The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "CodeWeb" manually.
Use this guide at your own risk; software should usually be better suited to remove malware, since it is able to look deeper.

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Threat Details:

  • dialer

Privacy Statement:
"If you are of age only. NO VIRUS FOUND. The web site contains EROTIC LIVE WEBCAMS, PHOTOS, HARD MOVIES, MESSAGES AND VIDEO MESSAGES for adults only. If you click on Yes, the program disconnects you from your current provider and connects you again through a service that costs 2 EUR IVA (2,4 EUR altogether) for minute, setting that as default connection. Please, use this connection to reach our services only. By making easier the access to the restricted area, the program sets that of the restricted area as start page. If you agree with the terms of use, IF YOU ARE OF AGE AND WANT TO SEE PORNOGRAPHIC STUFF, CLICK ON YES"
Links (be careful!):
Removal Instructions:


Please use Windows Explorer or another file manager of your choice to locate and delete these files.
  • The file at "<$SYSDIR>\CodeWeb.ocx".
  • The file at "<$WINDIR>\CodeWeb.ocx".
Make sure you set your file manager to display hidden and system files. If CodeWeb 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!


You can use regedit.exe (included in Windows) to locate and delete these registry entries.
  • A key in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ named "Code_Web.CodeWeb", plus associated values.
  • Delete the registry key "{A47C44FE-44F7-4E82-A6DE-FD05122FDC8A}" at "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\".
  • Delete the registry key "{718BFD94-EF8A-4551-AF5C-73D38754105D}" at "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\".
  • Delete the registry key "{C2D107DB-29AD-4C7C-9A22-625A6F796907}" at "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\".
If CodeWeb uses rootkit technologies, use our RegAlyzer, RootAlyzer or our Total Commander anti-rootkit plugins.


The following browser plugins or items can either be removed directly in your browser, or through the help of e.g. Spybot-S&D or RunAlyzer.
  • Look for ActiveX software installed from "".

Final Words:

If neither Spybot-S&D nor self help did resolve the issue or you would prefer one on one help,
  1. Please read these instructions before requesting assistance,
  2. Then start your own thread in the Malware Removal Forum where a volunteer analyst will advise you as soon as available.