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Danger level 7
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Connects to the internet without permission

Alert.net-update.com

Alert.net-update.com is a domain related to misleading offers, suggestions and advertisements. The pop-ups and banner ads managed by this domain could present seemingly authentic software installers and software updates. Unfortunately, in most cases seemingly beneficial and trustworthy offers hide the installation of completely unreliable and potentially dangerous applications. If you have become a victim of advertising scams, we recommend that you immediately identify which unreliable programs have been installed onto the computer. If you are not experienced and you have no idea how to perform this task manually, you should employ a legitimate malware scanner. Needless to say, you should remove Alert.net-update.com related applications without any hesitation and as soon as possible.

If you discover pop-up ads presented by Alert.net-update.com, advertisement supported software might exist on the operating system already. All in all, if you click on the displayed ads and continue with the presented instructions, even more unreliable software could be installed onto the PC. Here are a few different examples of the misleading Alert.net-update.com ads you need to ignore.

WARNING: SYSTEM MAY HAVE FOUND VIRUSES ON YOUR COMPUTER […]
For Help Removing Viruses, Call Tech Support Online Right Away:
888-604-0758 [855-773-2318, etc.]

Please Update Your Media Player (RECOMMENDED)
Download any Movie, Video, TV shows From Any Website […]
Total Privacy - Prevent Others From Tracking What You are Watching

As mentioned before, the misleading ads may present seemingly reliable, interesting services. Despite this, if you trust these you might end up calling fake helplines which may charge you big fees. Furthermore, the presented installers could lead to the installation of various unreliable programs, including PC Fix Speed, PC Tech Hotline, PerkPrizePanel, BrowserSafeguard, RocketTab, SupraSavings, Highlightly or OutfoxTV. These and other suspicious programs could flood your browsers with even more misleading ads. What is more, they could expose security vulnerabilities to the unknown third parties. Due to these risks, we advise that you delete Alert.net-update.com related applications as soon as possible.

Alert.net-update.com ads may be activated by already existing advertisement supported programs, such as Freeven, HQ-Vid, and MediaPlayerPlus. These applications are just as suspicious and unreliable as the programs which may enter your PC via the fake installers presented by the advertising domain. What should you do about them? Our recommendation is that you remove unfamiliar and unreliable programs from the operating system as soon as possible. If you follow the manual removal guides below, you will be able to delete some of the undesirable software. The rest may be more clandestine and therefore more difficult to delete. Luckily, you can use automatic malware detection and removal software to delete Alert.net-update.com related programs from the PC.

Remove undesirable software

Remove from Windows XP:

  1. Click the Start icon placed on the left of the Task Bar.
  2. In the menu select Control Panel and then double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Now click the undesirable application and select Remove to eliminate it.

Remove from Windows Vista & Windows 7:

  1. Open the Start menu by clicking Windows icon on the Task Bar.
  2. Select Control Panel and click Uninstall a program to find the list of installed programs.
  3. Right-click the program you want to delete from the computer and select Uninstall.

Remove from Windows 8:

  1. Right-click on the background of the Metro UI menu and select All apps to open the Apps menu.
  2. Open the Control Panel and click Uninstall a program to locate the installed applications.
  3. Find the program you wish to delete from the PC, right-click it and select Uninstall.
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How to manually remove Alert.net-update.com

Files associated with Alert.net-update.com infection:

