Arcade Safari is the adware virus, which spreads in a bundle with freeware and shareware as addon, extension or toolbar. Once it gets installed on the computer, it immediately changes some of its settings and starts showing misleading pop-up ads, in-text advertisements, active words, banner advertisements and similar things that lead to the third party websites. During our test, Arcade Safari was promoting Text Enhance, which has already been included to our database months ago. Be aware that Arcade Safari affects all Internet browsers and can easily change your home page, default search engine or a new tab page. Though it looks like a funny free game provider, these games may additionally initiate problems on your computer. For example, you won't be capable to reach the site you want, or you will be continuously interrupted when browsing on the Internet. If you don't like this, we highly recommend to remove Arcade Safari with a help of updated anti-spyware.
Arcade Safari is distributed via freeware, which includes such programs for monetization purpose. If you want to prevent its infiltration, you should always unclick such components as Arcade Safari addon, Arcade Safari extension, Arcade Safari toolbar or Facebook add-on for free games. You will see them if you carefully monitor every installation window of your software. As soon as it gets inside, adware makes some system's changes and starts applying its unethical marketing techniques. If you have discovered Arcade Safari toolbar without downloading it, you should be careful because it may redirect you to insecure and commercial website. Please, remove Arcade Safari without any delay!
If you are infected with Arcade Safari adware, you should run a full system scan with SpyHunter in order to remove its files automatically. In addition, remove Arcade Safari, its add-on and fix your homepage/default search engine to start using your PC as always:
Click 'Start menu' -> 'Control Panel' -> 'Uninstall a Program' or 'Add/Remove Programs' and choose 'Uninstall' button if you see Arcade Safari. We also recommend uninstalling these programs: Codec-C, Codec-V, Better Links, JetMP3, Jp3, Facetheme, Giant Savings, I want this / iwantthis, Game Play Labs, Premiumplay Codec, Rewards Arcade, VUZE, BFlix, Dealply, Media Plugin, browser enhancements 1.0, Pando media enhancer, crossrider web apps, I-livid, bandicam, fantapper.
In order to fix your browsers, follow these steps:
Open Internet Explorer, go ‘Tools‘ -> ”Manage Add-ons’ -> ‘Toolbars and Extensions’. Here, look for Arcade Safari and click 'uninstall'. Now open IE once again and click Tools -> Internet Option -> General tab. Enter Google or other address to make it the default start page.
Open Mozilla Firefox, go ‘Tools’ -> ‘Add-ons’ -> ‘Extensions’. Find Arcade Safari and click ‘Uninstall’. Now open Mozilla Firefox once more, go to Tools -> Options -> General -> Startup and select 'Show a blank page' when Firefox Starts or set a certain website, like Google or similar.
Open Google Chrome, click on wench icon, go to settings and choose 'Manage search engines'. Change search engine to google or other and delete Arcade Safari from the list. Then Go to section “On start” and make sure you get blank page while creating new tab.
Information added: 05/02/13 09:04;
information updated: 05/02/13 09:04