APPEROCOVQ is classified as Win32:PUP-gen (potentially unwanted program).
What is PUP?
PUP is crapware. APPEROCOVQ have several types of unwanted behaviour:
- Displaying popup ads.
- Hijacking your browser.
- Infecting your desktop shortcuts, etc.
- Inserting ads to the web pages.
APPEROCOVQ can redirect your browser search, collect your personal information and sell it for advertising.
APPEROCOVQ is usually hard in removing. Some people could not find uninstall program for APPEROCOVQ in the Control Panel.
Sometimes APPEROCOVQ uninstaller does not work.
How APPEROCOVQ got on my computer?
Usually you got APPEROCOVQ with as part of a bundle with another tool you downloaded from the Internet. Since APPEROCOVQ manufacturer pays software developers for distributing APPEROCOVQ within their applications, APPEROCOVQ is often included as part of the installer.
Usually, you have not only one APPEROCOVQ problem, but a bunch of similar WIN32:PUPs./p>
How to remove APPEROCOVQ?
Step-by-step Guide for manual removal of APPEROCOVQ:
- Uninstall APPEROCOVQ using Windows uninstallation applet (use Add/Remove Programs or Uninstall Program or Apps & features).
- Open Task Manager and terminatel "APPEROCOVQ" processes.
- Use Windows search to find and remove "APPEROCOVQ" files and folders.
- Run services.msc and disable a "APPEROCOVQ" Windows service.
- Execute taskschd.msc to get rid of "APPEROCOVQ" scheduled tasks.
- Open regedit.exe and delete APPEROCOVQ registry keys and values.
- Inspect the properties of your desktop and Start menu shortcutsfor APPEROCOVQ presence and "http://" links.
- Open your browser and disable APPEROCOVQ plugins. Disable all unknown plugins. Reset the browser settings.
- Clean your Recycle bin and temporary files.
- Restart your computer and check results.
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