RecordChecker Removal: Remove RecordChecker Forever

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Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)


RecordChecker intrusion method

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

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How to remove RecordChecker manually?

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

To get rid of RecordChecker, you should:

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

• common.crx
• main.js
• overlay.xul
• chrome.manifest
• install.rdf
• common.dll
• RecordChecker.ico
• Uninstall.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 RecordChecker Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

2. Delete the following malicious folders:

• %PROGRAMFILES%\RecordChecker\

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

  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{384997EE-E3BE-49C4-9ECA-C62B7C08128A}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{44ed99e2-16a6-4b89-80d6-5b21cf42e78b}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{2830488C-079B-45C2-88B6-AFE4EAA2DF85}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{781CA792-9B6E-400B-B36F-15C097D2CA54}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{44ed99e2-16a6-4b89-80d6-5b21cf42e78b}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RecordChecker
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\igjjkeeamkpihpncmmbgdkhdnjpcfmfb

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 RecordChecker Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

4. Manually fix browser problems

RecordChecker can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option "Reset Browsers" under "Tools" in RecordChecker Removal Tool to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to RecordChecker 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 RecordChecker 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 RecordChecker 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 RecordChecker Removal Tool.

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

Here are the descriptions of problems connected with RecordChecker and common.dll we received earlier:

Problem Summary: Recordchecker - Unable to Remove

I am trying to remove 'recordchecker' from my laptop, I have followed instructions on how to do this as follows-
Internet Explorer - Settings - Manage add-ons - Tollbars and Extensions - Recordchecker. I have then disabled it, shut down my laptop and re-started it, but recordchecker is still running in my system tray despite being disabled. It is slowing my laptop down and causing pop ups. Please can you help? Thank You.

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