Adware.Addrop

Short bio

Adware.Addrop is the generic detection name Malwarebytes gives to adware targeting Windows systems that is capable of downloading other adware or potentially unwanted programs (PUPs).

Protection

Malwarebytes detects the Adware.Addrop malware and the additional adware and PUPs it tries to install.

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Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.Addrop without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

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