Monday, March 17, 2014

Remove/Get Rid of Virus from IE/Firefox/Chrome

I have no idea why my homepage has changed into the 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 Virus? Virus belongs to the family of adware infections which any Internet user could meet with during the usage of their web browsers. This crafty virus will disguise itself as an ordinary search engine like Google and Bing, but actually it is a misleading website which will display annoying commercial ads with the view of making you fall into its shopping traps. This virus can influence most popular web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Once this virus successfully penetrates into your computer, similar to pop-up ads Virus and pop-up ads Virus, it will cunningly tamper with the default settings of your web browser. By doing so, this virus can further control your browser to conduct its malicious activities. It will cause the replacement of your start page, and your default search engine will be changed into at the same time. During your online session, you will suffer from a mass of browsing problems caused by this virus. For example, your computer screen will be filled up with numerous commercial ads which continue to show up in the form of pop-up windows. Moreover, when you intend to visit your favorite websites, this virus will deliberately redirect you to other unwanted websites which you haven’t seen before. If you let this virus stay long in your machine, your personal information online will be stolen by it. To avoid your unnecessary loss, you are highly advised to remove this virus from your infected machine as early as possible. Virus Screenshot: Virus will do much harm to the infected computer:

1) Virus replaces your homepage as well as search engine with its own domain.
2) Virus displays tons of annoying commercial ads during your online session.
3) Virus makes you suffer from constant URL redirects to unwanted websites.
4) Virus degrades your computer performance gravely and causes system crashes.
5) Virus monitors your online activities and extracts your sensitive data.
6) Virus downloads numerous harmful viruses and malware into your computer.
7) Virus evades the detection of antivirus software and avoids being removed.

How to Remove 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 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_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

5. Delete the following and related system files.

C:\Users\user account\Appdata\Local\Temp

Note: 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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