How to remove the ZaxarLoader virus

Most antivirus programs identify ZaxarLoader.exe as malware—for instance BitDefender identifies it as Gen:Variant.Strictor.65831, and Sophos identifies it as Generic PUA DP (PUA) or Generic PUA OJ.

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ZaxarLoader.exe file information

The process known as Zaxar or Zaxar loader or Zaxar Update belongs to software Zaxar Games Browser (version 4) or Zaxar Game Browser by ZAXAR LTD or Zaxar.

Description: ZaxarLoader.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. ZaxarLoader.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 209,824 bytes (35% of all occurrences), 235,936 bytes and 8 more variants. 
The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Run, MACHINE\Run, MACHINE\User Shell Folders, User Shell Folders). ZaxarLoader.exe is not a Windows core file. The ZaxarLoader.exe file is a Verisign signed file. It is certified by a trustworthy company. The file is a file with no information about its developer. The program is not visible. ZaxarLoader.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 35% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ Zaxar Games Browser 4 or Zaxar Games Browser.

Recommended: Identify ZaxarLoader.exe related errors

Important: You should check the ZaxarLoader.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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Best practices for resolving ZaxarLoader issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active ZaxarLoader process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the ZaxarLoader.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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