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Are you getting popups from AntiSpywareExpert? Have you identified that you have AntiSpywareExpert installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove AntiSpywareExpert completely from your computer?
Why should you remove AntiSpywareExpert?
If AntiSpywareExpert resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that AntiSpywareExpert may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking AntiSpywareExpert removal process.
How can you manually remove AntiSpywareExpert
Manual removal of AntiSpywareExpert may not be for everyone. Each manual AntiSpywareExpert removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic AntiSpywareExpert removal process.
AntiSpywareExpert can be removed manually by following the steps below.
- With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
- Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
- Locate AntiSpywareExpert in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find AntiSpywareExpert, you can continue to step 5.
- Restart your computer.
- Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
- Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
- Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this,
then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.AntiSpywareExpertHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\AntiSpywareExpertHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AntiSpywareExpertMicrosoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MenuOrder\Start Menu2\Programs\AntiSpywareExpert
You may need to return to this removal process for removing AntiSpywareExpert. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.
Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process
Delete all of the following files that are associated with AntiSpywareExpert from your computer.AntiSpywareExpertAntiSpywareExpert 7.3.exeAntiSpywareExpert 7.3.urlAntiSpywareExpert.exeAntiSpywareExpert.lnkASE_Setup_Free.exeASE_Setup_Free.exeUninstall AntiSpywareExpert.lnk
If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.
If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with AntiSpywareExpert, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.
Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"
After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with AntiSpywareExpert by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\AntiSpywareExpert folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.
Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed AntiSpywareExpert completely from your computer. If you find that AntiSpywareExpert is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic AntiSpywareExpert removal process.