Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Remove/Get Rid of Activevirusscan.com Virus from IE/Firefox/Chrome

Activevirusscan.com Virus has hijacked my web browser, and makes it run much slower than usual and sometimes even freeze. Numerous pop-ups continue to come out for no reason. And it constantly redirect me to some strange websites and makes me unable to visit my favorite websites. I don’t know what to do. How can I get my browser back to normal? 

What is Activevirusscan.com Ads Virus?

Activevirusscan.com Virus is categorized as a foxy browser hijacker which seizes the opportunity to attack your computer especially when you do not pay close attention to installing those free programs which you are likely to download from suspicious websites carelessly. Once installed, similar to Getsoftfree.com pop-up ads Virus and Radsteroids Ads Virus, this Activevirusscan.com virus will begin with its evil plan which will make lots of chaos on your infected computer and bring more inconvenience to your life. The main purpose of this Activevirusscan.com virus is to take control of your web browser to display annoying ads and cause constant redirects no matter you are using Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. To further get command of your browser, this Activevirusscan.com virus will make malicious modifications to some important settings of your Internet browser without your permission. And then your current homepage will be kicked out and compulsively changed into Activevirusscan.com. And lots of dazzling unwanted ads will pop up on your desktop from time to time and make you so upset. Whenever you do a search online, you will be surprised that the search result pages are flooded with a large number of commercial ads and sponsored links instead of any useful information. To guarantee the normal operation of your web browser, it is essential for you to remove this Activevirusscan.com virus as soon as you find it on your machine. 

Activevirusscan.com Ads Virus Screenshot: 

Activevirusscan.com Ads Virus will do much harm to the infected computer:

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

How to Remove Activevirusscan.com Ads 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 Activevirusscan.com Ads 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_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin” = 0

5. Delete the following and related system files.

C:\Users\user account\Appdata\Roaming

Note: Activevirusscan.com Ads 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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