What is ArcadeLoot?

ArcadeLoot is a program that comes to the computer in the form of an extension to the browser. ArcadeLoot hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. This potentially unwanted program, which comes without the user’s knowledge, complete with free programs. ArcadeLoot distributes promotional content. This program displays the banners and coupons, as well as pop-up advertising content. This advertising may refer to the popular Internet sites and online shops. ArcadeLoot shows the most “best” offer. In fact, most offers are false. The main objective in this program – is to make the user spend money for nothing. ArcadeLoot also reduces the performance of your PC, increases traffic, changes your browser options, and changes the search results. ArcadeLoot also collects your personal information. This information may be disclosed to third parties. If you find ArcadeLoot on your computer, we recommend that you remove it immediately.

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How ArcadeLoot gets on your PC?

Malicious software that is often among the potentially unwanted programs penetrates a computer with other free programs such as archivers, players, editors and so on. This happens without the user’s knowledge. The main reason for this – the user carelessness. Few people read the user agreement and other information during the installation. Sometimes ad sites create their download managers and hide therein potentially malicious software. If you want to prevent the infiltration of unwanted software, then you need to follow a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Select advanced type of installation and make sure that you aren’t offered to install something to supplement. Do not agree to install unfamiliar software. You can also use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your PC is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of ArcadeLoot.

How to remove ArcadeLoot from your computer?

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

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have ArcadeLoot in their database. You can try to use them for removing ArcadeLoot.

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You can try both of these products to remove ArcadeLoot

Or uninstall ArcadeLoot manually.

Step 1: Remove ArcadeLoot from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  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 ArcadeLoot, select it and click Uninstall.

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

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate ArcadeLoot and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove ArcadeLoot from your browser.

Step 2: Remove ArcadeLoot from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

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

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable ArcadeLoot.
  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.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of ArcadeLoot:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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