How to Remove "Ads by MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W)" virus in 5 minutes? Use this Manual Removal Guide

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MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W) is classified as Win32:PUP-gen (potentially unwanted program).
What is PUP?
PUP is crapware. MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W) have several types of unwanted behaviour:

  1. Displaying popup ads.
  2. Hijacking your browser.
  3. Infecting your desktop shortcuts, etc.
  4. Inserting ads to the web pages.

MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W) can redirect your browser search, collect your personal information and sell it for advertising.
MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W) is usually hard in removing. Some people could not find uninstall program for MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W) in the Control Panel.
Sometimes MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W) uninstaller does not work.

How MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W) got on my computer?

Usually you got MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W) with as part of a bundle with another tool you downloaded from the Internet. Since MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W) manufacturer pays software developers for distributing MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W) within their applications, MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W) is often included as part of the installer.
Usually, you have not only one MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W) problem, but a bunch of similar WIN32:PUPs.

How to remove MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W)?

Step-by-step Guide for manual removal of MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W):

  1. Uninstall MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W) using Windows uninstallation applet (use Add/Remove Programs or Uninstall Program or Apps & features).
  2. Open Task Manager to kill all "MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W)" related processes.
  3. Use Windows search to find and remove "MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W)" files and folders.
  4. Run services.msc to disable a "MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W)" Windows service.
  5. Execute taskschd.msc to get rid of "MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W)" scheduled tasks.
  6. Open regedit.exe and delete MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W) registry keys and values.
  7. Check your shortcuts on your desktop and in the Start menu for MALICIOUS_CONFIDENCE_60% (W) presence. Fix infected shortcuts.
  8. Remove a virus from Google Chrome.
  9. Remove a virus from Internet Explorer.
  10. Remove a virus from Mozilla Firefox.
  11. Clean your Recycle bin and temporary files.

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