How to Remove ArcadeSwim Ads Permanently

Posted by John Larkin - September 2, 2016

More Information about ArcadeSwim

ArcadeSwim is an irritating adware program that falls into the category of potentially unwanted program. Mostly, it aims at targeting these main web browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari, and Mozilla Firefox. You may see its logan “Website navigation is enhanced with ArcadeSwim.” on its own home page. Primarily, ArcadeSwim tends to collect benefit by displaying advertisements and redirecting your web browser to some other commercial websites.

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Basically, you may let this virus arrive on your computer without any awareness. This may make you fail to remove it in time because you won’t notice its existence until you are annoyed by the ArcadeSwim ads on your browser. The pop-up of ArcadeSwim ads are not only annoying, but also slow down the PC performance. ArcadeSwim wastes you a lot of time by redirecting your desired websites to unwanted pages frequently. So, you have to try many times if you want to open a target website. Moreover, launching the Windows will cost you forever because ArcadeSwim takes up lots of system resources to run its processes. To stop the chaos caused by ArcadeSwim, you must remove this adware completely from PC first.

Screenshot of ArcadeSwim Virus

ArcadeSwim will do harm to Windows system:

1. ArcadeSwim alters system start-up items and browser settings.
2. ArcadeSwim installs extra unwanted programs to computers.
3. ArcadeSwim generates plenty of unwanted pop-up advertisements on various web browsers.
4. ArcadeSwim uses security vulnerabilities to help other nasty viruses enter the compromised PC.
5. ArcadeSwim tracks users’ browsing traces for collecting personal information.

ArcadeSwim Virus Manual Removal Tips

As mentioned above, ArcadeSwim virus is able to slow down computer performance and cause more unexpected problems. If you want to keep the system secure, you will need to take steps to get rid of ArcadeSwim as soon as possible. But one thing you should pay attention to is that ArcadeSwim manual removal may be complex and difficult. Hence, you can utilize this Automatic Virus Remover to do the job if you want to get rid of ArcadeSwim virus and other hidden unwanted programs completely and avoid more troubles.

STEP 1

Check out Add/Remove Programs on the Control Panel and uninstall suspicious programs that cause annoying pop-up ads.

a. Click Start Menu > click Control Panel > click Uninstall a program.

b. Find out ArcadeSwim and those recently installed programs. Right-click on the selected program and choose Uninstall.

STEP 2

Delete all unwanted and malicious add-ons and extensions from IE, Chrome and Firefox.

Internet Explorer

a. Click Tools to open a menu, and click Manage add-ons.

b. Click Tools and Extensions in the left panel, and then select ArcadeSwim and other unknown add-ons, remove them by clicking on Disable button.

c. Click Tools again and select Internet Options.

d. Move to Advanced tab and then click Reset button, a new window will open. Check Delete personal settings and click Reset button.

Mozilla Firfox

a. Open Firefox browser, press Ctrl + Shift + A keys together to enter Firefox Extension panel.
b. Click ArcadeSwim and other unwanted add-ons, remove them by clicking Remove button.

c. Click on Firefox button, and move to Help > click Troubleshooting Information.

d. Click Reset Firefox button.

Google Chrome

a. Click the menu icon, move to More tools and click Extensions.
b. Choose ArcadeSwim and other suspicious add-ons, remove them by clicking the Trash icon.

c. Click the menu icon and choose Settings.
d. Click Show advanced settings

e. Scroll down the page and click Reset settings button.

f. Click Reset when the warning pops up.

STEP 3

Remove all files of ArcadeSwim from the Operating System.

a. Open Run box by hitting Windows and R keys simultaneously.

b. Type a command regedit to the box and click OK.

c. In Registry Editor, remove the files as shown below:

 
C:programappdataRoamingArcadeSwimuninst.exe
HKCUSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionuninstall [random]
HKCUSOFTWAREMICROSOFTWindowsCurrentVersionDisallowRun [random]

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