Re: Cookies

Cookies are stored in your browser. What browser are you using? Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, or another?  It is easy if I can find this out. 

AdwCleaner &

AdwCleaner 7.1.1. I think this is a false alarm:

***** [ Firefox URLs ] *****

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\browser\omni.ja"


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Re: PUP's from online studies - harmless or not?

doublechecked too it goes likes this:

survey -> close browser -> run adwcleaner -> pups found -> dont repair -> open browser again AND delete cookies -> close browser -> run adw cleaner again -> no pups found - so 100% cookie related - probably just gathering personal data via those i would guess and making profit over those eventho they pay you for survey 

Re: Dead Rising 3 softonic viruses


Sorry for the late answer.

These detections are not keyloggers, don't worry. What web browser are you using?


Re: PUP's from online studies - harmless or not?

just seen this one too you can to the surveys with edge as browser and just check under settings to delete cookies after every session -> no PUP's at all. The site just uses cookies to give you better ad's for you to potentialy make money - nothing to worry about. the moment you delete cookies,the pups are gone - check the option to do it baseline with each session closing and you dont even hav...

Dead Rising 3 softonic viruses

Dead Rising 3 softonic viruses

I used adwcleaner to clean these viruses but they just keep on returning after boot-up.

Here are the names:

-Registry- [-] Key deleted: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.wiz

-Web browser- [-] [] [Search Provider] Deleted: [-] [] [Search Provider] Delet...

Re: when a finally update of this 7.0.8 vers..??




1) what is -delete IFEO?

2) reset IPSEC ?

3) reset BITS ?

4)reset WINSOCK ?

5) wich actions does on IE and CHROME?

6) why Firefox,most used browser and Edge newest, are not mentioned?


thxs again


Re: PUP's from online studies - harmless or not?

Hello Fleks,

I see you have a PUP issue(s).  Did you delete the PUP's with Adware Cleaner after you ran the scan?  I don't know where you are located but did you know this study website is in Germany?

PUA. (Potentially Unwanted Application) or PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program)  These are very annoying at best in that they cause pop-us, redirect your browser home page, and other behavior that...

Re: ADWCleaner not update database

2018-03-16 15:59:17.927 DEBUG [1944] [MainUI::buttonScanClicked@294] [i] Scan button clicked (-31986) 2018-03-16 15:59:17.932 DEBUG [3316] [MainUI::Entry@1277] [+] Checking for update... 2018-03-16 15:59:18.090 DEBUG [3316] [AdwCleanerSDK::GetVersionServer@381] [!] Error has occurred: 1753 2018-03-16 15:59:18.090 DEBUG [3316] [AdwCleanerSDK::GetVersionServer@393] [+] Last version: 2018-03-16 1...

Re: ADWCleaners is downloaded with corruption constantly

Thanks. I'll try to reproduce this during the weekend and will let you know how it goes.

Quick question. Does it works when you're using "Download Master" with >=2 threads on Firefox (not Waterfox)?

And finally, just to make sure everything else is OK. Can you do a scan/clean with AdwCleaner?


cocochepeau, 2018-03-01 19:49:04 (UTC)

You are welcome.

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