How to remove mahcul.exe virus?

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The alternative name for mahcul.exe is called mahcul64.exe. So, what exactly does this file stand for and why exactly do we consider it as malicious? This tutorial will give you the answers to all these questions and will also help you to find out how to remove this annoying application from your computer.


It is very important to know that mahcul.exe (or mahcul64.exe) process is related to Shopperz adware. You might see the bunch of these intrusive advertisements brought or powered by Shopperz in your browser. By the way, this process mahcul.exe is one of the programs causing such advertisements in your PC.

Definitely, looking the information online with so many Ads by Shoppers is a very annoying practice. To fix this issue, we recommend you to follow the removal guide below that will help you to delete Shopperz adware with the help of a proven antispyware software called GridinSoft AntiMalware. You will need to remove all the infections it finds (with its full registered version) and to reset your browsers with its help.

Mahcul.exe automatic removal tool:

Mahcul.exe removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft Trojan Killer and scan your computer with it.
  • Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by Trojan Killer

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Trojan Killer click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of Trojan Killer to 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:
  • Options to reset browsers with Trojan Killer

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Mahcul.exe in the future.

GridinSoft Trojan Killer 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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Trojan Killer

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 Trojan Killer 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):

Malicious item blocked by Trojan Killer

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