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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

SecretSauce intrusion method


SecretSauce gets installed on your PC along with free software. SecretSauce copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is SecretSauceBHO.dll. Sometimes it creates new startup key with name SecretSauce and value SecretSauceBHO.dll. You can also find it in your processes list with name SecretSauceBHO.dll or SecretSauce. Also, it can create folder with name SecretSauce under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation SecretSauce starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove SecretSauce immediately.

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How to remove SecretSauce manually

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

To get rid of SecretSauce, you should:

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

• SecretSauceBHO.dll
• SecretSauceUninstall.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 SecretSauce Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

• %ProgramFiles%\SecretSauce

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

  • Key: HKCU\Software\1ClickDownload
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SecretSauce
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{0ffd0ef2-dbe9-483a-80c4-d2c331da1ce4}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\SecretSauce

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 SecretSauce Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

Uninstall SecretSauce related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for SecretSauce 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 SecretSauce 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 SecretSauce Removal Tool.

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Windows 8

  • 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 SecretSauce or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

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Windows 7

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find SecretSauce

  • Click Uninstall button.

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Windows XP

  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find SecretSauce related entries.

  • Click Remove button.

Remove SecretSauce extension from your browsers

SecretSauce 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 SecretSauce. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with SpyHunter or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:

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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 SecretSauce or other related adware BHO.

  • Click Disable button.

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

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Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome.

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

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

  • Confirm SecretSauce removal.

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Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • In the address bar type about:addons

  • Click Extensions tab.

  • In the list of extension locate SecretSauce.

  • Click Remove button near it.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like SecretSauce 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 SecretSauce.

Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov

Here are the descriptions of problems connected with SecretSauce and SecretSauceBHO.dll we received earlier:

Problem Summary: mega popups, bogus internet explorer updates

I tried to remove secret sauce from control panel but it still pops up

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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