AdwCleaner (Portable)

7.4.2 | Updated: 24 Nov 2019

Downloads:

83,969

Downloads of v 7.4.2:

1,493

Software Author(s):

  • Malwarebytes

AdwCleaner (Portable) 7.4.2

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Details

To install AdwCleaner (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To upgrade AdwCleaner (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To uninstall AdwCleaner (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade adwcleaner -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade adwcleaner -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure adwcleaner installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: adwcleaner
    state: present
    version: 7.4.2
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

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chocolatey_package 'adwcleaner' do
  action    :install
  version  '7.4.2'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: adwcleaner,
    Version: 7.4.2,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller adwcleaner
{
   Name     = 'adwcleaner'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '7.4.2'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'adwcleaner':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '7.4.2',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


salt '*' chocolatey.install adwcleaner version="7.4.2" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 24 Nov 2019.

Description


choco://adwcleaner

To use choco:// protocol URLs, install (unofficial) choco:// Protocol support


AdwCleaner screenshot

Fast results. Powerful cleaning.

Computer running slow? Strange messages popping up? Browser homepage changed without your permission? This could be the work of adware (and its friends), a sneaky variant of malware that is hard to find, and harder to remove. Malwarebytes AdwCleaner employs innovative technology engineered solely to detect and remove these unwanted hitchhikers. It’s the cleaner of choice for home users and technicians.

What it does for you

Removes adware and unwanted programs

Aggressively targets adware, spyware, potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), and browser hijackers with technology specially engineered to remove these threats.

Crushes annoying toolbars

Removes unwanted browser toolbars, which are often bundled in with other downloaded software, enabling you to take control of your browsing experience again.

Scans fast, faster, fastest

Scans your computer in seconds. Clean your computer in less time than it takes to make a cup of coffee.

Installs…nothing

Doesn’t use much memory or processor power, and there’s nothing to install. Just download, launch, and click to scan. It’s that simple.

PACKAGE NOTES


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tools\.SkipAutoUninstaller
 
tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName       = 'adwcleaner' 
$toolsDir          = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url               = 'https://downloads.malwarebytes.com/file/adwcleaner'
$checksum          = 'C12889B5D223528208121F6F0C7D2CB5CF57B4BAF1BD391F7F2DE4CC1F692E54'
$shortcutName      = 'AdwCleaner.lnk'
$portableEXE       = "adwcleaner_$ENV:packageVersion.exe"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  fileType      = 'EXE'
  url           = $url
  FileFullPath  = "$toolsDir\$portableEXE"
  softwareName  = ''
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
}
 
Get-ChocolateyWebFile @packageArgs

Install-BinFile -Name adwcleaner -Path "$toolsDir\$portableEXE"

Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$ENV:Public\Desktop\$shortcutName" -targetPath "$toolsDir\$portableEXE" -WorkingDirectory "$toolsDir\"
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$ENV:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\$shortcutName" -targetPath "$toolsDir\$portableEXE" -WorkingDirectory "$toolsDir\"

Remove-Item $toolsDir\*.exe -Exclude "adwcleaner_$ENV:packageVersion.exe" | Out-Null #del old vers
Remove-Item $ENV:ChocolateyInstall\bin\adwcleaner_*.exe  | Out-Null #del old vers' shims
tools\ChocolateyUninstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName  = 'adwcleaner'
$shortcutName = 'AdwCleaner.lnk'

Uninstall-BinFile adwcleaner
Remove-Item "$ENV:Public\Desktop\$shortcutName" -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
Remove-Item "$ENV:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\$shortcutName" -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
AdwCleaner (Portable) 7.4.1 3316 Thursday, October 3, 2019 Approved
AdwCleaner (Portable) 7.4 4752 Saturday, August 3, 2019 Approved
AdwCleaner (Portable) 7.3 4857 Thursday, April 4, 2019 Approved
AdwCleaner (Portable) 7.2.7.0 2685 Monday, February 4, 2019 Approved
AdwCleaner (Portable) 7.2.6.0 2076 Friday, December 21, 2018 Approved
AdwCleaner (Portable) 7.2.5.0 1295 Sunday, December 2, 2018 Approved
AdwCleaner (Portable) 7.2.4.0 1792 Friday, October 26, 2018 Approved
AdwCleaner 7.0.8.0 10158 Saturday, February 17, 2018 Approved
AdwCleaner 7.0.7.0 1734 Friday, January 19, 2018 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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