HOSTS_Anti-Adware_main.exe's description is "HOSTS Anti-PUPs/Adwares" according to the HOSTS_Anti-Adware_main.exe version information.
HOSTS_Anti-Adware_main.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files\Hosts_Anti_Adwares_PUPs\' folder.
Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected HOSTS_Anti-Adware_main.exe.
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The following is the available information on HOSTS_Anti-Adware_main.exe:
|File description||HOSTS Anti-PUPs/Adwares|
|Comments||HOSTS Anti-PUPs/Adwares (http://www.malekal.com)|
HOSTS_Anti-Adware_main.exe is not signed.
10 of the 48 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the HOSTS_Anti-Adware_main.exe file. That's a 21% detection rate.
The instructions below shows how to remove HOSTS_Anti-Adware_main.exe with help from the FreeFixer removal tool. Basically, you install FreeFixer, scan your computer, check the HOSTS_Anti-Adware_main.exe file for removal, restart your computer and scan it again to verify that HOSTS_Anti-Adware_main.exe has been successfully removed. Here are the removal instructions in more detail:
HOSTS_Anti-Adware_main.exe may also use other filenames. The most common variants are listed below:
HOSTS_Anti-Adware_main.exe may also be located in other folders than C:\Program Files\Hosts_Anti_Adwares_PUPs\. The most common variants are listed below:
These are some of the error messages that can appear related to hosts_anti-adware_main.exe:
hosts_anti-adware_main.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
hosts_anti-adware_main.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.
HOSTS Anti-PUPs/Adwares has stopped working.
End Program - hosts_anti-adware_main.exe. This program is not responding.
hosts_anti-adware_main.exe is not a valid Win32 application.
hosts_anti-adware_main.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.
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