Wednesday, March 5, 2014

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

My homepage has been replaced with Radsteroids Ads without my permission. This annoying Radsteroids Ads 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 Radsteroids Ads Virus?

Radsteroids Ads Virus is classified as a nettlesome adware virus which is responsible for running lots of annoying pop-ups on your affected computer. If you are not careful enough while surfing online, you are likely to provide an opportunity for this irritating adware virus to get inside your machine.Similar to “Your PC Performance is Poor” pop up Virus and pop-up ads Virus, this Radsteroids Ads virus is often distributed via suspicious freeware, hacked websites, unreliable links, spam email attachments, etc. It can also be released when you open the attachment of an unknown email. Once this Radsteroids Ads virus makes its way into your computer, you will meet with a variety of knotty browsing issues. Most popular web browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are all the main targets of this Radsteroids Ads virus. And you will receive a mass of unwanted pop-up ads which aims at promoting fake software and other deceptive products. Once you click on these pop-ups by accident, you will be redirected to some unfamiliar and even malicious websites where your compromised computer may probably get attacked by other risky viruses and malware. With the help of this Radsteroids Ads virus, cyber crooks can get your personal information and use it for illegal purposes. Thus, you need to take immediate action to get rid of this Radsteroids Ads virus once it is found on your machine.

Radsteroids Ads Virus Screenshot:

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

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

How to Remove Radsteroids 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 Radsteroids 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: Radsteroids 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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