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    Default Manual removal instructions for Adware-Patrol

    The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "Adware-Patrol" manually.
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    • malware


    Description:
    Adware-Patrol claims to be an antivirus solution. If it is installed on the computer it detects some spywares even if the computer is a totally clean machine. If the user wants to fix these problems, he has to buy a licence.
    Installed Software List:

    You can try to uninstall products with the names listed below; for items identified by other properties or to avoid malware getting active again on uninstallation, use Spybot-S&D or RunAlyzer to locate and get rid of these entries.

    • Products that have a key or property named "Adware Patrol".



    Files:

    Please use Windows Explorer or another file manager of your choice to locate and delete these files.

    • The file at "<$PROGRAMS>\Adware Patrol\Adware Patrol.lnk".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMS>\Adware Patrol\Uninstall.lnk".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMS>\Adware Patrol\Website.lnk".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\Adware Patrol.url".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\AdwarePatrol.exe".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\Logs\debug.log".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\Logs\ObjectsFound.log".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\processes.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\spydb.exe".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\version.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\AdRoar\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\AdRoar\files.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\AdRoar\filespaths.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\AdRoar\fixedregistry.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\AdRoar\processes.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Alexa Related\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Alexa Related\fixedregistry.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\BroadcastPC\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\BroadcastPC\files.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\BroadcastPC\filespaths.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\BroadcastPC\fixedregistry.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\BroadcastPC\processes.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Browser Hijack\helper.dll".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Cookies\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Cookies\files.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Cookies\filespaths.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Cookies\fixedfiles.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Cydoor\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Cydoor\fixedfiles.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Cydoor\fixedregistry.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Cydoor\processes.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Cydoor\registry.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Cydoor\registrypaths.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\eAcceleration\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\eAcceleration\fixedregistry.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\eUniverse\cookies.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\eUniverse\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\eUniverse\files.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\eUniverse\filespaths.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\eUniverse\fixedregistry.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\eUniverse\processes.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\FSG\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\FSG\fixedfiles.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\FSG\processes.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\GAIN\cookies.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\GAIN\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\GAIN\fixedfiles.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\GAIN\processes.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\HuntBar\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\HuntBar\fixedfiles.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\HuntBar\fixedregistry.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\HuntBar\processes.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\IBIS Toolbar\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\IBIS Toolbar\files.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\IBIS Toolbar\filespaths.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\IBIS Toolbar\fixedregistry.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\IBIS Toolbar\processes.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Keen<$Key>\.PerfectNav\cookies.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Keen<$Key>\.PerfectNav\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Keen<$Key>\.PerfectNav\fixedregistry.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\MarketScore\cookies.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\MarketScore\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\MarketScore\fixedfiles.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\MarketScore\fixedregistry.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\MarketScore\processes.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\New.Net\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\New.Net\files.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\New.Net\filespaths.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\New.Net\fixedregistry.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\New.Net\processes.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\New.Net\providers.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\New.Net\uninstallers.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\StartNow.HyperBar\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\StartNow.HyperBar\fixedfiles.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\StartNow.HyperBar\fixedregistry.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\TopMoxie(WebSavings)\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\TopMoxie(WebSavings)\files.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\TopMoxie(WebSavings)\filespaths.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\TopMoxie(WebSavings)\fixedregistry.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\TopMoxie(WebSavings)\processes.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\TV Media\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\TV Media\files.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\TV Media\filespaths.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\TV Media\fixedregistry.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\TV Media\processes.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Twain-Tech\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Twain-Tech\files.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Twain-Tech\filespaths.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Twain-Tech\fixedregistry.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Twain-Tech\processes.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\VX2\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\VX2\files.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\VX2\filespaths.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\VX2\fixedregistry.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\VX2\processes.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\WebHancer\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\WebHancer\files.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\WebHancer\filespaths.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\WebHancer\fixedregistry.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\WebHancer\processes.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\WebHancer\providers.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\WebSearchToolbar\description.html".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\WebSearchToolbar\files.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\WebSearchToolbar\filespaths.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\WebSearchToolbar\fixedregistry.txt".
    • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\WebSearchToolbar\processes.txt".
    • The file at "<$DESKTOP>\Adware Patrol.lnk".


    Make sure you set your file manager to display hidden and system files. If Adware-Patrol uses rootkit technologies, use our RootAlyzer or our Total Commander anti-rootkit plugins.
    You will have to use a global search for files without a name specified. Be extra careful, because just the name might not be enough to identify files!

    Important: There are more files that cannot be safely described in simple words. Please use Spybot-S&D to remove them.

    Folders:

    Please use Windows Explorer or another file manager of your choice to locate and delete these folders.

    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMS>\Adware Patrol".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\Logs".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\AdRoar".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Alexa Related".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\BroadcastPC".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Browser Hijack".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Cookies".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Cydoor".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\eAcceleration".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\eUniverse".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\FSG".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\GAIN".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\HuntBar".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\IBIS Toolbar".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Keen<$Key>\.PerfectNav".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\MarketScore".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\New.Net".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\StartNow.HyperBar".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\TopMoxie(WebSavings)".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\TV Media".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Twain-Tech".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\VX2".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\WebHancer".
    • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\WebSearchToolbar".


    Make sure you set your file manager to display hidden and system files. If Adware-Patrol uses rootkit technologies, use our RootAlyzer or our Total Commander anti-rootkit plugins.
    You will have to use a global search for files without a name specified. Be extra careful, because just the name might not be enough to identify folders!

    Registry:

    You can use regedit.exe (included in Windows) to locate and delete these registry entries.

    • Delete the registry key "Adware Patrol" at "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mandel Enterprise\".
    • Delete the registry key "AdwarePatrol.exe" at "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\".


    If Adware-Patrol uses rootkit technologies, use our RegAlyzer, RootAlyzer or our Total Commander anti-rootkit plugins.


    If you have any further questions, please ask in our forum.
    Last edited by PepiMK; 2008-11-08 at 15:11.
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