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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Remove EmieUserList and EmieSiteList - Removal Tips

I attempted to delete fake google chrome processes but they came back again today when I rebooted computer. Fake google chrome processes running in task manager eating up memory and max CPU 100%. If you end the processes they just pop back up. Computer is slow. The process name is listed as uyitudbeg.exe*32 in task manager and is running from location : C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\LocalLow\EmieUserList\lxvctjj\pytuerskksw
There are two folders EmieSiteList and EmieUserList. I can delete files in this location, but they just come back and wreak havoc when I reboot computer.

Brief Introduction about EmieUserList and EmieSiteList

Recently, Poweliks is the main reason to cause the max CPU 100% and computer crashes. Once the Poweliks gets into your computer, it will change the computer system setting like registry entries, system files and start up setting. As you start the computer, it will run at the background automatically without your permission. Poweliks Virus will generate a lot of processes running at the background with the name of google chrome processesPoweliks Trojan use the process name Google Chrome to mislead the computer user. You will find that there are many unknown or unwanted processes running in the task manager, such as dllhost.exe, cmmon32.exe Hdeppwkv.exe *32 and Ddqatencj.exe *32, etc.  And your computer runs very slowly with CPU go to the top. 

EmieUserList and EmieSiteList seems to be brought to the computer by the Trojan horse like  Poweliks. The virus will eat up the system resources to slow down the PC performance in a large scale. Besides, it can compromise your system and may introduce additional infections like rogue software. It is suggested to remove it immediately. It is suggested to scan your computer with a powerful antivirus program like Spyhunter to check out the problem and remove viruses. There are some tips to avoid virus:

1. Never click on a link or attachment in an email from a untrusted source.
2. Be wary of files with a double extension such as .txt.vb or .jpg.exe.
3. Don’t get access to illegal online contents such as gambling or porn.
4. Don't download unknown "free" software from unfamiliar source.

5. Install real-time anti-spyware protection and keep it updated.

Poweliks Removal Guide

Guide 1: To manually delete all its related items like the steps showed below

a: Get into the safe mode with networking

<Restart your computer. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap "F8" key constantly. Use the arrow keys to highlight the "Safe Mode with Networking" option, and then press ENTER>

b: Stop all the related processes of Poweliks

Press Ctrl+Alt+Del together to open Task Manager -> click on processes and tick Processes from all users box -> click on End Process to end all processes 

c: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options.

When Folder Options window opens, click on its View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then press OK.

d: Delete all the related registry entries 

Press Windows+R to launch Run…-> type Regedit into Open box and click OK to open Registry Editor-> find out all registry entries above and delete them

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Poweliks " = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Poweliks " = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"

e: Remove infected files  


C:\Program Files\<random>

Guide 2: To safely and automatically uninstall it with SpyHunter

SpyHunter is a world-famous real-time malware protection and removal tool, which is designed to detect , remove and protect your PC from the latest malware attacks, such as Trojans, worms, rootkits, rogue viruses, browser hijacker, ransomware, adware, key-loggers, and so forth. To keep SpyHunter Anti-malware on your computer is an important way to protect your computer in a good condition. Please find the instruction as follow.

Step 1: Click the icon to download SpyHunter.

Step 2: Click to Run the file.

Step 3: After installation, click Start New Scan to find out potential threats.

Step 4: Select All and Remove all reported threat.


Guide to download RegCure Pro to optimize PC 

If you are still worried about the left over of Poweliks and want to clean all the unwanted registry entries,  it is recommended to use RegCure Pro. RegCure Pro is packed with the tools you need to boost your PC’s speed and performance. Featuring an intuitive interface and easy-to-use work flow, RegCure Pro scans common problem areas – and quickly and safely fixes them. As well, it has several tools and features to address other performance and computing issues.

Step 1. Install and launch RegCure Pro on your PC.

Step 2.  Click "Yes" to download and install RegCure Pro.


Step 3. Click "Next" to continue.

Step 4. RegCure Pro will open automatically on your screen.

RegCure Pro

 Step 5. RegCure Pro is scanning your PC for error.

 RegCure Pro2

Step 6. After scanning, choose the issues you want to fix. 


Conclution: Manual removal Poweliks is a very complex and difficult process. If you don’t have sufficient expertise in dealing with the manual removal, Install Spyhunter can be your better choice. It is capable of auto-detecting and removing viruses. You can also Download RegCure Pro to help you remove unneeded registry files and optimize the computer.

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