Useful Tips on Getting Rid of Adware Win32.fraud – Adware Removal Instructions

By | May 15, 2015

Getting annoyed with Win32.fraud? Does it keep displaying pesky pop-ups when browsing pages? Can’t remove it with antivirus? If you do have these problems, you must have become the target of Win32.fraud.

Presenting tons of pop-up ads is one feature of Win32.fraud, an adware aims to hijack users’ browsers. Bundling with free software becomes the way it sneaks into your computer. After being installed, it will try to modify your default settings so as to replace your homepage and default search engine without your permission. In this case, you may get further infection by using these dubious sites to search for information. Besides, your pages will be redirected to malicious websites that may put your computer in danger like dragging the speed of your computer performance, corrupting your system data and taking control of your computer completely. Win32.fraud can also add undesired programs on your extensions or add-ons after tracking your browsing history and collecting your browsing habits. In addition, it has the ability to open the backdoor and allow remote hackers to attack your compromised computer. The cyber criminals behind this adware aim to spy on your online activities, collect your personal information and even steal your banking accounts.

If you don’t want to be bothered by Win32.fraud, you’d better to avoid being installed this adware. Every free software, shared files like music and movies can be the medium of Win32.fraud. All you have to do is to pay more attention on the installer of free software because the default option is always installing potentially unwanted programs. Usually, custom or advanced option is offered, and please makes sure you did not select default option. Win32.fraud is very smart for its capability to prevent being caught, so you are highly recommended to use a professional removal tool like SpyHunter to remove this adware completely from your PC.

Manual Removal

STEP 1:Uninstall the program

  • Press Windows + R .

windows +R

  • Type control in the blank.

run control

  • Click Programs and Features.

programs and features

  • Select the target program and click Uninstall.


STEP 2: Delete all registry entries

  • Press Windows + R keys
  • Type regidit in the blank and you will see the box below

registry editor1

  • Delete related files:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run\random.exe"
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\random
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run \Regedit32
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 1

STEP 3: Remove from browsers( Google Chrome,Mozilla Firefox,Internet Explorer)

Google Chrome

  • Click the top-right button and choose Settings.

google chorme settings

  • Select the target program under the Extensions tab.
  • Check Enable and click the Remove icon.

google chrome extensions

Mozilla Firefox

  • Click the Menu on the top-right corner.
  • Choose Add-ons.


  • Under the tab Extensions, choose the target program and click Remove.

firefox extensions

Internet Explorer

  • Click the button on the top-right corner.
  • Choose Manage add-ons.

IE add-on

  • Under the tab Toolbars and Extensions, Select the target program and click Disable.


Automatic Removal (Remove with SpyHunter)

  • Click the button below to download SpyHunter.

download  B3

  • Click Start New Scan to scan your PC completely.

spyhunter scan

  • Wait for several minutes to scan.


  • Click Fix Threats to finish the removal.

last step

After the removal, you need to optimize your system with RegCure Pro.

  • Click the button below to download RegCure Pro.

regcure pro download

  • Follow the steps to finish the installation.

RegCure Pro 2

  • Scanning your PC by clicking the button System Scan.

System Scan by RegCurePro

  • Click Fix All to finish the optimization.

RegCure Pro 5


Manual removal requires proficient computer skills, but if you are not, automatic removal with SpyHunter is the best choice for you.

What can SpyHunter do for you:

  • Scan your computer completely.
  • Clean the threats of your PC.
  • Backup your important files.

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