Adware.NetAdapter

Short bio

Adware.NetAdapter is the generic detection for a family of adware that is installed by bundlers on Windows systems.

Symptoms

Adware.NetAdapter typically creates a few scheduled tasks and services to gain persistence. It also makes a lot of unexplained connections. It could be intended to work as a clicker as well.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Adware.NetAdapter by using real-time protection.

block Adware.NetAdapter

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.NetAdapter

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.NetAdapter 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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