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Arcade Candy Games

Alias: Arcade Candy Games, ArcadeCandy Games

Description: Arcade Candy Games is an adware program that offers free arcade games in return for taking over your search settings and redirecting them to their affiliates. Arcade Candy Games may also add a browser / toolbar hijacker for Internet Explorer, FireFox and Chrome.

Threat type:

Adware - Adware is a software application which displays advertisements on your computer. Advertisements can be displayed through pop-up / pop-under windows, additional bars or toolbars, underlined links or buttons that appear on a computer screen. Adware applications include additional code that delivers the ads. Adware authors earn money when users click on those ads. Occasionally, adware includes code that tracks user's site visits and passes it to third parties without the user's permission or knowledge.

Search Hijacker - A Search Hijacker redirects your Google, Yahoo, Bing and other search engine search results to unfamiliar websites. Search Hijacker infections are usually the result of a malware infection. Takes control of your browser's default search engine. The search results may not necessarily be the best fit as those usually come from paid advertisements, as issued to you by the Hijacker authors. Search hijackers prevent you from changing your browser's default search engine, and they tend to slow down PC performance.


Advice: Remove This is a very high risk threat and should be removed immediately as to prevent harm to your computer and / or to protect your privacy.

Detection:
SpyNoMore removes Arcade Candy Games: Yes

Threat risk: High Risk
Remove Arcade Candy Games, Arcade Candy Games Remover
Very dangerous malware. Can log user's keyboard activity and take snapshots of the user's screen. Uses stealth installation and removal is very difficult. Category includes spyware programs, adware programs and trojans.

Symptoms:

Arcade Candy Games redirects your search results.



Arcade Candy Games Signature Details: The following information includes some of the standard signatures associated with this spyware threat. Please do not attempt to manually remove these items from your computer; Removing these items incorrectly or partially can cause your computer to experience critical errors, prevent your computer from restarting or cause loss of Internet connectivity. Should you be infected with Arcade Candy Games, you can clean your computer by downloading SpyNoMore now.

Running Process Signatures:
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File Signatures:
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Registered Dll (Dynamic Link Library) Signatures:
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Folder Signatures:
C:\Users\%profile%\AppData\Local\ArcadeCandy\candyEX.dll

Registry Signatures:
BHO: ArcadeCandy Games - {AB6BD08C-DB6B-4F02-8A22-4BD343E990FF} - C:\Users\%profile%\AppData\Local\ArcadeCandy\candyEX.dll

SpyNoMore Collected Residual File Signatures:
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See Also:
Drop Down Deals
CodecV
Searchnu.com
MySweetDeals.org
MyFunDeals.info
DotSpot Toolbar
EasyA-Z.com
DeGo Toolbar
Giant Savings
Savings Sidekick

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