The Application.Win32.Multiplug is a deadly dangerous computer infection categorized as an adware virus. This malicious application is developed by the international hackers with the clear motive of promoting third party objectives. This dangerous adware infection always slips inside the system without getting the consent of the user, and start performing illegal activities to destroy the system. Basically this virus is designed to run annoying pop-up ads on the screen of the infected machine. With the help of these pop-up ads, the developers try to drive traffic on their affiliate sites and make profits. As most of the system resources are eaten by the Application.Win32.Multiplug.CT due to which the speed along with overall performance of the system reduced significantly. Whenever you try to open a website, you will be automatically redirected towards unknown phishing websites. You will also notice new toolbars and various other changes on the main interface of your browser window. It has the ability to record your browsing history and steal your personal details including credit card numbers, bank account credentials, and email passwords.
Removal of Application.Win32.Multiplug.CT
After confirming the presence of the Application.Win32.Multiplug.CT in your computer, you have to remove this adware through an effective method without wasting any further time. There is an automatic removal method available in which you have to download an automatic removal tool. Besides that, there is a manual removal process also available for the experienced computer users. The steps involved in the manual removal of Application.Win32.Multiplug.CT are as under:-
Change the Mode of Operation from Normal to Safe Mode
Restart the infected computer to terminate the normal mode, and press the F8 key repeatedly while the system is restarting to access the boot options list. Select the safe mode option from the available list and hit the Enter key to access the system in the safe mode.
End the Malicious Processes
Once the system is accessed in the safe mode, you have to remove the associated processes of this adware infection. Hold the Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys together to open the task manager. Select the processes tab under the task manager window, and remove the following malicious processes before closing the task manager:-
- %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
Remove the Associated Data
Open the file explorer, proceed to the system files folder, and remove the following suspicious files associated with this nasty adware infection:-
Reverse the Modification in the Windows Registry
In the end, do not forget to clean the windows registry. Open the Start menu, select Run option, and type RegEdit before pressing OK button to access the registry editor. Find and remove the following corrupt entries by using the registry editor:-
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Application.Win32.Multiplug.CT\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe,0
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Application.Win32.Multiplug.CT\UninstallString “%AppData%[RANDOM CHARACTERS][RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\[RANDOM CHARACTERS] %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Application.Win32.Multiplug.CT\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
Reboot the system in the normal mode to analyze the success of the manual removal process. Update the existing antivirus, and run a full system scan on your computer if the virus is removed successfully.