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* Remove GreatArcadeHits manually

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* Remove GreatArcadeHits from Mozilla Firefox

* Remove GreatArcadeHits from Internet Explorer

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Win32 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

GreatArcadeHits - is a deceptive browser application, which is developed by ArcadeYum LLC. It can be installed on many web browsers, like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. This application allows user to play flash player games at browser. Sounds great and interesting, however, you should know, that GreatArcadeHits displays various commercials on many webpages. It is not worth too keep GreatArcadeHits on computer.

GreatArcadeHits intrusion method


GreatArcadeHits installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (GreatArcadeHits). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. GreatArcadeHits copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is greatah.dll. Sometimes it creates new startup key with name GreatArcadeHits and value greatah.dll. You can also find it in your processes list with name greatah.dll or GreatArcadeHits. Also, it can create folder with name GreatArcadeHits under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation GreatArcadeHits starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove GreatArcadeHits immediately.

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* Removes all files created by GreatArcadeHits.

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How to remove GreatArcadeHits manually

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

To get rid of GreatArcadeHits, you should:

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

• greatah.dll
• Play GreatArcadeHits.lnk
• Uninstall GreatArcadeHits.lnk
• greatah.crx
• greatah.dll
• greatah.ico
• greatah.xpi
• uninst.exe

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 GreatArcadeHits Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

2. Delete the following malicious folders:

• C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\GreatArcadeHits
• C:\Program Files\GreatArcadeHits

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

  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\GreatArcadeHits
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{9902E668-429B-461C-BFEC-958A9CD74EE2}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{9902E668-429B-461C-BFEC-958A9CD74EE2}

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 GreatArcadeHits Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

Uninstall GreatArcadeHits related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for GreatArcadeHits entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If GreatArcadeHits won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use GreatArcadeHits Removal Tool.

Windows 8/8.1

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate GreatArcadeHits or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find GreatArcadeHits

  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find GreatArcadeHits related entries.

  • Click Remove button.

Remove GreatArcadeHits extension from your browsers

GreatArcadeHits in some cases can create browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option "Toolbar Remover" under "Tools" in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to GreatArcadeHits. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with SpyHunter or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:

Internet Explorer

  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner

  • In the menu choose the Manage Add-ons

  • Select Toolbar and Extension tab.

  • Choose GreatArcadeHits or other related adware BHO.

  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective GreatArcadeHits removal use GreatArcadeHits Removal Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome.

  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/

  • In the list of add-ons find GreatArcadeHits and click recycle bin icon.

  • Confirm GreatArcadeHits removal.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • In the address bar type about:addons

  • Click Extensions tab.

  • In the list of extension locate GreatArcadeHits.

  • Click Remove button near it.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like GreatArcadeHits are very wide-spread, and unfortunatelly many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use SpyHunter, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like GreatArcadeHits.

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