How to remove Parentis

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Potentially Unwanted Application Parentis

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Name

Parentis

Description

Without an access code, Parentis can limit system function and run undetected and automatically in the background of typical operations. While Parentis runs, it may be able to track information like location, types of websites visited, and usage time. Parentis may also affect an entire operating system and thus be able to limit usage and computer function.

Type

Potentially Unwanted Application

Manual

How to manually remove Parentis guide. Only for ADVANCED users.

  • Step 1: Basic check for Parentis activity

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

  • Step 2: Disconnect your PC from the Internet

    Prevent the malware from leaking or spreading your personal data. Potentially Unwanted Application usually uses the Internet to transfer all possible and important information you have. Some Potentially Unwanted Applications 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%) Potentially Unwanted Applications can not access Wi-Fi module preferences. Turning off the Internet will disable Parentis from transferring any data from your PC.

  • Step 3: Enter the safe mode.

    The next step is very important in removing Parentis. After turning off the Internet and disabling Parentis 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 Parentis 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 Parentis one by one. Here is the list of all files associated with Parentis. Delete all files listed below using the Shift+Delete buttons combination. Always double check the file name as sometimes Potentially Unwanted Applications 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.

    • bully.txt

    • ccUpdMgr.exe

    • clock.gif

    • groom.txt

    • prjXTab.ocx

    • sex.txt

    • swear.txt

    • vbalIml6.ocx

    • vbalsgrid6.ocx

    • winlib.mdb

    • winsys32.Ini

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

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

    After removing all files associated with Parentis 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 did my computer get Parentis?

Typically, a user installs Parentis himself. It is often said that Parentis gets installed because good marketers convince you that you need to have a PUA.

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I detected Parentis on my computer. What do I do?

Remove Parentis by using your standard de-installation wizard. Then scan your computer with your antivirus software for possible traces of Parentis.

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What damage can Parentis do to my computer?

Parentis is mostly a joke. It may display ads or track your behavior. PUAs almost never pose a serious threat to your computer. However, Parentis is constantly improving and may deliver a nasty surprise.

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What are the main symptoms of Parentis?

HD space runs out
Unusual programs

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Can Parentis spread to other computers?

No. This software requires installation and cannot get to your computer without user interaction.

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Countries with the highest Parentis infection rates.

US

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The first recorded appearance of Parentis

2016-02-22

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