Arcade Candy by EpicPlay LLC is a new unwanted program. This is a browser extension that generally promises to enable access to numerous online game applications. But, it is a trick. Naive users may install it and get unpleasant surprises, such as pop up ads, sales, discounts, banners, etc.
So, the Arcade Candy is classified as an adware. Unfortunately, this program is a worthless for users and constantly display useless adverts on your online browsers, such as IE, Safari, Firefox, Opera, Chrome. Be aware, Arcade Candy may cause freeze of speed of your PC and also it may open backdoor to other malicious programs. You should delete it from computer to avoid other problems.
How does Arcade Candy get into my system?
Besides, internet surfers seldom download it from the official website to install on PC. Keep in mind, it is distributed via different monetization platforms while you install. Usually, it sneaks in personal computers comprised with other programs (may be freeware and shareware, but sometimes even regular and legitimate application may contain additional software, such as Arcade Candy malware). Be aware, that this program is widespread today. Thus, if you want to prevent re-infection your system you should take measures.
How to remove Arcade Candy?
If you detect Arcade Candy and don’t wish to keep it on your PC, then you can follow the removal guide given below to remove it. You may choose a manual method to delete this infection, but it should be reminded that, the manual removal is a cumbersome and risky task which must only be attempted by advanced users. If you are a novice user, it is a better option to use an automatic removal tool, for instance Trojan Killer by GridinSoft.
Removal tool for Arcade Candy:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Arcade Candy in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Trojan Killer and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):