Thursday, March 6, 2014

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

How does LookForIT Ads replace my homepage without my consent? I feel tried a lot of various pop-ups triggered by this nasty site, but unluckily, I fail to remove LookForIT Ads from my browser. I am really frustrated. How to remove LookForIT Ads entirely from my Internet Explorer? I need help!

What is LookForIT Ads Virus?

LookForIT Ads Virus comes under the category of adware viruses which makes malicious modifications to some crucial settings of your web browser secretly and disturbs its normal usage seriously. The main purpose of cyber criminals who create this LookForIT virus is to make illicit benefits. Generally, this pesky adware virus sneaks into the target computers without the knowledge of the users. That is because it is attached to those freeware and shareware which usually come from some insecure websites. After you download these unsafe resources into your computer without attention, like CoolWords Ads Virus and ScanTack Virus, this LookForIT virus will intrude into your system at the same time. Once installed, this pesky adware virus will give rise to various commercial ads which constantly appear on your screen in the form of pop-up windows. Besides, you will also receive multifarious coupons, discounts, deals and other annoying shopping information, which aims to lure you into clicking on them and paying for those promoted products or services. On the other hand, this LookForIT virus will result in high CPU usage and the poor performance of your infected computer. Furthermore, it will help its makers invade your compromised machine and steal your private data to engage in illegal activities. To guarantee your personal information security, you should remove this LookForIT virus without any hesitation.

LookForIT Ads Virus Screenshot:

LookForIT Ads Virus will do much harm to the infected computer:

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

How to Remove LookForIT 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 LookForIT 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_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: LookForIT 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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