ADWARE/Adware.Gen2.adwa is a harmful, malicious code that is classified under the following categories: Adware.
|Due to the complexity of this infection, we have classified it with an extremely high level of risk. If your computer has contracted ADWARE/Adware.Gen2.adwa, it is essential that you take immediate steps toward tracking it down and purging it from your device. Delaying steps to secure your computer could result in serious loss of data or access to your machine.|
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How to Perform a Manual Removal
To manually attempt to remove all traces of ADWARE/Adware.Gen2.adwa from your computer, it is necessary to first find any files, registry keys and values, and folders that are associated with ADWARE/Adware.Gen2.adwa or that have become infected by it. Because this is a very complex and dangerous procedure, we cannot in any way take responsibility for problems that arise due to any changes you make to your computer. Once again, we highly recommend that you take advantage of our free scanning offer to remove ADWARE/Adware.Gen2.adwa from your computer. Amateur tampering with a computer’s registry and system files can often cause dangerous situations that can develop into problems that are much more serious than the original infection. Unless you are sure about what you are doing, it’s much better to put the safety and efficiency of your computer in the hands of professionals. Get rid of ADWARE/Adware.Gen2.adwa automatically!
The files and folders that have been commonly associated with ADWARE/Adware.Gen2.adwa are listed below. You will need to remove each of these in order to ensure that your computer is completely free of infection by ADWARE/Adware.Gen2.adwa. You may want to write down these instructions or print them out ahead of time before beginning the manual removal process.
To start the manual removal process, first boot your computer into Safe Mode. To boot into Safe Mode, restart your machine and press F8 repeatedly as it boots up. A menu should appear in the middle of the boot process offering you different boot options for your computer. Choose the one labeled Safe Mode with Networking.
Once your computer has fully booted into Safe Mode, find the following files and folders that have been associated with ADWARE/Adware.Gen2.adwa:
|%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\av.exe
Open File Explorer and browse to the folders named in the above list. Once you have found the correct files, select them, and hold down the Shift key while pressing the Delete button. A dialog box will appear asking for your confirmation. Click Yes and the deletion process should begin.
If the entire folder has been named as being associated with ADWARE/Adware.Gen2.adwa, make sure to also delete it. Before moving on to the next step, be sure to also clear the temporary internet files of your internet browser. Since the internet is probably where you first acquired ADWARE/Adware.Gen2.adwa, traces of it may still be lurking in your temporary internet files.
Because the Windows registry holds information that is essential to the proper running of your computer, it’s important that you are absolutely sure of what you are doing before messing with it. ADWARE/Adware.Gen2.adwa adds certain values to your registry to make its removal as difficult as possible. All registry keys and values associated with ADWARE/Adware.Gen2.adwa must be thoroughly removed in order to purge it completely from your computer.
Click on the Run button in your Start menu. Type “regedit” into the box that appears and click Okay. In the Registry Editor that opens, select and delete the following references to ADWARE/Adware.Gen2.adwa both in the Registry Key section in the left pane and in the Registry Value section on the right pane:
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