AdBlock Removal: Remove AdBlock Forever

Threat indicator: HIGH

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Affected OS:

AdBlock

SSUpdate.exe

Spyware

Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)


Most AdBlock is installed without user skills. AdBlock regularly links itself from each implacement in the registry that allows application making it heavier to remove AdBlock even with a seemly AdBlock removal tool. If you don't wish to remove AdBlock or purchase AdBlock removal tool, you can curtail privileges of specific hurtable wide-area net-facing proceedings such as IE. In Windows Vista system the problem with AdBlock removal or AdBlock removal tool installation was tried to be solved by default subjugated user privileges. Various AdBlock violate anti-pornography legislation when children are the users. A great number of AdBlock advertising treat cartoon banners which can be at-a-glance annoying for users creating a requirement of AdBlock removal tools or at the least AdBlock removal scan.


AdBlock intrusion method

AdBlock copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is SSUpdate.exe . Then it creates new startup key with name AdBlock and value SSUpdate.exe . You can also find it in your processes list with name SSUpdate.exe or AdBlock.

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How to remove AdBlock manually?

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with AdBlock, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by AdBlock.

To get rid of AdBlock, you should:

1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

• AdBlock.url
• aphelper.dll
• aphelper[1].dll

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use AdBlock Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

2. Delete the following malicious folders:

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: APHelper.APToolBarHelper.1
  • Key: APHelper.APToolBarHelper.1\CLSID
  • Key: APHelper.APToolBarHelper
  • Key: APHelper.APToolBarHelper\CLSID
  • Key: APHelper.APToolBarHelper\CurVer
  • Key: CLSID\{54EC170F-6EB1-47C6-9C4D-EB0BE20CE45E}
  • Key: CLSID\{54EC170F-6EB1-47C6-9C4D-EB0BE20CE45E}\ProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{54EC170F-6EB1-47C6-9C4D-EB0BE20CE45E}\VersionIndependentProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{54EC170F-6EB1-47C6-9C4D-EB0BE20CE45E}\InprocServer32
    Value: ThreadingModel
  • Key: CLSID\{54EC170F-6EB1-47C6-9C4D-EB0BE20CE45E}\TypeLib
  • Key: APHelper.APConfig.1
  • Key: APHelper.APConfig.1\CLSID
  • Key: APHelper.APConfig
  • Key: APHelper.APConfig\CLSID
  • Key: APHelper.APConfig\CurVer
  • Key: CLSID\{CCF99CD5-1BCF-4DB2-8197-E9864A99702B}
  • Key: CLSID\{CCF99CD5-1BCF-4DB2-8197-E9864A99702B}\ProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{CCF99CD5-1BCF-4DB2-8197-E9864A99702B}\VersionIndependentProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{CCF99CD5-1BCF-4DB2-8197-E9864A99702B}\InprocServer32
    Value: ThreadingModel
  • Key: CLSID\{CCF99CD5-1BCF-4DB2-8197-E9864A99702B}\TypeLib
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{7E34CCAC-2531-450E-8746-80DA107ADAF5}
    Value: Default Visible
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{D1E435DB-EE0C-4A71-84A8-A270F03B3EE7}
    Value: MenuText
  • Key: APHelper.APInstaller.1
  • Key: APHelper.APInstaller.1\CLSID
  • Key: APHelper.APInstaller
  • Key: APHelper.APInstaller\CLSID
  • Key: APHelper.APInstaller\CurVer
  • Key: CLSID\{93829908-07C2-44A2-95DB-F78F201A9B48}
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{93829908-07C2-44A2-95DB-F78F201A9B48}\InstalledVersion
    Value: LastModified
  • Key: Interface\{9B33399E-89A6-4EA5-91A9-5DC72B7AF60A}
  • Key: Interface\{9B33399E-89A6-4EA5-91A9-5DC72B7AF60A}\ProxyStubClsid
  • Key: Interface\{9B33399E-89A6-4EA5-91A9-5DC72B7AF60A}\ProxyStubClsid32
  • Key: Interface\{9B33399E-89A6-4EA5-91A9-5DC72B7AF60A}\TypeLib
    Value: Version
  • Key: Interface\{EE1BC3C2-D245-4E64-A6B6-06425A3A5997}
  • Key: Interface\{EE1BC3C2-D245-4E64-A6B6-06425A3A5997}\ProxyStubClsid
  • Key: Interface\{EE1BC3C2-D245-4E64-A6B6-06425A3A5997}\ProxyStubClsid32
  • Key: Interface\{EE1BC3C2-D245-4E64-A6B6-06425A3A5997}\TypeLib
    Value: Version
  • Key: Interface\{12DEBC84-B743-423A-825C-049AD85309DC}
  • Key: Interface\{12DEBC84-B743-423A-825C-049AD85309DC}\ProxyStubClsid
  • Key: Interface\{12DEBC84-B743-423A-825C-049AD85309DC}\ProxyStubClsid32
  • Key: Interface\{12DEBC84-B743-423A-825C-049AD85309DC}\TypeLib
    Value: Version
  • Key: TypeLib\{A37D57BD-5A27-4F8C-AB59-E0F6A7A0E95A}\1.0
  • Key: TypeLib\{A37D57BD-5A27-4F8C-AB59-E0F6A7A0E95A}\1.0\FLAGS
  • Key: TypeLib\{A37D57BD-5A27-4F8C-AB59-E0F6A7A0E95A}\1.0\0\win32
  • Key: TypeLib\{A37D57BD-5A27-4F8C-AB59-E0F6A7A0E95A}\1.0\HELPDIR
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{54EC170F-6EB1-47C6-9C4D-EB0BE20CE45E}\InstalledVersion
    Value: LastModified
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Linkz\Browser Helper
    Value: SearchHelperEnabled
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{7E34CCAC-2531-450E-8746-80DA107ADAF5}
    Value: ButtonText
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{7E34CCAC-2531-450E-8746-80DA107ADAF5}
    Value: Icon
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{7E34CCAC-2531-450E-8746-80DA107ADAF5}
    Value: HotIcon
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{7E34CCAC-2531-450E-8746-80DA107ADAF5}
    Value: ClsidExtension
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{D1E435DB-EE0C-4A71-84A8-A270F03B3EE7}
    Value: StatusText
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{D1E435DB-EE0C-4A71-84A8-A270F03B3EE7}
    Value: ClsidExtension
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{93829908-07C2-44A2-95DB-F78F201A9B48}
    Value: SystemComponent
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{93829908-07C2-44A2-95DB-F78F201A9B48}
    Value: Installer
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{93829908-07C2-44A2-95DB-F78F201A9B48}\DownloadInformation
    Value: CODEBASE
  • Key: Software\Linkz\Browser Helper
    Value: PopBlockEnabled
  • Key: Software\Linkz\Browser Helper
    Value: SearchHelperEnabled
  • Key: Software\Linkz\Browser Helper
    Value: LastUpdateCheckDate
  • Key: Software\Linkz\Browser Helper
    Value: UpdateNotifyAfterDate
  • Key: software\microsoft\internet explorer\extensions\{7e34ccac-2531-450e-8746-80da107adaf5}
    Value: icon
  • Key: software\microsoft\internet explorer\extensions\{7e34ccac-2531-450e-8746-80da107adaf5}
    Value: hoticon
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage\C:/WINDOWS/Downloaded Program Files/APHelper.dll
    Value: .Owner
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage\C:/WINDOWS/Downloaded Program Files/APHelper.dll
    Value: {93829908-07C2-44A2-95DB-F78F201A9B48}
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{93829908-07C2-44A2-95DB-F78F201A9B48}
    Value: DisplayName
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{93829908-07C2-44A2-95DB-F78F201A9B48}
    Value: UninstallString
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage\C:/WINDOWS/Downloaded Program Files/APHelper.dll
    Value: .Owner
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ModuleUsage\C:/WINDOWS/Downloaded Program Files/APHelper.dll
    Value: {54EC170F-6EB1-47C6-9C4D-EB0BE20CE45E}
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{54EC170F-6EB1-47C6-9C4D-EB0BE20CE45E}
    Value: SystemComponent
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{54EC170F-6EB1-47C6-9C4D-EB0BE20CE45E}
    Value: Installer
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{54EC170F-6EB1-47C6-9C4D-EB0BE20CE45E}\DownloadInformation
    Value: CODEBASE
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{54EC170F-6EB1-47C6-9C4D-EB0BE20CE45E}\iexplore
    Value: Type
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{54EC170F-6EB1-47C6-9C4D-EB0BE20CE45E}\iexplore
    Value: Count
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{54EC170F-6EB1-47C6-9C4D-EB0BE20CE45E}\iexplore
    Value: Time
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search
    Value: SearchAssistant
    Data: http://adblock.linkz.com/abho/bandsearch.abs
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
    Value: Search Bar
    Data: http://adblock.linkz.com/abho/bandsearch.abs
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
    Value: Search Page
    Data: http://linkz.com/
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\UserAssist\{5E6AB780-7743-11CF-A12B-00AA004AE837}\Count
    Value: HRZR_PGYFRFFVBA
    Data: E1 9D 34 0E 0C 00 00 00
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TypedURLs
    Value: url1
    Data: http://adblock.linkz.com/

