Facesmooch Removal: Remove Facesmooch Easily

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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)

Facesmooch is adware application that has basic feature - adding extra smileys available while using social networking sites. However, often it comes bundled with coupon add-ons and toolbars.


Facesmooch intrusion method

Facesmooch copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is facesmooch.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name Facesmooch and value facesmooch.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name facesmooch.exe or Facesmooch. Also, it can create folder with name Facesmooch under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

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How to remove Facesmooch manually?

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Facesmooch, 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 Facesmooch.

To get rid of Facesmooch, you should:

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

• facesmooch.exe
• Froggy.dll
• Kango.dll
• MinibarButton.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 Facesmooch Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

• %Application Data%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\gb5e8gtn.default\extensions\{97A78363-B868-4B48-AC91-A783A31215AF}
• %Application Data%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mpcknfcdcgpffjddjeceioobdelceffo
• %Application Data%\Minibar
• %Program Files%\FaceSmooch Smileys
• %Program Files%\Minibar

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

  • Key: SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{539F76FD-084E-4858-86D5-62F02F54AE86}
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{856E12B5-22D7-4E22-9ACA-EA9A008DD65B}
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{AA74D58F-ACD0-450D-A85E-6C04B171C044}
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\FaceSmooch Smileys
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{856E12B5-22D7-4E22-9ACA-EA9A008DD65B}
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{AA74D58F-ACD0-450D-A85E-6C04B171C044}

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 Facesmooch Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

4. Manually fix browser problems

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

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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 Stronghold AntiMalware.

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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 Stronghold AntiMalware.

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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 create 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 Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov

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Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Facesmooch and facesmooch.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: Cant get rid of facesmooch and cant get into project free tv or other websites i normally go into

Even if i change my home page to google it switched back once i turn off my computer and turn it back on. Also I cant find it in my list of programs and features. Its super annoying and slowing my computer. i have tried downloading malwarebytes and it did nothing.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: it won't leave

ok so I followed the steps to deleting facesmooch, but it keeps coming up as my homepage when I click on my google chrome short cut. in order to get google chrome as my homepage I have to click another tab, but when I exit out and click on the short cut, facesmooch comes up again.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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