Sunday, September 14, 2014

Get Rid of Pop-ups Completely

The Internet Explorer is blocked by pop-ups? Cannot remove it with the installed antivirus tool? The network connection is shut down at times? Keep reading this post and follow professional guide to permanently remove virus.

Brief Introduction of Pop-up Virus: is classified as a malicious browser hijacker that takes over the web browser with tons of annoying pop-ups. This pesky program is able to get into the target computer through junk emails and unsafe websites. Once it enters your system successfully, pop-up virus will install itself to the system without asking for your permission. After then, this unwanted program attacks all your Internet browsers including IE, Firefox and Chrome. It will pop up on the screen whenever you open the web browser. Meanwhile, your new tabs as well as desired pages would be redirected to or similar pages without your consent.

You could be asked to install programs like movie players. But if you click the button on pop-ups, malicious applications will be downloaded to your system automatically. Under such circumstance, your PC will be further messed up. Even, malignant threats like redirect virus would take chance to access your system and cause chaos and even damage. On the other hand, pop-up virus may change system DNS settings and shut down the Internet connection randomly. All in all, with such a nasty program in the system, you could be unable to use the workstation or surf the Internet as normal. Therefore, please take step-by-step removal guide below to completely get rid of all troubles.

How Do You Know Your Browser Is Hijacked?

If you open the web browser such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer, you find that the original welcome page is replaced by a certain unknown website, and then it can be a conclusion that your browser could be hijacked by a virus. For this kind of browser hijacking virus, it can change your default home page to without asking for your permission. Other traits of this malicious virus are as below:
1. It can change both your home page and other desired websites to its domains without any approval.
2. It makes changes to the browser settings and won’t allow you to change them back.
3. It will even install many unwanted add-ons or plug-ins to the Chrome, Firefox and IE stealthily.
4. It would prevent you from accessing certain websites like security software related ones by shutting down the Internet connection.
5. It shows lots of promoted windows to ask you to download programs.
6. It can alter system files or settings to cause chaos to the desktop.

Manual Removal Guide of Pop-up Virus: pop-up virus hijacks the web browser and generates a lot of annoyances and inconveniences. On the other hand, it is able to avoid the detection and deletion of some antivirus software. Hence, manual removal can be considered at first. Please follow the manual guide below to get rid of pop-up virus thoroughly.

1. Remove all cookies on the affected browser.
Google Chrome
Click Tools menu, then select “Clear browsing data”. Tick “Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data” and click “Clear browsing data”.

Mozilla Firefox
Click Tools, then Options. Under Privacy tab, click “remove individual cookies”. Then click on “Remove All Cookies” button.

Internet Explorer
Click Tools button. In Safety tab, click “delete browsing history”. Then check “Cookies and website data” and click Delete.

2. End all related processes of pop-up virus from Task Manager.
Press Ctrl, Alt and Esc keys (Windows 7) together to activate Task Manager. Click Process tab and find out related processes of pop-up virus. Then stop them.

3. Show hidden files and folders.
Click Start button, then Control Panel. Search Folder Options, then click View tab. Check “Show hidden files and folders”, and uncheck “Hide protected operating system files (recommended)”. Then click OK.

4. Clear all created files and registries of pop-up virus.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main StartPage
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main

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