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How to remove ADBreak (ads, banners, deals)

* What is ADBreak

* Download WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool

* Remove ADBreak manually

* Uninstall ADBreak from Windows 10

* Uninstall ADBreak from Windows 8/8.1

* Uninstall ADBreak from Windows 7

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Threat indicator: MEDIUM

Threat's profile

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Affected browsers:




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

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

Once running ADBreak examines if its registry HTML links are fixed to recover them proving the necessity to remove ADBreak right away. ADBreak deceives consumers either by transfering on desirable applications or by beguiling them into installation it (trojan method). Some kinds of ADBreak uncheck firewalls and anti virus, reduce browser defence settings, opening the system for further infections. Hell of a fight about that, some ADBreak even execute functions of ADBreak removal tools when they perfect competing ADBreak removal. Wheen ADBreak display commercials pop-ups when a user fails to remove ADBreak. ADBreak that acts as WWW site proxy or Browser Helper Object can surrogate HTML links with the ones to ADBreak operator Web site.

ADBreak intrusion method

ADBreak installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (ADBreak). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. ADBreak copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is 100171be.exe . Sometimes it creates new startup key with name ADBreak and value 100171be.exe . You can also find it in your processes list with name 100171be.exe or ADBreak. Also, it can create folder with name ADBreak under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation ADBreak starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove ADBreak immediately.

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How to remove ADBreak manually

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

To get rid of ADBreak, you should:

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

  • cbinst$.exe
  • exrem.ini
  • fhfmm.dll
  • fhfmm.exe
  • fhfmm.txt
  • fhfmm1.tmp
  • fhfmm2.tmp
  • fhfmm3.tmp
  • hcwprn.exe
  • kkcomp.dll
  • kkcomp.exe
  • kkcomp.old
  • kkcomp.tmp
  • kvnab$.exe
  • kvnab.dll
  • kvnab.exe
  • kvnab.ini
  • kvnab.old
  • kvnab.tmp
  • liqad.dll
  • liqad.exe
  • liqad.ini
  • liqad.old
  • liqad.tmp
  • liqui.dll
  • liqui.exe
  • liqui.txt
  • liqui1.tmp
  • liqui2.tmp
  • liqui3.tmp
  • ltosie.old
  • odidbu.ini
  • pbsysie.dll
  • plotpp.tmp
  • settn.dll
  • wbecheck.exe
  • wbecheck.old
  • wbecheck.tmp
  • xabrk.dll
  • xadbrk.dll
  • xadbrk.exe
  • xadbrk1.tmp
  • xadbrk2.tmp
  • xadbrk3.tmp
  • kkcomp.dll_
  • kvnab.dll_
  • kvnab1.dll
  • liqad.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 WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

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

  • Key: CLSID\{00000000-d9e3-4bc6-a0bd-3d0ca4be5271}
  • Key: CLSID\{00000012-890E-4aac-AFD9-EFF6954A34DD}
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects

    Value: @
  • Key: Software\AdBreak
  • Key: Software\OpenData
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run\ccb enhancement
    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\runonce\adbreak
  • Key: CCB.PB
  • Key: Interface\{84D63978-890E-4AAC-AFD9-EFF6954A34DD}
  • Key: PBSys32.PBSys32Obj
  • Key: PBSys32.PBSys32Obj.1
  • Key: software\classes\clsid\{00000000-d9e3-4bc6-a0bd-3d0ca4be5271}
  • Key:
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{00000012-890E-4AAC-AFD9-EFF6954A34DD}
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
  • Key: Software\OpenData\MindSearch
  • Key: TypeLib\{84D63972-890E-4AAC-AFD9-EFF6954A34DD}
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run
    Value: CCB Enhancement

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 WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

Uninstall ADBreak related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for ADBreak 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 ADBreak 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 WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.

Windows 10

  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings

  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column

  • Find ADBreak under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.

  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.

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 ADBreak 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 ADBreak

  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find ADBreak related entries.

  • Click Remove button.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like ADBreak 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 ADBreak.

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