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Danger level 6
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Slow internet connection

Adware.WindowLivePot.A

Adware.WindowLivePot.A is a clandestine Windows infection which targets 32-bit versions, and which is know by the names Adware:Win32/WindowLivePot.A and Adware/Win32.MegaSearch. The malicious application has been created to spy on your browsing sessions, track your preferences, record History and collect information which then could be used to produce fictitious pop-up ads, online offers and coupons. What is more, the cunning application can even download malign files and allow schemers to infect your personal computer with more dangerous programs. How did this adware enter your PC? Is it necessary to delete Adware.WindowLivePot.A? What removal methods should be implemented to delete the infection? How to track secondary malware? Continue reading to find out.

It has been researched that the devious adware travels via freeware and bundled downloads, which means that it may be installed without your knowledge. Once this is done, it then employs malignant files to collect private information, send it to remote servers and initiate adware attacks. One of the malicious files is egamestoolbar.dll (%PROGRAMFILES%), and it is attached to your IE as a browser add-on which has BHO capabilities. Nevertheless, you should be more careful about svcagnt.exe – a file which can record your keystrokes, mouse clicks and screen content to retrieve passwords and user names. What is worst, the file acts as a rootkit and can hide Adware.WindowLivePot.A against removal.

The malicious component svcagnt.exe can also create outbound connection to the remote servers search.naver.com, livesearch.msn.co.kr, google.co.kr, search.korea.com and windowlivepot.com. If you have noticed being redirected to any of these sites, we suggest you install a reliable spyware scanner to check if you need to remove Adware.WindowLivePot.A or any other malicious programs. An authentic scanner will also be able to trace m3srchmn.exe which can corrupt 86-bit Windows versions and which can remove access to Task Manager and Registry Editor, modify Windows Security Center settings and even disable safe mode.

The malicious files need to be deleted if you wish a successful Adware.WindowLivePot.A removal. We do not recommend proceeding manually due to the existence of rootkits. What is more, your PC could already be infected with more malware. Luckily, we can offer you a reliable security tool SpyHunter which will delete all running threats automatically. You can acquire it by clicking on the download button. Do you have more questions regarding adware removal? Use the comment box below to leave us a question.

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How to manually remove Adware.WindowLivePot.A

Files associated with Adware.WindowLivePot.A infection:

Servieca.vbs
6759.exe
svcagnt.exe
SMSS.exe
ChessmasterChallenge-dm.exe
VideoConverter_Setup.exe
dcv1uma6iom1ph.exe
WindowLivePot.exe
MWSBAR.DLL
nom1.vbs
M3SRCHMN.EXE
WindowLivePot.exe
6759.exe
svcagnt.exe
egamestoolbar.dll
nom1.vbs
kb106203.exe
F3EZSETP.DLL
egamestoolbar.dll

Adware.WindowLivePot.A DLL's to remove:

egamestoolbar.dll

Adware.WindowLivePot.A processes to kill:

ChessmasterChallenge-dm.exe
WindowLivePot.exe
6759.exe
svcagnt.exe
VideoConverter_Setup.exe
kb106203.exe
dcv1uma6iom1ph.exe
svcagnt.exe
WindowLivePot.exe
SMSS.exe
6759.exe
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