Sunday, March 30, 2014

Remove “Ads by Savings Avenger” Virus Completely from IE/Firefox/Chrome

This annoying Ads by Savings Avenger appeared on my Internet browser about a week ago, and my homepage has been chnanged without my permission. I thought the problem was associated with the plug-in I installed by accident, so I uninstalled it immediately. But this nasty page still appears. How to fix this browser problem? And my computer is running slow. Can anyone help me get rid of it completely?

What is Ads by Savings Avenger Virus?

Ads by Savings Avenger Virus is categorized as a dangerous browser hijacker which can get installed onto your computer unknowingly with the aim of collecting your personal information like your search queries to display targeted ads on your machine. This Ads by Savings Avenger virus will disguise itself as a legit website which can appear on your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. When this Ads by Savings Avenger virus is actually running in your system, like League of Angels Virus and  "Ads by PassLocal" Virus, it will change your homepage into Ads by Savings Avenger and cause the replacement of your default search engine without your permission. And you cannot get your previous start page back until this Ads by Savings Avenger virus is completely removed from your computer. One of the irritating effects of this Ads by Savings Avenger virus is to generate tons of unstoppable pop-up ads and sponsored links. On the surface, these pop-ups just aim at promoting their products and services, but when you accidentally click on them, you may also be misled to some malicious websites where your computer will get attacked by numerous risky threats. Besides, when you use this bogus search engine to gather something useful, you cannot get any desired information as all the search result pages are full of commercial ads and sponsored links. Considering the harmful impacts of this Ads by Savings Avenger virus, you should follow the step-by-step removal guide given on this page to get rid of it immediately.

Ads by Savings Avenger Virus Screenshot:

Ads by Savings Avenger Virus will do much harm to the infected computer:

1) Ads by Savings Avenger Virus makes changes to the default settings of your web browser unknowingly.
2) Ads by Savings Avenger Virus modifies your favourite homepage as well as the default search engine.
3) Ads by Savings Avenger Virus invades your computer along with many other risky viruses and malware.
4) Ads by Savings Avenger Virus gathers your search quaries and records your private data online.
5) Ads by Savings Avenger Virus generates a large number of pop-ups when you are surfing the Internet.
6) Ads by Savings Avenger Virus continues to redirect you to a variety of unfamiliar websites.
7) Ads by Savings Avenger Virus makes the system crash frequently and causes the slow network speed.

How to Remove Ads by Savings Avenger 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 Ads by Savings Avenger 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 "DisableRegistryTools" = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\vir-help.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

5. Delete the following and related system files.

C:\Users\user account\Appdata\Roaming

Note: Ads by Savings Avenger 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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