There are a lot of adware viruses on the internet. Cyber criminals are getting money from users, who are clicking on ads and pop-ups. WinRange.exe process is considered as an adware and a potentially unwanted program. In this removal tutorial, you will see how to remove this kind of dangerous program from your computer.
The WinRange.exe malicious process is located in %programfiles%\WinRange folder. This executable file has signed certificates of different companies that are connected with some other adware\malware programs. Here is a list of files that are also connected to this program:
%programfiles%\WinRange\WINRANGESYNC.EXE %programfiles%\WinRange\WINRANGE.EXE %programfiles%\WinRange\LIBCEF.DLL %programfiles%\WinRange\LIBGLESV2.DLL %programfiles%\WinRange\D3DCOMPILER_43.DLL %programfiles%\WinRange\D3DCOMPILER_47.DLL %programfiles%\WinRange\LIBCURL.DLL %programfiles%\WinRange\LIBEGL.DLL %programfiles%\WinRange\LOG4CPLUSU.DLL %programfiles%\WinRange\UNINSTALL.EXE %programfiles%\WinRange\WIDEVINECDMADAPTER.DLL %programfiles%\WinRange\WINRANGETASK.EXE %programfiles%\WinRange\WOW_HELPER.EXE %programfiles%\WinRange\Plugins\PEPFLASHPLAYER.DLL
Hackers and cyber criminals are also trying to use a lot of different ways to spread their malicious programs among users. And in case with WinRange.exe, this program is often wrapped in the installation of another program that may be downloaded from lots od suspicious websites on the internet. Also, this adware program can be downloaded from viral redirects and phishing pop-ups.
You will start to notice the first symptoms after the installation of WinRange.exe adware. Your browser will start to show you various ads and pop-ups with “special offers” and “discounts”. Because of this behavior, your computer will start to work slower, WinRange.exe process will consume some of your CPU performance to generate these adverts in your computer. It is dangerous to click on such ads, you will be instantly redirected on other pages, that may appear to be viral and phishing. These are the reasons why we advise you to remove WinRange.exe process from your system and clear your computer from all adware program that may be inside. To do that, just follow the steps from removal guide below.
Automatic removal tool for WinRange.exe adware:
Step by step instructions how to remove WinRange.exe adware.
- First of all, you need to download and install GridinSoft Anti-Malware.
- Then you should choose “Quick scan” or “Full scan”.
- Run to scan your computer system with it.
- After the scan is completed, you need to click on “Apply” button to remove WinRange.exe adware:
- 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 WinRange.exe adware 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:
The useful and interesting function may allow people to prevent install of malicious software. It means, when you will try to install some suspicious file, Real-Time Protection will block this installation attempt ahead of time. NOTE! If users want to allow the dangerous program to be installed, they may choose “Ignore this file” button. In case, if you want to terminate malicious program, you must select “Confirm”.