Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU Removal Instructions

About Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU

Anti-virus utilities use the Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU identifications name for common generic adware contaminations. In simple terms, adware is a program that was created to show you ads in order to make profit. While adware might not sound like it at first, it is actually one of the more minor infections. We should mention that the thing about adware is that it’s not as dangerous as it may seem, and will actually annoy you more than anything. As soon as the ads start popping up everywhere, you will see why. Scroll down to the final paragraph of the article for guidelines for Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU deletion.

You likely aren’t familiar with software bundling if the adware managed to install.

How is adware spread

It is not unlikely that you installed it intentionally, thinking it to be a practical program. If you believe that’s how the ad-supported program was installed, it’s advised to do more research before you install applications in the future. If you have no memory of installing it, it may have been added to freeware. The unwanted program won’t need your explicit consent if it uses software bundling to install. In many cases, the attached items will not be seen as they will be concealed, meaning many users will end up installing them accidentally. Opting for Advanced (Custom) settings when given the option will make all offers visible. You’ll also be able to uncheck all offers via those settings. Only after all offers have been unchecked should you continue to install the application.

What can you expect from Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU

Generic adware infections are identified by Kaspersky, ESET, Avast, Malwarebytes, TrendMicro, Symantec and other security tools as Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU. Because of the generic identification name used by your malicious software removal program, identifying what type of adware you have exactly is difficult. It’s unlikely to differ from common adware, so expect to see weird advertisements and get random redirects.

Adware is far from harmless, but it isn’t particularly serious either. Bear in mind that those advertisements may be trying to expose you to malicious content. If your malware removal application discovers adware, avoid interacting with ads. As you’re browsing, the adware will trail you and compile data that would help it create advertisements that you’d be more likely to click on.

Ways to eliminate Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU

You might run into a problem when trying to delete Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU, in the sense that your malware removal program may be capable of detecting it but not of uninstalling. If that is the case, you will have uninstall Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU manually yourself. If you aren’t familiar with how programs are erased, use the guides provided below. consider using a different anti-virus utility for Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU elimination if you do not wish to continue with manual elimination. Also bear in mind that the detection could be falsely identified, which happens from time to time.

Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU Behavior

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  • Changes user's homepage
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Modifies Desktop and Browser Settings.
  • Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU Deactivates Installed Security Software.

Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU effected Windows OS versions

  • Windows 10 36% 
  • Windows 8 35% 
  • Windows 7 19% 
  • Windows Vista 3% 
  • Windows XP 7% 
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Remove Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU from Windows

Remove Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU from Windows XP:

  1. Open menu by clicking Start.
  2. Control PanelAdd or Remove Programs. win-xp-control-panel Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU
  3. Remove the application.

Remove Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU from Windows Vista or Windows 7:

  1. StartControl PanelPrograms and Features win7-control-panel Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU
  2. Find the unwanted program, right click on it and select Uninstall.

Remove Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU from Windows 8/8.1/10:

  1. Right-click on the Metro UI screen, All appsControl Panel. win8-control-panel-search Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU
  2. Select Uninstall a program, find the program you want to uninstall, right-click and select Uninstall.

Remove Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU from Your Browsers

Remove Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU from Internet Explorer

  • Press Alt+T and select Internet Options.
  • Select 'Advanced' and click 'Reset'. reset-ie Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU
  • 'Reset Internet Explorer settings' → 'Delete personal settings' → 'Reset'.
  • Press 'Close' and then ‘OK’.
  • Press Alt+T and select Manage Add-ons. Press Toolbars and Extensions and remove the unwanted extensions. ie-addons Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU
  • In Search Providers you can set any page as your new search tool.

Delete Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU from Mozilla Firefox

  • Type in about:addons in your browser’s URL field. firefox-extensions Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU
  • Go through the list of extensions and remove the unwanted ones.
  • FirefoxHelp (Help in menu for OSX users) → Troubleshooting Information → Reset Firefox. firefox_reset Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU

Terminate Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU from Chrome

  • Type chrome://extensions in your browser’s URL field. extensions-chrome Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU
  • Go through the list of extensions and remove the unwanted ones.
  • Type in chrome://settings in the URL bar.
  • Advanced settingsReset browser settings. chrome-advanced Win32/AdWare.Agent.NNU
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