How to Get Rid of/Remove Ads by Storm Alerts-Virus Removal Tips

Posted by Britt Duncan - September 29, 2014

Receive ads by Storm Alerts on IE/Firefox/Chrome? Try various ways but nothing works? This removal guide provides a quick & safe way to get rid of it.

Basic Information of Storm Alerts

Storm Alerts is considered as a risky adware program because it injects ads and sponsored links into the browsers intentionally. As soon StormAlerts infiltrates in the targeted computer with cost-free applications, spam emails or other harmful malware, it wastes no time to change the browser settings like homepage, search provider, hosts file and many more. So, it is advised to pay more attention while downloading any freeware, shareware and other software updates or similar. As those applications won’t alert you about the coming nuisance like Storm Alerts, you may not notice this adware until it pops up tons of rubbish messages. That’s why it is very hard to detect and stop Storm Alerts from coming inside at the very first place.

StormAlerts-ads

Annoying ads by Storm Alerts may be displayed among search results of Google, Yahoo or Bing. Sometimes, you may notice them on the right side of those search results. Third-party website publishers also pay those criminals with pay-per-click method for forwarding innocent PC users to their harmful domains. In other words, you may pick up even more malware once being redirected, like Gosave, Alldaysavings and Istartsurf.com. This puts your data in peril without any doubt. To prevent cyber crooks from making profits at the cost of your convenience and online safety, you have to take timely measures to deal with this risky Storm Alerts adware.

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Propagation of Storm Alerts Adware :

(1) Storm Alerts usually comes bundled with free applications when you download and install free programs. So, you should always take caution about unfamiliar programs when you install a free program.

(2) Storm Alerts enters into a random computer after you click a spam email. This kind of email may contain malicious attachments with a copy of this malware.

(3) Storm Alerts may incubate on compromised websites. Storm Alerts can be automatically implanted into your computer with drive-by download method.

Instruction on Removing Storm Alerts Malware

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

Windows xp/vista/7:
Step One: Uninstall Storm Alerts adware.

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

3. Select Storm Alerts 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 Storm Alerts adware.

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

Windows 8:
Step One: Uninstall Storm Alerts adware.

1. Type uninstall a program in the Search field.

2. Enter Programs and Features in the address bar and select Storm Alerts 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 Storm Alerts 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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