AccessPlugin is a type of spyware program that works like an ActiveX control, and has the ability to install a dialer program on your computer. This dialer program can dial phone numbers of the internet service providers without your permission. The internet service providers are the beneficiary of this spyware as your internet charges increased without your prior permission. This is a tricky ActiveX control plugin that can cause you financial loss.
Instructions to remove AccessPlugin
One of the easiest methods of getting rid of AccessPlugin is through accessing the windows registry, and removing the suspicious registry entries as well as files. First of all you have to press “Start” button, and choose “Run”. Type “RegEdit” in the box, and press ok in order to open the registry editor. In the registry editor you have to find the key “HKey_Local_Machine\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run” which is available on the right side of the panel box of the registry editor. You also have to find other suspicious entries such as HKey_Local_Machine\Software\webdialer, c:\xxxvideo.exe, and c:\hotporn.exe. Once you complete this process of deleting suspicious files, and entries, the following steps are much easier. The challenge for most novice users is to find and identify the suspicious files in the registry editor. You have to remove all the files with the name “CMB” or “Dialer” with the “exe” extension; however, you have to keep in mind that the names of the files are not enough to find the suspicious files. While deleting these files and entries you have to make sure that all the hidden files are also displayed. In order to delete the following folders, you can use windows explorer or any other file manager:-
Sometimes the AccessPlugin threat is of advanced nature, and you have to make extra efforts in order to find and delete the unwanted files, as well as registry entries.
Unregister the AccessPlugin
In order to unregister the AccessPlugin control, you have to restart your computer, and open DOS command prompt. If you have windows XP or ME, you should write “CMD”, and write “Command” for all other versions of the windows operating system, after that, you have to write the command cd:”%WinDir%\System” regsvr32/u ngd.dll. Keep in mind that when we write “%windir%” that means it is the windows system directory which is in most cases “C:\Windows”.
You have to remove AccessPlugin in a way that it not only stops running malicious processes on your computer, but it also helps you to get rid of the automatic web dialer. Initially removing the AccessPlugin control looks hard because it involves complicated processes, and the new users often found it difficult to remove this dangerous application. In that case, you can use the automatic tools available to remove the AccessPlugin spyware. These tools are designed in a way that any user can remove this threat from their computer completely in a few easy steps, and recover the PC from the damage done by the AccessPlugin Spyware. You have to find a trusted tool to remove this malicious application.