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Old 02-13-2014, 08:28 AM   #1
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I did a dumb thing and downloaded a fighter jet game from arcadefrontier.com Now I'm getting pop up advertisements all the time.

Went to Programs and can't find Arcade Frontier so I can't uninstall it. Can it be found and erased by me without going to the computer doctor?

I just deleted all the chrome processes, and this stuff is an extension, FWIW.

NOTE: be careful about downloading games and weather programs....
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Go to Add/remove software. Click on 'Installed On' tab so that the programs will be listed in order of install date. Figure out which programs were installed when you installed the fighter jet game and uninstall all of them.

What happened is that when you installed the fighter jet game, you probably unintentionally clicked through some questions that asked you if you wanted some other stuff installed (we get used to just clicking through stuff when installing programs) . This happened to me, but i forget the program names, but adds would overlay all the websites that I would visit. It was extremely annoying! Its not malware or virus because you (probably) actually asked for it by clicking yes on something.

If it a good game you probably can keep the game and just delete the others that came over with it.

Just found a link: http://malwaretips.com/blogs/remove-adware-popup-ads/
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Well heck, there isn't an arcade program in the list. The list can't be populated by date of installation, and that's the frustration, because I can't do what your link instructed.

would an "exe" file be found somewhere else?
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http://www.shouldiremoveit.com/Arcad...3-program.aspx

Do not download the file on the page. Just go to the uninstaller.

Download and run this after:

www.malwarebytes.org
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I can't go to the uninstaller because arcadefrontier doesn't show up on the programs that can be found.

Can I safely do the download that's on:
http://www.shouldiremoveit.com/Arcad...3-program.aspx
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try War Thunder for an awesome WW2 flight sim game its free in beta.
go you tube for a ton of action movies of the game its on the up and up
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I can't go to the uninstaller because arcadefrontier doesn't show up on the programs that can be found.

Can I safely do the download that's on:
http://www.shouldiremoveit.com/Arcad...3-program.aspx
Don't look in the windows uninstall, look here:

C:\users\user\appdata\Local\ArcadeFrontier\uninsta ller.exe
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What they say is:

How do I remove ArcadeFrontier?
Quickly and completely remove ArcadeFrontier from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).


I downloaded the program, but it says I have 76 programs to choose to remove, and ArcadeFrontier isn't on the program list...must be hidden, so I can't seem to use the removal tool.

What's Plan B??
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Double click on my computer.

Double click on C:

Double click on users

Double click on whatever your user name is.

Double click on appdata

Double click on local

Double click on ArcadeFrontier

Double click on uninstaller.exe to run it.
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hmmm, got to User, clicked and got a Microsoft JScript runtime error...stymied again.

I went through all the icons on that page and didn't see any arcadefrontier, FWIW

How to jump over the User part?
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go to start and in the run box tupe in arcade. If it is on there it should find the folder.
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Good idea, and Windows can't find "arcade" or "frontier". Cap first letter, and lower case first letter. Even Archade with an h added...

with so many people that have dumped it, something that I've done must have hidden it from plain sight?

what next, Columbo?
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...kinda like taking radio-active pills in order to cure warts? If it doesn't kill you, it might cure you?


Actually, a good idea. Seems that doubling the download won't increase the amount of ad-ware, and since it's looking like my computer's heading to the doctor anyway, having a double dose of this junk can't hurt the outcome of his cleaning.

Does Mod 9 have thoughts on this novel approach?


good on ya', Garett
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******* plus.com
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******* plus.com

I've downloaded this and Thanks, Steamer Let's see if ******* can defeat our nemesis at arcade.

If not, I'll report back and go with what Garett suggested.

If that doesn't work, hope that Mod 9 isn't spending too much time messing with band camp activities and can add his expertise.
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It was just a stupid thought.

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agreed, and I'm going to see whether the ********* that SteamerLane suggested will continue to eliminate the ad-ware.

So far, no ad-ware has popped up since the install. That is GOOD news. If that continues, then I won't care if arcade is in the system, so long as something else is keeping it down.

I'll let you know.
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You can download an uninstaller on their website http://arcadefrontier.com/Deactivate.af
Scroll down to the bottom for the link to download it.
Also, you'll need to delete the extension in your browser. Using the uninstaller doesn't get rid of that.
Hope that helps.
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