How to Remove ArcadeCake Pop-up Ads? (Adware Removal Guide)

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How to Remove ArcadeCake Pop-up Ads? (Adware Removal Guide)

Postby Frances » 2016-04-06 1:33


ArcadeCake comes into your computer and shows you numerous pop-up ads, coupons and deals? What is ArcadeCake? How to get rid of this annoying program? This post offers you a step by step Removal Guide.

What is ArcadeCake Adware?

Similar to ArcadeGiant and Arcade Parlor adware program, ArcadeCake is also classified as a potentially unwanted program for it’s usually comes into users computer without their consent and constantly displays numerous annoying pop up ads and deals during surfing online.

ArcadeCake is a online game related platform, however ArcadeCake is sponsored by advertisements and commercial offers that will be showed on your browsers. ArcadeCake program will display their ads with a pop up box which contains various ads according to yous queries when you browsing online. Currently ArcadeCake adware program displays at least four basic types of advertising including sponsored links, coupons, video related ads and banner ads, "pop-unders" or interstitial ads.

ArcadeCake can be added to all your web browsers including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox as a browser add-on or extension. Once installed it shows you numerous coupons which may not help you to save money. On the other hand, ArcadeCake program is capable of tracking users online activity, collecting and selling users private information to third parties. You are nor recommended to keep this pup on your computer.

By downloading and using the ArcadeCake program you may agree to give your consent to display all those third party ads, and give the access to third party to collect and use your personal information, such as online history, email address, even other private data. ArcadeCake is not malicious virus related but potentially unwanted, you should not keep it on your computer.


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How your Computer Got Infected with ArcadeCake Adware?


Usually ArcadeCake comes bundled with free applications from the internet, such as free softwares, videos, system utilities. When you download and install these free applications you may agree to install the ArcadeCake program on your computer. For example when you download and install these free programs from Internet you may agree to get ArcadeCake program and other unknown programs installed together if you just keep click on the I Agree or Accept button during installation setup.

Computer users should pay more attention on their online activity and should always be thoughtful and careful when they install something. Always remember that you should download them from its official site. On the other hand when you install them, keep in mind the Advanced or Custom installation should be your first choice and do not select anything that is not familiar to you. ArcadeCake program is potentially unwanted considering its behavior shown above. If you already get infected with this redirect virus, you should remove it as soon as possible. Follow this step by step removal guide below to do that.


ArcadeCake Ads Removal Guide:

    Step 1 Scan your Computer for Possible ArcadeCake Infections Using Anvi Smart Defender Anti-malware
    Step 2 Uninstall ArcadeCake Program from Computer
    Step 3 Remove ArcadeCake Pop-up Ads from your Browsers
    Step 4 Remove ArcadeCake Cookies and Residual Files Using Cloud System Booster

    Pop-up Ads Blocking Tips (VERY IMPORTANT)



Step 1 Scan your Computer for Possible ArcadeCake Infections Using Anvi Smart Defender Anti-malware

    To make sure the computer is clean from ArcadeCake and any potential malware infections, you are highly recommended to use Anvi Smart Defender antimalware to protect your computer.

    Anvi Smart Defender is a brand new anti-malware software designed to protect your PC from being infected with computer virus and malware. Featuring with the powerful Cloud Scan Technologies and daily updated database, Anvi Smart Defender can detect, block and remove malware threats including Trojans, ransomwares, worms, backdoors and malicious adwares. Anvi Smart Defender is devote to providing advanced Internet security solution for computer users.


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    Please note, after the tool has been downloaded and installed, make sure database is updated to the latest version and also ensure the Anvi Smart Defender is set to scan the rootkit by clicking settings shown below. And then click OK to save the change and close the window to run this scanner.

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Step 2 Uninstall ArcadeCake Program from Computer

    Windows 7/Vista users:
      Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" in the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel".
      Locate "Programs", "Uninstall a Program".
      Look for suspicious or unfamiliar program, select this entry and click Uninstall.

    Windows 8 users:
      Click "Charms bar", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel".
      Locate and click "Uninstall a program".
      Look for suspicious or unfamiliar related program, select its entry and click Uninstall.

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    Please note, ArcadeCake related program may vary by name and you are suggested to uninstall any suspicious or unfamiliar third party program.


Step 3 Remove ArcadeCake Pop-up Ads from Browsers


* Remove ArcadeCake Pop-up Ads from your Internet Explorer

      1 Open Internet Explorer, go to Tools , then click on Internet Options.

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      2 In the Internet Options dialog box, click on the Advanced tab, then click on the Reset button.

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      3 In the Reset Internet Explorer settings section, check the Delete personal settings box, then click on Reset.

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* Remove ArcadeCake Pop-up Ads from Mozilla Firefox

      1 Open Firefox, click the Firefox button, go to the Help sub-menu, and select Troubleshooting Information.

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    2 Click the Reset Firefox button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.

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    3 Then click Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens. Firefox will close and be reset.


* Remove ArcadeCake Pop-up Ads from Google Chrome

      1 Click on the icon ‘Customize and control Google Chrome’, select ‘Settings’, at the bottom of this page, click on ‘Show advanced settings’.

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      2 Find the Reset browser settings option, click on Reset button to reset your Google Chrome.

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Step 4 Remove ArcadeCake Cookies and Residual Files Using Cloud System Booster

    Cloud System Booster is a small and high efficient utility based on cloud technology which can run on most versions of Microsoft Windows Operating System. Cloud System Booster consists of four main function module including Registry Cleaner, Disk Cleaner, Optimizer and PC Repair to maximize your PC performance by cleaning junk files, disabling unneeded services, clearing 3rd party applications, and repairing registry errors.

    Cloud System Booster also can protect your privacy by cleaning your browsing history, temporary internet files, browser cookies and extensions, minimizing the chance of falling into Internet scam. Please download and install the system cleaner tool Cloud System Booster by clicking download link below:


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    2 Install Cloud System Booster. Go to Disk Cleaner, Internet Explorer,Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox tab, please select Internet Explorer Cookies, Mozilla Firefox Cookies and Google Chrome Cookies option, and then back to the main screen of Cloud System Booster. You can also check the items you want to clean or optimize from Registry Cleaner, Optimizer and PC Repair module.

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    3 Now you can click on the Quick Care button to clean your computer quickly. When the scan finished, click Clear button to remove those junk files, browser cookies, invalid registry entries to maximize your computer performance. (You may also click the numbers to view detailed results.)

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    Pop-up Ads Blocking Tips

      To block Popup ads and any unwanted or malicious website, you can take advantage of this ads-block tool--Anvi AD Blocker. Anvi AD Blocker is designed to automatically filter and block malicious websites, phishing sites, pop-up ads, etc. to build a solid browser hijacker defense to your system. Please click the “Free Download” picture below to download this tool directly.

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      For instance, to block the Cdn.themobideal.com from your web browser, you can just add this Cdn.themobideal.com to the blacklist of Anvi AD Blocker by clicking More-> Settings->under the blacklist tab, click the Add URL button->Enter cdn.themobideal.com in the appeared window->click Add button to add the url and close the add url window-> click Apply on the settings menu to make it and click X to close the window and save the change.

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Good luck and be safe online.
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