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How to Remove ClientMan.2in1 from Your Computer

To completely purge ClientMan.2in1 from your computer, you need to delete the files and folders associated with ClientMan.2in1. These files and folders are respectively listed in the Files and Folders sections on this page.

For instructions on deleting the ClientMan.2in1 files and folders, see the following section How to Delete ClientMan.2in1 Files (.exe, .dll, etc.).

How to Delete ClientMan.2in1 Files (.exe, .dll, etc.)^

The files and folders associated with ClientMan.2in1 are listed in the Files and Folders sections on this page.

To delete the ClientMan.2in1 files and folders:

  1. Using your file explorer, browse to each file and folder listed in the Folders and Files sections.
  2. Note: The paths use certain special folders (conventions) such as [%PROGRAM_FILES%]. Please note that these conventions are depending on Windows Version / Language. These conventions are explained here.
  3. Select the file or folder and press SHIFT+Delete on the keyboard.
  4. Click Yes in the confirm deletion dialog box.
  5. IMPORTANT: If a file is locked (in use by some application), its deletion will fail (the Windows will display a corresponding message).You can delete such locked files with the RemoveOnReboot utility. To delete a locked file, right-click on the file, select Send To->Remove on Next Reboot on the menu and restart your computer. You can install the RemoveOnReboot utility from here.


Browser Helper Object, or BHO, is a dynamic link library (DLL) that runs whenever Internet Explorer is started. Generally, BHOs are included in installation of third-party programs where they are offered as enhancements of the browser functionality. For example, many Internet Explorer plug-ins are in essence BHOs.

BHOs can be installed silently or “legitimately” when a user fails to read the fine print included in the freeware program’s EULA (End User License Agreement).

Because BHOs are small programs, they can do anything that other programs can do. It’s not easy to detect the BHOs installed on the computer. This enables hackers and other malevolent users to employ the BHO functionality in their interests, for example, secretly install adware programs or gather various statistics on the user’s browsing trends.

Be Aware of the Following BHO Threats:

Netster.Smart.Browse, BlazeFind, Ejmx, XXXToolBar, HiddenData.

How Did My PC Get Infected with ClientMan.2in1?^

The following are the most likely reasons why your computer got infected with ClientMan.2in1:

  • Your operating system and Web browser's security settings are too lax.
  • You are not following safe Internet surfing and PC practices.

Downloading and Installing Freeware or Shareware

Small-charge or free software applications may come bundled with spyware, adware, or programs like ClientMan.2in1. Sometimes adware is attached to free software to enable the developers to cover the overhead involved in created the software. Spyware frequently piggybacks on free software into your computer to damage it and steal valuable private information.

Using Peer-to-Peer Software

The use of peer-to-peer (P2P) programs or other applications using a shared network exposes your system to the risk of unwittingly downloading infected files, including malicious programs like ClientMan.2in1.

Visiting Questionable Web Sites

When you visit sites with dubious or objectionable content, trojans-including ClientMan.2in1, spyware and adware, may well be automatically downloaded and installed onto your computer.

Detecting ClientMan.2in1^

The following symptoms signal that your computer is very likely to be infected with ClientMan.2in1:

PC is working very slowly

ClientMan.2in1 can seriously slow down your computer. If your PC takes a lot longer than normal to restart or your Internet connection is extremely slow, your computer may well be infected with ClientMan.2in1.

New desktop shortcuts have appeared or the home page has changed

ClientMan.2in1 can tamper with your Internet settings or redirect your default home page to unwanted web sites. ClientMan.2in1 may even add new shortcuts to your PC desktop.

Annoying popups keep appearing on your PC

ClientMan.2in1 may swamp your computer with pestering popup ads, even when you're not connected to the Internet, while secretly tracking your browsing habits and gathering your personal information.

E-mails that you didn't write are being sent from your mailbox

ClientMan.2in1 may gain complete control of your mailbox to generate and send e-mail with virus attachments, e-mail hoaxes, spam and other types of unsolicited e-mail to other people.