Remove Game Center Virus | Updated


I wrote this article to help you remove Game Center. This Game Center removal guide works for all Windows versions. Game Center is a program which offers users gaming services. Yet, this is not all it does. In fact, experts have categorized this utility as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The thing is that most of the features Game Center has are unwanted indeed. You need to take immediate measures against the PUP. The longer it stays, the more issues you face. Luckily for you, the infection is not that hard to tackle. If you take prompt actions, you should be able to deal with it in no time. Yet, if you procrastinate, your predicament will keep worsening by the minute. The PUP will use every second on your PC to cause damage. If you wait long enough, some of this damage may become irreversible. Save yourself tons of troubles and delete the parasite as soon as possible. It has no place in your system. Delete is before it is too late.

The nasty Game Center starts with the mess-making immediately after it enters your machine. All of a sudden, you get bombarded with numerous commercials. Your entire screen is covered with banners, coupons, deals, offers, in texts, pop-ups, pop-unders, video ads, etc. and etc. You cannot visit any page without it being completely covered with advertisements. And no matter what you do, you cannot get rid of the ads.

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The Game Center Virus

Your ad blocker is also helpless against them. They even become more and more aggressive and escalate in numbers with every single day. This, of course, leads to you not being able to surf the web normally. You cannot find what you are looking for. You cannot check your email. You cannot check your social media. You cannot make a single move without being showered with ads. This is not only annoying, though. It is also dangerous.

These ads are not verified. They are not safe. In fact, most of them are sponsored because the crooks use them to gain pay-per-click revenue. If you click, the hackers get paid and you expose yourself to danger. A single click on the wrong ad and you may invite more malware on your already infected computer. This is all it takes. A single click. But of course, you cannot spot using your machine. Avoidance is not the answer. You need a permanent solution. The only way to get rid of the ads is to get rid of their source, aka the PUP. Once the Game Center pest is gone, so will be the commercials. What are you waiting for? Delete the intruder ASAP. Follow our removal guide below and clean your PC once and for all. If you don’t, your predicament will become worse and worse. Don’t postpone. Act!

How did you get stuck with the Game Center PUP? Well, the infection tricked you into giving it permission to enter because it cannot get in without it. All parasites do so. They use tricks like freeware bundles, spam email messages, corrupted links, fake program updates, unverified torrents, etc. If you are not careful enough, each of these methods will work. Yet, if you pay more attention to what you click on and what you agree to, neither of them will work. Think about that next time you click “I agree” without having read what you are agreeing with. Stop being so distracted and negligent. Be vigilant and protect your computer. If you don`t, no one else will either. Game Center 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.


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


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


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


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

Still can not remove Game Center from your computer? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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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