Code optimized ( 80% reworked)

Removed :

- Options ( /DisableAskDetection, etc ... )
- Navipromo generic search

//////// v2.306 - 19/07/13 ////////

- Added new detections
- False positive removed

//////// v2.305 - 11/07/13 ////////

- Added new detections ( Major database update )

//////// v2.304 - 03/07/13 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v2.303 - 08/06/13 ////////

- Added new detections
- Estonian translation available

//////// v2.302 - 06/06/13 ////////

- Added new detections ( Major database update )
- False positive removed

//////// v2.301 - 16/05/13 ////////

- Added new detections
- False positive removed

//////// v2.300 - 28/04/13 ////////

- Added new detections
- False positive removed
- Added heuristic detection of adware "BrowseToSave"

//////// v2.202 - 23/04/13 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v2.201 - 21/04/13 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v2.200 - 02/04/13 ////////

- Added new detections
- Added cleaning of subkeys "StartMenuInternet"
- Added cleaning of subkey "StartUrl"
- False positive removed

//////// v2.115 - 17/03/13 ////////

- TeamViewer process added to whitelist
- Added new detections
- Czech translation available
- Slovak translation available

//////// v2.114 - 05/03/13 ////////

- False positive removed
- Added new detections

//////// v2.113 - 23/02/13 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v2.112 - 10/02/13 ////////

- Added new detections
- Portuguese brazilian translation available

//////// v2.111 - 05/02/13 ////////

- Bug fixed

//////// v2.110 - 03/02/13 ////////

- Added new detections
- False positive removed
- Generic detection added for Adware.CrossRider
- Generic detection added for GUID that contains bad pattern ( e.g "Browse2save" )
- Added repair of infected shortcuts ( e.g "certified-toolbar" )

//////// v2.109 - 27/01/13 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v2.108 - 24/01/13 ////////

- Added new detections
- Added generic detections for adware.PCTuto
- False positive removed

//////// v2.107 - 21/01/13 ////////

- Added new detections
- Modified "Mngr" deletion module

//////// v2.106 - 17/01/13 ////////

- Added new detections
- Bug fixed - "Mngr" deletion module

//////// v2.105 - 08/01/13 ////////

- Added new detections
- Added new module for Product ID detection ( UpgradeCode, Products, Features )

//////// v2.104 - 29/12/12 ////////

- Added new detections
- Added detections of locked Chrome/Chromium extensions
- Filter for detection of random hexadecimal software keys modified
- Spanish translation bug fixed

//////// v2.103 - 25/12/12 ////////

- Added new detections
- Detection of random hexadecimal software keys

//////// v2.102 - 23/12/12 ////////

- Added new detections
- AppInit 64-bits registry value is now detected
- Firefox profile detection improved

//////// v2.101 - 16/12/12 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v2.100 - 09/12/12 ////////

- Added "Mngr" deletion module
- Added new detections

//////// v2.011 - 02/12/12 ////////

- IE, Chrome and Chromium version detection improved
- Polish translation available
- Bulgarian translation available
- Added new detections
- False positive removed

//////// v2.010 - 29/11/12 ////////

- Added new detections
- Major bug fixed

//////// v2.009 - 24/11/12 ////////

- Executable size reduced
- Added new detections
- False positive removed
- Minor modifications

//////// v2.008 - 17/11/12 ////////

- Research 64 bits key : HKLM\...\Internet Explorer\Main
- Added new detections
- Minor modifications

//////// v2.007 - 06/11/12 ////////

- Code optimized
- Added new detections
- False positive removed

//////// v2.006 - 30/10/12 ////////

- AppInit_DLL data detection improved
- Added new detections
- False positive removed

//////// v2.005 - 14/10/12 ////////

- Italian translation corrected
- Added new detections

//////// v2.004 - 07/10/12 ////////

- Bug fixed ( end of logfile )
- Bug fixed ( freeze at 30% )
- ACL reinitialized before registry key deletion
- Italian translation available
- Danish translation available
- Turkish translation available
- Spanish translation available

//////// v2.003 - 23/09/12 ////////

- Bug fixed ( detection of current version )
- Added new detections

//////// v2.002 - 16/09/12 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v2.001 - 09/09/12 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v2.000 - 30/08/12 ////////

- New GUI ( Thanks to Florian Briens )
- Scan optimized on 64-bits OS
- ~0.1s faster on 32-bits, ~0.5s faster on 64-bits
- Executable size reduced 120ko
- Code optimized
- DefaultScope now resetted ( 32/64 bits )
- Category " ***** [Registry - GUID] ***** " removed. All keys/values are now listed in " ***** [Registry] ***** " category.
- prefix "[x64]" removed.
- Match between "Uninstall" keys and "ARPCache" keys
- "Software" keys detection improved ( HKCU\Software , HKCU\Software\AppDataLow , HKCU\Software\AppDataLow\Software , HKLM\SOFTWARE )
- Uninstall improved
- Verification module of the current version added
- Kill process function improved
- Category " ***** [H.Navipromo] ***** " removed
- "AppInit_DLLs" value is now detected
- Chromium module added
- Dutch translation available
- Deutsch translation available
- Chrome/Chromium detection improved
- Switches module added
- Switches /DisableAskDetection , /DisableIEDetection , /DisableFFDetection , /DisableChromeDetection , /DisableOperaDetection ,/DisableProxyDetection added.

