Manual removal instructions:


PCHANDLLER.LNK is reported and classified as malicious program (malware). PCHANDLLER.LNK actively resists detection and employs a number of techniques to ensure that you cannot remove PCHANDLLER.LNK from infected computers.

How PCHANDLLER.LNK got on your computer?

Phishing is the most common way for malware to infect computers. It could be a fake email message that appears to be originated from Microsoft Customer Service, eBay, PayPal, Amazon, or even your bank or insurance company. Fake emails that appear to come from the police, the FBI and other government entities were also reported. PCHANDLLER.LNK could also infect your computer by exploiting a security vulnerability of your Web browser or one of its plugins. If this is the case, PCHANDLLER.LNK would be injected into a Web page, and could get to your PC when you visited a malicious or hacked Web site. PCHANDLLER.LNK can be distributed with legitimate software that is repackaged by the scammers. It could be downloaded from warez Web sites or download archives.

How do you know you have PCHANDLLER.LNK on my computer?

PCHANDLLER.LNK works in background. It does not appear as a window, does not have a shortcut. PCHANDLLER.LNK hides its existence from your eyes.

How to remove PCHANDLLER.LNK?

It may not be easy! Be careful! Make a full backup of your PC before starting.

Use this guide to remove PCHANDLLER.LNK manually:

STEP 1: Uninstall PCHANDLLER.LNK using Windows uninstallation applet (use Add/Remove Programs or Uninstall Program or Apps & features).

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STEP 2: Open Task Manager and close all processes, related to PCHANDLLER.LNK in their description. Discover the directories where such processes start. Search for random or strange file names.

Remove PCHANDLLER.LNK virus from running processes Remove PCHANDLLER.LNK virus from running processes.

STEP 3: Inspect the Windows services. Press Win+R, type in: services.msc and press OK.

Remove PCHANDLLER.LNK virus from Windows services Remove PCHANDLLER.LNK virus from Windows services.

Disable the services with random names or contains PCHANDLLER.LNK in it's name or description.

STEP 4: After that press Win+R, type in: taskschd.msc and press OK to open Windows Task Scheduler.

Remove PCHANDLLER.LNK from scheduled task list.

Delete any task related to PCHANDLLER.LNK. Disable unknown tasks with random names.

STEP 5: Clear the Windows registry from PCHANDLLER.LNK virus.

Press Win+R, type in: regedit.exe and press OK.

Remove PCHANDLLER.LNK virus from Windows registry Remove PCHANDLLER.LNK virus from Windows registry.

Find and delete all keys/values contains PCHANDLLER.LNK.

STEP 6: Check your shortcuts on your desktop and in the Start menu for PCHANDLLER.LNK presence. Fix infected shortcuts.

STEP 7: Remove a virus from Google Chrome.

STEP 8: Remove a virus from Internet Explorer.

STEP 9: Remove a virus from Mozilla Firefox.

STEP 10: And at the end, clear your basket, temporal files, browser's cache.



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