Monday, April 28, 2014

Remove/ Get Rid of Pop-up Virus and Protect PC

Receive lots of pop-ups from virus? Cannot access desired web pages? Antivirus cannot scan anything? Don’t worry, this post will do you a favor to completely get rid of virus.

What is Virus?

Annoyed by pop-ups? is a nasty program which can be classified as a malicious adware or browser hijacker. Once this pesky virus gets into your computer successfully, it will cause a lot of chaos and troubles. The most obvious one is that generates numerous similar web pages that state your software needs to update. This malware mainly attacks some famous web browsers such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. It could make modifications to the default browser settings so as to control the whole web browser. pop-up virus may replace your original start page and favorite search engine with unfamiliar websites without asking for any approval.

In addition, virus can slow down the whole CP performance by consuming high system resources and CPU usage. Through inserting malicious entries to the system registry, malware activates itself on system boot-up. That is why you receive unwanted pop-up windows every time you open the web browser. Moreover, pop-up virus would monitor your online histories and record your keystrokes to collect personal information like your browsing habits, bank account information and login account data. virus may send collected data to remote hackers for illegal purposes. All in all, to get rid of virus and fix chaos on the machine, you had better take actions to remove this dangerous pop-up virus once you find it. Virus will do much harm to the infected computer:

1) Virus alters important browser settings and takes over all web browsers.
2) Virus changes default home page and search engine to unknown websites without any approval.
3) Virus may mislead the victim into downloading additional harmful PC viruses.
4) Virus keeps track of online activities and collects confidential information.
5) Virus generates a lot of unwanted windows to ask the victim to download malicious programs.
6) Virus could add new icons to mess up the desktop and mislead the victim into dangers.
7) Virus degrades the whole PC performance and causes system crashes.

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.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

5. Delete the following and related system files.


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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