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How to remove Adware.Baidu (ads, banners, deals)

Threat's profile Threat indicator: HIGH

Name of the threat:Adware.Baidu

Command or file name:(randomname).exe

Threat type:Adware

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

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

Adware.Baidu is a class of ad-supported applications. Unwanted effect - extra advertising in browsers.

Adware.Baidu intrusion method

Adware.Baidu installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (Adware.Baidu). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. Adware.Baidu copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is (randomname).exe. Then it creates new startup key with name Adware.Baidu and value (randomname).exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name (randomname).exe or Adware.Baidu. Also, it can create folder with name Adware.Baidu under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about Adware.Baidu, please ask below. You can use programs to remove Adware.Baidu from your browsers below.

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How to remove Adware.Baidu manually

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

To get rid of Adware.Baidu, you should:

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

  • (randomname).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 WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

  • (randomname)

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

  • Key: (randomname)

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 Adware.Baidu related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Adware.Baidu 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 Adware.Baidu 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 Adware.Baidu 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 Adware.Baidu 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 Adware.Baidu
  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start
  • In the menu choose Control Panel
  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.
  • Find Adware.Baidu related entries.
  • Click Remove button.

Remove Adware.Baidu related extensions from your browsers

Adware.Baidu 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 Adware.Baidu. 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 Adware.Baidu or other related adware BHO.
  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective Adware.Baidu 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 Adware.Baidu and click recycle bin icon.
  • Confirm Adware.Baidu removal.

Mozilla Firefox

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

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like Adware.Baidu are very widespread and, unfortunately, many anti-virus programs fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any anti-virus programs and creates additional shield against threats like Adware.Baidu.

Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Adware.Baidu and (randomname).exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: Should I remove involuntary baidu installed with survival craft for pc.

I wanted to install games "survival craft - pc" from this site:
It redirected me to other page and download this file (attached).
I launched in a weird pop up which was not showed in toolbar, and also another pop up offering to install other program. I closed this second pop up by clicking the x button. After some times another pop up flashing, said "extracting files", and then this pop up disappear.
Several dozen minutes later, that strange pop up disappeared, and a new install report pop up appeared, reporting the successful installed program. There are survival craft, AND BAIDU. I was shocked. It don't want BAIDU. And the installed survival craft was just a small file to connect the internet.
My Trendmicro antivirus gave warning about baidu would try to launch itself every time the pc restarted. It offered to block it and I did block it.
Then I searched control panel to find installed baidu, but nothing about it there.
Searching the hardisk showed folder baidu security in program files, userpublicpublic documents
There is uninstall.exe in "c:program filesbaidu securitybaidu antivirus"
Should I uninstall or remove it? Help me please.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: baidu antivirus software does not get uninstalled

i am going to install a new antivirus software and half way of its installation it says that due to 'baidu' that the new antivirus software cannot be installed.

so i tried to remove it from the control panel. but baidu was not there. after searching in the search panel also i coud not find baidu in my computer. has my computer infected by baidu and it doe not show where it is now?

please help me to remove and get rid of this baidu.

Thank you. :)

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: My brother installed this Japanese program... AND IT'S HORRIBLE! ;.;

Okay. It started out when I was in school. I was in school learning n' stuff. I came home. "WHY IS THERE A JAPANESE PROGRAM ON MY COMPUTER?!?!" I yelled at my mom. At this point, I wasn't on my "Techy mode" I could've been on. BUT, It was Japanese! I heard it gave blackmail too. I was so sad. The program is called "Buidu IME". If you could do it, I would be so happy. Sinserly, Madigan.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: IE page redirect

every time web page redirect

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: ie explorer starts with

unable to delete ie addresses to sina, baidu and taobao.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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