Fast Instructions to Remove Popup Virus and Protect the PC

Posted by Britt Duncan - November 18, 2013

Is your web browser taken over by Do you receive numerous pop-ups? Does your machine perform much slowly? This post will do you a favor to effectively and completely remove pop-up virus and solve related problems.

Is a dangerous virus? is a tricky website which can be categorized as a malicious adware. This nasty adware tries to gain unfair and illegal profits through generating lots of pop-ups. Hence, we call it a pop-up virus as well. Generally speaking, pop-up virus infiltrates in your machine in ways of spam e-mail attachments, contaminated free programs and hacked websites, and so on.

After its successful invasion, pop-up virus first changes the Windows registry keys. By doing so, it will be able to execute itself no matter when you launch the workstation. Besides, this pesky pop-up virus would make modifications to your system DNS settings, Hosts files and browser settings. As a consequence, pop-up virus controls your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. It then shows up numerous and various ads or windows on your desktop when you are browsing the web. Even, pop-up virus could change your favorite home page and cause redirects of visits to its domain or other similar web pages.

It is highly advised not to click any of the pop-ups which could force you to buy unworthy products and install spyware, malware, rogueware and Trojans. Under such circumstance, your PC will be definitely destroyed. Furthermore, pop-up virus will consume most of the system resources when running in the background, which results in much slow PC performance. Worst still, pop-up virus gathers your personal information for illicit purposes. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you remove pop-up virus as fast as possible.

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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, IE and Firefox
3. It could replace the default homepage and search provider and cause unwanted redirects
4. It shows up a large number of advertisements in order to gather illegal profits
5. It records online activities and collects important 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_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = 0

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon “Shell” = “[random].exe

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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