What is PassShow?

PassShow a potentially unwanted program. It is set in your browser as an extension. PassShow usually installed without user consent. After penetrating the computer PassShow copies its files all over your computer, but primarily in the root folder of the operating system. Also, many anti-virus can not detect such programs because they are not declared as viruses. Despite the fact that it is not a virus PassShow, nonetheless it can cause irreparable damage to your computer. PassShow also creates its own entries in the registry, so it will not be removed easily. Your personal data are also in danger. PassShow can transfer it to third parties, as well as PassShow may install other malware on your computer. You must immediately delete PassShow from your computer. PassShow makes surfing the web very annoying with constant pop-ups, extra ads and slowed down speed.

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How PassShow gets on your PC?

Usually PassShow set bundled with other free programs that you can download from a free site. For example in my case it was installed along with CNET Downloader. Such as potentially unwanted programs can penetrate through torrent clients and others. To avoid penetration PassShow necessary to closely monitor the installation process unfamiliar programs. Also, in any case does not have to agree to install suspicious programs. Be careful and try to avoid the penetration of such software.

How to remove PassShow from your computer?

To uninstall PassShow remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

According to our tests there are 3 products that have PassShow in their database. Please, use them to remove PassShow.

Recommended Solution:

Spyhunter 4 – fully removes all instances of Tuvaro Toolbar – files, folders, registry keys.

 

Alternative Solutions:

1. Stronghold Antimalware – detects files, registry values and folders of Tuvaro Toolbar.

 


 

2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – finds Tuvaro Toolbar – can clean up leftover items after removal.

 

 

Or uninstall PassShow manually.

Removing from Control Panel

windows xp logo Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find PassShow.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

windows 7 logo Windows 7:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find PassShow and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logo Windows 8:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find PassShow, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove PassShow from your browser.

google chrome logo Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find PassShow.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logo Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose PassShow.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logo Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable PassShow.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove following registry entries:


Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\
Value: PassShow
Data: {2d661e5b-7d7a-417c-b5b5-6479017bb314}
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\
Value: PassShow
Data: {0d97db6b-c9b0-4c07-98b7-818628ab37e2}
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\
Value: PassShow
Data: {4e1dfdc4-5474-47fc-bcaa-6f1f0c49bae2}

Then remove following files:


PsUP.exe
Uninstall.exe
PassShow_wd.exe
PassShow158.dll
PassShow158.exe
PsUP..exe
150.dll
154.dll
157.dll
PassShow155.exe
PassShow157.exe
PassShowwd.exe
PsUPeg.exe
Sqlite3.dll

And these folders


C:\Program Files\passshow\

Written by Aleksei Abalmasov

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