How to remove Ranky.mwp

91 threats found

Adware Ranky.mwp

91 threats removed

Recommended solution

Download OSHI Defender and scan your PC for free

Download and scan now

Name

Ranky.mwp

Description

A Ranky.mwp is a program designed to compromise the security of a computer while posing as an application or download that otherwise appears harmless or performs a useful function. This can allow hackers to access a computer remotely and without detection.

Type

Adware

Alias

Manual

How to manually remove Ranky.mwp guide. Only for ADVANCED users.

  • Step 1: Basic check for Ranky.mwp activity

    Check running processes on your system. Usually you can find Ranky.mwp 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 Ranky.mwp. If you find Ranky.mwp process running, right click on it and choose “End Process”. It will disable Ranky.mwp for the current Windows session, but remember that if you do not completely remove Ranky.mwp using next steps, then your PC will stay vulnerable to malware attack. Next steps are much more important in removing Ranky.mwp.

  • 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 Ranky.mwp from transferring any data from your PC.

  • Step 3: Enter the safe mode.

    The next step is very important in removing Ranky.mwp. After turning off the Internet and disabling Ranky.mwp 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 Ranky.mwp 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 Ranky.mwp one by one. Here is the list of all files associated with Ranky.mwp. 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.

    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 Ranky.mwp, please check if you have it’s latest version.

    We do not guarantee that Ranky.mwp has the same file structure at the moment of deleting.

    After removing all files associated with Ranky.mwp 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.

Symptoms

The main symptoms of the infection of your computer

Fix all problems

Frequently Asked Questions

We have an answer

  • How does Ranky.mwp infect my computer?

  • I detected Ranky.mwp on my computer. What do I do?

  • What damage can Ranky.mwp do to my computer?

  • What are the main symptoms of Ranky.mwp?

  • Can Ranky.mwp spread to other computers?

  • Countries with the highest Ranky.mwp infection rates.

  • The first recorded appearance of Ranky.mwp

I have a question

Comments

You have a question?

0 comments

How does Ranky.mwp infect my computer?

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

Was the answer helpful?
Was the answer helpful?
0%
0%

I detected Ranky.mwp on my computer. What do I do?

If you have OSHI Defender installed on your computer, it will detect and remove Ranky.mwp 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 Ranky.mwp replaces users’ search engines with ones that display ads.

Was the answer helpful?
Was the answer helpful?
0%
0%

What damage can Ranky.mwp do to my computer?

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

Was the answer helpful?
Was the answer helpful?
0%
0%

What are the main symptoms of Ranky.mwp?

High network activity
Unusual browser settings
Pop-up windows

Was the answer helpful?
Was the answer helpful?
0%
0%

Can Ranky.mwp spread to other computers?

As a rule, Ranky.mwp 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.

Was the answer helpful?
Was the answer helpful?
0%
0%

Countries with the highest Ranky.mwp infection rates.

US

Was the answer helpful?
Was the answer helpful?
0%
0%

The first recorded appearance of Ranky.mwp

2016-02-22

Was the answer helpful?
Was the answer helpful?
0%
0%

Feedback

Use the form below to send us your comments and questions

OSHI LIMITED
Address: Rm.709, Wellborne Commercial Centre, 8 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong.
Email: i...@oshidefender.com

Report a problem

Please provide us with as much information and data as possible (Application name, application version, OSHI Defender version, OS version e.t.c.)

Affiliate program registration

Fill out following form and receive 80% commission per OSHI Defender sale