e6596f79-bc08-4bd1-aa15-bce4ff3ed5fa-4.exe
10348d99-5fbe-4e76-93c7-38e3385833c9-4.exe
10348d99-5fbe-4e76-93c7-38e3385833c9-2.exe
1f567b08-c91b-454f-ace4-34351dc3cea4-3.exe
d5c73c54-e5ea-4193-9d43-f8f427c16a1f-3.exe
876060ec-8e3d-4a92-b7d2-5d482f38874c-5.exe
9c402e05-3dbb-480c-ac63-356184b4cc5b-5.exe
ceb2f472-5110-437a-94e5-78c13a2b8fac-5.exe
8aec4433-4737-4677-8a6d-745a9f2203b9-5.exe
f7ad95ee-5d85-4b26-b76f-25e90ce6de26-5.exe
cfb73d43-78a8-4543-90a8-bf14ed7ec3d1-2.exe
freeven-firefoxinstaller.exe
42eb3b00-924f-4e54-aa43-b49479490c32-5.exe
8aec4433-4737-4677-8a6d-745a9f2203b9-3.exe
1f567b08-c91b-454f-ace4-34351dc3cea4-5.exe
f7ad95ee-5d85-4b26-b76f-25e90ce6de26-3.exe
Freeven Pro 1.4-enabler.exe
5f8261d5-5589-42ca-b905-285ec40413eb-4.exe
5f8261d5-5589-42ca-b905-285ec40413eb-2.exe
5361a527-1bd3-4fba-aaec-8e4cdcf8b63e-4.exe
freeven-updater.exe
e6596f79-bc08-4bd1-aa15-bce4ff3ed5fa-3.exe
5f8261d5-5589-42ca-b905-285ec40413eb-5.exe
Freeven pro 1.2-chromeinstaller.exe
Freeven pro 1.2-codedownloader.exe
42eb3b00-924f-4e54-aa43-b49479490c32-4.exe
10348d99-5fbe-4e76-93c7-38e3385833c9-5.exe
905be836-b0dc-452a-a46c-7eba1ce8d790-4.exe
f53b49a1-8770-4d7e-ad76-52062595956c-2.exe
freeven-enabler.exe
f53b49a1-8770-4d7e-ad76-52062595956c-4.exe
Freeven Pro 1.4-codedownloader.exe
905be836-b0dc-452a-a46c-7eba1ce8d790-5.exe
f26487fb-3732-4480-917d-bd247ee7864a-3.exe
Freeven Pro 1.3-updater.exe
Freeven Pro 1.4-firefoxinstaller.exe
freeven-chromeinstaller.exe
Freeven Pro 1.3-bho64.dll
82ae69f3-1d7e-4dcd-9988-2754b1ab4ab5-5.exe
f53b49a1-8770-4d7e-ad76-52062595956c-5.exe
42eb3b00-924f-4e54-aa43-b49479490c32-3.exe
14ecb001-f416-4a5e-b100-cc6e315349af-5.exe
f60f16fa-4f30-455f-8bc1-8d90496ebf71-5.exe
Freeven Pro 1.3-codedownloader.exe
Freeven pro 1.2-updater.exe
1a7b6d14-5032-407e-918a-1cdab2120f8e-3.exe
a4e5f75f-8407-47aa-84e9-6411e0afa4e1-3.exe
1f567b08-c91b-454f-ace4-34351dc3cea4-4.exe
Freeven Pro 1.4-updater.exe
ddab96e5-7b8c-4f61-822d-01ea8ef62b38-3.exe
f7ad95ee-5d85-4b26-b76f-25e90ce6de26-4.exe
Freeven Pro 1.3-firefoxinstaller.exe
Freeven pro-firefoxinstaller.exe
905be836-b0dc-452a-a46c-7eba1ce8d790-3.exe
f26487fb-3732-4480-917d-bd247ee7864a-4.exe
905be836-b0dc-452a-a46c-7eba1ce8d790-2.exe
Freeven pro-chromeinstaller.exe
Freeven Pro 1.4-chromeinstaller.exe
82ae69f3-1d7e-4dcd-9988-2754b1ab4ab5-3.exe
d5c73c54-e5ea-4193-9d43-f8f427c16a1f-2.exe
5361a527-1bd3-4fba-aaec-8e4cdcf8b63e-2.exe
Fre_Ven_s Pro 23-nova.exe
5361a527-1bd3-4fba-aaec-8e4cdcf8b63e-3.exe
9c402e05-3dbb-480c-ac63-356184b4cc5b-4.exe
cfb73d43-78a8-4543-90a8-bf14ed7ec3d1-5.exe
10348d99-5fbe-4e76-93c7-38e3385833c9-3.exe
9c402e05-3dbb-480c-ac63-356184b4cc5b-3.exe
ddab96e5-7b8c-4f61-822d-01ea8ef62b38-5.exe
5361a527-1bd3-4fba-aaec-8e4cdcf8b63e-5.exe
42eb3b00-924f-4e54-aa43-b49479490c32-2.exe
freeven-codedownloader.exe
8aec4433-4737-4677-8a6d-745a9f2203b9-4.exe
Freeven pro-updater.exe
freeven-bho.dll
1a7b6d14-5032-407e-918a-1cdab2120f8e-5.exe
414b386e-3a42-4bfc-803f-586238088491-3.exe
ceb2f472-5110-437a-94e5-78c13a2b8fac-3.exe
freeven-bho64.dll
5f8261d5-5589-42ca-b905-285ec40413eb-3.exe
f53b49a1-8770-4d7e-ad76-52062595956c-3.exe
Freeven pro-codedownloader.exe
Freeven pro 1.2-firefoxinstaller.exe
cfb73d43-78a8-4543-90a8-bf14ed7ec3d1-3.exe
Freeven Pro 1.3-chromeinstaller.exe
f26487fb-3732-4480-917d-bd247ee7864a-5.exe
e6596f79-bc08-4bd1-aa15-bce4ff3ed5fa-5.exe
f60f16fa-4f30-455f-8bc1-8d90496ebf71-4.exe
Freeven Pro 1.3-enabler.exe
1f567b08-c91b-454f-ace4-34351dc3cea4-2.exe
876060ec-8e3d-4a92-b7d2-5d482f38874c-4.exe
876060ec-8e3d-4a92-b7d2-5d482f38874c-3.exe
ceb2f472-5110-437a-94e5-78c13a2b8fac-4.exe
f60f16fa-4f30-455f-8bc1-8d90496ebf71-2.exe
ceb2f472-5110-437a-94e5-78c13a2b8fac-2.exe
Freeven pro-enabler.exe
f60f16fa-4f30-455f-8bc1-8d90496ebf71-3.exe
414b386e-3a42-4bfc-803f-586238088491-5.exe
14ecb001-f416-4a5e-b100-cc6e315349af-4.exe
Freeven pro 1.2-enabler.exe
d5c73c54-e5ea-4193-9d43-f8f427c16a1f-4.exe

