GameHug Arcade

GameHug Arcade Description

The GameHug Arcade software is recognized by security researchers as adware that is promoted as a gaming distribution platform in freeware packages. The GameHug Arcade adware application is designed to push numerous advertisements in your web browser, and it can install and add-on, a Browser Helper Object, and a browser extension to perform its operations. Computer users infected with the GameHug Arcade adware experience pop-up ads, banners, in-text hyperlinks and ad boxes by GameHug Arcade. You might want to remember that adware applications functions as monetization engines to their creators by presenting you with an abundance of ads and turn your clicks into pay-per-click revenue. Therefore, the GameHug Arcade adware may not show you secure online resources and malicious third parties may use services of GameHug Arcade as part of a malvertising campaign. In order to avoid cyber threats associated with the GameHug Arcade adware and clean your PC you may want to consider installing a renowned anti-malware solution.

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Technical Information

Registry Details

GameHug Arcade creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
File name without path
GameHug Arcade.lnk
Registry key
Software\GameHug\GameHug Arcade
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_BEHAVIORS\GameHugArcade.exe
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_BROWSER_EMULATION\GameHugArcade.exe
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_BROWSER_EMULATION\GameHugArcadeApp.exe
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\GameHug Arcade
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\GameHug Arcade
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\GameHug Arcade
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\GameHug Arcade
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\GameHug Arcade
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\GameHugArcade
%USERPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\GameHug Arcade

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