Remove Error 0x80072ee7 Virus (Chrome/Edge/Firefox) | Updated

I wrote this article to help you remove Error 0x80072ee7 Virus. This Error 0x80072ee7 Virus removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.

If your browsers constantly get redirected to suspicious sites which display the Error 0x80072ee7 alerts, do not panic! These warnings are a result of an adware infection. The pest has managed to enter your machine and it is now trying to dupe you. Do your best to remain calm. The sites you are forced to visit contain malicious script which prevents you from exiting them. If you click on one of the buttons you see, your screen goes into full-screen mode which causes even more panic. Use your Task Manager to close these pages and start a new session. However, the adware on your machine remains and you have to take care of it. The best thing you can do is find where it is hiding and remove it on the spot. It causes nothing but problems and if you do not take measures, sooner or later it will succeed in tricking you.

The adware sneaks into your machine in silence. Actually, it tricks you into allowing it to enter but we will get to that later on. Once it, the pest goes after your browsers. All of them. It alters their default settings and thus brings the Error 0x80072ee7 pop-ups. These alerts are incredibly persistent and annoying. According to them, your machine infected with a “malicious pornographic spyware/riskware”.

You constantly see alert and warning messages about viruses that are destroying your computer. At least, that is what the ads claim. And it is NOT true. It is all a scam to trick you into giving crooks money. These ads are not real. Nor are the “infections” they claim you are harboring. Everything is made up for money. Of course, such alarming ads popping all the time on your screen and covering every page you attempt to visit may cause you to panic. And this is what hackers want. If you panic, you will be more willing to cooperate.

Remove Error 0x80072ee7 Virus
The Error 0x80072ee7 Virus

The ads state that if you want to fix your problems you have to get in touch with “specialist”. As we already said, there are no problems. Don’t contact these people as they are going to try stealing your money by offering you some fake anti-malware program which will help you get rid of the “imaginary” pests you do not actually have. Do your best to remain calm and remember that none of the messages are real.

Your computer is just fine except for the adware. It is the one forcing the ads on you. If you have to remove anything, it is this single pest. Everything else is fine. Once you get rid of the infection, your browsing experience will go back to normal. The ads will disappear and you will be able to use your machine as before. Don’t let crooks scam you. Take matters into your own hand and remove the infection now. To do so manually, use our removal guide at the end of this article. Once you uninstall the adware, everything will be okay.

How did the infection slither in your system? Like most of the parasites out there, this pest tricked you into allowing its installation. It asked for your permission and you, being careless and in a rush, gave it without realizing. But don’t rush blaming yourself. It tricked you and hoped you would be careless enough not to notice. And clearly, you were. And you don’t even remotely remember when this happened. This is what infections do. They dupe you into giving them green light using old but gold methods. Like spam emails, corrupted links/pages/torrents/ads, freeware, etc. They can even be disguised as a program update in an attempt to fool you. But remember. You can do something to change that.

First of all, be careful what you open and what you click on. Second, always read the Terms and Conditions and make sure you don’t agree with something you are against. Third, don’t rush installations by opting for the Basic settings. Choose the Advanced ones instead. They take more time but give you complete control. And last but not least, always be vigilant online as threats are lurking from everywhere and it is up to you to protect yourself.

Error 0x80072ee7 Virus Removal

STEP-1 Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you are familiar with this task, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:

For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
Safe Mode with Networking
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.‌
Windows 8 Safe Mode with Network
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
win10 safemode 1
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
win10 safemode 2

STEP-2Here are the steps you must perform to remove the hijacker from the browser:

Remove From Mozilla Firefox:

Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
firefox extensions
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.

Remove From Chrome:

Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
chrome extensions

Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
ie gear
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.


Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.

ff shortcut


Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.


Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.


Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

task manager

Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.


Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.


Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still can not remove Error 0x80072ee7 Virus from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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