Remove Uc.exe “Virus” Easily From Windows

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Depth Analysis On Uc.exe “Virus”

Uc.exe “Virus” has been notified as a spiteful adware program that makes silent proliferation inside the PC and then copies itself into the victim’s local drive. The threat mostly locates itself in the below mentioned location

‘C:\Program Files (x86)\badu\’ folder.

This malicious program actually do not own it’s official name. Because of this reason it has been named after the process it executes in the Task Manager. Basically it is an ad-supported program crafted by cyber criminals with the sole aim of generating illicit revenue for it’s developers. Regarding the accomplishment of this target, the threat promotes the content of sponsored websites. The ads generated by this adware program includes pop-up ads, shopping deals, discounts, coupons etc. The creator of this threat promotes the content of all the paying parties without implementing even a security check.

Virus Total Report

This threat has been detected by 8 of the 57 antivirus programs at Virus Total.

Scanner  –   Detection Name
AegisLab  –  W32.Sality
AhnLab-V3  –  Trojan/Win32.Badiehi
AVG Buy    Win32/DH{SRMegUY?}
Avira    TR/HideBaid.upee
ESET-NOD32    a variant of Win32/HideBaid.L potentially unwanted
Qihoo-360    HEUR/QVM07.1.0000.Malware.Gen
Kaspersky    not-a-virus:HEUR:RiskTool.Win32.Hidap.gen
Rising    PE:Malware.RDM.16!5.16 [F]

Tricks Acquired By Uc.exe “Virus” To Perforate Inside PC

As Previously elaborated, not adequate amount of information is available Uc.exe “Virus” till yet. Like several other malicious infections, this surreptitious threat makes utilization of number of few dark patters to procure ingress inside the PC. Among all those, ‘Bundling’ has been broached as the most comprehensive method. Under this method, the adware programs or several other virus infections merge  their warlock with another programs and get installed in parallel with it. Most commonly freeware, pirated utilities and the shareware tools are the download clients of this adware infection. Therefore, to prevent perforation of harmful threats in the PC via such deceptive methods, it is advised to read the terms and conditions thoroughly before adding a programs to the system.

Besides from this, Uc.exe “Virus” often propagates via drive-by-installations. Researches proves that a cunning website or link do have potential of transferring the adware program like this in the PC without the user’s consent. To avoid this, it is strongly recommended to stay cautious about the reliable online sources. In a case if do have any doubt regarding the authenticity of the given website, then in that situation, research on the site is required. Often it has been found t hat the trustworthy source contains vicious links in it. This happens when the authentic site get hijacked by some cyber hackers. So, it is also essential for one to ensure that the person himself/herself has sent the link and of having any doubt in this, then direct contacting the person has been reported as the best way to get rid of the situation.

Uc.exe “Virus” may get transmitted via a spam email along with a host file. Generally the mailing spammers distributes fraudulent programs via attachments. So, when the users makes access to such  emails and download their attachments, the infection silently sneak inside the PC. Thus, to forbid this scenario from being taken place in the PC, it is advised to ensure that the message is completely legitimate before opening files from it. Along with this it should also clinched that the contacts details about the individual behind the mail has been provided and the mentioned information should resembles the disclosure present on it’s official website.

Harmful Consequences Of Uc.exe “Virus” In PC

Similar to those of several other adware programs, Uc.exe “Virus” has also been designed with the primary targets of raising monetary proceeds via supported advertising. This adware program on obtaining complete infiltration inside the PC monetize the surfing practices implemented by users in the browsers and drains out the sensitive information. The basic purpose behind this is to customize the ads generated on the user’s screen, in order to make them more appealing to the users. The ads are made appealing to lurk users into tapping them. The pop-ups on getting followed or tapped, takes the users to compromised websites that generally contains numerous more contaminated malware infections. Mostly it has been found that the generates pop-ups contains pictures of certain items but the web page to which the users are rerouted do not resembles the elaboration from the window.

Sometimes before proceeding to the website, users are asked to sign in with an online payment account. Now although the provided payment platform looks genuine but still it is advised to not agree to enter the financial details while accessing the website since it has been concluded that it is a trick utilized by online scammers to gather the user’s entered login credentials which is further utilized for evil purposes. Moreover it installs several other perilous threats inside the PC.

Thus, to stop all such tracking of surfing practices occurring in the PC and to make efficient utilization of PC, it is essential to remove Uc.exe “Virus” immediately from the PC right after it’s detection.

Step 1

We will guide you to remove Uc.exe completely from your system but before we proceed the first step is to reboot your system in safe mode. If you know how to do it, you can do it and go to step 2. For those who don’t know the safe mode booting process, here is the steps to do it.

For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:

Restart your system and when the first screen appears start pressing F8 key repeatedly. You will be able to see Advance boot option screen, now choose “safe mode with networking”

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For windows 8, 8.1 and 10

System Configuration Tool (msconfig.exe) is one of the easiest method to boot in safe mode for windows 8/8.1

press ctrl + r and type msconfig.exe

img2on the window opened, go to the boot tab and click the box which says “safe boot” and press ok. Once pressed it will ask to restart and get you in safe mode.

Step 2

Now we will guide you to remove Uc.exe from the browsers.

How to remove from Uc.exe Mozilla Firefox

Open Firefox and click 3 horizontal lines are right hand corner as shown in picture

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Drop down menu will appear hit Add-ons >> Extensions

img4Look out for Uc.exe or any unknown or suspicious extensions and remove them.

How to remove Uc.exe from Chrome

Open chrome and click 3 horizontal lines are right top corner shown in picture

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A drop down will appear, click settings >> Extensions

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Here look for Uc.exe or any other malware and unrecognized icons and click trash.

How to remove Uc.exe from IE

Open IE and click tools on right hand corner and then manage add-ons as shown in picture.

img6click on toolbars and extensions >> select Uc.exe or unwanted or malicious add-ons and click disable as shown in picture.

img7Step 3

Now you need to right click on the browser shortcut on your desktop and then click properties. Now you should remove everything after “.exe” in Target box

img8step 4

Now you need to open control panel. For this you need to run “appwiz.cpl” in run window.

Press Win key and R together, a window will appear. Now write “appwiz.cpl” to open control panel.

img9Now look out for add remove program in control panel. Open it and remove Uc.exe or any suspicious programs installed.

Step 5

Now you need to open task manager by right click on taskbar and selecting start task manager as shown in picture

img10Now look at the various processes running and identify them , if they look suspicious then you need to end them. You can search for various processes running on google and take your decision about suspicious processes.

img11Step 6

Now you need to remove startup entries which are suspicious or not needed.

Click win key and R key together, a window will open write “msconfig” and hit enter

img12Now you need to go to the startup tab and browse through list of programs and uncheck suspicious programs from the list

img13By following whole process you must be able to remove Uc.exe. And if still you are not able to remove it, just write to us we will make sure that your system is clean.

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