CACHES.DAT - Dangerous


Manual removal instructions:


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

How CACHES.DAT 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. CACHES.DAT could also infect your computer by exploiting a security vulnerability of your Web browser or one of its plugins. If this is the case, CACHES.DAT would be injected into a Web page, and could get to your PC when you visited a malicious or hacked Web site. CACHES.DAT 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 CACHES.DAT on my computer?

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

How to remove CACHES.DAT?

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

Use this guide to remove CACHES.DAT manually:

STEP 1: Uninstall CACHES.DAT 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 CACHES.DAT in their description. Discover the directories where such processes start. Search for random or strange file names.

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

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Disable the services with random names or contains CACHES.DAT 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 CACHES.DAT from scheduled task list.

Delete any task related to CACHES.DAT. Disable unknown tasks with random names.

STEP 5: Clear the Windows registry from CACHES.DAT virus.

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

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Find and delete all keys/values contains CACHES.DAT.

STEP 6: Check your shortcuts on your desktop and in the Start menu for CACHES.DAT 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.

CACHES.DAT is related to: CACHES.DAT.

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