Aducky Removal Guide

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Aducky is a self-proclaimed ‘world’s largest developers ad network’. Of course, most computer users will face the services of the network via suspicious computer applications and browser extensions which may use completely different names. As malware researchers have discovered, in most cases the advertisement supported service is presented as the System Update kb70007 and the Video Helper web browser extension. The system update can be installed onto Windows operating systems and the plugin can be found on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers. Unfortunately, these programs can be installed without your permission, and so we advise that you delete Aducky related software.

Even though Aducky claims to install third party service by Shefa Media Ltd, malware researchers have discovered that the aforementioned applications could be installed with the help of third party software distributors. Our malware researchers have discovered that the Aducky software can be bundled with Somoto installers, v9 redirect virus, Hyper Brows, PastaQuotes adware, Freesofttoday and other highly suspicious applications. It has been discovered that all of these programs could be presented via one installer initially suggesting PC Optimizer Pro. Note that Aducky may be identified as Aducky Pops Addon.

In the Aducky Privacy Policy it is disclosed that the software related to this ad network can serve online advertisements, coupons, sponsored messages, photos, graphics and other offers. Furthermore, it is disclosed that these offers could be used to expose you to content that is inaccurate and offensive. The developer of this software cannot control the information you are presented with via the pop-ups and banner offers because they are produced by third party advertisers. You need to be careful with these offers, especially if they promote freeware installers, suspicious updates and other questionable services. Note that Aducky is an advertisement supported service and it may be linked to unreliable activity.

Aducky removal is a complicated task, primarily because this application employs applications which are identified by different names. Furthermore, these applications can travel bundled with other software, which means that you may need to delete other advertisement supported programs, PUPs and maybe even malware at the same time. Are you sure you can eliminate all existing threats manually? If you think you can, we suggest that you begin the process by completing the manual removal instructions below. If you are not experienced – install automatic malware removal software which will delete all malware.

Delete unwanted software

Delete from Windows 8:

  1. Access the Metro UI screen, right-click and select All apps.
  2. In the Apps menu open the Control Panel and click Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the program you want to remove and select Uninstall.

Delete from Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  1. Navigate to the left of the Task Bar and click the Start menu icon.
  2. Now open the Control Panel and go to Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the program you want to remove and select Uninstall.

Delete from Windows XP:

  1. Move to the Task Bar below, click Start and select Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add or Remove Programs and then Change or Remove Programs.
  3. Select the undesirable application and click the Remove button below.

Remove Video Helper

Remove from Internet Explorer:

  1. Open the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+T.
  2. Select Manage Add-ons and click Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Disable the undesirable plugin and restart the PC.

Remove from Google Chrome:

  1. Open the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Tools and then click Extensions.
  3. Find the unwanted plugin and click the trash icon.
  4. Select Remove.
Download Remover for Aducky *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

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