Remove 22Apple from Chrome, Firefox, IE
Name of the threat:22Apple
Command or file name:hao123.exe
Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)
Affected browsers:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari
22Apple intrusion method
Usually 22Apple comes bundled with freeware downloads. During installation you can be offered to change default homepage and search engine to 22Apple. 22Apple copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is hao123.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name 22Apple and value hao123.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name hao123.exe or 22Apple. Also, it can create folder with name 22Apple under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about 22Apple, please ask below. You can use programs to remove 22Apple from your browsers below.
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This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with 22Apple, 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 22Apple.
To get rid of 22Apple, you should:
1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:
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 22Apple Removal Tool for safe problem solution.
2. Delete the following malicious folders:
3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:
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 22Apple Removal Tool for safe problem solution.
Uninstall 22Apple related programs from Control Panel
We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for 22Apple 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 22Apple 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 22Apple Removal Tool.
Remove 22Apple related extensions from your browsers
22Apple in some cases can be accompanied with browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option Toolbar Remover under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to 22Apple. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:
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22Apple can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to 22Apple before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:
Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.
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 Stronghold AntiMalware.
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 Stronghold AntiMalware.