What is Maskit?

Maskit is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that that collects personal user data and generates pop-up advertisements. The potentially unwanted program will additionally download and install alongside other potentially unwanted programs, malware, and malicious files that can initiate additional privacy-related and system-related performance issues.

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Maskit by Digital Action Consulting LTD (or other Publisher) will run the Maskit (32 bit).exe process and schedule a new startup tasks in Windows Task Manager to run every time Windows starts once it is successfully installed. The program will use a large amount of system resources while running . This will cause an infected computer to become slower and can lead to a malfunction or system shut down.

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The Maskit removal guide on this page is designed to help you remove Maskit and all other traces of malware from your computer by manually uninstalling the program from Windows and using reputable Antimalware software to scan for and remove malware. If a problem still persist it is recommended to restore your computer or reset your computer.

Uninstall Maskit from your computer

  1. Open Windows Start Menu and go to the Control Panel (or Programs and Features).
  2. In the Programs section click Uninstall a program (in earlier versions of Windows this is called Add and remove programs).
  3. Double click the Maskit program in the list to begin the uninstall process.
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Remove malware with Malwarebytes

  1. Open your browser window and download Malwarebytes 3.0 Premium or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free.
  2. Open Malwarebytes and click the Scan Now button on the Dashboard to begin a scan.
  3. Once the Malwarebytes scan is complete click the Quarantine button.
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Restore your computer to a restore point

If a restore point has previously been established on your machine you will be able to perform a system restore in order to restore your machine to a date and time before it was infected. You will lose files on your computer that were obtained prior to the restore point.

There are several options to restore your computer. Most computers have their own restore software that can be found by performing a search. Additionally, computers that run the Windows Operating System have a default restore program that can also be found by performing a search.

A boot screen that can be used to access options to restore your computer can be reached by rebooting your computer and pressing the F8 key once the manufacture screen is displayed.

Reset your computer to factory settings

A system recovery (or reset) will recover your computer to factory settings. You will lose the current programs and files on your computer.

There are several options to recover your computer to factory settings. Most computers have their own recovery software that can be found by performing a search. Additionally, computers that run the Windows Operating System have a default recovery program that can also be found by performing a search.

A boot screen that can be used to access options to restore your computer can be reached by rebooting your computer and pressing the F8 key once the manufacture screen is displayed.

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