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* What is FreePCSecure

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* Remove FreePCSecure manually

* Uninstall FreePCSecure from Windows 10

* Uninstall FreePCSecure from Windows 8/8.1

* Uninstall FreePCSecure from Windows 7

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Threat indicator: MEDIUM

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

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

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FreePCSecure intrusion method

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

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How to remove FreePCSecure manually

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

To get rid of FreePCSecure, you should:

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

  • avkernel.dll
  • winpgi.dll
  • fopnl.dll
  • pdcom.dll
  • hmenu.dll
  • band.dll
  • fpc.exe
  • fpc.xml
  • fpc_cr.exe
  • firefoxtoolbar.xpi
  • firefoxtoolbar.jar
  • bksites.dat
  • settings.config
  • rbho.dat
  • toolbars.dat
  • fpstips.htm
  • bg1.jpg
  • bg2.jpg
  • bg3.jpg
  • googleads.htm
  • mkdesktop_01.dll
  • borlndmm.dll
  • scanadwr.dll
  • scanbcdr.dll
  • scandldr.dll
  • scandos1.dll
  • scanfunc.dll
  • scankrnl.dll
  • scanmcr1.dll
  • scanothr.dll
  • scanscr.dll
  • scantool.dll
  • scantroj.dll
  • scanwin1.dll
  • unacpu.dll
  • unadbx.dll
  • unamscan.dll
  • unmime.dll
  • unpacks.dll
  • unpacks2.dll
  • unpepack.dll
  • ua27201.dll
  • ua27202.dll
  • ua27203.dll
  • ua27204.dll
  • ua27205.dll
  • ua27206.dll
  • ua27207.dll
  • ua27208.dll
  • ua27209.dll
  • ua27210.dll
  • ua27211.dll
  • ua27212.dll
  • ua27213.dll
  • ua27214.dll
  • ua27215.dll
  • ua27216.dll
  • ua27217.dll
  • ua27301.dll
  • ua27302.dll
  • ua27401.dll
  • ua27402.dll
  • ua27403.dll
  • ua27404.dll
  • ua27405.dll
  • ua27406.dll
  • ua27407.dll
  • uadaily.dll
  • enemies.dat
  • pdupdater.dat
  • asupdater.dat
  • pbupdater.dat
  • accounts.dat
  • FreePCSecureInstall.exe
  • fpccw.exe
  • fopn.exe
  • fopn.sys
  • freepcsecure.lnk
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  • adwapp.dat
  • whitels.dat
  • pguplst.dat

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:

  • %programfiles%\freepcsecure\
  • %programfiles%\freepcsecure\fftoolbar\
  • %programfiles%\freepcsecure\plugins\
  • %programfiles%\freepcsecure\awbase\
  • %programfiles%\freepcsecure\fftoolbar\chrome\
  • %programfiles%\freepcsecure\img\
  • %programfiles%\freepcsecure\plugins\update\
  • %programfiles%\freepcsecure\awbase\database\
  • %commonprogramfiles%\freepcsecure\
  • %autostart% \freepcsecure\

