About this threat

Pop-ups and reroutes such as ServiceLegacy adware are commonly occurring due to an adware set up. If you didn’t pay sufficient attention to when you were installing a free application, you might have easily ended up with adware. Because adware can enter unseen and may be working in the background, some users might not even notice the threat. The ad-supported application will make intrusive pop-up averts but since it isn’t a malicious computer virus, it won’t directly danger your computer. However, that doesn’t mean that adware can’t do damage at all, a much more dangerous infection can invade your device if you got led to malicious portals. You are really suggested to delete ServiceLegacy adware before it might bring about more harm.

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How does adware affect my PC

Adware is added to free programs in a way that authorizes it to set up you even noticing. These unwanted set ups happen so frequently since not everyone knows freeware comes along with with not wanted offers. Those items include ad-supported programs, browser hijackers and other possibly unneeded applications (PUPs). Users who use Default mode to set up something will be permitting all added offers to invade. Selecting Advanced (Custom) mode is encouraged instead. If you select Advanced instead of Default, you will be allowed to unmark everything, so we advise you pick those. You are always suggested to pick those settings as you can never be sure with what kind of offers the adware will come.

Since advertisements will be popping up everywhere, it will be easy to notice an advertising-supported program threat. Whether you are using Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, you might encounter the signs on all of them. Changing browsers won’t help you avoid the ads, you will need to erase ServiceLegacy adware if you wish to terminate them. An advertising-supported program presents you with ads in order to generate profit.Adware sometimes present dubious downloads, and you should never proceed with them.Do not obtain applications or updates from strange advertisements, and stick to legitimate pages. The files obtained might include dangerous infections so dodging them as much as possible is advised. The ad-supported application will also cause your browser to fail to load and your operating system to operate much more sluggish. Ad-supported software cause only trouble so we advise you erase ServiceLegacy adware as soon as possible.

ServiceLegacy adware elimination

You may remove ServiceLegacy adware in two ways, depending on your understanding when it comes to PCs. If you have spyware removal software, we recommend automatic ServiceLegacy adware removal. It is also possible to remove ServiceLegacy adware manually but it may be more complex because you would need to do everything yourself, including finding where the adware is hiding.


Learn how to remove ServiceLegacy adware from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall ServiceLegacy adware

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove ServiceLegacy adware from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete ServiceLegacy adware from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove ServiceLegacy adware from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware

Step 5. Remove ServiceLegacy adware from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware

Step 6. Remove ServiceLegacy adware from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

Step 7. Scan your computer with anti-malware software for ServiceLegacy adware removal.

  1. Click the button below to download WiperSoft Antimalware:
  2. Run WiperSoft installer to install the software: wipersoft-install How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  3. Click SCAN NOW! to detect all the risks and computer infections: Wipersoft-scan How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware
  4. Click REMOVE THREATS to remove ServiceLegacy adware and all the virus and malware from your computer: wipersoft-results How to get rid of ServiceLegacy adware