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I cannot remove 'Iminent' from my computer


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#1 Claire1990

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Posted 16 December 2014 - 06:15 AM

I have somehow managed to download Iminent onto my laptop and can't get rid of it, I've tried removing it via control panel>add/remove programs and removed it from the Chrome extensions. Ive also used Malwarebytes, Spyhunter, and Hitman Pro but nothing has worked. I'm not very computer savvy so really need help getting rid of this if anyone has any advice! Thank you in advance.



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Posted 16 December 2014 - 08:46 AM

What part of Iminent is still showing?

Did you follow these instructions as provided by the vendor...How to uninstall Iminent?.
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Posted 16 December 2014 - 09:09 AM

Thank you for your reply, I wil try RougeKiller.

Iminent is still my default search engine on Chrome, which I cant change as the settings wont load on Chrome since Iminent has taken over. I have previously got around this by deleting Chrome and then reinstalling so that it goes back to the default settings and the search engine changes to google, but iminent soon comes back. Since iminent has returned I now cant even open internet explorer, something which wasnt happening before. 



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Posted 16 December 2014 - 09:21 AM

Please download and use the following tools (in the order listed) which will search for and remove many potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), adware, toolbars, browser hijackers, extensions, add-ons and other junkware as well as related registry entries (values, keys) and remnants.

RKill created by Grinler (aka Lawrence Abrams), the site owner of BleepingComputer.
AdwCleaner created by Xplode.
Junkware Removal Tool created by thisisu.

1. Double-click on RKill to launch the tool. A black DOS box will briefly flash and then disappear. This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully. A log file will be created and saved to the root directory, C:\RKill.log. Copy and paste the contents of RKill.log in your next reply.

Important: Do not reboot your computer until you complete the next step.

2. Double-click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
Vista/Windows 7/8 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.
  • The tool will start to update its database...please wait until complete.
  • Click on the Scan button.
  • AdwCleaner will begin...be patient as the scan may take some time to complete.
  • After the scan has finished, click on the Report button...a logfile (AdwCleaner[RX].txt) will open in Notepad (where the largest value of # represents the most recent report).
  • After reviewing the log, click on the Clean button.
  • Press OK when asked to close all programs and follow the onscreen prompts.
  • Press OK again to allow AdwCleaner to restart the computer and complete the removal process.
  • After rebooting, a logfile report (AdwCleaner[S#].txt) will open automatically (where the largest value of # represents the most recent report).
  • Copy and paste the contents of that logfile in your next reply.
  • A copy of all logfiles are saved in the C:\AdwCleaner folder which was created when running the tool.
-- Note: The contents of the AdwCleaner log file may be confusing. Unless you see a program name that you recognize and know should not be removed, don't worry about it. If you see an entry you want to keep, return to AdwCleaner before cleaning...all detected items will be listed (and checked) in each tab. Click on and uncheck any items you want to keep.


Close all open programs and shut down any protection/security software to avoid potential conflicts.

3. Double-click on JRT.exe to run the tool.
Vista/Windows 7/8 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.
  • The tool will open and start scanning your system.
  • Please be patient as this can take a while to complete depending on your system's specifications.
  • On completion, a log file named JRT.txt will automatically open and be saved to your Desktop.
  • Copy and paste the contents of JRT.txt in your next reply.
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4. As a final step, rescan again with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and post the log. Refer to this topic for instructions on how to save/export a Scan log...How do I access and save logs from Malwarebytes Anti-Malware?.
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