Saturday, May 10, 2014

Remove Pop-ups and Fix Redirects

The system is messed up by virus? Receive lots of unwanted pop-ups on the screen? Cannot remove this nasty program with installed antivirus? Keep reading this post and take professional and effective method to get rid of pop-ups.

What is Virus? is categorized as a stubborn pop-up virus which hijacks all web browsers including some famous ones like Chrome, IE and Firefox. This malware is bundled with certain free programs to get into the target computer. Hence it is kindly advised that you pay much attention when downloading and installing free applications from the Internet. After infiltration, pop-up virus will first add new entries to the system registry, which allows it to run with the Windows. Besides, it drops many useless files or processes to the system and slows up the whole PC performance. It will then take you a lot of time to open a desired program.

In addition, pop-up virus takes over the web browser by modifying the default browser settings. It adds many unwanted browser add-ons. When you open the web browser or open a new tab, or similar pages pop up. They are to threaten you to download program updates. But this malware could lead you to download additional dangerous viruses such as redirect virus and Win64/Rovnix.gen!C Trojan virus. Worst still, could keep record of your browsing histories to collect login account details and bank account information for its remote servers. Then you’ll encounter great financial loss and identify theft. If your machine accidentally catches virus, you can follow detailed guides below to solve the problem. Virus will do much harm to the infected computer:

1) Virus alters important browser settings and takes over all web browsers.
2) Virus replaces default home page and search engine 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 pop-up windows stating that certain programs need to update.
6) Virus redirects the victim into unknown web page frequently to promote unworthy products.
7) Virus makes the system crash frequently and causes the slow network speed.

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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