Cccam Server HaCk ElbEyli.exe: What is it and how to remove it?
Cccam Server HaCk ElbEyli.exe is a file name that has been associated with adware and potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). According to various sources[^1^] [^2^], this file is part of a download manager and installer that bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed without consent. Some of the software that may be distributed by this file include web browser extensions, toolbars, and other programs that may display intrusive ads, change browser settings, or collect user data.
Cccam Server HaCk ElbEyli.exe is detected as adware or a PUP by many anti-malware scanners[^1^]. It may be located in different folders on the user's system, such as %TEMP%, %APPDATA%, %PROGRAMFILES%, or %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%. It may also create registry entries or scheduled tasks to run at startup or periodically. It may also connect to remote servers to download or upload data.
If you find Cccam Server HaCk ElbEyli.exe on your computer, you should remove it as soon as possible. It may compromise your system security, privacy, and performance. You can use a reputable anti-malware program to scan your system and delete any traces of this file. You should also check your browser settings and extensions and remove any unwanted or suspicious ones. You should also avoid downloading software from untrusted sources or clicking on suspicious links or ads.Here are some more paragraphs on how to remove adware:
Removing Adware in Windows
According to wikiHow[^1^], you can follow these steps to remove adware in Windows:
Boot into Safe Mode with Networking Support. With all removable media (such as CDs and flash drives) removed, restart the computer in Safe Mode. Windows 8 and 10: Press â Win + X and select âShut down or Sign Out,â then choose âRestart.â
When the computer starts to boot, press F8 repeatedly until you see the Advanced Boot Options menu. Select âSafe Mode with Networkingâ from the list of options using the arrow keys on your keyboard, then press âµ Enter.
Log in as an administrator. You will need administrator access to delete files in the Windows directory.
Delete any adware-related files. Open the Start menu and type âfolder optionsâ into the Search field. Select âFolder Optionsâ from the Control Panel section of the search results. Click the View tab and select âShow hidden files, folders, and drives.â Uncheck âHide protected operating system files.â Click Apply, then OK.
Navigate to the following directories and look for any files associated with adware. Delete any suspicious files that you find. You can use a web search to find out more about a file before deleting it. Some common adware file names include: %ProgramFiles%\\MyWebSearch\\bar\\*.bin %ProgramFiles%\\MyWebSearch\\bar\\*.dll %ProgramFiles%\\MyWebSearch\\bar\\*.exe %ProgramFiles%\\MyWebSearch\\bar\\*.lck %ProgramFiles%\\MyWebSearch\\bar\\Cache\\*.bin %ProgramFiles%\\MyWebSearch\\bar\\History\\*.bin %ProgramFiles%\\MyWebSearch\\bar\\Message\\*.bin %ProgramFiles%\\MyWebSearch\\bar\\Settings\\*.bin %ProgramFiles(x86)%\\*\\*\\*\\*.exe %SystemDrive%\\Users\\*\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\*.exe %SystemDrive%\\Users\\*\\AppData\\LocalLow\\Sun\\Java\\Deployment\\Cache\\*\\*.exe %SystemDrive%\\Users\\*\\AppData\\LocalLow\\Sun\\Java\\Deployment\\Cache\\*\\*.zip %UserProfile%\\Local Settings\\Application Data\\[random]\\[random].exe
Empty your Recycle Bin. After deleting any suspicious files, right-click on the Recycle Bin icon and select âEmpty Recycle Bin.â This will permanently delete any files that you have sent to the trash.
Removing Adware on Mac
If you have a Mac computer, you can follow these steps to remove adware:
Check your Applications folder. Open Finder and click on Applications in the sidebar. Look for any applications that you don't recognize or that sound like adware. Some common adware names include MacKeeper, MacSaver, MacVX, ShoppyTool, and Vidx.
Drag any suspicious applications to the Trash. You may be asked to enter your administrator password to confirm.
Empty your Trash. After deleting any suspicious applications, right-click on the Trash icon and select âEmpty Trash.â This will permanently delete any applications that you have sent to the trash.
Check your browser extensions. Open your web browser and look for any extensions or add-ons that you don't recognize or that sound like adware. Some common adware extensions include Conduit Search, CouponDropDown, GoPhoto.It, Omnibar, and Searchme.
Remove any suspicious extensions. Depending on your browser, you may need to access the extensions menu from different places. For example, in Safari, you can click on Safari > Preferences > Extensions. In Chrome, you can click on Chrome > More Tools > Extensions. In Firefox, you can click on Firefox > Add-ons > Extensions.
Restart your browser. After removing any suspicious extensions, close your browser and reopen it. Check if the adware is gone or if it persists.