Adware.Tuto4PC

Short bio

Adware.Tuto4PC is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a large family of adware targeting Windows systems.

Symptoms

Adware.Tuto4PC installs toolbars, hijacks browsers, and displays pop-up advertisements on affected systems. Although this is adware, it sometimes exhibits malicious traits, such as rootkit capabilities.

Type and source of infection

Adware.Tuto4PC may arrive on systems bundled with other programs. It may also come under the guise of “helpful” software (e.g. download managers, PDF creators) or a game.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Adware.Tuto4PC by using real-time protection.

block Adware.Tuto4PC

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.Tuto4PC

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.Tuto4PC 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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