Do you know what ArcadeCake is?
ArcadeCake is an adware application that will spam you with annoying commercial advertisements. Some users might think that this program can help you access some online gaming websites, but such applications are always full of additional functions that can turn your web browsing into hell. Please remove ArcadeCake from your computer as soon as possible to avoid potential computer security issues. There is a good chance that you have more unwanted applications on your PC, so you should get rid of them as well.
ArcadeCake is very similar to ArcadeGiant, Arcadeparlor, CrushArcard, and other applications that are ought to improve your online gaming experience. Unfortunately, ArcadeCake seems to be more intrusive than its predecessors because it cannot be downloaded from arcadecake.com and YET the program still manages to find its way into your system. How does that happen? ArcadeCake clearly gets distributed bundled with freeware. Consequently, this annoying application is not the only potential threat that enters your computer. Also, you install this and other programs willingly even if you do not realize it. That is why we always emphasize the importance of reading all the installation wizard’s steps carefully.ArcadeCake screenshot
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The primary function of ArcadeCake is supposed to be a game manager and downloader. However, instead of that the application installs extensions on your default browsers and starts collecting information on your web browsing habits. It does not take long for the annoying commercial advertisements to emerge. These annoying pop-ups will not allow you to browse the web properly. What is more, ArcadeCake pop-ups will also display customized content that should increase the possibility of you clicking the ads. However, you should know better than to click anything delivered by ArcadeCake.
You must remove ArcadeCake via Control Panel and then delete the extension from your browser manually. We would like to remind you that you should also remove other freeware programs this application could have arrived with. If you are not sure which programs must be uninstalled, run a full system scan with the SpyHunter free scanner. A full list of potentially unwanted programs will be generated at once, and you will be able to get rid of undesirable applications.
Users often think that ignoring pop-up ads and such applications like ArcadeCake would eventually solve the problem, but you would only sweep it under the carpet. ArcadeCake would continue collecting data on what websites you visit, and it could eventually lead to various security issues. For example, ArcadeCake could leak your personally non-identifiable information to malevolent third parties.
Please follow the instructions below to terminate ArcadeCake. Should you have any further questions related to computer security, please leave us a comment.
How to Remove ArcadeCake
Windows 8 & Windows 8.1
- Move the mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
- Click Settings on the Charm bar and go to Control Panel.
- Open Uninstall a program and remove ArcadeCake.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open the Start menu and go to Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program and remove ArcadeCake.
- Click the Start button and navigate to Control Panel.
- Select Add or remove programs and uninstall ArcadeCake.
Delete ArcadeCake from Your Browser
- Press Alt+T and click Manage add-ons.
- Remove ArcadeCake from Toolbars and Extensions.
- Press Alt+F and click More tools.
- Open Extensions and remove ArcadeCake.
- Press Ctrl+Shift+A and the Add-ons manager tab will open.
- Disable and remove ArcadeCake from Extensions.
- Restart your browser.
In non-techie terms:
ArcadeCake is a potentially unwanted application that is classified as adware. The program will track your web browsing and display commercial advertisements. These advertisements could redirect you to malware-related websites, so it is also possible that you could get infected with malware. Hence, the sooner you remove ArcadeCake from your PC, the better.