How to delete mahcul.exe virus from your PC?

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The process called mahcul.exe (or mahcul64.exe in 64-bit operating system) can be easily traced through the Task Manager program of your computer. When you find this process and right-click on it, you will see that it leads you to Shopperz adware. And you will see the bunch of Ads by Shopperz to pop up in your system.


mahcul.exe

mahcul.exe

To get rid of Ads by Shopperz one will need to remove mahcul.exe and other malicious files and registry entries related to this adware. Definitely, to look for the information with so many Ads by Shopperz is not a very pleasant experience. You will notice that these ads are very massive and definitely distract your attention considerably.

How does mahcul.exe get into my system?

Shopperz adware with its mahcul.exe process often penetrates into PCs through integration with many other free applications. Users who spend a lot of time downloading and installing freeware need to make sure they do not permit any concealed installations to occur in their computers without their own consent or permission. So, please be very careful while you surf the web.

How to remove mahcul.exe?

If you detect mahcul.exe 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 mahcul.exe:

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Automatic removal instructions:

  • Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
  • Apply actions by Trojan Killer

  • Shut down all your browsers.
  • In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
  • Tool to reset browser settings with Trojan Killer

  • Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
  • Options to reset browsers

  • Restart your computer.

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with mahcul.exe 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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Trojan Killer

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):

Malicious item blocked by Trojan Killer

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