OnlineFix64.dll is a Trojan-based application that can take over the targeted computer and corrupt any software and data that is stored on it. As a typical Trojan, OnlineFix64.dll may also steal personal information or inject external malware within the infected computer, such as Ransomware or Spyware.
As we said, this virus belongs to the group of Trojan Horses, so it is supposed to be transmitted stealthily by numerous types of web content that serve as disguise. In the majority of cases, the victims of OnlineFix64.dll don’t know that what they are letting in their computers is a dangerous Trojan Horse virus. In addition, there are typically no visible signs of the infection, at least not until the malware has completed its malicious agenda. Therefore, the victims are usually not be aware of the attack on their device for quite some time.
Many people believe that having an up-to-date antivirus app is all that is needed to protect the computer from this malware. However, that is not always the case, especially with newly released threats such as OnlineFix64.dll.
Indeed, there are high-quality antivirus programs that can detect and remove Trojan Horse threats very well, but they are effective only against those threats that have already been listed in their virus databases. OnlineFix64.dll, though, is a very recent infection and its virus definitions may not have yet been included in the databases of a number of antivirus applications that are otherwise reliable. So, even if you have a high-quality protection program with the most recent updates, it might still not be able to find and remove the malware and in this case, you will need to use a professional removal tool if you want to deal with OnlineFix64.dll as soon as possible.
Please follow all the steps below in order to remove OnlineFix64.dll!
How to remove OnlineFix64.dll
- First, click the Start Menu on your Windows PC.
- Type Programs and Settings in the Start Menu, click the first item, and find OnlineFix64.dll in the programs list that would show up.
- Select OnlineFix64.dll from the list and click on Uninstall.
- Follow the steps in the removal wizard.
What we suggest you do first is, check the list of programs that are presently installed on the infected device and uninstall any rogue software that you find there:
- From the Start Menu, navigate to Control Panel ->>> Programs and Features ->>> Uninstall a Program.
- Next, carefully search for unfamiliar programs or programs that have been installed recently and could be related to OnlineFix64.dll.
- If you find any of the programs suspicious then uninstall them if they turn out to be linked to OnlineFix64.dll.
- If a notification appears on your screen when you try to uninstall a specific questionable program prompting you to just alter it or repair it, make sure you choose NO and complete the steps from the removal wizard.
Remove OnlineFix64.dll from Chrome
- Click on the three dots in the right upper corner
- Go to more tools
- Now select extensions
- Remove the OnlineFix64.dll extension
- Once you open Chrome, click on the three-dots icon to open the browser’s menu, go to More Tools/ More Options, and then to Extensions.
- Again, find the items on that page that could be linked to OnlineFix64.dll and/or that might be causing problems in the browser and delete them.
- Afterwards, go to this folder: Computer > C: > Users > *Your User Account* > App Data > Local > Google > Chrome > User Data. In there, you will find a folder named Default – you should change its name to Backup Default and restart the PC.
- Note that the App Data folder is normally hidden so you’d have to first make the hidden files and folders on your PC visible before you can access it.
How to get rid of OnlineFix64.dll on FF/Edge/etc.
- Open the browser and select the menu icon.
- From the menu, click on the Add-ons button.
- Look for the OnlineFix64.dll extension
- Get rid of OnlineFix64.dll by removing it from extensions
If using Firefox:
- Open Firefox
- Select the three parallel lines menu and go to Add-ons.
- Find the unwanted add-on and delete it from the browser – if there is more than one unwanted extension, remove all of them.
- Go to the browser menu again, select Options, and then click on Home from the sidebar to the left.
- Check the current addresses for the browser’s homepage and new-tab page and change them if they are currently set to address(es) you don’t know or trust.
If using MS Edge/IE:
- Start Edge
- Select the browser menu and go to Extensions.
- Find and uninstall any Edge extensions that look undesirable and unwanted.
- Select Settings from the browser menu and click on Appearance.
- Check the new-tab page address of the browser and if it has been modified by “OnlineFix64.dll” or another unwanted app, change it to an address that you’d want to be the browser’s new-tab page.
How to Delete OnlineFix64.dll
- Open task manager
- Look for the OnlineFix64.dll process
- Select it and click on End task
- Open the file location to delete OnlineFix64.dll
- Access the Task Manager by pressing together the Ctrl + Alt + Del keys and then selecting Task Manager.
- Open Processes and there try to find a process with the name of the unwanted software. If you find it, select it with the right button of the mouse and click on the Open File Location option.
- If you don’t see a “OnlineFix64.dll” process in the Task Manager, look for another suspicious process with an unusual name. It is likely that the unwanted process would be using lots of RAM and CPU so pay attention to the number of resources each process is using.
- Tip: If you think you have singled out the unwanted process but are not sure, it’s always a good idea to search for information about it on the Internet – this should give you a general idea if the process is a legitimate one from a regular program or from your OS or if it is indeed likely linked to the adware.
- If you find another suspicious process, open its File Location too.
- Once in the File Location folder for the suspicious process, start testing all of the files that are stored there by dragging them to our free online scanner available below.
- If the scanner finds malware in any of the files, return to the Processes tab in the Task Manager, select the suspected process, and then select the End Process option to quit it.
- Go back to the folder where the files of that process are located and delete all of the files that you are allowed to delete. If all files get deleted normally, exit the folder and delete that folder too. If one or more of the files showed an error message when you tried to delete them, leave them for now and return to try to delete them again once you’ve completed the rest of the guide.
How to Uninstall OnlineFix64.dll
- Click on the home button
- Search for Startup Apps
- Look for OnlineFix64.dll in there
- Uninstall OnlineFix64.dll from Startup Apps by turning it off
- Now you need to carefully search for and uninstall any OnlineFix64.dll-related entries from the Registry. The easiest way to do this is to open the Registry Editor app (type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter) and then open a Find dialog (CTRL+F key combination) where you have to type the name of the threat.
- Perform a search by clicking on the Find Next button and delete any detected results. Do this as many times as needed until no more results are found.
- After that, to ensure that there are no remaining entries lined to OnlineFix64.dll in the Registry, go manually to the following directories and delete them:
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Random Directory.
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/Main/Random
Is OnlineFix64.dll dangerous?
Sadly, there are no specific ways to figure out if a Trojan like OnlineFix64.dll has infected your machine. Depending on what the malware is programmed to do while inside your computer, however, there may be some indications that may warn you that something isn’t quite right on your system.
For example, if the Trojan is used as a tool of espionage, there might be no symptoms at all. The malware may silently keep track on your keystrokes, your screen, and all your online and offline activity without triggering any visible indications of its presence. However, if the Trojan is programmed to corrupt your OS, you may start to experience system issuers, software errors, sudden crashes, significant slowdowns and general instability that may serve as red flags.
An infection like OnlineFix64.dll and Multi Speed Up may also insert other viruses inside the computer, such as Ransomware, and if that happens, you will notice that your files suddenly become inaccessible. A ransom-demanding notification may also appear on your screen.
If some of your files have been removed or if your applications have had their settings modified without your permission, this could also mean an infection with a Trojan Horse.
The main thing is that, once you detect the infection, you do not waste any time and take all the required steps to remove it in order to stop it from messing with your computer any further.