Adware.Esprot

Short bio

This is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a family of adware targeting Windows systems.

Type and source of infection

Adware.Esprot is also sometimes detected as a backdoor/Trojan, because it has the ability to download and install updated versions of itself on the affected system. The files are typically DLLs with names that resemble those of Windows files.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects against Adware.Esprot by using real-time protection.

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Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.Esprot 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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