Are you getting annoying pop-up ads on your computer? If you are, then chances are that you are infected with the Zango virus. Go on, open your Task Manager by pressing Ctrl+Shift+Esc and see if zango.exe is on the list of running processes. Make sure you click on Show processes for all users to see everything that’s running on your PC. If you see, zango.exe, then your computer is definitely infected.
What Is Zango.exe?
Zango.exe is adware, which means that it’s designed to display targeted ads on your computer. The type of ads you get is based on your web searches and website visit preferences. Typically, Zango adware is installed when you install Zango software that allows free access to some content. The good news is that Zango is not dangerous, but it can certainly be annoying.
How to remove Zango.exe?
Removing zango.exe is not very difficult because most of the time it can be done from the Control Panel. Here is how:
- Click on Start and go to the Control Panel
- Find Zango software and click on it
- Click on the Uninstall button and follow on-screen instructions
- When done, reboot your computer
This should help you get rid of the Zango virus. However, sometimes it’s not that easy to remove. If you see that Zango ads are still there, click on Start and search for Zango using the search box. Delete everything related to Zango you can find and make sure you empty the Recycle Bin.
And last but not least, make sure you run thorough registry cleanup with a trusted program to delete any leftover settings from zango.exe. When done, reboot your computer again and Zango should be gone for good.