Adware.Hicosmea is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a family of adwaretargeting Windows systems.
Adware.Hicosmea typically drops a DLL in a new subfolder of %APPDATA%roaming. This DLL will then be loaded in explorer.exeto display pop-ups and other forms of advertisements.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.Hicosmea without further user interaction.
- Please download Malwarebytesto your desktop.
- Double-click MBSetup.exeand follow the prompts to install the program.
- When your Malwarebytes for Windowsinstallation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
- Click on the Get started button.
- Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
- Click Quarantineto remove the found threats.
- Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.