Helpful Tips to Remove/Get Rid of OpTon Popups Completely

Posted by Britt Duncan - March 20, 2014

Have popups from OpTon adware program when shopping online? Fed up with its wanton actions and find a way to drive it out? Please read this post to learn how to remove OpTon bit by bit.

Do You Know OpTon Adware?

Recently, an increasing number of PC users complain about receiving a multitude of advertising ads from OpTon program. Technically, it is classified as an adware threat that attempts to benefic its makers with deceptive advertising information. Popups, banners or in-text ads of delivered by this adware can be noticed anytime and anywhere. They pop up suddenly and numerously so that you may have to terminate what you are doing and close them one by one.

OpTon threat downloads and installs futile add-ons, plug-ins and other extensions to meet its own need without authorization. Consequently, you may discover that the browser turns sluggish and unresponsive all the time. In the case that you fail to remove this parasite timely, you can soon notice that various unfamiliar programs are installed and running on the system automatically, among of which may be GotClip adware, Visual Deals malware, SmartSaver infection and many other threats.

It is also reported that OnTop adware deploys monitor devices on the browser to snoop on your online privacy secretly. That is to say, your each and every move on the browser will be spied and recorded. Some vital information, like site visits, online back account details and address details, may be exposed to cyber outlaws. As a result, you may encounter financial loss and identity theft unexpectedly. Follow the removal guide below to get rid of this nuisance manually without hesitation.

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OpTon Adware Is Not Safe to Keep:

1. OpTon targets all popular browsers including IE/Chrome/Firefox;
2. OpTon modifies default browser settings without asking your permission;
3. OpTon dispenses tons of commercial ads for various shady websites;
4. OpTon is promoted by malicious free downloads;
5. OpTon gathers all your sensitive information and violates your privacy.

Instruction on Removing OpTon Malware

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

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

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

3. Select OpTon 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 OpTon adware.

Windows 8:
Step One: Uninstall OpTon adware.

1. Type uninstall a program in the Search field.

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