How to remove Afcore.cg

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Adware Afcore.cg

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Name

Afcore.cg

Description

Afcore.cgs are malicious programs that are designed to give hackers and other remote users access to a compromised computer. These applications are often deployed by worms or other malware, and they can be used by attackers to take over a system and launch further malicious activity or install additional files.

Type

Adware

Alias

Manual

How to manually remove Afcore.cg guide. Only for ADVANCED users.

  • Step 1: Basic check for Afcore.cg activity

    Check running processes on your system. Usually you can find Afcore.cg process running. Use the Ctrl+Shift+Esc buttons combination to open system information window and click Processes tab. Scroll down the whole list and try to find the process named like Afcore.cg. If you find Afcore.cg process running, right click on it and choose “End Process”. It will disable Afcore.cg for the current Windows session, but remember that if you do not completely remove Afcore.cg using next steps, then your PC will stay vulnerable to malware attack. Next steps are much more important in removing Afcore.cg.

  • Step 2: Disconnect your PC from the Internet

    Prevent the malware from leaking or spreading your personal data. Adware usually uses the Internet to transfer all possible and important information you have. Some Adwares are not so “Active” and they can simply disable some Windows features and options. To disconnect your PC from the Internet you need to plug-off LAN cable (if you use LAN connection) or to turn of the Wi-Fi module (if you use Wi-Fi Internet connection). Most of (not 100%) Adwares can not access Wi-Fi module preferences. Turning off the Internet will disable Afcore.cg from transferring any data from your PC.

  • Step 3: Enter the safe mode.

    The next step is very important in removing Afcore.cg. After turning off the Internet and disabling Afcore.cg process you will need to reboot your PC in so-called Safe Mode. Safe Mode is a Windows mode which allows you to start the System using only important applications and services. Safe Mode does not usually allow Afcore.cg to load when the system boots (!!!but exceptions can appear!!!). Choose Restart in Windows Start menu and wait until the screen turns off.

    After that you have to follow the next instructions according to the versions of Microsoft Windows you use:

      Windows XP:
    1. Press the F8 key repeatedly when the first screen appears.

    2. Select Safe Mode from Windows Advanced Options Menu and press ENTER.

      Windows Vista, 7:
    1. Press the F8 key repeatedly when the first screen appears.

    2. Use the arrow keys from Windows Advanced Options Menu in order to select Safe Mode and press ENTER.

      Windows 8, 8.1, 10:
    1. Press and hold the Shift button when left-clicking the Restart button on Windows log-on screen.

    2. Select Safe Mode from Windows Troubleshooting boot screen and press ENTER.

  • Step 4: Removing virus files

    Having booted your PC in Safe mode you have to start cleaning your PC manually by deleting every file associated with Afcore.cg one by one. Here is the list of all files associated with Afcore.cg. Delete all files listed below using the Shift+Delete buttons combination. Always double check the file name as sometimes Adwares use very similar filenames as very important system files do and you can mistakenly remove important system file what will harm your system and you will not be able to boot your PC at all.

    • ws2hele.dll

    Please, remember that viruses are always progressing and sometimes new files can appear. If you are using our offline PDF guide on How to remove Afcore.cg, please check if you have it’s latest version.

    We do not guarantee that Afcore.cg has the same file structure at the moment of deleting.

    After removing all files associated with Afcore.cg that were listed above, reboot your system in normal mode and check if your PC works fine or you still have any troubles.

    It it is OK – congratulations! You have made a great job!

    If it is still NOT ok – use OSHI Defender to check your PC.

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How does Afcore.cg infect my computer?

Afcore.cg is an Adware-type virus. The most common way a computer becomes infected with Afcore.cg is when a user downloads free software or browser toolbars.

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I detected Afcore.cg on my computer. What do I do?

If you have OSHI Defender installed on your computer, it will detect and remove Afcore.cg and all related files. First, restart your browser and then check the Home Page to make sure that you’re still using your preferred search engine (Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc.), because Afcore.cg replaces users’ search engines with ones that display ads.

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What damage can Afcore.cg do to my computer?

Developed by large companies, viruses like Afcore.cg are mostly legal products that hackers use to make money on the ads that Afcore.cg displays on infected computers.

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What are the main symptoms of Afcore.cg?

High network activity
Unusual browser settings
Pop-up windows

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Can Afcore.cg spread to other computers?

As a rule, Afcore.cg requires user interaction and cannot automatically infect other computers on your local network or by using the same USB-disk on additional computers. There may be exceptions, though.

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Countries with the highest Afcore.cg infection rates.

US

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The first recorded appearance of Afcore.cg

2016-02-22

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