The ArcadeCake is considered as an adware and a potentially unwanted program. This program is supposed to allow you play online games, but it also shows you a lot of annoying and ads and pop-ups. It has lots of ways to break inside of your computer and attach itself to your browser as an extension. You will see ads and pop-ups all over your browser window. This adware might present a potential threat to your system security and help cyber criminals to steal your identity or infect your computer with malicious programs.
The most effective and common way of installation is a bundling method. Most users are not paying attention to the installation process of free software programs that were downloaded from a shady and unreliable websites, which allows ArcadeCake to be installed along with other programs unnoticed. Thi adware also using torrent, email spam messaging to spread itself and adverts among users.
After successful installation, ArcadeCake will start to generate ads and pop-ups in your browser window. Not only these ads will decrease your computers” working speed, it will redirect you to potentially viral websites when you left click on them. This is one of the most common tricks to make user open the viral web page and generate traffic on it. Visiting these websites is a risk for you safety and privacy. You could catch infected file that will install more malware programs on your computer. That is why we advise you to remove ArcadeCake adware from your computer as soon as possible and check you system for more malicious programs in. Follow the removal guide below and the steps below.
ArcadeCake automatic removal tool:
ArcadeCake removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with ArcadeCake in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware 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:
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 Anti-Malware 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):