How to Remove ICLoader Virus (Chrome/Edge/Firefox) | Updated

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

ICLoader is a nasty adware parasite. As soon as it infiltrates your computer, it will launch an attack on your browsers, aiming to use them as a means to make a profit. How? By generating tons of annoying ads and pop-ups, that will be specifically designed according to the information it will steal from you. In other words, the parasite is programmed to monitor your every move on the internet and to collect information like browser history, surfing habits and search results, so it can provide targeted advertisements that you’ll be more likely to click on.

So, you better think twice before clicking on that exclusive offer that looks too good to be true. You’ll only bring yourself the trouble. The thing with the sponsored content that will be displayed on your screen is, that it will grow in number as time passes. So the longer you let this parasite stay on your computer, the worse your situation will get. Lagging and slow internet connection are just a few of the symptoms that point straight to the presence of malicious software on your PC.

Adware is known to lurk behind software bundles, fake updates, infected links, dubious ads, spam email messages, email attachments and executable files, as well as corrupted torrents. When dealing with software that you’ve downloaded from the internet, we strongly suggest that you opt for an Advanced or Custom mode in the Setup Wizard, if available. By choosing to go with a Quick install, you may unknowingly give malware access to your computer. It is important to mention, that malicious software is often found disguised as additional software.

So, if you notice and optional installations, you need to opt out of all of them, so they do not get installed on your PC without your knowledge. Fortunately for you, adware cannot hack its way on your computer. It needs your permission in order to invade. So if you are diligent and paying attention to what you click on, you should be fine. Remember this, hackers rely on your negligence and haste, to trick you into falling into their trap. Don’t be naive and don’t trust everything you see online.

Adware limits its attack to browsers only. Because of that, most users don’t consider adware to be a real virus. But make no mistake. This parasite is anything but harmless. It can seriously damage your browsers and can as easily compromise any important data you have like passwords, credit cards and bank accounts credentials, as well as Login ID and IP addresses. Such information is very valuable to hackers since they can share it with other people for profit.

You don’t want your private information to be exposed, do you? In order to return to a secure browsing and protect your personal information, you have to immediately proceed with the removal of this nasty ICLoader adware, before it is able to cause severe damages and destroy your web platforms. Don’t wait around to see what will happen. We can tell you what the consequences of your inaction will be – slow internet speed, lagging, your browser will constantly crash and freeze until it stops working completely. And on top of that – your private data may fall into the hands of crooks. Waste no more time. Remove this parasite before it is too late!

ICLoader Virus Uninstall

STEP-1 Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you know how to do this, 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-2Please, follow the steps precisely to remove ICLoader Virus 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 to the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still cannot remove ICLoader Virus from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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