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How to Remove Adware:Win32/CloverPlus completely and effectively

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on November 15th, 2012 | Leave a comment

Adware:Win32/CloverPlus is the detection of an adware program which is designed to display advertisements when users are surfing internet. The adware will store URL shortcut and favorite folders and create malicious files on the compromised computer randomly. When Adware:Win32/CloverPlus runs, it will check whether the computer is connected to internet. If the networking is available, it will connect server to displays advertisement. Meanwhile, this sinister adware is designed to collect data on which sites the user visits, send this data back to the company and deliver advertising based on the information. Adware:Win32/CloverPlus can also contain spyware that can steal a user’s information or corrupt the user’s system files. It gets onto a user’s computer mainly with the following ways:
it is built-in to some freeware and shareware programs
unauthorized installation to a user’s computer as a result of a visit to an infected website such as CouponDropDown.

How to remove Adware:Win32/CloverPlus
Though we know malicious files related to the Adware, it is not recommended to remove the Adware manually. When your antivirus could not remove the Adware effectively, you could try to remove some related files and then run a scan.

Manual removal
1. Open task manager and kill Adware:Win32/CloverPlus processes
Notes: there must be more than one svchost.exe process, so you need to identify which one is related to the Adware. If you are not sure, do not kill any process.

2. Delete the following files associated with Adware:Win32/CloverPlus

clover_updater.exe
c_updater.exe
%ProgramFiles%\brainclan cp\
%ProgramFiles%\koreamessenger cp\
%ProgramFiles%\artsnews cp\
%ProgramFiles%\CloverPlus\
%ProgramFiles%\intothemap cp\
%ProgramFiles%\drapt cp\

3. Delete following registry entries

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\CloverPlus = “pid” = “[random hex number]”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\CloverPlus = “sidebar_loaddate” = “[current month and day]”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run = “clover_u” = “[installation folder]\clover_updater.exe”
HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\CloverPlus

Adware:Win32/CloverPlus Automatic Removal
Install Spyware Cease and run it to scan your system
When if find out the infected Adware:Win32/CloverPlus, highlight it on the scan result
Click on the “Remove” button

Why Spyware Cease?
The automatic removal of Adware:Win32/CloverPlus cannot be finished without the help of a reliable virus removal tool, and though the study of many reviews and the comparison of several virus removal tools, Spyware Cease is undoubtedly the best one for its comprehensive system scan and effective virus removal. Its capability of computer protection and virus removal are well beyond many other program in the same category. Equipping your computer with Spyware Cease can help you get rid of Adware:Win32/CloverPlus and other virus automatically and also effectively.

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