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I wrote this article to help you remove ActionClassicGames. This ActionClassicGames removal guide works for all Windows versions.

ActionClassicGames is an application that falls under the Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) category. This browser extension targets every existing web browser on your device – Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera, Microsoft Edge. This PUP is programmed to bombard your screen with numerous intrusive advertisements every time you open your browser. The thing is, some of the adverts may lead to questionable pages. That’s because this pest doesn’t care about verifying the promotions it will flood you with. And that’s not all.

The parasite is able to monitor your online activity. That’s right. You’re being spied on. What pages you visit, what you’ve recently searched the web for, crooks have access to this information. And, they’ll it to customize the ads, so you see attractive promotions that you’ll be more likely to click on. For each click you make, the parasite will get paid.

Fortunately, there is some good news for you. This PUP did not hack into your device. It is not that advanced. The only way for it to get access to your PC, is if you alone give it permission. That being said, if you do not install it on your computer, it will not bother you. The ActionClassicGames PUP has an official website, that you can download it from. You might have intentionally installed this shady app, not knowing about the hidden dangers.

The bad news is, that’s not the only way for you to get your computer infected. In most cases, users unknowingly allow this pest to infiltrate. Often, this happens when they install under the Quick setup mode, which means that if there is any additional software, it will automatically get installed without your knowledge. What you need to do instead, is to opt for an Advanced installation, to make such hidden content visible for you. After that, you’ll be able to easily deselect any optional installations. Other means for the PUP to sneak on your computer include spam emails, fake updates, infected links and ads, as well as torrent files.

The ActionClassicGames PUP can turn your browsing into a hellish experience. No matter what page you decide to visit, this parasite will make sure to cover it will all kinds of ads in the form of pop-ups, in-text, banners and even blinking alert messages. Even your online videos will get interrupted for commercial breaks. If you click on them, not only will you generate revenue for the parasite, but may also get redirected to dangerous third-party websites that seek to harm your computer. The PUP’s presence on your device will be very damaging for your web browsers. They will not be able to work properly because of the heavy ad attacks they are constantly under.

Lagging and slow internet will become the norm. The only way for you to regain control over your browser and protect your privacy is to remove the ActionClassicGames application when you notice its presence. Do not waste precious time! If you delay taking action, you risk compromising your private data and severely damaging your browser to the point of it not being to work at all.

ActionClassicGames Removal

STEP-1 Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

task manager

Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.

STEP-4

Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.

appwiz

Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.

STEP-6

Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.

msconfig

Go to the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still cannot remove ActionClassicGames from your computer? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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Daniel Stoyanov
Daniel Stoyanov has a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional. Daniel provides top cyber security news with in-depth coverage of malware, vulnerabilities, PC and Network security, online safety. If you have any questions feel free to ask him right now.

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