Get Rid of Ads by QuickRef Pop-up Manually

Posted by Britt Duncan - March 9, 2015

Do you often encounter Ads by QuickRef on the network? Would you like to remove Ads by QuickRef? This removal guide will show you how to eliminate these pop-ups thoroughly.

Introduction to QuickRef

Ads by QuickRef are malicious and dangerous for you and your Windows system. Thus, it reminds that you will need to be careful when your browser is attacked by these invasive ads. When you browser websites on the network, Ads by QuickRef will suddenly show up and trick you into illegal and even vicious websites. In addition, Ads by QuickRef could be various update notifications. If you click on these pop-ups, you will trigger malicious codes and tons of unwanted programs automatically get downloaded. In general, invasive programs from unknown sources can lead to bad impact on the Windows system. Some of them might disable the antivirus programs and install precarious viruses like Searchpagefix.com, Trojan.DL.Script.JS.Agent and 4-you.net to your computer.

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You encounter a lot of annoying pop-up ads is because your computer gets infected with QuickRef adware. You might have no idea how this malware gets into your machine. Usually, this adware program penetrates into computers with bundling way that is often used by hackers to distribute viruses. Hence, you should pay attention to any suspicious cost-free programs, shared resources and spam email attachments. Once inside, QuickRef also monitors your activities on the Internet for the purpose of helping its developers collect profitable information. In order to protect your privacy from violation, you should remove QuickRef and unwanted pop-ups without delay.

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QuickRef Virus Is a Big Trouble :

1. It is a risky adware virus that penetrates into your system secretly;
2. It adds harmful files or scripts to major part of the system;
3. It could cut off the access to the installed antivirus software;
4. It may bring in spyware or other privacy-invasive malware;
5. It keeps mutating and updating all the time;
6. It steals your privacy and compromises your security.

Instruction on Removing QuickRef Malware

According to our research, we found that QuickRef adware often gets installed together with other programs. And QuickRef 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 QuickRef virus.

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

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

3. Select QuickRef 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 QuickRef adware.

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

Windows 8:
Step One: Uninstall QuickRef adware.

1. Type uninstall a program in the Search field.

2. Enter Programs and Features in the address bar and select QuickRef 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 QuickRef 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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