Alert.net-update.com DLL's to remove:

Freeven Pro 1.3-bho64.dll
freeven-bho.dll
freeven-bho64.dll

Alert.net-update.com processes to kill:

14ecb001-f416-4a5e-b100-cc6e315349af-4.exe
d5c73c54-e5ea-4193-9d43-f8f427c16a1f-4.exe
ddab96e5-7b8c-4f61-822d-01ea8ef62b38-5.exe
10348d99-5fbe-4e76-93c7-38e3385833c9-2.exe
Freeven pro 1.2-enabler.exe
1a7b6d14-5032-407e-918a-1cdab2120f8e-5.exe
ceb2f472-5110-437a-94e5-78c13a2b8fac-5.exe
f53b49a1-8770-4d7e-ad76-52062595956c-2.exe
Freeven pro-enabler.exe
5f8261d5-5589-42ca-b905-285ec40413eb-5.exe
Freeven pro-chromeinstaller.exe
876060ec-8e3d-4a92-b7d2-5d482f38874c-4.exe
f26487fb-3732-4480-917d-bd247ee7864a-3.exe
Freeven pro 1.2-firefoxinstaller.exe
1f567b08-c91b-454f-ace4-34351dc3cea4-2.exe
10348d99-5fbe-4e76-93c7-38e3385833c9-5.exe
d5c73c54-e5ea-4193-9d43-f8f427c16a1f-3.exe
Freeven Pro 1.3-enabler.exe
8aec4433-4737-4677-8a6d-745a9f2203b9-5.exe
5f8261d5-5589-42ca-b905-285ec40413eb-3.exe
Freeven Pro 1.3-chromeinstaller.exe
8aec4433-4737-4677-8a6d-745a9f2203b9-3.exe
e6596f79-bc08-4bd1-aa15-bce4ff3ed5fa-5.exe
Freeven Pro 1.3-codedownloader.exe
Freeven pro 1.2-codedownloader.exe
Freeven pro-firefoxinstaller.exe
5361a527-1bd3-4fba-aaec-8e4cdcf8b63e-3.exe
freeven-firefoxinstaller.exe
f7ad95ee-5d85-4b26-b76f-25e90ce6de26-3.exe
f7ad95ee-5d85-4b26-b76f-25e90ce6de26-5.exe
876060ec-8e3d-4a92-b7d2-5d482f38874c-5.exe
905be836-b0dc-452a-a46c-7eba1ce8d790-4.exe
5f8261d5-5589-42ca-b905-285ec40413eb-4.exe
9c402e05-3dbb-480c-ac63-356184b4cc5b-3.exe
Fre_Ven_s Pro 23-nova.exe
414b386e-3a42-4bfc-803f-586238088491-5.exe
5f8261d5-5589-42ca-b905-285ec40413eb-2.exe
42eb3b00-924f-4e54-aa43-b49479490c32-3.exe
10348d99-5fbe-4e76-93c7-38e3385833c9-4.exe
f7ad95ee-5d85-4b26-b76f-25e90ce6de26-4.exe
905be836-b0dc-452a-a46c-7eba1ce8d790-2.exe
1f567b08-c91b-454f-ace4-34351dc3cea4-5.exe
1f567b08-c91b-454f-ace4-34351dc3cea4-3.exe
f60f16fa-4f30-455f-8bc1-8d90496ebf71-3.exe
freeven-updater.exe
freeven-codedownloader.exe
5361a527-1bd3-4fba-aaec-8e4cdcf8b63e-5.exe
f53b49a1-8770-4d7e-ad76-52062595956c-5.exe
