Hello, found a new adware just before heading off to the local indian restaurant for lunch. Back in front of the computer now to write the blog post. The adware is called PicRec and displays ads labeled “Ads by PicRec“. Here’s some examples of the ads:
Currently none of the anti-virus programs detect the picrecs.exe file according to VirusTotal. I’m sure the anti-virus vendors will add PicRec to their detection database sooner than later.
Since you probably came here searching for removal instructions, let’s get on with it. PicRec can easily be removed by FreeFixer. Just select picrecs.exe, picrdrw.sys and privoxy.exe for removal as shown in the screenshots.
How did you get PicRec on your computer? I found it bundled with another software download where the “I agree” checkbox for PicRec was already checked. Here’s how it was disclosed:
Thanks for reading. Hope this helped you remove PicRec.