FaceBook Autoliker 2019 Scam

Also Known As: possible malware infections
Type: Trojan
Distribution: Low
Damage level: Medium

"Facebook Autoliker 2019" removal guide

What is "Facebook Autoliker 2019"?

"FaceBook Autoliker 2019" is a deceptive, untrustworthy application that is promoted on various questionable, dubious websites that cannot be trusted. Simply said, it is presented as some useful tool, however, people who use it usually become victims of a scam. "FaceBook Autoliker 2019" is an app designed to gather (steal) various personal details. Apps of this type should never be trusted.

facebook autoliker 2019 deceptive application

Scammers use "FaceBook Autoliker 2019" to trick people into providing them various details. In this particular example it was asking to provide email address and a passwords. Supposedly, Facebook account's details. It also allows users to enter a link of a photo which should receive the desired amount of likes. Nevertheless, be aware that all this is a mere scam - "FaceBook Autoliker 2019" does not generate anything. Scammers use this "tool" to generate revenue - whoever uses it might loose access to their Facebook account. In other words, using this app would be the same as simply give someone your Facebook account's email and password. However, programs of this type might be used to infect computers with various malicious programs as well. For example: Trojans, ransomware-type programs and so on. Having a computer infected with high-risk malware might cause serious problems: safety and privacy issues, data loss, financial loss and many other problems. Tools like "FaceBook Autoliker 2019" are not promoted using official and trustworthy websites. We do not recommend to trust questionable websites, especially when it comes to downloading and installing various software from them.

There are many deceptive applications/tools like "FaceBook Autoliker 2019" on the Internet What all of them have in common is that they cannot be trusted and can cause their users various problems. However, their developers promote them as legitimate and useful. In this case they offer to get unlimited amount of likes or other emotions on Facebook for any selected photo.

How do deceptive applications infect computers?

As a rule, applications of this type are promoted using deceptive, unofficial websites. It very likely that tools of this type might be promoted using various Peer-to-Peer networks as well (such as torrent clients, eMule). There is no legitimate, official website that would be promoting tools like this one. To sum up, neither untrustworthy/unofficial websites (or other third party software download sources) or/and apps downloaded from them should be trusted.

How to avoid installation of unwanted applications?

The safest way to download any software is using only official websites and direct links. Peer-to-Peer networks (torrent clients, eMule and other similar tools), third party downloaders/installers, unofficial websites and various other sources should not be used for that. They often are monetized by promoting various unwanted apps that could later be the reason behind various problems. Additionally, we recommend to install (and download) software with care, especially if it is free. Always check all available "Custom", "Advanced" and other settings - do not allow for various unwanted apps to be installed together with the software that is being downloaded/installed willingly. Avoid clicking intrusive ads - they might cause unwanted downloads/installations too. Besides, they often redirect people to untrustworthy websites such as gambling, pornography adult dating and so on. If you suspect that there are some unwanted apps installed, then check your browser for unwanted extensions, plug-ins or add-ons and remove them as soon as possible. Do it with programs installed on a computer/operating system as well. If you've already opened malicious attachments, we recommend running a scan with Spyhunter for Windows to automatically eliminate infiltrated malware.

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How to remove malware manually?

Manual malware removal is a complicated task, usually it's better to let antivirus or anti-malware programs do it automatically. To remove this malware we recommend using  Spyhunter for Windows. If you wish to remove malware manually, the first step is to identify the name of the malware that you are trying to remove. Here's an example of a suspicious program running on user's computer:

malicious process running on user's computer sample

If you checked the list of programs running on your computer, for example using task manager and identified a program that looks suspicious you should continue with these steps:

manual malware removal step 1 Download a program called Autoruns. This program shows auto-start applications, Registry and file system locations:

screenshot of autoruns application

manual malware removal step 2Restart your computer into Safe Mode:

Windows XP and Windows 7 users: Start your computer in Safe Mode. Click Start, click Shut Down, click Restart, click OK. During your computer start process, press the F8 key on your keyboard multiple times until you see the Windows Advanced Option menu, and then select Safe Mode with Networking from the list.

Safe Mode with Networking

Video showing how to start Windows 7 in "Safe Mode with Networking":

Windows 8 users: Start Windows 8 is Safe Mode with Networking - Go to Windows 8 Start Screen, type Advanced, in the search results select Settings. Click Advanced startup options, in the opened "General PC Settings" window, select Advanced startup. Click the "Restart now" button. Your computer will now restart into the "Advanced Startup options menu". Click the "Troubleshoot" button, and then click the "Advanced options" button. In the advanced option screen, click "Startup settings". Click the "Restart" button. Your PC will restart into the Startup Settings screen. Press F5 to boot in Safe Mode with Networking.

Windows 8 Safe Mode with networking

Video showing how to start Windows 8 in "Safe Mode with Networking":

Windows 10 users: Click the Windows logo and select the Power icon. In the opened menu click "Restart" while holding "Shift" button on your keyboard. In the "choose an option" window click on the "Troubleshoot", next select "Advanced options". In the advanced options menu select "Startup Settings" and click on the "Restart" button. In the following window you should click the "F5" button on your keyboard. This will restart your operating system in safe mode with networking.

windows 10 safe mode with networking

Video showing how to start Windows 10 in "Safe Mode with Networking":

 

manual malware removal step 3Extract the downloaded archive and run Autoruns.exe file.

extract autoruns.zip and run autoruns.exe

manual malware removal step 4In the Autoruns application click "Options" at the top and uncheck "Hide Empty Locations" and "Hide Windows Entries" options. After this procedure click the "Refresh" icon.

Click 'Options' at the top and uncheck 'Hide Empty Locations' and 'Hide Windows Entries' options

manual malware removal step 5Check the list provided by Autoruns application and locate the malware file that you want to eliminate.

You should write down it full path and name. Note that some malware hides their process names under legitimate Windows process names. At this stage it's very important to avoid removing system files. After you locate he suspicious program you want to remove right click your mouse over it's name and choose "Delete"

locate the malware file you want to remove

After removing the malware through Autoruns application (this ensures that the malware won't run automatically on the next system startup) you should search for the malware name on your computer. Be sure to enable hidden files and folders before proceeding. If you find the file of the malware be sure to remove it.

searching for malware file on your computer

Reboot your computer in normal mode. Following these steps should help remove any malware from your computer. Note that manual threat removal requires advanced computer skills, it's recommended to leave malware removal to antivirus and anti-malware programs. These steps might not work with advanced malware infections. As always it's better to avoid getting infected that try to remove malware afterwards. To keep your computer safe be sure to install latest operating system updates and use antivirus software.

To be sure your computer is free of malware infections we recommend scanning it with Spyhunter for Windows.