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MessengerTime virus

How to remove MessengerTime

MessengerTime is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that installs onto a computer without user consent and knowledge or by use of unethical marketing. Once MessengerTime is installed it will create a new task to launch every time you start your computer and inject the webpages you visit with advertisements.

MessengerTime virus

The program claims to allow you the “ultimate way to enjoy Facebook Messenger right from your PC.” However, Facebook Messenger is free to use on your PC, laptop, or other device already/

MessengerTime is known to install alongside other malware, adware, spyware, and malicious threats. This means that if you found MessengerTime installed on your computer without your consent or knowledge it is guaranteed that your computer is infected with other malicious programs.

The program can be manually uninstall from Windows through the control panel and Programs and Features settings. However, since the program is a realistic threat that is known to bundle with other malware, adware, spyware, and threats it is recommended to use an Antimalware tool to remove MessengerTime and other threats on your computer.

Uninstall MessengerTime

  1. Right-click Windows start menu and select Programs and Features or open the start menu and go to the Control Panel and click Uninstall a program.
  2. Find MessengerTime in the list of installed programs and double-click it to begin the uninstall process.

Remove MessengerTime with Malwarebytes


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  1. Open your browser window and download Malwarebytes 3.0 Premium or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free.
  2. Open the executable file (mb3-setup.exe) to begin installing Malwarebytes.
  3. Select your language, click Next, then select “I accept the agreement,” click the Next button several times, and then click the Install button to install Malwarebytes. Click Finish once the install process is complete.
  4. Open Malwarebytes and click the Scan Now button on the Dashboard to begin scanning your computer.
  5. Click the Quarantine Selected button once the scan is finished.
  6. If Malwarebytes says “All selected items have been removed successfully. A log file has been saved to the logs folder. Your computer needs to be restarted to complete the removal process. Would you like to restart now?” click the Yes button to restart your computer.

Remove MessengerTime with HitmanPro


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  1. Open your browser window and download HitmanPro.
  2. Open the executable file (hitmanpro_x64.exe or hitmanpro_x32.exe) to begin installing HitmanPro.
  3. Click the Next button, check “I accept the terms of the license agreement,” and click the Next button again.
  4. On the Setup page select “Yes, create a copy of HitmanPro so I can regularly scan this computer (recommended)” and add your email address to the registration fields to begin the free trial.
  5. Click Next to begin scanning your computer.
  6. Once the Scan results are displayed click the Next button and click the Next button again on the Removal results page.

Clean up and fix issues with CCleaner


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  1. Open your browser window and download CCleaner Professional or CCleaner Free.
  2. Open the executable file (ccsetup.exe or other) to begin installing CCleaner.
  3. Click the Install button to begin stalling the program.
  4. Click Run CCleaner to open the program when installation is complete.
  5. Select the Cleaner tab and click the Analyze button.
  6. When the Analyze process is complete click the Run Cleaner button to clean all files.
  7. Next, select the Registry tab and click the Scan for Issues button to scan for issues in your registry.
  8. When the scan is complete click the Fix selected Issues button and Fix All Selected Issues button to fix the issues.
  9. Next, select the Tools tab and click Startup. Examine each area, search for suspicious entries, and delete any suspicious startup entries by selecting the entry and clicking the Delete button.
  10. Next, click Browser Plugins and search each internet browser for unwanted browser add-ons and extensions. Click the extension you want to delete and click the Delete button to remove it.

Jared Harrison

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