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 mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. Then click Finish.
  4. Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  5. If another update of the definitions is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure.
  6. When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  7. Restart your computer when prompted to do so.

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