How to Get Rid of/Remove Flix123 Popups & Restore IE/Firefox/Chrome

Posted by Britt Duncan - March 12, 2014

See Flix123 popups on every new tab? How can it get inside your computer ? What is the best way for you to get rid of this nuisance totally? This post here shows you how to do that.

Know More about Flix123 Adware

Flix123 is a unwelcome adware program or potentially unwanted program. In other words, if you notice Flix123 popups on your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, you should be alert. Normally, this troublesome adware comes bundled with free desired programs which you download from the Internet. It has been found to modify host files, browser settings as well as registry entries. By doing so, it can hook deeper inside your operating system. This pest may also associate closely with online other malware, like Trojan, spyware, and browser hijacker. Therefore, keeping it for long may put your machine in danger.

Popup ads, advertising banners and in-text links can be seen on all infected web browsers. Also, as the sole purpose of unwanted program is to popularize its sponsored websites, it includes tons of sponsored links in search results. Here comes the question: how do you prevent an irritating adware, like this one? Considering that some free downloads do not inform you about the coming Flix123 malware, you may end up installing such an infection if you prefer Default Installation. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you download freeware from legitimate websites only and always go for Custom Installation. What’s more, avoid opening suspicious unknown emails and visiting shady websites.

Flix123 Adware Screenshot:

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Potential Harm of Flix123 Adware:

1. Flix123 sneaks into your system with tainted freeware;
2. Flix123 modifies default browser settings without asking your permission;
3. Flix123 dispenses endless deceptive adverting information on the infected browsers;
4. Flix123 helps to benefit cyber criminals by popularizing commercial websites;
5. Flix123 may bring in other unwanted programs.

Instruction on Removing Flix123 Malware

According to our research, we found that Flix123 adware often gets installed together with other programs. And Flix123 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 Flix123 virus.

Windows xp/vista/7:
Step One: Uninstall Flix123 adware.

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

3. Select Flix123 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.

3. Look for corrupted files outlined below and delete them all:

%AppData%\.exe
%CommonAppData%\.exe
C:\Windows\Temp\.exe
%temp%\.exe

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 regedit in search field.

2. At opening Registry Editor, search for and delete key and values related to Flix123 adware.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\InternetExplorer\TabbedBrowsing “NewTabPageShow” = “1″
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Software
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\supWPM
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Wpm

Windows 8:
Step One: Uninstall Flix123 adware.

1. Type uninstall a program in the Search field.

2. Enter Programs and Features in the address bar and select Flix123 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%\.exe
%CommonAppData%\.exe
C:\Windows\Temp\.exe
%temp%\.exe

Step Three: Remove Registry Entries.

1. Type regedit in the search field.

2. Search for and delete harmful key and values generated by Flix123 adware.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\InternetExplorer\TabbedBrowsing “NewTabPageShow” = “1″
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Software
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\supWPM
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Wpm

Flix123 Adware Removal Video:

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