Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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

My homepage has been replaced with Ads.advertig.com without my permission. This annoying Ads.advertig.com happened about 2 days ago. I thought it 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.advertig.com Virus?

Ads.advertig.com Virus is identified as an irritating adware virus which can easily make its way to your computer without being detected by your antivirus software. That is because security programs are mainly responsible for detecting and deleting Trojans, worms and other malicious viruses, and this browser hijacker is not included in the category of malicious computer threats. When you visit the Ads.advertig.com site by accident, your computer will get infected by this Ads.advertig.com virus. Similar to GotClip Ads Virus and NetTock Virus, this virus will also pretend to be an optional program merged with free applications which mostly come from those hacked websites. Once this Ads.advertig.com virus targets your computer, it will make changes to your browser settings and DNS settings regardless of what browser you are using. Most well-known web browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are all the targets of this Ads.advertig.com virus. Consequently, your homepage will be forcibly set to Ads.advertig.com without your consent. Meanwhile, you will receive all sorts of product ads which keep coming out on your desktop out of your control. And you will be subjected to annoying redirections to many unacquainted websites whatever key words you enter in the search bar. There is no doubt that this Ads.advertig.com virus is a nasty computer threat which you should delete without any delay once it is discovered on your web browser.

Ads.advertig.com Virus Screenshot:

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

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

How to Remove Ads.advertig.com 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.advertig.com 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.advertig.com 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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