Services x86 is a very questionable application that may be the reason why you see annoying advertisements and various commercial links on images. This ad-supported program is relatively new, therefore, there is not much information about it. Usually, this program may affect Windows users who are using Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browsers. Once it does that, it starts showing ads on images when visiting Facebook, Wikipedia and other popular sites. That's why there are so many anti-spyware programs that have started to recognize Services x86 as a potentially unwanted program or adware. If you think that Services x86 virus has already affected your computer, you should stay calm because this ad-supported plug-in can barely pose any harm to you or your computer. However, you should remove it if you want to get rid of ads on images that you open.
How can Services x86 hijack my computer?
As we have mentioned before, there isn't much information about Services x86 except the fact that this application travels around bundled with freewares. So, don't be surprised after starting to notice its ads right after installing an unfamiliar freeware on your computer. Free programs are usually bundled with ad-supported applications in order to monetize from their free services. If you want to protect your computer from this unwanted intruder, you should be very careful and avoid installing doubtful free programs from unknown sources. If you are installing such application, select advanced or custom installation method and attentively follow the entire installation. Along the way unmark all questionable extensions that you may be offered. However, sometimes you won't even get an opportunity to opt out of unwanted applications when installing a free program. If you have already noticed Services x86 redirects and similar activities out of nowhere, it means that you should follow a guide below and remove questionable programs from your virus.
How to remove Services x86 from my computer?
Although Services x86 is not a malicious program, it can be very annoying and flood you with all sorts of advertisements. Follow these steps and safely remove it from your PC:
- Scan your computer with reliable anti-spyware program. For that we recommend using Reimage, Plumbytes Anti-MalwareWebroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus or Malwarebytes Anti Malware.
- Uninstall a freeware, which is related to Services x86:
1. Click Start -> Control Panel -> Uninstall a Program.
2. When in the Add/Remove Programs/Uninstall a Program, look for recently installed/unfamiliar applications, such as Services x86, Sedori, Search Assist, SafeSaver, SupTab, ValueApps, Lollipop, Software Updated Version, DP1815, Video Player, Convert Files for Free, Plus-HD 1.3, BetterSurf, Trusted Web, LyricsBuddy-1, Media Player 1.1, Savings Bull, Feven Pro 1.2, Websteroids, Supra Savings, HD-Plus 3.5, Re-markit, etc.
3. Click 'Uninstall' and then OK to save the changes.
- Reset your browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer):
1. Open Internet Explorer, click the Gear icon or ‘Tools‘ -> 'Internet Options'.
2. Here, go to the 'Advanced' tab and click the 'Reset' button.
3. Go to the 'Reset Internet Explorer settings' -> 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' option.
4. Finally, click 'Close' and OK to save the changes.
1. Open Mozilla Firefox, go to the 'Help' section -> 'Troubleshooting Information'.
2. Here, choose a 'Reset Firefox’ for a couple of times and 'Finish'.
1. Click the Chrome menu button on the Google Chrome browser, select 'Tools' -> 'Extensions'.
2. Here, look for Services x86, and other unfamiliar entries.
3. Select each of them and choose Trash can icon to delete them.