Freeven Pro 1.4-codedownloader.exe
8aec4433-4737-4677-8a6d-745a9f2203b9-4.exe
ceb2f472-5110-437a-94e5-78c13a2b8fac-2.exe
cfb73d43-78a8-4543-90a8-bf14ed7ec3d1-5.exe
905be836-b0dc-452a-a46c-7eba1ce8d790-3.exe
1f567b08-c91b-454f-ace4-34351dc3cea4-4.exe
f53b49a1-8770-4d7e-ad76-52062595956c-3.exe
5361a527-1bd3-4fba-aaec-8e4cdcf8b63e-2.exe
ceb2f472-5110-437a-94e5-78c13a2b8fac-4.exe
f53b49a1-8770-4d7e-ad76-52062595956c-4.exe
Freeven Pro 1.4-enabler.exe
42eb3b00-924f-4e54-aa43-b49479490c32-2.exe
f60f16fa-4f30-455f-8bc1-8d90496ebf71-2.exe
e6596f79-bc08-4bd1-aa15-bce4ff3ed5fa-4.exe
42eb3b00-924f-4e54-aa43-b49479490c32-4.exe
Freeven Pro 1.4-chromeinstaller.exe
Freeven pro 1.2-chromeinstaller.exe
ddab96e5-7b8c-4f61-822d-01ea8ef62b38-3.exe
cfb73d43-78a8-4543-90a8-bf14ed7ec3d1-2.exe
f26487fb-3732-4480-917d-bd247ee7864a-4.exe
f60f16fa-4f30-455f-8bc1-8d90496ebf71-5.exe
Freeven pro-updater.exe
82ae69f3-1d7e-4dcd-9988-2754b1ab4ab5-3.exe
82ae69f3-1d7e-4dcd-9988-2754b1ab4ab5-5.exe
a4e5f75f-8407-47aa-84e9-6411e0afa4e1-3.exe
f26487fb-3732-4480-917d-bd247ee7864a-5.exe
Freeven Pro 1.4-updater.exe
5361a527-1bd3-4fba-aaec-8e4cdcf8b63e-4.exe
e6596f79-bc08-4bd1-aa15-bce4ff3ed5fa-3.exe
414b386e-3a42-4bfc-803f-586238088491-3.exe
freeven-chromeinstaller.exe
Freeven pro-codedownloader.exe
Freeven Pro 1.3-firefoxinstaller.exe
905be836-b0dc-452a-a46c-7eba1ce8d790-5.exe
freeven-enabler.exe
1a7b6d14-5032-407e-918a-1cdab2120f8e-3.exe
876060ec-8e3d-4a92-b7d2-5d482f38874c-3.exe
9c402e05-3dbb-480c-ac63-356184b4cc5b-4.exe
Freeven pro 1.2-updater.exe
10348d99-5fbe-4e76-93c7-38e3385833c9-3.exe
9c402e05-3dbb-480c-ac63-356184b4cc5b-5.exe
14ecb001-f416-4a5e-b100-cc6e315349af-5.exe
d5c73c54-e5ea-4193-9d43-f8f427c16a1f-2.exe
Freeven Pro 1.4-firefoxinstaller.exe
Freeven Pro 1.3-updater.exe
ceb2f472-5110-437a-94e5-78c13a2b8fac-3.exe
cfb73d43-78a8-4543-90a8-bf14ed7ec3d1-3.exe
f60f16fa-4f30-455f-8bc1-8d90496ebf71-4.exe
42eb3b00-924f-4e54-aa43-b49479490c32-5.exe
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