Complete Guide to Remove Adware.Agent.PAP


​Adware.Agent.PAP identified as lethal adware infection capable of making destruction in infected system. Its intrusion mainly takes place in Windows computer via suspected resources such as freeware application, software bundler. Besides social engineering techniques have been used by its authors to distribute the malware. It often comes with displaying sponsored pop-ups, banners, coupons and so on. Basically this threat is supported by ad supported program which primary objective to get more and more web traffic and making money for unknown sites which the threat is actually sponsoring for. Moreover Adware.Agent.PAP tampered your searching information by rendering in-text ads, keywords advertisements etc. It transforms all the web page text into click-able hyper-links that redirect you undesirably.

Even more, Adware.Agent.PAP conveniences to upgrade pre-installed programs or installed other version them, but in reality this is another technique to trap users into fraud. Apart from displaying promotional ads, the threat is also able to mess up with system preset configuration. It makes modification in browser settings. Additionally Windows registry entries have been replaced with its own registry. It exploited the RAM with adding up tons of pop-ups in it. Furthermore the threat terminates processes that are running in the task manager. Consequently users would have to experience sluggish and weird performance of their compromised PC. It can penetrate the system with other harmful threats secretly. Coming to conclusion and that is this adware is very destructive in nature and it is pretty safe to remove Adware.Agent.PAP completely from PC.  


How to Uninstall Adware.Agent.PAP from Compromised System

Step:1 First of all, Reboot your PC in Safe Mode to make it safe from Adware.Agent.PAP

(this Guide illustrates how to restart Windows in Safe Mode in all versions.)

Step:2 Now you need to View all Hidden Files and Folders that exist on different drives

Step:3 Uninstall Adware.Agent.PAP from Control Panel

  • Press Start Key + R together and Type appwiz.cpl
  • appwiz

  • Now Press on OK
  • This will Open the Control Panel. Now look for Adware.Agent.PAP or any other Suspicious program
  • once found, Uninstall Adware.Agent.PAP ASAP
  • Step:4 How to Remove Adware.Agent.PAP from Startup Items

  • To Go to Startup Area, Click on Start Key + R
  • Type msconfig in the search area and click on Enter. A window will pop-out
  • Misconfig 1



  • In the Startup area, look for any suspicious Adware.Agent.PAP entries or that are from Unknown Manufacturers
  • (This is an important step and users are advised to monitor all items carefully over here before proceeding further.)
  • Step:5 How to Remove Adware.Agent.PAP from Localhost Files

  • Click on Start Key + R in Combination. Copy and Paste to Open hosts File
  • notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts
  • Soon, you will get a list of suspicious IP’s in the bottom of the screen
  • hosts_opt-1

  • this is quite helpful in knowing if your browser has been hacked
  • Steps 6: How to Remove Adware.Agent.PAP and Block Pop-ups on Browsers

    How to Remove Adware.Agent.PAP from IE

    Open IE and Click on Tools. Now Select Manage add-ons
    IE Extension 1

    In the pane, under Toolbars and Extensions, Choose the Adware.Agent.PAP extensions which is to be deleted

    IE toolbar and extensions

  • Now Click on Remove or Disable Option.
  • Press Tool button and Select Internet Option
  • Internet-options

  • This will lead you to the Tab, now Select Privacy Tab, Turn on Pop-up blocker by clicking on it.
  • IE-block-pop-ups


    How to Uninstall Adware.Agent.PAP from Google Chrome

  • Google Chrome is to be Opened
  • Now Click on menu present at the top right corner
  • Choose Tools >> Extensions
  • Select Adware.Agent.PAP related Extensions and now Click on Trash icon to remove Adware.Agent.PAP
  • chrome-extensions 2

  • Under Advanced Settings Option, Enable Do not allow any Site to Show pop-ups. Click on Ok to apply it.
  • Chrome-not-allow-pop-ups

    How to Block Adware.Agent.PAP on Mozilla FF

  • Select and Open Mozilla FF, Select Adware.Agent.PAP or other Add-ons by clicking on Menu button
  • Mozilla Addon 1

  • In the Add-ons Manager, Select the extension related to Adware.Agent.PAP.
  • Mozilla Addon 2

  • Now Click on Remove to delete Adware.Agent.PAP permanently
  • Also Select and Check mark “Block Pop-up Windows” under po-ups in the Content Tab
  • How to Get Rid of Adware.Agent.PAP on Edge on Win 10

  • First of all Open MS Edge and Click on “More actions(…)” link
  • Edge-1
  • Now Select and Click on Settings In Menu under “More Actions”
  • Edge-2

  • Under Settings, screen click on View Advanced Settings button
  • Edge-3

  • In Advanced Settings, turn on Block pop-ups by toggling button to ON
  • Edge4


    Following the above Manual Steps will be effective in blocking Adware.Agent.PAP. However, if you are unable to accomplish these steps, click the button given below to scan your PC


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