Threat Database Adware Codec Acceleration

Codec Acceleration

By GoldSparrow in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 80 % (High)
Infected Computers: 3
First Seen: June 30, 2014
Last Seen: March 23, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Codec Acceleration is a mischievous adware program that may hijack certain operations of your computer when it comes to displaying ad pop-ups. Usually the functions that Codec Acceleration is involved with is causing website redirects or loading several pop-up messages and advertisements. The Codec Acceleration pop-ups may cause unwanted pages to load on your web browser. Some of the related Codec Acceleration pages may be questionable content or cause offer certain types of services that it wants to sell for your computer. Removing the Codec Acceleration adware and all of its related files is necessary to stop any unwanted actions performed by Codec Acceleration running in the background. Removal of Codec Acceleration may be accomplished automatically through use of an antispyware application.


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