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ArcadeGiant Removal Manual

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ArcadeGiant is a browser add-on created by ArcadeYum LLC, that allows PC users to play flash games online or download them for free. Although the application is legitimate, and the promoted functionality may seem appealing, malware experts categorize ArcadeGiant as a potentially unwanted program and recommend its removal. ArcadeGiant is an ad-supported browser extension that once installed, injects numerous pop-up advertisements in the web pages you view. These may contain links to potentially unsafe websites and cause further security issues.

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How Does ArcadeGiant Enter Your System?

The application can be downloaded online, but it frequently enters the user’s system through bundled downloads of other free programs downloaded online. Users are advised to select the Custom installation options where they can see all the additional add-ons and plug-ins that come together with the software they wish to install. This way they can opt out and avoid potential adware infiltration.

What Does ArcadeGiant Do?

Arcade Giant is an ad-supported application and as such it displays pop-up, in-text, banner ads, coupons, deals, and offers. These can be quite intrusive and disrupt your browsing routine. The promoted advertisements may link you to websites and questionable content and expose your system to a risk.

The ArcadeGiant adware may also display alert messages notifying you about system failures and missing files. The AgHelp.dll RunDLL error message is a typical example of a security notification associated with the presence of the ArcadeGiant adware on your PC. The alert message reads:

There was a problem starting C:\Users\[UserName]\AppData\Local\ARCADE~1\AgHelp.dll
The specified module could not be found.

The application uses cookies to improve the services it provides. ArcadeGiant may track hardware-specific information, browsing history and search queries. This data may be shared with third parties for advertising purposes.

How to Remove ArcadeGiant from Your PC?

ArcadeGiant is an adware program, which is not considered a high-level threat, but it may put your system at risk and make it vulnerable to further security issues. ArcadeGiant can be removed manually or it a trustworthy anti-spyware tool. Follow the steps below to delete ArcadeGiant from your machine permanently.


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1. Remove/Uninstall ArcadeGiant

1. Remove/Uninstall ArcadeGiant in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall ArcadeGiant.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove ArcadeGiant from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window


    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu


    Select ArcadeGiant and click “Remove


    After ArcadeGiant is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu


  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate ArcadeGiant and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After ArcadeGiant is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select ArcadeGiant to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.


    After ArcadeGiant has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on ArcadeGiant
    Click ‘Uninstall’


    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall ArcadeGiant. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the ArcadeGiant will be removed.

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    Berta Bilbao

    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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