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

  • Key: AppID\{367A86A5-D048-4785-86BE-4E2706AAFDD9}
  • Key: WinPGIntegrator.IEIntegrator.1
  • Key: WinPGIntegrator.IEIntegrator.1\CLSID
  • Key: WinPGIntegrator.IEIntegrator
  • Key: WinPGIntegrator.IEIntegrator\CLSID
  • Key: WinPGIntegrator.IEIntegrator\CurVer
  • Key: CLSID\{2178F3FB-2560-458f-BDEE-631E2FE0DFE4}
    Value: AppID
  • Key: CLSID\{2178F3FB-2560-458f-BDEE-631E2FE0DFE4}\ProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{2178F3FB-2560-458f-BDEE-631E2FE0DFE4}\VersionIndependentProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{2178F3FB-2560-458f-BDEE-631E2FE0DFE4}\InprocServer32
    Value: ThreadingModel
  • Key: CLSID\{2178F3FB-2560-458f-BDEE-631E2FE0DFE4}\TypeLib
  • Key: TypeLib\{367A86A5-D048-4785-86BE-4E2706AAFDD9}\1.0
  • Key: TypeLib\{367A86A5-D048-4785-86BE-4E2706AAFDD9}\1.0\FLAGS
  • Key: TypeLib\{367A86A5-D048-4785-86BE-4E2706AAFDD9}\1.0\0\win32
  • Key: TypeLib\{367A86A5-D048-4785-86BE-4E2706AAFDD9}\1.0\HELPDIR
  • Key: AntiVirusCOM.PDOfficeProtect.1
  • Key: AntiVirusCOM.PDOfficeProtect.1\CLSID
  • Key: AntiVirusCOM.PDOfficeProtect
  • Key: AntiVirusCOM.PDOfficeProtect\CLSID
  • Key: CLSID\{4D040A99-CF97-4647-8815-4A7F887B1745}\ProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{4D040A99-CF97-4647-8815-4A7F887B1745}\VersionIndependentProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{4D040A99-CF97-4647-8815-4A7F887B1745}\InprocServer32
    Value: ThreadingModel
  • Key: CLSID\{4D040A99-CF97-4647-8815-4A7F887B1745}\TypeLib
  • Key: TypeLib\{A5830857-1142-4291-B513-7AF97BB3B11C}\1.0
  • Key: TypeLib\{A5830857-1142-4291-B513-7AF97BB3B11C}\1.0\FLAGS
  • Key: TypeLib\{A5830857-1142-4291-B513-7AF97BB3B11C}\1.0\0\win32
  • Key: TypeLib\{A5830857-1142-4291-B513-7AF97BB3B11C}\1.0\HELPDIR
  • Key: CLSID\{8AFD3AED-6053-4F9C-B1E3-291BE80BDEDE}
  • Key: CLSID\{8AFD3AED-6053-4F9C-B1E3-291BE80BDEDE}\InprocServer32
    Value: ThreadingModel
  • Key: CLSID\{8C4EBA33-A3B5-41D9-A680-B218983C1B13}
  • Key: CLSID\{8C4EBA33-A3B5-41D9-A680-B218983C1B13}\InProcServer32
    Value: ThreadingModel
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\NI.FPC_0001_N91E0612
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Free PC-Secure
  • Key: Software\FreePCSecure
    Value: EulFPC_0001_N91E0612
  • Key: SOFTWARE\FreePCSecure
    Value: ABBR
  • Key: SOFTWARE\FreePCSecure
    Value: InstallPath
  • Key: SOFTWARE\FreePCSecure
    Value: ProductCode
  • Key: Software\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions
    Value: {87c327c6-a4eA-4b6e-b7e2-9d294b489809}
  • Key: AppID\WinPGI.DLL
    Value: AppID
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
    Value: {8C4EBA33-A3B5-41D9-A680-B218983C1B13}
  • Key: System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FOPN
    Value: Type
  • Key: System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FOPN
    Value: Start
  • Key: System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FOPN
    Value: ErrorControl
  • Key: System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FOPN
    Value: Tag
  • Key: System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FOPN
    Value: ImagePath
  • Key: System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FOPN
    Value: DisplayName
  • Key: System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FOPN
    Value: Group
  • Key: System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FOPN\Security
    Value: Security
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\FreePCSecure_is1
    Value: Inno Setup: Setup Version
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\FreePCSecure_is1
    Value: Inno Setup: App Path
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\FreePCSecure_is1
    Value: InstallLocation

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 FreePCSecure related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for FreePCSecure 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 FreePCSecure 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 FreePCSecure 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 FreePCSecure 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 FreePCSecure

  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find FreePCSecure related entries.

  • Click Remove button.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like FreePCSecure 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 FreePCSecure.

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