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How to remove the Lollipop virus

Most antivirus programs identify Lollipop.exe as malware—for example Symantec identifies it as Trojan.Gen.2, and McAfee identifies it as Artemis!8E59863FC171 or Artemis!53CD1E3E84E4.

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Lollipop.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with Lollipop
Lollipop.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process belongs to software Lollipop or PowerOffer by Lollipop Network, S.L.

Description: Lollipop.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Lollipop.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings". Known file sizes on Windows 8/7/XP are 3,277,824 bytes (22% of all occurrences), 1,318,944 bytes and 6 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/lollipop.exe.html 
The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: Run, User Shell Folders). Lollipop.exe is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. Therefore the technical security rating is 59% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify Lollipop.exe related errors

If Lollipop.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 64% dangerous. The file size is 2,439,168 bytes (75% of all occurrences) or 2,666,496 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Run, User Shell Folders). Lollipop.exe is not a Windows core file.

Important: You should check the Lollipop.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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User Comments

Dieser Virus hat meinen PC verlangsamt
   
ich habe diesen auf der seite von shark eingeholt.Codecpack für windo7 & 8
  Lollipop  
Es wird bei mir immer automatisch Werbung geöffnet, auch wenn der Browser gar nicht offen ist... Mehr weiß ich nicht darüber,
  Anonym  
Versuchte mich auf eine ungesicherte Seite weiter zu leiten ... kann aber normalerweise einfach entfernt werden. ... warum wurde ich von dieser Seite auf eine weitere Seite, die auf dem Index steht, für Mal-ware weiter geleitet ...
   

Summary: Average user rating of Lollipop.exe: based on 4 votes with 4 user comments. 3 users suspect danger. One user thinks Lollipop.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.


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Best practices for resolving Lollipop issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Lollipop. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the Lollipop.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.



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