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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

Elements Peruse

There is no doubt that Elements Peruse was built using the Injekt engine. This infamous engine is known because of the hundreds of advertising-supported programs that were created using it. Whether or not all of these programs belong to the same developer is unknown; however, it is obvious that every single one of them is unpredictable. Do you feel comfortable running unpredictable software on your PC? If you do not, you need to eliminate it as soon as possible. Of course, at first, you need to recognize that the software active on your PC is unpredictable and potentially dangerous. If you know that this adware was installed onto your computer without permission, you must need no other reason to remove Elements Peruse from your PC. However, if you do not know why this program is considered dangerous, you need to continue reading.

Are you familiar with elementsperuse.com? Computer users cannot download Elements Peruse from this website, which is why it is unlikely that many of them will be familiar with this website. Although we do not have much use for this website, it provides a Privacy Policy, and that is very important. We are sure that most users would not install the ad-supported program if they were familiar with the information provided in this document. For example, this document reveals that personally identifiable information – which is recorded if user provides it – can be obtained by other parties for the purposes of marketing and advertising. Did you expect to see ads when installing this program? Whatever you might have been promised, the services of Elements Peruse are not meant to assist you. This ad-supported program was created, first and foremost, to create an advertising platform for suspicious advertisers.

750a8456-b13b-4491-8d8e-9f65d4fa5eb2.dll is the DLL file that presents the Internet Explorer extension, and firefox@www.elementsperuse.com.xpi is the file that is associated with the Mozilla Firefox extension. Analogous files were found when analyzing Pop Bubbles, Search Window, Splendor Search, and other Injekt-based adware. Although the files of Elements Peruse are signed by Symphony Queen – and we have not encountered this name before – this simply proves that this adware was created using the Injekt engine. Unfortunately, this alone is enough to decide upon the fate of this ad-supported program. Every single program associated with this engine was found to collect information and use it to present attractive ads, not all of which are reliable and beneficial. Unfortunately, it is highly possible that you will encounter unreliable ads associated with virtual scams or useless services and products. This means that Elements Peruse is not only intrusive but also useless and possibly dangerous.

Before we show you how to delete Elements Peruse, you need to answer this question: How did this adware enter your operating system? We know it did not come from an official source because, as stated previously, the official site does not provide an installer. Did you install this adware bundled with other programs? If you did, it is important that you are able to identify every single one of them. The removal of undesirable software is a complicated process that can change immensely due to the nature of certain programs. In fact – if we are talking about manual removal – it is highly unlikely that one single method will cover all threats. It is more likely that you will need to employ different methods and perform different steps to eliminate all infections. Of course, you do not need to stick with manual removal. Instead of uninstalling adware or using the guide below, you can entrust an anti-malware tool.

If you want to keep your operating system protected, it is high time you installed a good security tool. A reliable anti-malware, such as SpyHunter, can eliminate malware and keep it away in the future. Sure, the removal of Elements Peruse is not very complicated, and most users will choose to uninstall it manually. However, are you confident that you will be able to eliminate the remaining threats and protect your Windows operating system from their attacks in the future? If you are not so sure, we strongly advise installing a trusted anti-malware tool as soon as possible. If you have questions about the software you should use or even the removal process, you can post them below.

Removal Option 1

Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista

  1. Simultaneously tap Win+R keys to launch the RUN dialog box.
  2. Type Control Panel and click OK.
  3. Navigate to the Uninstall a program menu.
  4. Identify the unwanted program, right-click it, and choose Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start icon on the Taskbar to open a menu.
  2. Open the Control Panel menu.
  3. Double-click the Add or Remove Programs icon.
  4. Select the unwanted program and click the Remove button.

Removal Option 2

  1. Launch RUN (simultaneously tap Win+R).
  2. Enter regedit.exe and click OK.
  3. Right-click and Delete these registry keys:
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\elementsperuse
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\elementsperuse
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\elements peruse
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Service Mgr elementsperuse
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Update Mgr elementsperuse
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Service Mgr elementsperuse
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Update Mgr elementsperuse
  4. Click the Edit tab on the menu bar at the top and choose Find.
  5. Find and Delete these CLSIDs:
    • {A1474E10-FF33-40AE-8727-56344631C566}
    • {C1C0BE8B-6BC8-4626-8CA6-C7B0CB305337}
    • {750a8456-b13b-4491-8d8e-9f65d4fa5eb2}
  6. Launch Explorer (simultaneously tap Win+E).
  7. Enter these directories into the address bar and Delete the elements peruse folder:
    • %Program Files%
    • %Temp%
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