How to remove an AdSub error
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AdSub.exe file information
Description: AdSub.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 790,528 bytes (83% of all occurrences) or 65,536 bytes.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. The file is not a Windows core file. The process uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. AdSub.exe is able to connect to Internet and record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 44% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you run into problems with AdSub.exe, you can uninstall the associated program
Recommended: Identify AdSub.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:
- "AdSubtract" can run at start up. AdSubtract blocks ads, cookies, pop-up windows, animations, music, and more. Can be disabled from within AdSubtract. Available via Start -> Programs
- "Subtract the Ads" is not required to run at start up. Removes adverts from web pages. Although useful - not required
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as AdSub.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the AdSub.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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