Sunday, February 23, 2014

How to Remove ShopItFast Virus and Stop Pop-ups

I have no idea why my homepage has changed into the ShopItFast website. I don’t know it at all. Numerous annoying ads keep popping up on my screen. My search results are blocked up and always redirected to various strange websites. My computer is messed up now due to the annoying pop-ups and URL redirects. Is there a browser hijacker on my computer?

What is ShopItFast Virus?

ShopItFast Virus is regarded as a nettlesome adware which replaces your default homepage as well as search engine with its own domain without your permission. However, most of the victims who encounter this nasty adware do not realize that this ShopItFast virus is a malicious stuff. That is because this ShopItFast virus will disguise itself as a normal search site. But don’t be fool by its beautiful appearance. When this ShopItFast virus intrudes into your computer, the default settings of your web browser will be maliciously modified by this vicious virus. As a result, your homepage will be set to ShopItFast without giving you any notifications. And then this ShopItFast virus will haunt your web browser no matter it is Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Even though you reinstall your browser, you cannot get rid of this ShopItFast virus. If you allow this ShopItFast virus to stay in your machine, this computer threat will take advantage of your system vulnerabilities to download a series of malicious programs into your computer and put it at greater risk. Additionally, this ShopItFast virus has the ability to degrade your computer performance gravely. Your machine will freeze up frequently. Therefore, it is essential for you to remove this ShopItFast virus promptly to make your browser go back to normal.

ShopItFast Virus Screenshot:

ShopItFast Virus will do much harm to the infected computer:

1) ShopItFast Virus displays tons of annoying pop-ups whenever you are browsing the web.
2) ShopItFast Virus makes you sick and tired of a series of unwanted redirection problems.
3) ShopItFast Virus introduces a mass of risky viruses and malware into your computer.
4) ShopItFast Virus tracks your browsing history and pilfers your personal information.
5) ShopItFast Virus escapes from antivirus software' s detection and avoids being removed.
6) ShopItFast Virus changes your default homepage and search engine without your permission.
7) ShopItFast Virus severely slows down your computer performance and causes a system crash.
How to Remove ShopItFast 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  ShopItFast 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.

HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Regedit32
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\rav7.exe

5. Delete the following and related system files.

C:\Users\user account\Appdata\Roaming

Note:  ShopItFast 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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