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use AdBlock Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


4. Manually fix browser problems

AdBlock can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option "Reset Browsers" under "Tools" in AdBlock Removal Tool to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to AdBlock before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:

Internet Explorer

  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • Click the Advanced tab

  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.

  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage

  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box

Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in AdBlock Removal Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.

  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.

  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in AdBlock Removal Tool.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.

  • Click the Reset Firefox button.

  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and crreate folder on the desktop. Click Finish.

Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in AdBlock Removal Tool.

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

Here are the descriptions of problems connected with AdBlock and SSUpdate.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: AdBlock

Hello! Help remove from my computer all traces of the program AdBlock. Thank you!

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: adblock disabling

i am trying to watch a movie on the website afdah.com and its coming up saying that i have to disable my adblocking software and i am not sure how to do it. can u help please

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Cant open Facebook

I wanted to block some ads on facebook. It showed AdBlock. I pushed that button. Facebook disappeared. When I try to get into Facebook it just keep trying to open without any result

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: button is hidden, cant figure out how to edit

I dont know how to get to the edit mode of a hidden button

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: adblocker

when im watching a show ,the pic gets dark and a message comes on that there is a adblocker installed in my browser

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: adobe flash player fails to operate

may be due to entries left in reg.by adblock software

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: don't like it



I hate it and want it removed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: I want to uninstall ad blocker

Ad blocker blocks videos i want to download using real player

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Incompatibility Adblock with Windows Live Hotmail

Incompatibility between ADBLOCK and Windows live Hotmail. If I attempt to generate a new E-mail , the message hangs up and my hotmail is disabled. Please provide solutions . regards, RAU

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: blocking me from sending attachments

Used to be able to send photo's to my friends of the grandchildren etc but my photo attachments keep getting blocked how can I get this unblocked.
Cheers
Diane Elks please don't send anything complicated as a 60 year old Thanks

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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