Below are step by step instructions to remove Gator from your computer.
Note: This process is difficult and is not recommend unless you are an expert in this field. The manual
process is also dangerous as the removal process requires you to access and edit sensitive files in
the registry of your machine and run the risk of totally destroying your computer.
An important point to remember when removing Gator is
to delete all parts of the Gator code. This is a must as Gator will rebuild itself and will
result in further spreading of the spyware parasite.
for some very good programs to remove Gator or any other spyware that your machine may have simply picked up.
Gator is a program that helps you fill out web forms and remember usernames and passwords of websites you frequently visit. When Gator is installed, you also agree to install parent company GAIN's AdServer software which may display pop-up, pop-under, and other types of advertisements. These advertisements -- some by third-parties -- may be targeted at you according to your web browsing habits, which may be monitored through tracking cookies.
Gator Removal Instructions
Before you can delete files, you must first stop all the Gator processes that are running in memory.
Do this by ending all processes from the Task Manager.
Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE to open the Windows Task Manager. If you see multiple
"tabs," click on the "Processes" tab. For each process that you would like
to kill, find the process name in the list, click it to select it, and click
the "End Process" button.
Delete registry values Instructions:
Open the Windows Registry Editor by clicking on the Windows "Start" button,
clicking "Run," and typing "regedit" into the box in the Window that appears. Click "OK".
Once the Registry Editor is open, navigate through the registry tree to the
location of the key that you wish to delete. When you find the key or
value to be deleted, click on it to highlight it and press the "DELETE" key.
Delete Registry Values:
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\SharedDLLs\C:WINDOWS/Downloaded Program Files/IE/Gator.dll
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\SharedDLLs\C:WINDOWS\Downloaded Program \Files\IE\Gator.dll
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\SharedDLLs\C:WINDOWS\Downloaded Program\ Files\IE\Gator.dll
Unregister DLL Instructions:
To un-register a DLL file, first locate the file on your hard drive.
Open a command prompt window by clicking on the Windows "Start" button,
clicking "Run," and typing "cmd" into the box in the Window that appears. Click "OK."
Next type "regsvr32 /u " and press the "ENTER" key.
For example, to un-register a file called "myDll.dll" which is located in
the "C:\windows\system32" folder, your would type
"regsvr32 /u C:\windows\system32\myDll.dll" and press the "ENTER" key.
Delete File Entries:
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