Sunday, February 23, 2014

How to Remove NetTock Virus and Stop Pop-ups

How to get rid of NetTock? I keep receiving irritating pop-ups on my browser and encounter a series of redirection problems. Where do these annoying pop-ups come from? I have tried to reset the browser settings and even reinstall my browser, but these issues still exist. Is my computer infected with a virus? Please help me bring my browser back to normal! 

What is NetTock Virus?

NetTock Virus is identified as a dangerous adware which influences most well-known Internet browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc. In most situations, this adware is distributed via all kinds of free download resources which are mostly including applications, music, videos, game files and so on. It will also lurk in some suspicious pop-up messages and links. When innocent users click on those pop-ups and links, this NetTock virus can be automatically saved and installed in their machines without the knowledge of the users. Once this NetTock virus gets activated in your system, this nasty virus will start to modify your browser’s settings without your approval. Consequently, your homepage will be somehow replaced with NetTock. You won’t get your favourite homepage back until this NetTock virus has been removed from your computer. And then this NetTock virus will keep displaying a variety of commercial ads and sponsored links on your screen. Besides, you will encounter constant redirection problems. Every time you try to collect some useful information with this bogus search engine, you will always get strange result pages which are full of annoying ads and sponsored links. Moreover, it can slow down your computer and the network speed. Undoubtedly, this NetTock virus is a risky virus which should be removed without any hesitation.

NetTock Virus Screenshot:

NetTock Virus will do much harm to the infected computer:

1) NetTock Virus evades the detection of antivirus programs and hides itself deeply.
2) NetTock Virus replaces your current homepage and search engine with its own site.
3) NetTock Virus makes you upset about a range of unstoppable pop-up promotion ads.
4) NetTock Virus gives rise to unexpected URL redirects which is out of your control.
5) NetTock Virus causes your computer to run slowerer than usual and often freeze up.
6) NetTock Virus downloads various hazardous viruses and malware from remote servers.
7) NetTock Virus causes your privacy leaks and sends your financial details to hackers.
How to Remove NetTock Virus from your PC?

1. Restart your computer and keep pressing F8 Key before Windows launches. Use the arrow keys to select the "Safe Mode with Networking" option, and then hit ENTER Key to continue.

2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del at the same time to open Windows Task Manager and end NetTock process.

3. Go to Computer Control Panel from Start menu and open Folder Options. Click View and then tick “Show hidden files and folders” and uncheck “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)”. Press OK.

4. Press Winkey+R together then enter “regedit” to start your registry editor. Delete the following registry keys.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

5. Delete the following and related system files.

C:\Users\user account\Appdata\Roaming

Note: NetTock virus is rather stubborn and malicious. It requests certain computer skills when you dealing with it in manual way. Any incident action could lead your machine to a more terrible situation.

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