How to remove Adware InstallCore.gen – wintips.org

Adware/InstallCore.Gen is a malicious program that displays dangerous advertisements on the infected computer. When infecting a computer, user data can be collected from the malware software used to serve targeted ads. Adware/InstallCore.Gen is bundled inside other applications and installed on the system without user request.

Step-by-step removal of Adware/InstallCore.Gen.

Step 1. Disable System Restore

Disabling System Restore is required to prevent re-infection before complete removal of adware or viruses. After the disinfection is complete, turn on system recovery again.

Depending on your operating system, instructions on how to disable System Restore can be found at the following links:

Windows 8

Windows 7

Windows Vista

Windows XP

Step 2. Uninstall “FLV player” application

1. To do this, go to the address below Start > Control Panel.

{Start > Settings > Control Panel. (Windows XP)}

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2. Double click to open “Add or remove programs” if you have Windows XP or

Programs and features” if you have Windows 8, 7 or Vista).

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3. Find in the list of programs and Uninstall/Uninstall FLV Player application by an unknown publisher.

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Step 3. Delete the FLVPlayer folder from C:\Program Files.

Open Windows Explorer and “C:\Program Files“.Find and delete”FLVPlayer” folder.

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Step 4. Clean up unwanted files and entries.

Use “CCleaner” and continue clean your system is temporary internet files and invalid registry entries.*

*If you don’t know how to install and use “CCleaner”, read these instructions.

Step 5. Clean from your computer malicious threats.

Use MalwareBytes Antimalware to clean your computer of any remaining malicious threats.*

*If you don’t know how to install and use”MalwareBytes Anti-Malware“, read these instructions.

Tip: To keep your computer clean and safe, Run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware full scan in Windows “Safe Mode”..*

*To enter Windows Safe Mode “F8” button before the Windows logo appears when your computer starts up. When “Windows advanced options menu” appears on your screen, use the keyboard arrow keys to navigate Safe mode and then click “INTRODUCTION“.

Step 6. Run a full scan with your antivirus software

Run your antivirus program and do a full scan to all files and folders.

Step 7. Turn on System Restore again

The final step is to re-enable system recovery and then resume working on your computer.

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