Security Stronghold security made easy

Removal of Apropos - How to deal with dialers

Dialers - is quite rare type of threats nowadays but they still can cause serious problems to you. The matter is that computer dialer uses you phone line to dial special phone numbers (most popular are adult content dialers). Calling those numbers will cost you lot of money thats why removing dialer from your PC is urgent and necassary procedure. Learn more about particular type of dialers - Apropos - and read how you can remove it without extra efforts.

* What is Apropos

* Download Apropos Removal Tool

* Remove Apropos manually

* Get Professional Support

* Read Comments

Threat indicator: HIGH

Threat's profile

Name of the threat:

Command or file name:

Threat type:

Affected OS:

Affected browsers:

Apropos

download.exe

Dialer

Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari


Some dialers are true softwares developed by wide-area net service providers to defuse the procedure of creation an Internet connection or produced by certain companies for various marketing destinations. Although best of all Aproposs are very identical to innitial virus infectiones, their assignment ways are varied. The installation is made with consumer consent. Their producers run unchancy websites filled with ill-intentioned code or spread unreliebly commersializing pop-ups. Practically all Aproposs are developed for ad targets. This means that all further global Internet connections will be made through costly phone number instead of local lnternet service provider's on-default one.


Apropos infection

Dialers have not a real difference from other computer virus when they get installed onto your computer without your knowledge. If your antivirus software let Apropos get to your PC commonly it is unable to remove it as well. Firewalls are great tools to prevent dialer from accessing premium rate numbers. Generally, Apropos copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is download.exe . Then it creates new startup key with name Apropos and value download.exe . You can also find it in your processes list with name download.exe or Apropos.

Download SpyHunter by Enigma Software Group LLC

Download this advanced removal tool and solve problems with Apropos and download.exe (download of fix will start immediately):

Download Spyhunter to remove Apropos and download.exe
 now!

* SpyHunter was developed by US-based company EnigmaSoftware and is able to remove Apropos-related issues in automatic mode. Program was tested on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Share if this helped!

Features of SpyHunter 4

* Removes all files created by Apropos.

* Removes all registry entries created by Apropos.

* You can activate System and Network Guards and forget about malware.

* Can fix browser problems and protect browser settings.

* Removal is guaranteed - if SpyHunter fails ask for FREE support.

* 24/7 Spyware Helpdesk Support included into the package.


Download Stronghold AntiMalware by Security Stronghold LLC

Download antimalware designed specifically to remove threats like Apropos and download.exe (download of fix will start immediately):

Download Stronghold AntiMalware for Apropos and download.exe
 now!

Features of Stronghold Antimalware

* Removes all files created by Apropos.

* Removes all registry entries created by Apropos.

* Fixes browser redirection and hijack if needed.

* "Toolbar Remover" tool will help you get rid of unwanted browser extensions.

* Removal is guaranteed - if Stronghold AntiMalware fails ask for FREE support.

* 24/7 Helpdesk Support and 5 hours of Remote Support via GoToAssist included into the package.


Let our support team solve your problem with Apropos and repair Apropos right now!

Call us using the number below and describe your problem with Apropos. Support team will offer you solution in several minutes and give a step-by-step instruction on how to remove Apropos. Trouble-free tech support with over 10 years experience removing malware.


Software Industry Professionals Member
Threat's description and solution are developed by Security Stronghold security team.

Here you can also learn:

* Technical details of Apropos threat.

* Manual Apropos removal.

* Download Apropos Removal Tool.

How to remove Apropos?

In most cases your basic antivirus fails to get rid of a certain dialer. Solution from SecurityStronghold.com is intended to remove Apropos, and we provide manual dialer removal instructions as well as autimatic removal tool. Instructions allow the experienced user manually remove all the files, directories, registry entries and other objects that belong to Apropos. If you consider yourself a "novice" we strongly recommend you to use Apropos Removal Tool.

So, to solve problem with Apropos on your PC, you need to:

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

• aproposclientinstaller[1].exe
• cxtpls.dll
• cxtpls.exe
• cxtpls_loader.exe
• data.bin
• proxystub.dll
• wk_122.exe
• wk_123.exe
• wk_12a.exe
• wk_12b.exe
• wk_12d.exe
• wk_13a.exe
• wk_395.exe
• ulioci.exe

2. Remove the following directories:

no information

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

  • Key: clsid\{bc333116-6ea1-40a1-9d07-ecb192db8cea}
    Value: @
  • Key: interface\{b548b7d8-3d03-4aed-a6a1-4251fad00c10}\inavigateevent
    Value: @
  • Key: interface\{b99a727f-0782-4a71-bcc2-6e1e66414904}\inavigateevent2
    Value: @
  • Key: interface\{bc333116-6ea1-40a1-9d07-ecb192db8cea}
    Value: @
  • Key: software\apropos
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\clsid\{b5ab638f-d76c-415b-a8f2-f3ceac502212}
    Value: @
  • Key: software\autoloader\aproposclient downloaded 1
    Value: @
  • Key: software\envolo\autoupdate\state
    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects
    \{016235be-59d4-4ceb-add5-e2378282a1d9} \update_count 0

    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run autoupdater
    Value: @
  • Key: "software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run autoupdater ""c:\program files
    \autoupdate\autoupdate.exe"""

    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run\autoloaderaproposclient
    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run\autoloadertw011aklknla
    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run\autoupdater
    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run\pm7r36p
    Value: @
  • Key: .default\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\internet settings\zonemap
    \domains\apropos-media.com

    Value: @

Attention: If you can't locate certain files or folders we recommend you to use Apropos Removal Tool for guaranteed problem solution.

Uninstall Apropos related programs from Control Panel

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


windows 8 logo

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 Apropos or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.


windows 7 logo

Windows 7


  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find Apropos

  • Click Uninstall button.


windows xp logo

Windows XP


  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find Apropos related entries.

  • Click Remove button.


 

Next threat: Little Busters »

« Back to catalog

Home | Partners | Shop | Support | Terms of use | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Sitemap

Copyright © 2017 Security Stronghold. All Rights Reserved. All content on this website is protected and belongs to Security Stronghold LLC.