//////// v1.801 - 14/08/12 ////////

- Bootmode added to the header
- Bug fixed
- Added new detections

//////// v1.800 - 01/08/12 ////////

- Added automatic detection of "Conduit" toolbars
- Added new detections

//////// v1.703 - 20/07/12 ////////

- Added "Hosts Anti-PUP/Adware" entry in menu
- Added new detections

//////// v1.702 - 13/07/12 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v1.701 - 02/07/12 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v1.700 - 26/06/12 ////////

- Switches available
- Added new detections

//////// v1.609 - 10/06/12 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v1.608 - 27/05/12 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v1.607 - 23/05/12 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v1.606 - 10/05/12 ////////

- Bug fixed
- Added new detections

//////// v1.605 - 05/05/12 ////////

- Profiles detection function optimized
- Added new detections

//////// v1.604 - 23/04/12 ////////

- Chrome version check corrected
- Navipromo detection optimized
- Added new detections

//////// v1.603 - 22/04/12 ////////

- Firefox detection optimized
- Bug fixed ( logfile )
- Added new detections

//////// v1.602 - 19/04/12 ////////

- Bug fixed ( whitelist )
- Bug fixed ( profiles )

//////// v1.601 - 17/04/12 ////////

- Bug fixed ( language detection )
- Added new detections

//////// v1.600 - 15/04/12 ////////

- Delete on reboot function improved
- All users profiles are now supported
- Browsers detection optimized
- Database optimized
- category " Registry (x64) " removed ( Replaced by "[x64]" prefix for concerned keys )
- category " Registry - GUID " added
- Added new detections

//////// v1.505 - 07/04/12 ////////

- Database optimized
- Added new detections

//////// v1.504 - 01/04/12 ////////

- FF whitelist updated
- Added new detections

//////// v1.503 - 24/03/12 ////////

- firefox profiles detection improved
- Added new detections

//////// v1.502 - 17/03/12 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v1.501 - 04/03/12 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v1.500 - 23/02/12////////

- code optimized
- navipromo generic detection improved
- Delete on reboot added
- False positive removed
- filters modified
- Added new detections

//////// v1.410 - 20/02/12 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v1.409 - 12/02/12 ////////

- Added new detections
- Browser whitelist ( Chrome, FF )

//////// v1.408 - 29/01/12 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v1.407 - 18/01/12 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v1.406 - 09/01/12 ////////

- Processes kill function modified

//////// v1.405 - 09/01/12 ////////

- Bug fixed ( processes )

//////// v1.405 - 08/01/12 ////////

- Code optimized
- Spanish, Deutch and Deutsch translation removed
- Added new detections

//////// v1.404 - 04/01/12 ////////

- Menu added
- Added new detections

//////// v1.403 - 24/12/11 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v1.402 - 11/12/11 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v1.401 - 06/12/11 ////////

- Generic detection added for registry

//////// v1.400 - 04/12/11 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v1.320 - 02/12/11 ////////

- Added new detections
- Bugs fixed

//////// v1.319 - 20/11/11 ////////

- Code optimized
- Added new detections

//////// v1.318 - 13/11/11 ////////

- Bug fixed ( Uninstall )
- Database optimized

//////// v1.317B - 10/11/11 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v1.317 - 06/11/11 ////////

- All processes killed except critical
- Research/Deletion now support 64-bits registry
- Duplicated entries in database deleted
- Navipromo detection improved
- Truncation in the logfile of prefs.js lines if > 100 characters

//////// v1.316 - 31/10/11 ////////

- navipromo generic detection added
- Added new detections

//////// v1.315 - 27/10/11 ////////

- ARPCache keys now supported
- prefs.js research is now not case sensitive
- " extensions.installcache " line whitelisted
- Added new detections

//////// v1.314 - 25/10/11 ////////

- Corrected spelling mistakes
- IE scan corrected
- Added new detections

//////// v1.313 - 24/10/11 ////////

- Added new detections
- Spanish translation available
- Dutch translation available
- Prevention message box added at the end of the deletion

//////// v1.312 - 18/10/11 ////////

- Added new detections
- Uninstall optimized
- GUI modification
- French translation available
- English translation available
- Deutsch translation available

//////// v1.311 - 12/10/11 ////////

- Added new detections
- Bug fixed ( Uninstall )

//////// v1.310 - 07/10/11 ////////

- "Donate" button added
- Added new detections
- Code optimized

//////// v1.309 - 29/09/11 ////////

- Bug fixed ( Services )
- Scan is now a little faster
- Added new detections

//////// v1.308 - 25/09/11 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v1.307 - 19/09/11 ////////

- Added new detections
- Chrome version check modified
- Bug fixed ( Chrome part )
- Temporary files are now deleted

//////// v1.306 - 14/09/11 ////////

- "Homepage" policy is now deleted ( IE )

//////// v1.305 - 07/09/11 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v1.304 - 05/09/11 ////////

- All links on the logfile are now neutralized ( hxxp )

//////// v1.303 - 03/09/11 ////////

- Bugs fixed
- Added new detections

//////// v1.302 - 02/09/11 ////////

- Filter added for Conduit toolbar ( prefs.js )

//////// v1.301 - 28/08/11 ////////

- Added new detections
- Code optimized

//////// v1.3 - 23/08/11 ////////

- Bug fixed

//////// v1.2 - 17/08/11 ////////

- Modifications code
- Bug fixed

//////// v1.1 - 16/08/11 ////////

- Added new detections

//////// v1.0 - 14/08/11 ////////

- Changelog available

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