Title: GreatArcadeHits
Type: Adware
Also known as: Great Arcade Hits, GreatArcadeHits ads

Remove GreatArcadeHits
Removal instructions

 
Severity scale:GreatArcadeHits severity is 10  (10 / 100)
 

GreatArcadeHits is a totally annoying application, which displays commercial pop-up ads, initiates browser redirections and does other things that could help for its owners make some money. According to experts, this program is compatible with all Internet browsers, so you won’t be capable of avoiding its ads if it infiltrates your computer. No matter that this program shows up on the system out of nowhere, it should never be called a virus or malware because it doesn't harm computers. However, it may redirect people’s browser to a truly insecure website, slow down the system and initiate other problems. That’s why we don’t recommend leaving Great Arcade Hits on your computer if it infiltrates it.

HOW CAN GreatArcadeHits INFILTRATE MY COMPUTER?

GreatArcadeHits is spread with a help of freeware and shareware. Some PC security experts have reported that this software infiltrates computers in a bundle with 1ClickDownload, Superfish, Yontoo and FBPhotoZoom. However, there might be many other programs that are used to spread GreatArcadeHits on the Internet. If you want to avoid this program, please try to pay more attention to freeware’s installation process and find the check mark that agrees to install various browser extensions and other free additions. If GreatArcadeHits gets inside your machine, it may try to get on your nerves by highlighting words on websites, showing commercial ads and initiating other activities. You can avoid them by uninstalling this program from the system.

HOW TO REMOVE GreatArcadeHits?

If you want to avoid GreatArcadeHits, try to choose a Custom or Advanced installation method when installing freeware on your computer. If you want to remove this program, follow these steps: 

  1. Click Start -> Control Panel -> Programs (or Add/Remove Programs) -> Uninstall a Program.
  2. Here, look for GreatArcadeHits, LyricsSay-1, LyricXeeker, Plus-HD 1.3, Browse2Save, WebCake 3.00, DownloadTerms 1.0, LyricsBuddy-1, TidyNetwork.com, ElectroLyrics-1, a2zLyrics-1, SimpleLyricsand similar unknown entries.
  3. Select 'Uninstall/Change' and click OK to save the changes.

Finally, remove GreatArcadeHits add-on from your browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer):

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer, go ‘Tools‘ -> ”Manage Add-ons’ -> ‘Toolbars and Extensions’.
  2. Here, look for GreatArcadeHits and similar entries, and click 'uninstall'.
  3. Once you remove it, change your start page.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox, go ‘Tools’ -> ‘Add-ons’ -> ‘Extensions’. 
  2. Find GreatArcadeHits and similar entries, and click ‘Uninstall’.
  3. After that, change the start page.

Google Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu button on the Google Chrome browser, select Tools -> Extensions.
  2. Here, look for GreatArcadeHits extension and get rid of it by clicking on the Recycle Bin.
  3. Don't forget to change start page.

Finally, check your computer with one of these programs:  SpyHunterSTOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware

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This map reveals the prevalence of GreatArcadeHits. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States.

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QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text.

The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like GreatArcadeHits are really hard to remove on infected computer. you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall GreatArcadeHits right in your pocket.

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Information added: 2014-01-02 06:17:12
Information updated: 2014-01-02 06:17:12

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Ron
Thanks for the easy removal instructions for Chrome. I wish I would have stopped by here first after wasting an hour on all the other worthless sites.

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