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Adware.ZangoSearch. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Julie Splinters - -   Also known as ZangoSearch | Type: Adware
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Adware.ZangoSearch is an adware program, which monitors your internet browser windows. Additionally it opens partner sites when you enter a certain keyword on internet search or shopping browser windows. It installs files related to Adware.180Solutions too.

Adware.ZangoSearch creates files that you didn’t install, modifies registry to run everytime windows or Internet Explorer starts it would load and run. Also it monitors and repairs itself if needed or partially removed.

ZangoSearch claims that it is a legitimate program and that the user has to install by itself. Moreover, the Zango Search Assistant is an adware program. It sends advertisements to you and hopes that you’ll make a purchase from their affiliates. It even communicates with other questionable servers without your knowlegde or permission.

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Adware.ZangoSearch manual removal:

Kill processes:
zanu.exe

jade.exe

Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersion

ExplorerBrowser Helper Objects{21B4ACC4-8874-4AEC-AEAC-F567A249B4D4}

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesTypeLib

{E5B57AB3-15F8-43A2-ABAC-3E58A9C25818}

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows

CurrentVersionUninstallJade Shadow

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows

CurrentVersionUninstallZango TV Times

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows

CurrentVersionUninstallzanu

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREzanu

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwarezanu



And remove values:

"zanu" = "%ProgramFiles%ZangoClientzanu.exe"

"Zango TvTimes" = "C:PROGRA~1ZANGOA~1ZANGOT~1ZANGOT~1.EXE" :auto"

from the registry subkey:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun

Unregister DLLs:
%ProgramFiles%Zango ApplicationsZango TV TimesCryptoAPI.dll

%ProgramFiles%Zango ApplicationsZango TV TimesTvSkin.dll

Delete files:
%ProgramFiles%ZangoClientzanu.exe

%ProgramFiles%ZangoClientzanuau.dat

%ProgramFiles%ZangoClientzanu_gdf.dat

%ProgramFiles%ZangoClientzanu_kyf.dat

%ProgramFiles%Zango ApplicationsZango TV TimesCryptoAPI.dll

%ProgramFiles%Zango ApplicationsZango TV TimesDisplay

%ProgramFiles%Zango ApplicationsZango TV TimesINSTALL.LOG

%ProgramFiles%Zango ApplicationsZango TV TimesLoading

%ProgramFiles%Zango ApplicationsZango TV Timeslog.txt

%ProgramFiles%Zango ApplicationsZango TV TimesTvSkin.dll

%ProgramFiles%Zango ApplicationsZango TV TimesTVTimesInstall.exe

%ProgramFiles%Zango ApplicationsZango TV TimesTVTimesInstaller.exe

%ProgramFiles%Zango ApplicationsZango TV TimesUNWISE.EXE

%ProgramFiles%Zango ApplicationsZango TV TimesZangoInstaller.exe

%ProgramFiles%Zango ApplicationsZango TV TimesZangoTVTimes.exe

%ProgramFiles%Zango GamesJade ShadowINSTALL.LOG

%ProgramFiles%Zango GamesJade Shadowjade.exe

%ProgramFiles%Zango GamesJade Shadowjade.ico

%ProgramFiles%Zango GamesJade Shadowjade0.apk

%ProgramFiles%Zango GamesJade ShadowJadeShadowInstall.exe

%ProgramFiles%Zango GamesJade ShadowJadeShadowInstaller.exe

%ProgramFiles%Zango GamesJade ShadowJadeShadowSetup.exe

%ProgramFiles%Zango GamesJade ShadowJSReadME.htm

%ProgramFiles%Zango GamesJade ShadowUNWISE.EXE

%ProgramFiles%Zango GamesJade ShadowZangoInstaller.exe

%UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsZangoUninstall Zango.lnk

%UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsZangoZango.com.url

%UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsZango GamesJade ShadowJade Shadow Readme.lnk

%UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsZango GamesJade ShadowJade Shadow.lnk

%UserProfile%Application DataZango TvTimesMy PreferenceStartup.xml

%UserProfile%Application DataZango TvTimesMy PreferenceTVTimesNotify.xml

%UserProfile%DesktopJade Shadow.lnk

%UserProfile%DesktopZangoTVTimes.lnk

%ProgramFiles%ZangoUninstall Zango Instructions.lnk

%ProgramFiles%ZangoZango.com.url

%ProgramFiles%Zango ApplicationsZango TV TimesZangoTVTimes.lnk

Delete directories:
%UserProfile%Application DataZango TvTimesMy PreferenceTVTimesPreference

%UserProfile%Application DataZango TvTimesOthersDefault

%UserProfile%Application DataZango TvTimesOthersErrorXml

%UserProfile%Application DataZango TvTimesOthersErrorXmlBackUp

%UserProfile%Application DataZango TvTimesOthersGeneral

%ProgramFiles%Zango ApplicationsZango TV TimesVersion

%ProgramFiles%Zango ApplicationsZango TV TimesWelcome

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