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How to remove vadapochi (Virus Removal Guide)

vadapochi virus

The vadapochi virus (also found as vadapochi 1.01) is term often used to describe specific malware that is typically contracted without user authorization and knowledge. The vadapochi program can automatically install in the background while you work on your computer or browse the web into these paths: C:\Program Files (x86)\vadapochi\ and C:\Windows\Prefetch\. Once installed, vadapochi will display continuous “notification” pop-ups on Windows Desktop. It will usually display 12 notification windows at the same time that promote a bogus tech support phone number.

vadapochi pop-up notifications are very hard to get rid of. They will often restrict access to the computer system. In order to remove vadapochi you may need to use various unorthodox methods to uninstall vadapochi via the Control Panel or access the path the program installed in to manually delete all files. Once this is done you must scan your computer for left over files and additional malware and trojan horses that this malicious program always arrives with.

The “vadapochi virus” is not technically defined as a computer virus but this malware is still a threat to your privacy and can be the sign of a very severe computer infection. In fact, our review of this adware found that it downloaded and installed alongside hundreds of malicious files and unwanted programs, which is more than most common forms of adware. The internet security community strongly recommends that you remove vadapochi if you find it installed on your machine or attached to your internet browser as a browser add-on or extension and use reputable Antivirus or Anti-Malware software to eradicate any existing malicious files.

vadapochi and programs like it are usually contracted without knowledge. vadapochi is often bundled inside third-party software downloaders and bundlers. It may arrive on a computer system once other programs have been introduced to the machine. Software that vadapochi adware may bundle with includes freeware, shareware, and dubious torrent files.

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  • vadapochi bundles with other potentially unwanted programs and malware.
  • vadapochi is usually bundled inside installers and downloaders distributed as dubious torrents or as freeware programs distributed by websites similar to download.com and softonic.com.
  • vadapochi makes unwanted changes to existing Windows settings (such as Windows registry) and schedules new tasks which allow it to run every time Windows starts and check to see if the program has been disabled. If the program has been disabled it will enable itself to run.


How to remove vadapochi (Virus Removal)

Option 1: Automatically remove vadapochi virus with Malwarebytes

1. We recommend that you write down the toll free number below in case you run into any issues while removing this infection. Our techs will kindly assist you with any problems.


2. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

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3. Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software once it has finished installing.

4. Make sure that Malwarebytes has been updated. To ensure it is updated click Update Now on the Dashboard.

Malwarebytes scan for vadapochi

5. Click the large Scan Now button on the dashboard to perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

6. When the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and then click the Finish button or restart your computer if Malwarebytes suggests that you do so.

[note align=”left”]If you are still having issues removing vadapochi we suggest that use a second opinion scanner and removal tool such as HitmanPro to locate and remove any malicious files that may be present.[/note]

Option 2: Manually remove vadapochi

How to uninstall vadapochi

1. Open Windows Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.

2. Click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove program) in the Programs section.

3. Search for vadapochi in the list of installed programs and select it with your mouse, then click Uninstall. You can also double click vadapochi to uninstall it.

[note align=”left”]If you do not find vadapochi in your list of installed program you may need to uninstall additional programs that may have bundled with it. You can view our additional tips to remove vadapochi below.[/note]

How to remove vadapochi add-ons and extensions

Google Chrome

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the vadapochi extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the vadapochi add-on and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for the vadapochi extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.

[note align=”left”]If you do not find vadapochi in your list of add-ons and extensions you may need to remove additional attachments that may have bundled with it. You can view our additional tips to remove vadapochi below.[/note]

vadapochi virus removal tips

  • If you do not find vadapochi in your list of installed programs you may need to uninstall additional programs. Additional programs may include suspicious titles that may have been contracted around the same time or after the initial infection.
  • If you are still having issues removing vadapochi you should use a second opinion scanner such as HitmanPro 3. HitmanPro 3 is the best second opinion scan and removal tool. It can be used to locate and remove remaining threats.

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