Avgnumaxwl.pw “Virus” Android Removal

Welcome to our Avgnumaxwl.pw Android removal instructions. They should work on most Android devices.

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There’s been a huge increase in infected apps on the Google Play store, reaching a quadruple rise between 2012 and 2014. This can only signal the further exploitation of apps for malicious purposes – such as spying, collecting device related information and stealing personal information, etc. In most cases, the user’s security on his mobile device is compromised and he faces a threat to his privacy as well. The key thing to remember is that you need to download the app in the first place to get infected. Developers of such pieces of code will try their best to trick you into doing just that. They have invented clever techniques in the same ballpark as social engineering to make you succumb to their illicit demands.

Their main motivation for doing so is – obviously – money. This made them increase their array of deceiving tricks even further. Our best recommendation for such a case is to be very careful with what you download. Read everything related to the app fully before committing. Personalization apps are the most targeted ones in the Google Play store and are the most susceptible to being compromised. To name a few: Wallpaper Dragon Ball, the games Finger Hockey and Subway Surfers Free Tips. The first two steal confidential information such as device IDs, while the last one is a Trojan, which bypasses security settings and subscribes phones to paid services. As you can see, even phones can be infected and controlled, so you must be extra careful out there. We’ve compiled this article to help you deal with Avgnumaxwl.pw – yet another hijacker. Avgnumaxwl.pw is no different from the bunch and most of the stuff we say / have said applies to any other hijacker or even adware.

What should I know about Avgnumaxwl.pw “Virus”? How dangerous is it?

Actually let’s start be clearing something important first – Avgnumaxwl.pw “Virus” is not really a virus. For the most part, Avgnumaxwl.pw mainly assumes control over your browser and fills it with various ads. They are all aimed to trick you into interacting with them and in return gain revenue for the developer. The worst case scenario is sending SMS messages to premium rate services, but it is unlikely that Avgnumaxwl.pw would do that. The ads themselves come in different shapes and sizes, but for the most part they fall under 3 categories. The first ones are the banners, which are placed at the sides of the top and bottom of the page. After that follow the in-text ads that represent hyperlinks hidden in text. The last ones are the pop-up ads – the most annoying of the bunch. Whichever the case, we’ve also prepared a removal guide below to help you with cleaning your phone, by quickly and efficiently removing the pesky app. Good luck and tell us how it went!

Avgnumaxwl.pw Android Removal

Step1

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It might be enough to navigate to Settings -> Application Manager -> Downloaded -> Locate Avgnumaxwl.pw -> Uninstall

If this option is not active then try this: Settings -> More -> Security -> Device Administrators

8Make sure that only the Android Device Manger has permissions to alter your device. Also make sure that under the Security settings you don’t have Unknown Sources marked out.

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Step 2

Remove Avgnumaxwl.pw from Chrome

Go to Settings -> More -> Application Manager

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Now Go to Application Manager -> Downloaded -> Chrome

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Now Force Stop -> Clear Data

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Step 3

Remove Avgnumaxwl.pw from Firefox

Again, Go to Settings -> More -> Application Manager

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Now Go to Application Manager -> Downloaded -> Firefox

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Now Force Stop -> Clear Data

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Step 4

Remove Avgnumaxwl.pw From “Internet”

Settings -> More -> Application Manager

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Application Manager -> All -> Internet

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Force Stop -> Clear Data

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Step 5

Reboot your Android Device. Your problem should now be fixed.

If you run into any trouble – ask us for help in the comments section!