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How to delete KeePassApp.exe malware in KeePassApp folder?

KeePassApp.exe is a process related to the adware contained in the KeePassApp folder. This is definitely the program you need to remove immediately. The purpose of KeePassApp.exe is to display the wide range of excessive advertisement banners and sponsored links whenever you surf the web. KeePassApp.exe is one of the core processes of this adware, its chief service.


KeePassApp.exe
KeePassApp.exe

KeePassApp.exe plays the direct role in displaying those intrusive advertisement banners. You will notice that this process is active and running when you open the Task Manager. However, the problem is that you will not be able to get rid of this virus easily. When you try to stop it and then delete, you will not be able to do it effectively.

First of all note that KeePassApp.exe and the very adware may be installed into PCs along with some other cost-free programs. Users who are actively installing free software need to make sure that they do not allow any hidden installations to take place in their PCs. Otherwise they may end up facing their computers to be full of junk applications.

We suggest that you get rid of KeePassApp.exe virus by carefully scanning your system with a reliable anti-malware tool as explained in the rest of the guide below. You will need to delete the infections it finds and to reset your browsers with its help as demonstrated in the remainder of the tutorial.

KeePassApp.exe automatic removal guide

If something went wrong or you just want to see the fast result, please use the help of professional malware eliminator – GridinSoft Anti-Malwre. Moreover, even you have managed to remove KeePassApp.exe from your computer and browser, we recommend you to download this tool and use it as a free antimalware scanner to see whether any other malicious program has penetrated into your system. Please note, that GridinSoft Anti-Malwre is a shareware program with a 15-days trial period with limitation of the threats number. If it find more than two infected items in your system, they can be removed only when you upgrade the program to the full registred version.

Download free antimalware scanner:

After downloading is completed, please install it and run the full scan. Yeah, it will take a time, but security experts always recommend to choose a full scan as your first scan, especially if you suspect that your PC could be infected. Take a look at the screenshots below: it will help you understand what’s going on.

Step 1. Run a full scan of your system

Free antimalware scanner
GridinSoft Anti-Malwre allows you to choose the type of scan

…and go drink coffee until the end of it! 🙂

Eliminate Malware In Minutes
Here you see the list of the detected items, which can be harmful

At the end of the scan, the program will offer you to move all malicious items to the quarantine. Just do it clicking on the “Fix Now” button and set your system free from the KeePassApp.exe infection!

Step 2. Reset your browser settings using an appropriate tool:

Reset Browser Settings
Find “Reset browser settings” button on the GridinSoft Anti-MalwreE tools tab

Check all browser boxes, which might be infected with the KeePassApp.exe, on a settings tab:
Delete Adware from the browser
On this tab you can specify what exactly you need to reset

Then just press the “Reset” button. Voila! It is a good idea to restart your computer after all this manipulation and check if these annoying KeePassApp.exe pop-up ads leave you in peace:


KeePassApp.exe manual removal steps:

Step 1. Delete KeePassApp.exe from the system.

To delete KeePassApp.exe extension from your PC, you should use “Uninstall the program” tool depending on your operation system.

Windows XP: Start —> Control Panel ––> Add/Remove Programs. Choose the KeePassApp.exe extension in the list of installed programs by a right-click and press “Remove”.

Windows 7: Start ––> Control Panel ––> Uninstall a program. Just the same actions: right-click on the KeePassApp.exe extension in a software list and press “Uninstall”.

Windows 8/8.1: Right-click on Start ––> Quick Access Menu ––> Control Panel ––> Uninstall a program. Choose a KeePassApp.exe extension among a listed here programs, right-click on it and then press “Uninstall”.

Step 2. Reset your browser settings.

It is necessary to reset browser settings after the deletion of the program from the list of software installed on your PC. For this, use the following tips depending on what browser are you currently using:

  • Google Chrome Browser: Settings —> Show advanced settings. Click on “Reset settings” in the bottom of the page.
  • Mozilla Firefox: press “Refresh Firefox” button in the right top corner.
  • Opera: delete “Operapref.ini file” in folder “C:\Users\user_name\AppData\Roaming\Opera\Opera\” on your computer.
  • Internet Explorer: Tools —> Internet options —> click on the “Advanced” button and then press “Reset”.

Step 3. Celebrate your victory!

Either you choose the manual or the automatic removal solution, congratulations! You won this battle with unfair malware developers. Your computer is clean now, so you should be proud and do something nice for yourself as a gift. Foam bath or tickets for the game? It’s up to you! 😉

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