Steps by step removal method of Riskware.AdWare.Win32!IK

Need assistance agains!!! This time I need help about Riskware.AdWare.Win32!IK removal. As I think this threat comes in my PC two days before with a graphic design software, but not confirm. The anti-malware program detects its presence couple of hours ago. What should I do now to remove Riskware.AdWare.Win32!IK easily and effectively? Please suggest.

Riskware.AdWare.Win32!IK, one of the seriously threat for Windows supported PC. This threat is capable to create issues with all version of Windows OS such as XP, 7, 8, 10 and other. As this threat gets into the PC by any source put affect on all installed browser (Internet Explorer, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Google Chrome etc) without considering there version. In all these browsers this annoying adware program does modification and put the PC on risk. There (browsers) home page and appearance setting get altered by it. After this Riskware.AdWare.Win32!IK begins to fill complete web page of each working browser with lucrative ads and pop-up. It is recommended to not continue with single ads as you may fall in more critical problem. The ads and pop-up are coded to initiate drive-by-download, redirection of browser, raise of more pop-up etc.

Commonly a web user get trapped by its commercial ads which comes on screen as coupons, offers, banners, deals, promo code etc. In its presence, none of the information will be safe as it track them all without any notification and permission. Therefore, to get rid of related issues completely from windows PC you are suggested to remove Riskware.AdWare.Win32!IK. For its removal you can go with manual removal method which is provided bellow. If you face problem at any level of manual removal then go with Windows Scanner, one of the effective anti-spyware program for threat like Riskware.AdWare.Win32!IK.


Learn To Remove Riskware.AdWare.Win32!IK Using Manual Methods

Phase 1 : Show Hidden Files To Delete Riskware.AdWare.Win32!IK Related Files And Folders

1. For Windows 8 or 10 Users : From the Ribbon’s View in My PC click on Options icon.

Folder search option Win 10 or 8

2. For Windows 7 or Vista Users : Open My Computer and tap on Organize button on the upper left corner and then to Folder and Search Options from the drop down menu.

Folder search options Win vista or 7

3. Now go to the View tab and enable Show hidden files and folder options and then uncheck the Hide protected system operating files checkbox option below.

Folder and Search options step 3

4. Finally look for any suspicious files in the hidden folders as given below and delete it.


  • %AppData%\[adware_name]
  • %Temp%\[adware_name]
  • %LocalAppData%\[adware_name].exe
  • %AllUsersProfile%random.exe
  • %CommonAppData%\[adware_name]

Phase 2 : Get Rid of Riskware.AdWare.Win32!IK Related Extensions Related From Different Web Browsers

From Chrome :

1. Click on Menu icon, hover through More Tools then tap on Extensions.

chrome tools extensions

2. Now click on Trash icon on the extensions tab there next to suspicious extensions to remove it.

chrome extensions trash

From Internet Explorer :

1. Click on Manage add-ons option from the drop down menu on going through Gear icon.

IE manage add-ins

2. Now if you find any suspicious extension in the Toolbars and Extensions panel then right click on it and Delete option to remove it.

IE toolbar and extensions

From Mozilla Firefox :

1. Tap on Add-ons on going through Menu icon.

mozilla add-ons

2. In the Extensions tab click on Disable or Remove button next to Riskware.AdWare.Win32!IK related extensions to remove them.

mozilla extensions

From Opera :

1. Press Opera menu, hover to Extensions and then select Extensions manager there.

Opera Extension 1

2. Now if any browser extension looks suspicious to you then click on (X) button to remove it.

Opera Extension 2

From Safari :

1. Click Preferences… on going through Settings Gear icon.

safari settings - preferences

2. Now on Extensions tab click on Uninstall button to remove it.

Safari Extension tab

From Microsoft Edge :

Note:–As there is no option for Extension Manager in Microsoft Edge so in order to sort out issues related with adware programs in MS Edge you can change its default homepage and search engine.

Change Default Homepage of Ms Edge –

1. Click on More(…) followed by Settings and then to Start page under Open With section.

Microsoft Edge View advanced settings

2. Now select View advanced settings button and then in Search in the address bar with section, you can select Google or any other homepage as your preference.

Ms Edge Homepage 2

Change Default Search Engine Settings of Ms Edge –

1. Select More(…) then Settings followed by View advanced settings button.

Microsoft Edge View advanced settings

2. Under Search in the address bar with box click on <Add new>. Now you can choose from the available list of search providers or add you preferred search engine and click Add as default.

Ms Edge Search Engine 2

Phase 3 : Block Unwanted Pop-ups from Riskware.AdWare.Win32!IK On Different Web Browsers

1. Google Chrome : Click Menu icon → Settings → Show advanced settings… → Content Settings… under Privacy section → enable Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended) option → Done.

Chrome Block pop-ups

2. Mozilla Firefox : Tap on Menu icon → Options → Content panel → check Block pop-up windows in Pop-ups section.

Mozilla Block Pop-ups in Content tab

3. Internet Explorer : Click Gear Settings icon → Internet Options → in Privacy tab enable Turn on Pop-up Blocker under Pop-up Blocker Section.

Pop-up Blocker Internet Explorer

4. Microsoft Edge : Press More(…) option → Settings → View advanced settings → toggle on Block pop-ups.

Ms Edge Block Pop-ups

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