Advice to Get Rid of/Remove Ads by PlusVid-Virus Removal Tips

Posted by Britt Duncan - May 28, 2014

Fail to stop popups by PlusVid? Try various ways to delete it but nothing works? The removal of it covers deletion of various items. This post tells you more.

Harm of PlusVid

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PlusVid is classified as an annoying adware program that always comes to your computer without knowledge and consent. It is deemed as a potential unwanted program due to its malicious campaign in various performance. First of all, PlusVid seek no permission to make changes to your browser settings, like replacing the original homepage and search provider, implanting additional add-ons and programs. If you open up Task Manager, you may see PlusVid and other unfamiliar applications on the list. In addition, this adware sets itself as automatic start-up and takes over the browser from the very beginning.

Afterwards, PlusVid will display all kind of ads and sponsored links, deals and coupons all over your browser and screen. You should be more careful about those ads as any accidental click on them will bring you to third-party websites where your may pick up more infections, including Lpcloudbox328.com,123srv.com and feed.helperbar.com. PlusVid always makes use of deceptive methods to gain your trust so as to enter your machine. For instance, it may attach itself to online free software or group emails with fabricated company name. As a result, this pest seize the opportunity to enter inside when you install the free application or open the emails. That is to say, importance should be attached to your online activities to prevent the invasion of this adware.

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PlusVid Adware Is Dangerous:

1. PlusVid gets into your system secretly and takes over all the installed browsers;
2. PlusVid modifies default browser settings without asking your permission;
3. PlusVid inserts various ads to promote its sponsored site;
4. PlusVid is promoted by malicious free downloads;
5. PlusVid may bring in other unwanted programs.

Instruction on Removing PlusVid Malware

According to our research, we found that PlusVid adware often gets installed together with other programs. And PlusVid adware has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing PlusVid virus.

Windows xp/vista/7:
Step One: Uninstall PlusVid adware.

1. Go to Control Panel from Start menu.
2. Choose Uninstall a program or Add/Change programs.

3. Select PlusVid adware and click on Uninstall or Uninstall/Change button.

Step Two: Show hidden files.

1. Go to Control Panel, and choose Folder Options.

2. In View tab, scroll dawn and choose show hidden files, folders and drives. Click OK.

Step Three: Remove registry entries.

1. Open Start menu and find Run in Windows XP. Type regedit and tap Enter. In Windows vista/7, click Start and type reged in search field.

2. At opening Registry Editor, search for and delete key and values related to PlusVid adware.

%AppData%\data.sec
%AppData%\svc-[random file name].exe

Windows 8:
Step One: Uninstall PlusVid adware.

1. Type uninstall a program in the Search field.

2. Enter Programs and Features in the address bar and select PlusVid from program list.

3. Click Uninstall button and then follow uninstall wizard.

Step Two: Show Hidden Files.

1. Choose Windows Explorer from Start screen.

2. Navigate to File tab, tick both Hidden items and File name extensions.

3. Look for corrupted files outlined below and delete them all:

%AppData%\data.sec
%AppData%\svc-[random file name].exe

Step Three: Remove Registry Entries.

1. Type regedit in the search field.

2. Search for and delete harmful key and values generated by PlusVid adware.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableVirtualization” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “ConsentPromptBehaviorUser” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = 1

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