Completely Remove/ Get Rid of Popup Virus

Posted by Britt Duncan - November 25, 2013

Do you receive lots of pop-ups? Are you fed up with much poor PC performance? Cannot find in computer control panel? We will do you a favor in this post and help you get rid of this harmful pop-up virus step-by-step.

Is a dangerous virus? is a nasty program which generates a lot of popups on the affected computer. Without doubt, you will face chaotic web browsing activities once this malicious pop-up virus successfully intrudes in your PC. Usually, pop-up virus makes use of your Internet vulnerabilities and system loopholes to enter your workstation. It has the capacity to attack all Internet browsers including some famous ones like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.

It is reported that pop-up virus starts to perform malicious activities after invasion. To begin with, it injects vicious files to the system registry. By doing so, this pesky pop-up virus runs automatically whenever the machine is launched. After then, pop-up virus will make modifications to your browser settings so as to control your web browser. It could change your default home page to its domain on the other hand. Then lots of pop-ups will be displayed on the desktop. Some of them could ask you to download update programs while some may claim that you win some awards. However, those pop-ups are false messages which will lead you to the installation of unwanted programs and even risky PC viruses.

Furthermore, pop-up virus occupies a lot of system resources, which results in much slow PC performance. Sometimes, the Internet connection shuts down suddenly. Worst still, pop-up virus can manipulate your online activities and keystrokes to collect your personal information for the distant hackers. You cannot imagine what evil activities those web criminals will do with your private data. Therefore, the earlier you remove pop-up virus, the better it will be.

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Disadvantages and risks of Virus:

1. It could change your system registry settings and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It modifies the browser settings and attacks Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox
3. It could take the places of the default home page and search provider
4. It generates numerous and various pop-up windows and redirects visits to suspicious websites
5. It records online activities and collects valuable information especially the credit card data
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It makes the browser run slowly and even makes the Internet connection freeze up

Manually Get Rid of Virus

According to our research, we found that redirect is caused by toolbar that often gets installed together with other free toolbar or programs. And toolbar 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 virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove toolbar and other unknown software or toolbars

5. Run your Internet Explorer

6. Click Tools and then click Manage Add-ons option

7. Click Toolbars and Extensions to disable toolbar or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

After uninstalling toolbar and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go throught the following steps if you want to completely get rid of virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of virus

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\[random]

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

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of malware



%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe

You should know that manually editing registry needs some computer know-how and is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal can not gurantee a thorough removal of virus. Redirect Virus Removal Video:

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