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Threat's profile Threat indicator: HIGH

Name of the threat:Adv.fxns.net

Command or file name:windrvx.exe

Threat type:Popups

Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Affected browsers:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

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Adv.fxns.net intrusion method

Usually programs that cause Adv.fxns.net pop-ups in browsers come bundled with freeware downloads. During installation you can be offered to install certain browser extension or software, that will then generate Adv.fxns.net pop-ups. Program related to Adv.fxns.net pop-ups copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is windrvx.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name Adv.fxns.net and value windrvx.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with random name. Also, it can create folder with random name under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about Adv.fxns.net pop-ups, please ask below. You can use programs to remove Adv.fxns.net pop-ups from your browsers below.


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How to remove Adv.fxns.net manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Adv.fxns.net, removing it from startup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Adv.fxns.net.

To get rid of Adv.fxns.net, you should:

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

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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:

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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 Adv.fxns.net related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Adv.fxns.net 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 Adv.fxns.net 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 Adv.fxns.net 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 programs that can be connected with Adv.fxns.net 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 entries related to Adv.fxns.net
  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start
  • In the menu choose Control Panel
  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.
  • Find Adv.fxns.net related entries.
  • Click Remove button.

Remove Adv.fxns.net related extensions from your browsers

Adv.fxns.net in some cases can be accompanied with browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option Toolbar Remover under Tools in Spyhunter Remediation Tool to remove unwanted browser extensions related to Adv.fxns.net. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Spyhunter Remediation Tool. 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 add-on possibly related to Adv.fxns.net or other related adware BHO.
  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective Adv.fxns.net removal use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome.
  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/
  • In the list of add-ons find related to Adv.fxns.net and click recycle bin icon.
  • Confirm Adv.fxns.net removal.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • In the address bar type about:addons
  • Click Extensions tab.
  • In the list of extension locate ones related to Adv.fxns.net.
  • Click Remove button near it.

Reset browsers search and homepage settings

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


How to block pop-ups in browsers


Pop-ups in browser can be caused not only by malicious programs and browser extensions, but also by malicious website scripts. Some sites do it on purpose, some sites can be hacked and compromised by hackers. If you see unusual ads on well-known websites, this can be a sign of malware infection of your computer or browser. If you see intrusive advertising on less-known web resources, you should make sure this website does not use low quality advertising scripts or low-quality advertising networks. There is a program, called AdGuard, that can prevent scripts-based bad ads, pop-ups and banners in any browser. You can download it here:


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Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Adv.fxns.net and windrvx.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: vimax ads and google redirect

I get redirected to random sites when accessing google results. Either to other search engines like search.biz or blinkx. It can be anything though, including eBay.
I'm also getting adverts for Vimax pills embedded in web pages. These are from b13.adv.net and appear on sites that certainly won't advertise penis enlargement tablets. I can't system restore or find where this program is on my computer.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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