Get rid of Atwola

Atwola is a nasty little spyware cookie. Here is how to delete it if you get it.

You can follow these steps to block this cookie from your computer:

  1. Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel > Internet Options.
  2. Click the Privacy tab, click the Website button or Edit button in Website group box.
  3. In the Website box, enter Atwola.com and click Reject button to add this website to block lists.
  4. Click Ok button to save the changes.
  5. Open the file "%WinDir%\system32\drivers\etc\hosts" with a text editor program.
  6. Add the following lines to the end of the text file.

    127.0.0.1 ar1. atwola .com
    127.0.0.1 ar2. atwola .com
    127.0.0.1 ar3. atwola .com
    127.0.0.1 ar4. atwola .com
    127.0.0.1 ar5. atwola .com
    127.0.0.1 ar6. atwola .com
    127.0.0.1 ar7. atwola .com
    127.0.0.1 ar8. atwola .com
    127.0.0.1 ar9. atwola .com

  7. Save and close the file.
  8. Reboot your computer.