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Removing AS Magic Player Completely from Your Computer
« on: November 11, 2015, 11:32:49 am »
This is a forum topic about a browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, going by the name of AS Magic Player. This suspicious extension is ad-supported and is often reported to take over ad-space.

In order to remove the extension, first it is important to close it from actively running and starting on system startup. In order to do both, please follow these step-by-step instructions:
Step 1: Press Windows Button + R together.
Step 2: Type msconfig and press Enter.
Step 3: Go to the Startup tab of the System Configuration window that will appear.
Step 4: Untick any AS Magic Player startup objects.
Step 5: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del or right-click on the Windows Start Icon and choose Start Task Manager or Task Manager to open the Windows Task Manager.
Step 6: Locate ace_engine.exe and ace_update.exe, click once on each of them with your mouse after which click on End Task to close them out one by one.

Now you can follow the tutorial from the accordion at the end of this article to remove AS Magic Player from your browser as well as your Programs and Features and detect any malware you may have been infected with in the process:
« Last Edit: November 11, 2015, 11:45:42 am by never »